If you still don't know her name, then you're really missing out.
Tess Holliday made history at the beginning of the year when she became the first plus-size model to be signed to a major modeling agency!
Now, it's only been about two months since the 29-year-old joined MiLK Management, but she's already booked her first fashion shoot with Torrid!
The size-22 model seems positively peppy about her Tess Hearts Torrid collection, saying:
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Nowadays, you don't have to be stick thin to be considered sexy!
As we reported on Wednesday, size-16 model Ashley Graham will be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in an ad for plus-size bathing suit line SwimsuitsForAll.
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This is revolutionary as it's the first time a full-figured woman has graced the classic magazine.
However, it turns out that another curvaceous model will be joining Miz Graham, and she will be featured — not in an ad — but in an actual section!
Robyn Lawley, a size-10 model from Australia, will appear in
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The voters have spoken and crowned American Apparel's first plus-size model! Unfortunately, the winner was stripped of her title almost immediately!
A writer at the Daily Beast decided to have fun with the model search by submitting ridiculous pictures of herself as a joke. Nancy Upton ended up winning, but AA decided they won't be awarding her the grand price.
American Apparel's creative directive Iris Alonso wrote in a long-winded open letter:
"Oh — and regarding winning the contest, while you were clearly the popular choice, we have decided to award the prizes to other contestants that we feel truly exemplify the idea of beauty inside and out, and whom we will be proud to have representing our company."
What do U think of AA's decision???
[Images courtesy of Nancy Upton.]
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Plus-size model and Road Trip actress Mia Amber Davis unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, the cause of death is still unknown.
Amber seemed to be in good spirits over the weekend, tweeting on Saturday "Excited about the future!".
She was only 36 years old.
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