Model Tess Holliday gets a Major Modelling Contract

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Tess Holliday, the model behind #effyourbeautystandards has become one of the largest women to sign a major modelling contract – big news! And of course, the beautiful lady deserves every second of her success!

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Typical plus size models who tend to be around a size 12-16 are considerably smaller than Tess (at a size 22 and 5ft5 in height), so this is a big movement for the plus-size industry and plus-size women in general.

“I think we’re the only agency with a model of her size. She is by far the largest model I have in the [Curves] division,” said Anna Shillinglaw, the owner and director of MiLk Model Management, the agency that signed Holliday after seeing her on Instagram, to the Daily News.

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So what does Tess herself have to save about the amazing news?

“I understand not everyone understands what I’m about. But to me it’s such a simple concept. It’s all about loving your body regardless of your size and chasing your dreams”

We agree!