Our way of living and industry is so diverse nowadays. In the past, modeling plus size was not considered by magazines and it was not campaigned. However, if we will review the Greek and Roman times as well as other cultures, plus size women are considered beautiful due to the curvy features that they have and the inner glow that they radiate.
If you dream of becoming a plus size model, then you now have avenues for which you can showcase your talent and make a statement. Plus size modeling challenges the usual norms of the Western society on what beauty means. By becoming a plus size model, you become a part of that statement to change and shift the consciousness of the world.
However, just like traditional modeling there are also some rules and regulations when it comes to becoming a plus size model. You need to research on the types of market areas that are there, the magazines that will appreciate fuller figure and those who include in their readership different representations of women and their body. You also need to practice walking in heels because plus size models need to understand the demands of the catwalk, learn the shapes, clothes and colors that work best for your figure.
This industry is flourishing more and more plus size models are receiving recognition in the London Fashion Week and all over the world. New clothing brands are catering to plus size women and you can model their clothes and present new ways in which women can be proud of who they are.
You need to create your portfolio.
You have to take pictures of your body in different angles and practice the types of shoots, understand the lighting and where your face and body will suit best. You also need to create different looks and to focus on areas of the body that you can model best, have a full length body shot as well and make sure to get a good clear head shot.
Get a good photographer who can perform and work wonders of your pictures and produce good quality. You also need to remember that once they hire you. Plus size modeling agencies expect a certain weight from you. If you decide to lose weight, you need to inform them regarding this decision because they are also setting up standards on what modeling plus size are acceptable. Always be confident. Be proud of your body and use art to express and interpret the glamour that you are.