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Plus-Size Women Find a Place in Fashion

Plus-Size Women Find a Place in Fashion

Since she was in the sixth grade, Lillian Bustle had always been a size 18 or over. She wore jeans and loose-fitting t-shirts to conceal her body from judgmental eyes, and she felt alienated by the stereotypical size zero figures she saw in ads and magazines. “I sort of felt like the fashion world was […]

The Life of a Hand Model

The Life of a Hand Model

Since she was 5-years old, Christina Grant has craved more from life. “I always wanted to be a star,” she said. For most, stardom means means a career on the stage or screen, but to quench her thirst for the spotlight, the 22-year-old Long Island native instead became a top-ranked hand model for one of […]

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