Beginners Guide to Becoming a Top Plus Size Model
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Beginners Guide to Becoming a Top Plus Size Model

Although it can be difficult to find work as a plus-sized model, there are things you can accomplish. You don’t have be enrolled in a modeling program to become an elite plus size model. It is beneficial to have contacts. You can also get involved with modeling agencies that specialize in larger models.

Dorothy Combs Models

If you’ve always dreamed of being an elite plus-size model, Dorothy Combs Models could be the perfect agency for you. The agency represents models of sizes 10-20 and is based in New York, Miami, Los Angeles. The agency was established in 2005 and represents top brands and has worked with some of the biggest names in the world.

Fashion shows and magazine spreads often overlook plus-size models. The average American woman is a 16-year-old and there aren’t many plus-size models on the runway. If you don’t have the resources or aren’t well-versed in the industry it can be difficult to get noticed. There are a lot of agencies that can help you get noticed and gain exposure. IMG is a model management company that was established from 2013 has offices in Los Angeles and New York. They represent models like Candice Huffine and Ashley Graham. Their submission page features a comprehensive submission process which requires a personality and walking video.

Ford Models

There are several steps you can complete to become an elite plus-size model. The first step is to be physically fit. This is a matter of being in good physical shape as well as having healthy teeth and skin, and having a toned and strong body. A healthy diet is also an important aspect to consider. For instance drinking at minimum 8 glasses of water each day that’s about two liters of water. Also, you should stay away from processed foods and high-fat meats.

Next, go to industry conferences and events. These events are great opportunities to connect with industry insiders as well as network with other models who are larger. The insiders you meet will remember you and could offer you new opportunities.

Flaunt Models


To be a top plus-size model, you must first get the experience. You will need to learn how to pose and perform public speaking in order to get a job. Ideally you should have about 20 professional pictures in your portfolio. There are two options available to you to choose from: either you hire a photographer, or can purchase images from other photographers. It is a good idea to practice your poses, and take lingerie and bikini pictures. Once you’ve mastered the art you can present your portfolio to different brands.

You must feel at ease with your body, and love how it looks to be an ideal plus-size model. To gain more modeling opportunities, you must work to increase your confidence. You should also build an excellent portfolio of your modeling that is similar to your resume. When you have the proper modeling portfolio, you can begin working with photographers and receiving free test shoots.