They have traditionally been shunned from the world’s catwalks in favour of stick-thin women.
But the rise in popularity of plus-size models is gathering pace as New York Fashion Week prepares to host its first show featuring only fuller-figured women.
U.S. fashion company OneStopPlus.com will showcase dozens of outfits for larger women on prominent plus-size models including Toccara Jones and Lizzie Miller.
The company, which carries British sizes 16 and above, said it wants to take a stand to ‘prove that curvy women are equally as beautiful and as fashionable’ as their thinner counterparts, and that New York Fashion Week was the place to do it.
Read on to discover how OneStopPlus.com plans to rock New York Fashion Week here