Won ‘I am the World’ tag in 85 kg category
When we talk about modelling the first think clicked in our mind are girls having perfect figure. However the phenomenon is changed now as plus size models are breaking these stereotypes and redefining standards.
The plus size fashion shows are catching up fast and models confidently walk on the ramp and teaching us to love our bodies the way they are. One such model from Vadodara bring laurels to the city after won the crown at recently held paegent at Delhi.
Rita Samuel Sons won took part in ‘Miss and Mrs Extraordinary Plus Size Season 2 2019’ and won ‘Iam the World’ tag in 85kg category. She is the only one from Gujarat to won in the competition. “I had interest in modeling but due to financial reason can’t pursue it. I was in 10th when I lost my father and as a teenager I took up job to support the family. I completed B.Com, beautician and multimedia course and get married. However after delivery I started gaining weight and it make me conscious but after the support from the family I make it as my strength,” said Rita.
Rita is a freelance beautician and also assist her husband in the business. After accessing social media and suport from the family she get connected and applied for plus size modelling peagent. “My cousin in Mumbai is a plus size model and won Mrs. International crown. She inspired me to get going and I applied for the peagent and also went through audition rounds. There was total 26 models in the competition including nine international ones. I am happy to won there and now will work for the models and ladies like me,” said Rita.
Rita now wants to become a motivation for the plus size ladies and inculcate positive thinking in them. She wants to become a role model and try to organise such competitions in Gujarat. She is also eyeing international level competition and good offers in the film industry.