Remember Me? Blogs Achievements Chat Advanced Search. Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 18 of Total Achievements : 1. Fiercely Real Teen Model Search. Can she not use the word "real" seeing as every size yes, including size 0 is real.
Tyra Banks has unveiled the winner of her competition aimed to find a plus-size teen model, reports People. The America's Next Top Model creator launched the challenge - dubbed the 'Fiercely Real Teen Model Search' - earlier this year, inviting girls between the ages of 13 and 19, and who wear a dress size between 12 and 20, to enter. The winner was announced yesterday as year-old Sheridan Watson, a size 14 model from New Jersey. Growing up it was like modeling was not an appropriate profession for someone my size because I've always been curvy," she said. Banks added: "The term plus-sized is so misleading so I'm renaming it 'Fiercely Real'. What's considered plus-sized in the fashion industry is actually average in the real world.
Every year around this time I get very nostalgic of my start in the modeling world. I'm incredibly grateful for my start and I like to reflect and appreciate how it all began. I posted on my Instagram Story that I had gotten discovered by Tyra Banks herself and it was so surprising on how many of you didn't know that!
With waif-like fashion models filling the pages of magazines, it's easy to lose sight of the diverse spectrum of body types out there But the answer isn't to just toss in a second stereotypical "plus-size" body type to counteract the effect of the skinny one. Tyra Banks , currently on a campaign with Special K to ban fat talk and promote positive body image, told HuffPost Style that the labels that separate women are also harmful:.