Stealing the Show in Miami
The popular belief everyone not directly connected with the fashion industry have is that nowadays size two is what a model needs to be in order to succeed and make it big as a model. For quite a few years, that is exactly what it had been like. However, as we have moved ahead in time the dynamic has shifted quite a bit.
Contrary to popular belief, the world of fashion has now opened their arms to plus size women and it has come as a breath of fresh air. It has cast a new light on how the industry can function and from an aspiring model’s perspective, how being thin is no longer a major criteria.
In fact, if you are plus size and confident about it, you have a greater chance of making it big in the industry the way things are shaping up at the moment.
Popular high street designers, and some of the most sought after brands in the world are making it a point to create silhouettes for people of all sizes. They are bringing in designs and apparels that will be suitable to curvy women and are making it a point to incorporate new and beautiful designs for these community.
Although leaner and slimmer models still dominate the scene in the industry, there are fashion shows in various fashion hubs of the world that now give tremendous importance to plus size models.
Cities like New York and Miami have been fashion capitals for the world and to see them taking up plus size models with confidence is like sunshine on a rainy day.
About Miami Fashion Week
One of the most prestigious fashion destinations of the world, Miami is a city that adds oomph to the world of glitz and glamour. The city of Miami hosts two fashion weeks, both annual. One is the Miami Fashion Week and the other is the Miami Swim Week.
Miami Fashion Week is an annual event that held its first edition in the year of 1998. It is the biggest fashion week for Latin American and Caribbean fashion designers. The influence of Miami Fashion Week reaches beyond their resort wear specialty.
As the longest-running fashion week in the region, Miami Fashion Week turns out a staggering number of designs in the evening wear, menswear, and intimate wear departments, while still focusing on resort wear style due to the city’s close proximity to the ocean and being a travel destination to many international visitors. They underwent a relaunch and have since become a part of some of the most anticipated fashion weeks in the world.
The Miami Swim Week, also known as the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Miami is held every year during the Summer at the Raleigh Hotel at 1775 Collins Avenue in South Beach, Miami Beach. It works together with the New York Fashion Week and is United States largest and most important swimwear fashion week.
Plus Size Models have become a part of this particular fashion week and it goes on to show just how much the fashion world has recognized what plus size models stand for.
Scorching up the heat in Miami
As mentioned above, Miami is one of the biggest hubs of the fashion world. While it has taken the city time to integrate plus size models in their shows, it is not as impossible as it once seemed. There are innumerable prospects for Bodacious Women if they have the tenacity and strength for what it takes to be a model.
So what will be required to turn heads in your direction in a city dwelled deep in the world of fashion? The first and foremost requirement is that one needs to have unwavering confidence and faith in themselves. There is nothing more attractive than a plus size model who is confident in her abilities.
More than anyone from the outside, self confidence plays a key role in determining the lengths to which any professional career can go. It is more so in the modelling world where mindset is extremely key for growth and success. A healthy mindset will go a long way in helping a plus size model all that she has dreamt of in her professional career.
The other aspect that will go a long way in determining the success level of a model is how good she is in the eyes of the public. A good PR to back up what you do on the ramp will be key to making it big in this world of extreme competition.
Popularity is key and it is not just limited to the people within the industry, it is also important when it comes to the general public. The more popularity you gain amongst the masses, the more they want to keep a tab on you and see you.
The fourth and most imperative aspect is that of staying firm. In a world where competition keeps rising every single day, a plus size model will have to have a hard skin throughout. The modelling and fashion industry is a critical and judgmental place and no matter how much you try to put your best foot forward there are always going to be people to bring you down.
Plus size models have taken the Miami Swim Week by storm with their glamorous display on the ramp where they sizzled in their swimsuits. There can be no greater compliment that can be bestowed on plus size models compared to watching a line of plus size models walking the ramp at one of the biggest fashion weeks in the world.
It is safe to say that the era of plus size models is upon us and exciting times will follow what the fashion world has seen in the past couple of years.
Self confidence, a tough nature to go along with a healthy mindset and obviously a beautiful and curvy body is what will be key to becoming a huge success in Miami and any other fashion obsessed city of the world.