Growing up, I never accepted my curves, but when I got the opportunity to become a plus size model, I was able to appreciate my voluptuous body and love myself, not only on the outside, but on the inside.— Hayley Hasselhoff
Mouth-watering Plus Size Models quotations
The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.
I don't like the label 'plus-size' -- I call it 'fiercely real.
' On 'Top Model,' we call it fiercely real. I don't want to use the term 'plus-size,' because, to me, what the hell is that? It just doesn't have a positive connotation to it. I tend to not use it.
People think plus-size models don’t exercise – we do! But it’s about health, not forcing my body to be something it’s not meant to be.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
I feel like we have to have [plus size models] as soon as possible.
We're the norm. We're the majority.
My daughter has fulfilled all of my dreams, because she has a BA and MBA in business. She's both a financial analyst and a plus-size model. She has the best of both worlds because, in modeling, you have to have something to fall back on.
I wasn't put on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a plus-size model, I was put on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a model, as a rookie, as Ashley Graham. This is exactly where we're headed, and yes, there are so many more things we need to do in the curve/plus-size industry.
Don't shrink your dreams. Super-size your courage and abilities.
People say, ‘How is she a plus-size model?’ and I’m like, ‘Exactly, this is the point, how am I a plus-size model?
I'm normal size... I wish we could all be known as models rather than plus size.
I have no problem with plus-size term because it kind of saved my life;
however I don't love that we have to give each other titles. I don't think that there's any reason I should be any different than a size two girl. But I'm not embarrassed of that term. I'm lucky that I have a place where I can model and be healthy.
Don't be discouraged by the size of your network - inspire one person and you are doing good.
I think the "trick" is you have to really want to do it.
You're embracing more of the world. Which is great. We're all in the world together, you know? And the models in the show who are "plus size," they're not in a special place, they're not wearing differently styled outfits. They're just beautiful girls who are in the show, like normal. Everything's normal. That's how it should be!
The average woman is a size 14 but 'plus' models start at a size six.
The industry wants you to feel bad about yourself, and they succeed. I find it to be disgusting.
My first shoot was on a rooftop in swimsuits with two plus-size models who were curvy and voluptuous and beautiful, and they taught me so much about being beautiful in any shape or size.
Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of a true education.
My weight fluctuated when I was 30, and I did the unthinkable - I stepped out as a plus-sized model.