One model used her social media to reveal that she has to wear a padded suit to appear in ads for plus size clothing brands. Through a video posted on TikTok, unveiled the motives behind this little-known practice.
Karoline Bjornelykke, identified in the aforementioned social network as @Coolquinn, said that, despite being slim, she is considered a “plus size” model. He also said that in his work he must wear garments ranging from XL to 5XL.
“As you can see, I am not that size”, he stressed. “So how do we solve this problem? Well, we bring filler to work “.
Karoline showed that, if the suit does not fit well, the garments are held up with pins that are placed in the back. “So if the clothes look very good from the front, they most likely look very bad from the back.”, he pointed.
Video of tiktoker using padded suits to model as someone ‘plus-size’
The reason why clothing brands resort to this practice
“It’s because (clothing brands) want the neck and face to look really thin and sharp.”explains the young woman. “This not only creates unrealistic (beauty) standards, but is impossible.”.
To close her video, Karoline asks that models that are really plus size be used “Because there are so many beautiful plus size women out there”.
The clip in question has been viewed more than 680,000 times. On the other hand, several people appeared who claimed to work as models and assured what was said by Karoline.[display-posts orderby="rand"]
“Plus-size 10 model around here, it’s so ridiculous… I have exactly the same padding set.”Kalison Nix said. Daisy Gray assured that “They also use Photoshop on slim women to make them look bigger in swimsuits, because they don’t want cellulite, rolls, or see the suits stretched, but they still want the ‘shape’ of a plus size woman”.
What is the plus size?
Currently, models with a measurement greater than size 40 are considered to be “plus size”. This size, considered normal for a woman outside the world of fashion, is the limit figure, as a border between women who act as models, she details aleph.org.mx.
How much should a plus size model weigh?
According aleph.org.mxInternational media point out that the weight of a plus size model is an average of 55 to 60 kilos and a height between 1.70 and 1.80 meters.
What does it take to be a plus size model?
Models need to have healthy skin, hair, teeth, and nails. Also, the bodies of plus size models should be toned and fit. To take care of your body, you should drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and eat healthy, precisely WikiHow.