20 Exotic Models Who Are Touching New Horizons

20 Exotic models Who Are Touching New Horizons and Dominating The Industry

Exotic models are usually people who help show off, promote, or present art or fashion. But what they do is always changing because ideas about art and creativity keep evolving. Fashion shows are exploring new areas, and people are becoming more accepting of ideas that were once rejected.

Now, being plus-sized, diverse in gender, and from different ethnic backgrounds is not just accepted; it’s celebrated and encouraged.

Model and Modeling – Shift from Traditions

Not only has the definition changed, but the platform for the display of models has also changed, dramatically. Social media platforms such as Instagram have gained notoriety, and many models have not only gained fame and popularity but are also earning from the said medium.

In a new world, physique, and curves matter a lot. You might have seen bikini models who get chosen for Victoria’s Secret. They have sorted some preferences when it comes to their branding, such as slim bodies.

Here, we’ve talked about different areas that show how the fashion world has grown. It includes how curvy, beautiful, and unique models from all over the world, like those from Brazil and Japan, are making a big impact.

Japanese Models

Japan has been the center of innovation and fashion in almost every industry, and fashion is no exception. In every field it has entered, Japan has pushed boundaries and stretched ethos and has successfully caught the world’s attention. 

With the fashion world now engulfed in portraying every feature of models regardless of ethnicities; shapes; sizes, Japan is also demonstrating global commercial and mainstream brands and running hot campaigns in the fashion industry.  

Some of those models which have paved the way for aspiring onlookers are mentioned below:

1: Miki Ehara

Born on 7th November 1995, Miki Ehara has an awesome height of 5’9.5”. Being an exotic model and an exclusive for Louis Vuitton F/W 17 show, she has a figure of 32”x23x35 “, which makes her a stunning beauty to look at. 

Miki Ehara Beautiful Japanese Exotic  model

This Japanese model was discovered while working in a sports store by a photographer. Soon, she caught the attention of the creative director of the famous Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquiere. She initiated her runway career by debuting for the brand in 2017. 

Miki Ehara has walked the stage for a variety of brands, such as Dior; Nina Ricci; Lanvin, and more. Her simple and elegant features along with her beautiful face make her one of the aspiring Japanese models to look out for. 

2: Miyako Miyazaki

Japanese model Miyako Miyazaki was born on 25th February 1978 and was the beauty pageant winner who has the title of being the exotic model who ended Japan’s 15-year absence in the Miss Universe pageant. She has a modest height of 5’7″.

One of the most beautiful Japanese models, Miyazaki has won the Miss Universe – Japan competition in the year 2003 and has represented her country in the Miss Universe pageant in the same year, where she advanced to the top 5, easily. 

Japanese Exotic Model

With her famous and remembered Gown Kini, which is Miyako’s famous stylish and daring nightgown, she was named the runner-up to the 4th position. 

She has worked with Celine after signing a one-year contract and has been endorsed for her choices since then. She has also been awarded the Sexiest Woman Alive title in the year 2003 by Global Beauties.

3: Rila Fukushima

Before moving to acting, the Tokyo-born model, Rila Fukushima made her debut in fashion when she was only 21. Starring in a variety of publications and commercial ads, she is a beautiful 30-year-old model, who has been a part of several Hollywood projects.

Rila Fukushima Model
Rila Fukushima Model

Rila has acted in a number of high-profile Japanese projects as well as films such as The Wolverine, and the cult TV show Game of Thrones and Arrow. Fukushima has also been on the covers of Vogue Japan and Taiwan, L’Officiel, Nylon, Theme, REVS, Sephora Harper’s Bazaar, and plenty of other magazines.

4: Kurara Chibana

Kurara Chibana, 39, is a Japanese actress, model, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Japan – 2006. Along with this achievement, she has also competed at Miss Universe 2006 and finished as the first runner-up in the competition. 

With her beautiful face and being one of the most exotic models in Japan, she was the model to beat her two runner-up predecessors.

Kurara Chibana Latest

Kurara is one of the most educated models around, with a Bachelor of Arts degree under her belt, she is also multilingual and speaks Japanese, Spanish, French, and English. 

She is also elected as the Ambassador for United Nations World Food Program as a result of her contributions to the institution. She engages in humanitarian work nowadays and takes pride in it.

4: Rina Fukushi

Fukushi was recognized when was only 14 years old in Harajuku and then went on to model in Tokyo Fashion Week. Rina is one of Japan’s most iconic hafu models. Vogue Japan had her on the cover page, from where she came into prominence.  

Rina Fukushi Fashion Model
Rina Fukushi

Fukushi had walked for several brands such as Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, and Miu Miu at Paris Fashion Week in 2016, making her bow as a Louis Vuitton exclusive. She is pretty much popular on Instagram as well.

Instagram Exotic Models

There can be no denying the fact that social media today has a major influence on our lives. And fashion has found this medium as the quickest way for aspiring models and people to spread their talent and hone their careers. 

Not only do people market themselves, but they can also attract brand collaborations and representative roles such as in clothing, cosmetics, etc. 

All of these beautiful people can hail from anywhere, from any descent, and can be of plus size or any shape, people decide who to vouch for and not. Below are some Instagram models to look out for based on their portfolio and their talent:

6: Miranda Kerr

With over 14 million followers till date, Miranda Kerr, 38, is of Australian descent. This curvy model rose to fame after she became the first ever Australian Victoria Secret model in the year 2007.

She started modeling when she was just 13. Not long after, she moved to New York to boost her career. After doing many runway shows, she got a big break by signing with Victoria’s Secret and walked in their shows from 2006 to 2009, every year.

In 2016, she was named as the 10th highest paid model by Forbes.

She has been the face of many ads and has appeared on the covers of famous magazines for a long time. Today, Miranda Kerr is known as one of the top Instagram models.

7: Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevigne signed with Storm Management, a British modelling agency, shortly after she graduated from high school in 2009. Delevingne began her career with Burberry, and her first catwalk debut was for the Burberry Prorsum A/W collection during London Fashion Week in February 2011.

She has not only gotten roles in the movies, but she has also become one of the most popular celebrities on Instagram, with 43.6 million+ followers. With a beautiful voice, Cara can also play the guitar and drums. She has been working for humanitarian causes in addition to her talents.

8: Chrissy Teigen

A 32-year-old, Chrissy Teigen is an American model, debuted in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010, and remained on the magazine every year until 2014 when was on the cover page. She calls herself a powerful feminist and has always been up for political causes. 

She has done quite a lot of modelling projects since then. It all started in 2004 when she emerged in the modelling profession as an IGN Babe. Chrissy came into the spotlight when John Legend and Chrissy tied a knot in 2013.

9: Hailey Baldwin Bieber

With 38.2 million followers till date, this Instagram model has seen a continuous upward trend. 

Hailey is part of the Baldwin family, which is known for acting. 24 years of age, Hailey Rhode Baldwin Bieber is an American model who began modeling in 2014.

Hailey Baldwin Bieber Alluring Sexy Model

Her coverage in various magazines soon began after she modeled for Ford Models in the year 2014. She debuted for Topshop and then has continued to appear in various shoots and fashion shows and events from New York to London to Milan. In the year 2016, she was signed by IMG Models. With her beautiful face and exotic model body, she has topped the list of the most beautiful women in the world, featured in the May 2017 edition of Maxim magazine.

10: Alexis Ren

With 15.1 million followers, Alexis Ren is an American model who started modeling from the age of 13. She is one of those models who got fame through Instagram alone. Social media was the main platform that poured light on her career and pushed her to new heights. 

Alexis Ren Beautiful Model 2021
Alexis Ren Bold & Sexiest Model

She uses Instagram as her prime source of media and is recognized as a swimsuit model. She was also termed Rookie of the Year by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit in the year 2018 due to her curvy model body and beautiful face which compliments her whole physique. 

Her page attracts fans throughout the year as she posts captivating and beautiful shots of her on the platform, with inspirational captions to engage onlookers.

Exotic Plus Sized Models

Nowadays, gender diversity is shrinking and fashion designers have started to look beyond the traditional horizons and limitations of the model size and shape, to cater to new markets and trends.

Not only marketed to sell clothing before, now plus sized models do catwalk and appear on fashion magazines, and on their cover page as well. 

Several have been featured on the list of inspiring women, and many have garnered many likes and followers on their social media platforms as well. 

Below is a list of plus sized models we have selected for you to see and be amazed. Their curvy bodies and their exotic figures will leave you amazed, and their achievements on top of that will also startle you:

11: Barbie Ferreira

Barbara Linhares Ferreira is a plus sized American model, who is best known for her role as Kat Hernandez in the HBO series Euphoria. 

Barbie has modeled for brands that include Adidas, H&M, Target, Aerie, Asos, Missguided and Forever 21. Time magazine has named Barbie as one of its 30 most influential teens, as her story has inspired many.

Barbie Ferreira

Since the beginning of her career, she used to send modeling photos of herself to agencies and found her debut when she was sent to the American Apparel open casting program. 

She has over 3 million followers on her Instagram page, and people look continuously on to her whether it be her acting career or her modeling projects pictures where she displays her curvy plus sized figure.

12: Robyn Lawley

Robyn Lawley, 32, is an Australian plus-sized model. At the age of 15, she was ready to be signed but she didn’t, due to her feeling unpreparedness. She soon returned and decided to sign with Bella Model Management, who deals with plus size models and modeling. 

She thinks it is not worth the time, resources or effort to maintain the size which is required for traditional modeling (size 8). 

Robyn Lawley

Lawley has been featured on the cover page of Vogue Italia, Madison (first Australian plus-sized model to appear on the cover page of an Australian magazine. 

Along with this, her accomplishments include her walking for designers which include Peter Morrissey, Elena Miro and has also modelled for various brands such as H&M and Evans. 

With over 227 thousand followers on her Instagram page and her beautiful face and figure, she was also the winner of Australian Cosmopolitan Fun’s Rising Star Award in the year 2011 and was also awarded Model of the Year in the year 2013 during the Full Figured Fashion Week. 

13: Kindly Myers 

Kindly Myers, a well-known model and online star, has had amazing success in the modelling world. She has an OnlyFans account where she gets paid for showing off her beautiful figure and aesthetic looks.

Kindly Myers Exotica Model

When Kindy started producing Vines, she became an overnight sensation with her curves. Even though she was raised by her mother, but she did not stop from reaching her goals. She got famous for appearing in several men’s publications, including Maxim, Playboy, and FHM.

14: Wendy Fiore

Wendy Fiore rose to prominence in 2010, when Instagram was just getting established as a venue for famous models, promotions, and sponsorships. 

Her beautiful body’s excellent contours and curves of the body are displayed when she is barely dressed in her photographs.

Wendy Fiore is an exotic model who is extremely proactive and has expressed an interest in business, proposing to build a prototype. Her large busts are eye-catching.

Wendy’s way of clothing and her liberal view on life has a big fan base who likes and idolizes her.

15: Tara Lynn

Tara Lynn has 570 thousand followers on her Instagram page, where he displays her exotic model body and beautiful face, coupled with a curvy figure to full effect. Aged 39, her primary forte is modeling lingerie for plus sized apparel. 

She has been featured in numerous magazines such as V, Elle, Vogue Italia, Time, etc. She has also been on Glamour and has done advertising campaigns for H&M.

Tara Lynn

She has become one of the faces of plus size modeling and women, and has accompanied taglines with it. Her success in modeling and on her page advocates the ideology she is trying to promote. 

16: Joan Smalls

The hottest and exotic model and influencer Joan Smalls Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican model. She came to the spotlight when she walked for a brand, Estee Lauder. 

2013 was when she was listed among the “World’s Most Highest-Paid Models” in Forbes for the first time. Her wealth was $3 million, with the rank number 8th.

Joan Smalls

The Latina model, Joan Smalls got a resemblance with Beyonce. This was the reason she got famous and became the face of multiple cosmetic brands.

She has worked for countless renowned brands like Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Dior, Versace, Prada, Chanel, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger and was the face of Vogue, GQ, Harpers Bazaar, etc.

Joan is considered the first Puerto Rican model to appear in numerous advertising campaigns and got such excellent opportunities from brands like Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Lacoste, you name them.

17: Tess Holiday

Tess Holliday, whose real name is Ryann Maegen Hoven, is so famous for her social media campaigns against body shaming. She is an American plus-size model, blogger, and make-up artist located in Los Angeles. Tess is known for her activism.

Tess Holiday

Holliday has always been on “fatshion” blogs, models plus-size fashion line, and was approached to audition for Vh1’s The Big Girls Club. She has collaborated with numerous brands. She appeared in a commercial for Benefit Cosmetics and has been featured in Vogue Italia and Nylon magazine.

18: Denis Bidot

Denise Bidot was motivated to pursue a career in modelling by her Puerto Rican mother. Denise, on the other hand, has become one of the most renowned plus-sized models in the world, featuring in ads for Forever21, Levi’s, and Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, and found success because of her curvy body.

Denis Bidot

While working as a make-up professional, Denise was contacted by a photographer who encouraged her to consider a career in modelling. Denise made history when she was the first plus-size beauty to walk for two straight-size companies at New York Fashion Week in 2014.

19: Precious Lee

Precious Lee is the first African-American plus-size model to grace the pages of Vogue in the United States. Lee has established herself as one of the most recognizable faces on the world catwalks since her debut on the Versace Spring/Summer 2021 runway with renowned models like Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber.

 Precious Lee

 She has been seen on billboards at Times Square for Lane Bryant’s #PlusIsEqual campaign, which celebrates body equity.  Recognized for combining sensuality and glamour, Lee has a long list of accomplishments. Precious Lee is not only a revolutionary in the fashion industry, but also a fashionista.

20: Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham, an American supermodel, has appeared on the covers of nearly every top fashion magazine. She has walked for Michael Kors and Prabal Gurung in runway shows, filmed commercial advertisements for H&M.

Ashley Graham Plus Size Model

Graham utilized her own social media platform, Instagram to advocate body inclusivity. Ashley Graham has 14.6 million Instagram followers. She’s also given a TED Talk, written a book, and designed her own lingerie, swimwear, and clothing lines.

Sizing off

The self-expression form displayed through clothing, lifestyle, and apparel popularized by the people has permanently changed and has always driven people to new and unexplored heights.

Through the start of time, people have explored various mediums of expression and communication, and the above-explored models and various diversions from traditional models speak testament to this notion.

Whether it is Japanese models, plus-sized models, or the social media platform Instagram models, all of them contribute to what we consider art and fashion trends. 

These beautiful models with exotic physiques or plus-sized models with lovely faces have pushed the boundaries of traditional modeling. 

They all have turned out to be individual success stories while being a success for the overall category, as well.

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