Meet Crystal Renn
It’s simply bizarre that ‘normal’ is the new overweight. — The New York Times
If you’re in tune with the world of modeling and the fashion business, you’re probably thinking “Crystal Renn is not an emerging model” but in fact, she is. Since reclaiming a healthy body and stepping away from anorexia, she strutted the catwalk as a plus size model for fashion elites Zac Posen and Jean Paul Gaultier. In addition, she’s posed for many magazine editorials including Festin (Vogue Paris 2010) and covered fashion-forward magazines like Tush, Paper Planes and Vogue Latinoamerica. In the past, her weight fluctuated from 0-16 and according to recent reports, she’s “sample size” again. Aptly, Renn’s new weight and recent accomplishments The Edit, she shared, “A big goal for me is to design a fashion line with body diversity in mind.”
Even if it was a promotional stunt for her book Hungry: A Young Model’s Story of Appetite, Ambition and the Ultimate Embrace of Curves, as some have called it, we still admire her courage for speaking out against anorexia and promoting healthier lifestyles.
As a readmitted standard-size model at 27-years-old, she’s doing well. Last year, she was in a Sports Illustrated SI Swimsuit Collection campaign.
We wish her luck. No matter what size she is.
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