Iskra Lawrence: don’t call her a Plus-size model

Iskra Lawrence is a Body-Positive Model represented by JAG Models and Models. Iskra is the global role model for Aerie, a clothing sub-brand of American Eagle Outfitters. She is also an ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) brand and creator of the NEDA Inspires Award.

Iskra Lawrence

Weight

Weight 88 kg – 194 lbs
Height 175 cm – 5 ft 9 in
Measures 96.5-74-112
Size 14 (US)
Shoes  9 (US)
Eyes Blue
Hair Blonde

Iskra Lawrence

Biography

Born in Wolverhampton, Iskra Lawrence grew up in Kidderminster, Worcestershire from the age of 6 months. She carried out her studies at Malvern St James, and then at the Bromsgrove School,  meanwhile, she was a national competitive swimmer, and she was also accepted in the National Youth Theater at the age of 15.

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In 2016, Iskra was chosen as one of the 100 women in the BBC world, and one of the six women chosen for the World Association of Guides and Scouts.

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After 13 years of profession, the British model made her runway debut at the 2016 New York Fashion Week for Chromat, and also paraded at the first L’Oréal catwalk at Paris Fashion Week in October 2017.

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In 2017, Iskra Lawrence appeared in the documentary Straight Curve “about body image and challenge to industry leaders and their fake and dangerous standards of beauty for society”.

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American Eagle Outfitters chose Lawrence with 5 more millennials for their Fall 2017 advertising campaign “The New American Jean”, which makes use of non-retouched images.

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Iskra has been included in the multi-premium category of the Maxim HOT 100 of 2017.

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In 2018, it was announced that Lawrence will be part of the L’Oréal Princes Trust Ambassadors project.

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Iskra Lawrence was a contributor to the magazine Self, and she was also the founding editor of Runway Riot, a website intended as an outlet to make “know” the glamor of women of all shapes and measures.

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Diet

Blindly roaming around her tiny New York City kitchen, collecting together some fruit and veggies for her morning juice. A fresh juice—that’s always somewhere in the mix. And Eggplant.

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The three ingredients you’ll always find in her kitchen are Avocados, as they’re the only food that has such complete nutrition; Eggplant, and Chocolate.

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And for lunch, she has a burger from her local Five Guys.

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Age

She was born 11 September 1990 in Kidderminster, England.

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Website

Don’t miss to visit Iskra Lawrence’s website where you can find a lot of media like these and a lot of suggestions on nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

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Ted Talk

In February 2017, Lawrence presented “Ending the pursuit of perfection” to “TEDxUniversityofNevada“.

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Plus-size models

Other famous plus-size models are Ashley Graham, Rosie Mercado, Robyn Lawley, and Tabria Majors.

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Youtube

Besides having a profile on Instagram, she has a YouTube channel, where her activism continues. Also through social media, the British model has launched the hashtag #everyBODYisbeautiful, to fight the obsession with the “perfect body”.

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Instagram

Iskra Lawrence does not allow her Instagram photos to be retouched in any way to grow her image. The British model actively criticizes the “body shamers”, including a user who replied to her Instagram account in April 2016, after she had insulted her. Furthermore, she does not want to be classified as plus-size. She has more than 4 million followers on Instagram.