NYC-based model Georgia Pratt spoke with OkReal about plus-size modelling, beauty, and more.
Women have increasing dictation over how they want to be seen, but it hasn’t always been this way. So there’s a feminist side of what we stand for, but it’s often over-exaggerated. For example, there’s the irony in being objectified because of your curves. Even if you’re striving to be curvy, there’s still an ideal of what that means and the proportions which deem it attractive. I think cultural influences have more impact than fashion models. Take Kim Kardashian who’s exaggerated in all the right places - or within reason of what is claimed attractive in a voluptuous sense. This kind of imagery particularly influences our youth. Plus size models are most often portrayed as adults or grown women. This is totally different to a regular model who starts young, stays young and finishes young.
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