Laura Wells is called a “plus-size” model because she is four to six times larger than the industry standard, but she still worries about her weight just like any one else.
Just as models who are size 8 or under might feel pressure to stay below a certain weight to be considered “mainstream”, Laura explains that she can’t lose too much weight if she wants to continue being a “plus-size” model.
“Realistically if I lose too much weight I won’t be booked for jobs,” she tells theFashionSpot. “But then on the flip side if I put on too much weight I won’t be booked for jobs either,” she continues. “I might be booked for different jobs, but I won’t be booked for the jobs that I do now.” (more…)