When we think about the fashion models, names like Gigi Hadid and Gisele Bundchen come into our thought process. All these models are lean, beautiful, and possess well-toned bodies.
All these women are considered perfect due to their body type. It is a general perception that models can only be slim having perfect bodies.
However, plus size women like Robyn Lawley can also be models.
Changing Trends in the Fashion Industry
The world is evolving quickly and so is the fashion world. Diversity is increasing in every field of life because of a new evolving thought process.
The modeling world has also changed and now modeling is not restricted to slim fit models, plus size women are also making their names in the modeling world. A separate category is made for such women and it is called Plus-Size modeling.
Now women of every size can fulfill their dream of modeling.
Plus-Size Models proving to be role models
In this age, everyone runs behind perfection and no one gets satisfaction in their present situation. These plus-size models serve as role models for those women who want to be confident in their natural bodies and not seek perfection.
They showed the world the difference between a healthy and perfect body. Plus-Size modeling is the fastest-growing segment of the fashion world.
What are the body requirements to be called a Plus-Size model?
To be termed a Plus-Size model certain body requirements are meant to be fulfilled. Following are some general size requirements;
- The fashion Industry generally categories 18 sizes as plus size clothing
- Sizes such as 1X to 6X or more than these are termed as plus size
- In some fashion stores sizes like 12 or 14 are declared to be plus size
- According to a general rule a model is considered to be a plus-size if she is size 6 or more
- The height of the plus-size models is around 5 ft 8 inches to 5 ft 10 inches. But the models having a size above 5 ft 5 inches can also be plus-size models if they fulfill weight requirements
In this article, we will talk about one such model named Robyn Lawley who is one of the most successful plus-size models.
We will look into her body measurements and her diet. This article will give us an in-depth review of the life of a plus-sized model.
Who is Robyn Lawley?
Robyn Lawley is one of the most well-known plus-size models. She belongs to Australia and is now worldwide famous due to her work in the modeling industry. She was born on 13th June 1989. Robyn is an Australian national and belongs to the New South Wales region.
Robyn Lawley’s Family and her early life
She was born and raised in an Australian province called New South Wales. Her parents’ names are Chris and Janne Lawley. She also has two older sisters namely Shona and Jennifer.
Robyn attended MacArthur Girls High School for her early education. She was approached by a modeling agency at the age of 15 years but she didn’t feel ready at that time.
After that, she joined modeling at the age of 18 years but she was finding it difficult to maintain the 8 sizes so she decided to join plus-size modeling. She signed an agreement with Bella (a Plus-Size modeling agency) in Australia and started her career as a plus-size model.
Start of her modeling career of Robyn
Robyn Lawley started her modeling career in 2006 for a brand called Dolly. She started her plus-size modeling career for a clothing brand in New Zealand called EziBuy.
Some Major Achievements of Robyn’s Modeling Career
- She appeared on Vogue Italia in 2011 with her fellow Plus-Size Models namely Tara Lynn and Candice Huffine. Robyn also appeared on the New York Times Square moving billboard. She also modeled for a Plus-Size modeling brand Mango.
- Robyn also worked for the advertising brands for lingeries.
- She modeled for the Barneys New York. She was also photographed for an art project named Size Does Matter.
- Robyn is the first plus-size model, who worked as a Sports Illustrated rookie for a magazine called Swimsuit Issue.
What is the height of Robyn Lawley?
Robyn is among the tallest models in the industry. She is very proud of her height and flaunts it quite often. Her height is 6 ft 2 inches which are quite tall even for a man. Robyn is 188 cm and she has tweeted numerous times about her Height on Twitter.
She once tweeted while mentioning Wikipedia why it keeps changing her height from 6 ft 2 inches.
Once she tweeted that she has accepted her height and considered it a special gift.
tweeted about her baby that she is 6 ft 2 inches and her husband is 6 ft 7 inches so her baby is going to be very tall.
What are the Body Measurements of Robyn Lawley?
Robyn Lawley has gracefully owned his height and excelled in the modeling field despite her unusual height. She is 6 ft 2 inches or 188 inches.
She is quite heavy when considering the normal weight of slim models. Her weight is 89 kg or 196 pounds. She doesn’t consider herself overweight or unhealthy and doesn’t long for a perfect body. For her, a healthy body is more important than a perfect body.
She has a well-curved body and for a woman of her height, her body is well built. Her body measurements are 38-32-42 inches or 96.5-81-107 cm. This gives her a beautifully shaped body without being a perfect body.
She doesn’t fit in the normal fashion categories due to her unusual height and towering body. Her size according to the United States chart is 12. According to the European charts, her size is 44 while the United Kingdom chart gives her the size of 16. She has a graceful body despite all imperfections.
Her shoe size according to the United States chart is 9 and according to the European charts her shoe size is approximately 40.
What is the workout and diet routine of Robyn Lawley?
Robyn likes to work out to keep her body fit and healthy and she trains to maintain her body in good shape. She does kickboxing as well as Yoga to keep her body healthy and fresh. Robyn also does running and exercises regularly.
She is a food enthusiast. She likes cooking and blogging about it. Robyn is a vegetarian so she cooks salads and other healthy foods. She also shares her recipes with her fans on Instagram and her blog on Tumblr.
What are Robyn’s activities other than modeling?
Robyn Lawley is not only a fashion model but also a fashion designer, director, and food blogger. She is a multi-talented person and likes to keep herself busy.
She launched her swimwear brand in 2013 in collaboration with a famous swimwear brand called Bond-Eye. She designed swimwear for the plus-size models and wanted to give good swimwear options to those women.
Videography and Direction
She worked as a photographer for Galore Magazine and photographed Tara Lynn. Her work got viral and collected appreciation from the fashion industry. She also directed a documentary for a sports brand.
She is very fond of cooking and cooks vegetarian food regularly. Robyn Lawley posts the recipes of her dishes on her blog namely Robyn Lawley Eats. She has also published a cookbook in collaboration with Random House. Her recipes are very well received by her fans and the general public.
What are some famous brands that Robyn Lawley worked for?
Robyn doesn’t need an introduction to the fashion world because she has worked with many famous brands all around the world. Some noteworthy brands are Ralph Lauren, Boux Lingerie, H&M, Persona Collezioni, Sculptress, etc.
She also has a personal swimwear brand called Robyn Lawley Swimwear.
What awards and achievements has Robyn Lawley earned?
- Robyn Lawley was awarded the best Fearless Rising Star award in 2011; it was awarded by Australian Cosmopolitan.
- She earned her spot in the top 100 most influential personalities of the year 2011 given by Sydney Magazine.
- She also won the model of the year award in 2013 during a Full Figured Fashion Week.
Robyn Lawley is a role model for many women around the world because she proved that having an unusual body different from standards set by society is not a hindrance.
She showed the world that it is a gift and if you embrace your body you can achieve anything in the world. She always argues that having a healthy body is more important than having a perfect body.