Thursday, September 6, 2012

'Confidence is really sexy': How plus-size Vogue cover girl Robyn Lawley learned to love her body

Daily Mail reports plus-size model Robyn Lawley has become somewhat of supernova in the fashion industry, defying ideals of thinness equals beauty to star on the world's most covetable magazine covers and ad campaigns.

The 23-year-old's curves have been featured on Vogue Italia, French Elle and most recently, as the first plus-size model in a Ralph Lauren campaign, breaking apart ingrained notions that bigger can't be beautiful.

Standing at 6'1", the size 12 model has revealed how she learned to love her body, transforming herself from an embarrassed 'chubby' child, to a proud Australian export, telling People magazine: 'I look hot!'
After she signed to an modelling agency at age 16, the Sydney native said she struggled to keep up with the industry's corrosive skinny standards.
'I'm big boned,' she said. 'I used to be told to lose weight and exercise all the time.'

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