Does being gorgeous mean being a size 0?? I think not! Whereas most children who develop eating disorders are among 11 and 13, studies have shown that 80% of 3rd over 6th graders are displeased with their bodies or their weight and by the age 9, somewhere between 30 and 40% of girls have previously been on a diet. Between ages 10 and 16, the statistic moves to 80%. Many eating disorder specialists attribute this behavior to the effects of cultural expectations. Unusual ideas of beauty assault our little girls and teens for as long as they can recollect, they need to know that they do not have to be as thin as bread twigs to be sexy or beautiful! Here are the Top Sexiest “Plus-sized” Models and Entertainers. Be happy with who you are, beauty is on the inside!
She is a 19-year-old Canadian plus-size model whose beauty, confidence, as well as talent, have earned her professional acclaim, and have made her a role model for an age group of full-figured girls.
Super sexy Dray is a plus-size model based in the Paris and notably seemed in John Galliano’s ‘Everybody is Beautiful’. Dray has looked in editorials for Elle France as well as Gala magazine. She has worked with some of Europe’s leading photographers, for example, Nick Knight and Steve Hiatt, and with European clients such as Marina Rinaldi and Giani Forte.
She’s has appeared in ads for Torrid as well as Marks & Spencer, in an editorial in the U.K. edition of Good Housekeeping magazine, and featured in a Channel 4 documentary titled “Fat Beauty Contest” in which she systematized Britain’s first beauty contest for plus-size women.
Maggie Yumi Brown
Maggie Yumi Brown acquired her big break when, in November 2006, she won “Tyra’s Thick and Sexy Top Model Competition” on The Tyra Banks Show. Her title incorporated modeling contract with the Wilhelmina Models, a 1000$ from Lane Bryant, and photo shoot for an editorial in the Bombshell Magazine coming to print in 2008. Meanwhile winning the Thick and Sexy Top Model contest, she has been presented on various covers of magazines, for example, the December 2006 issue of Bombshell magazine.
She was the first plus-size model to have an ad featured on a billboard in New York’s Times Square, an honor frequent four times by client Liz Claiborne. Laughlin was also the chief plus-size model to appear in the U.S. edition of Glamour magazine.
Whitney is the first plus-size model who wins the reality-based TV show America’s Next Top Model. Thompson initiated her modeling career at age 15 in her home state of Florida, looking several times on the cover of her local “Jacksonville” community magazine. Thompson is 5’10”, has professed herself to fluctuate between U.S. sizes 8-10, and was 20 years of age at the time of her arrivals on ANTM. Thompson will be the major plus-size model to appear on the cover of Seventeen magazine, in the July 2008 issue.