Mainstream retailers from H&M to Abercrombie have added plus-size lines to their collections this year, and business is booming.
Plus-size clothing sales grew 7% this year, to generate $17.6 billion.
I learned how to put on inches that aren’t necessarily fat. It’s almost like I can build my own curves."Iskra, continued "I think padding is about slightly changing the body shape rather than creating a different person.
With plus, it’s very difficult to have the perfect proportions, because when you put on weight you don’t put it all over.
But, I always bring the pads to a shoot, and a lot of clients request it as well. It would be nice to be like: I’m this model, and this is me.