Size 18+ Model Search

My friend Deb Malkin, owner of Re/Dress NYC and Plus Model Magazine are sponsoring a model search for women size 18 and over!

From the Re/Dress website:

Re/Dress NYC & Lucaspictures — 18PLUS Model Search

Two great plus size fashion forces are teaming up to create a great opportunity for all size 18+ aspiring models/actresses/fashionistas.
Shout to the world you LOVE your curves!

Brooklyn, NY — February 1, 2010

Plus Size Models like Crystal Renn, are the hot new fashion focus these days, gracing the pages of magazines like Glamour and V. These women are beautiful and proving that curvier figures are appealing to both the fashion world and the consumer. However, plus size models aren’t always plus size people, as many models are sizes 10, 12, 14… Two great plus size fashion forces are teaming up to expand on the definitions of “beauty” and “model” with an 18PLUS model search running from Feb 1st through Feb 28th 2010.

 One lucky winner will receive a professional model shoot by Lucaspictures, be featured in PLUS Model Magazine and be the first campaign model for RE/DRESS NYC. There are 2 additional prizes to be won, a headshot shoot and a $100 Gift Certificate to Re/Dress NYC.

Contest Date: February 1st through February 28th, 2010

How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Entrants must write a 250 word essay and tell us what you love about your body and what 3 things you would say to someone who’s struggling with self love. Along with your entry please include two jpeg pictures that best represent yourself. Email your entry to

There is a $10 non refundable application fee. Model search entries can be made by email to or women can also enter by visiting the RE/DRESS NYC store on February 20th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, where Luke will be shooting in house and taking applications.

Prizes: The Grand Prize winner will be the featured model in the first Re/Dress NYC campaign by Lucaspictures. The featured model will also be featured in 18PLUS at Plus Model Magazine.Lucaspictures.

Second prize winner will receive a photo shoot with

Third prize winner will receive $100 Gift Certificate to Re/Dress NYC.

The winner will be announced on PLUS Model Radio (date to be announced).

For Model Search Updates visit and or the PLUS Model Magazine blog at

Go for it!!



2 Responses to “Size 18+ Model Search”

  1. Sign me up! This sounds like a really great opportunity.

  2. Hi Mia,

    Thanks so much for posting about our model search!
    I made a much shorter and easier to follow set of instructions.

    And we’re going to be doing in store submissions this Sat Feb 20th with Luke & Maddy from 5-8.


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