She’d prefer to be called curvy, but model Marquita Pring achieved fame by being one of the top plus-size models in the industry. A model since she was 15, Pring, now 21, has worked for Levi’s, walked for the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier, and was shot by Steven Meisel for the cover of Vogue Italia earlier this year. She recently shared with WWD how she got her start as a model, why she wants to do away with the term “plus size“, her Vogue editorial, how she secretly pads her body, and meeting Marc Jacobs. Read more below:
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