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Plus-size Model

• Natalie Laughlin was the first plus-size model to have an advertisement feature on a billboard in New York's Times Square, an honor repeated four times by client Liz Claiborne. Laughlin was also the first plus-size model to appear in the U.S. edition of Glamour magazine. In addition, she appeared on covers of Grace and Mode magazines.
• Robyn Lawley is 6'2 and a size 14/16 in Australian sizing. She began her career as a straight-size model in Sydney but later signed to a plus-size agency. Recent magazine covers have included Vogue Italia with Tara Lynn and Candice Huffine shot by Steven Meisel, French Elle (magazine), French Revue des Modes F/W 2011(two of the 13 covers) and most recently Madison Magazine in Australia. She was also the first plus-size model ever to appear in an editorial created for Australian Vogue (magazine). In 2011 Lawley featured in a prerecorded video fashion presentation by OneStopPlus broadcast in Times Square during NY Fashion Week., and has appeared in the 2011 and 2012 Elena Miro presentations in Milan.
• Sara Morrison was discovered by Nick Knight in 1996. She was signed with Excel Models. She most notably appeared in the June 1997 UK Vogue editorial Modern Curves photographed by Nick Knight. She also modeled for Valentino and Dawn French's designer line French & Teague.
• Sophie Dahl was discovered by the late notable stylist Isabella Blow in 1995. Dahl appeared on many covers as a plus size model, including La Repubblica D della Donna magazine in September 2000 and May 2001, British Elle in July 2001, Vogue Italia in February and April 2000 and Vogue UK in May 2002. As a plus-size model, Dahl walked for several designers, most notably Christian Lacroix, Diane von Furstenberg, Fendi, Jean Paul Gaultier and Matthew Williamson. Notable mainstream campaigns as a plus-size model included Yves Saint Laurent Opium perfume, Alexander McQueen, Givenchy eyewear and Versace Jeans Couture. Dahl was also photographed by Herb Ritts for the 1999 Pirelli Calendar. Currently, she is a journalist and author.

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