There have been many plus-sized models in the world but Iskra Lawrence remains one of the few fashion inspirations for curvaceous women even though she hates to be addressed as plus-size. You will know this when you take your time to swipe through her feeds on social media. Just in case you don’t know her, Iskra is a groundbreaking English model who made an enviable career through accepting her voluptuous figure. The beauty is most known for her provocative photo shoots and body positivity advocacy. She has not only become a body image icon speaking against body shamers but also one of the most in-demand models.
Iskra Lawrence Biography
Born with the given name Iskra Arabella Lawrence, the English model was born on 11 September 1990 in Wolverhampton, Central England to a British dad and Northen Ireland mum. She spent her childhood days in Kidderminster, Worcestershire. She was a competitive national swimmer and later gained admission into Bromsgrove school after she was done with her education at Malvern St James. Her ethnicity is white while her nationality is U.K.
At age 15, Iskra joined UK National Theatre before focusing on building her modeling career which she started at age 13 although she was dropped by her first agency due to her big hips.
She later got signed by JAG which she is still with till today. The stunner got propelled into the limelight within a short period of time after she announced that she won’t be distorting her natural beauty in the name of photo editing for Instagram. She also promised her fans that she would not be promoting any product she doesn’t use. wear or trust.
This gave her modeling career a boost and attracted to her numerous famous brands who identify by her principles. Some of these big brands include American Eagle Outfitters lingerie line Aerie and Adore Me lingerie.
Her unretouched image rule also gave her a spot in the American Eagle Outfitters to walk for their Fall 2017 Jean campaign titled The New American Jean which uses images of models that have not been modified or improved.
Iskra Lawrence has also featured in many magazines and recently completed her first ever New York Fashion Week for Chromat, a New York-based famous fashion label in their 2017 Spring collection. The model has equally walked in L’Oreal first fashion show at Paris week in 2017 and was named its princess Trust Ambassador in 2018.
Recently, she was named one of World 100 women by BBC and is also one of the women chosen for World Association of Girls Guides and Girl Scouts Great Girl leader.
Apart from modeling, Iskra contributes to Self magazines. She has served as a guest writer for Time and Huffington Post. On top of that, the model founded and served as the managing editor of an all-women website known as Runway Riot. The website is dedicated to advancing size inclusivity and glamour of women of all sizes and body frames. She is also among the multi-hyphenates category of the 2017 Maxim Hot 100.
Iskra is also an Ambassador for NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association) and founded its Inspires Award. She made her TV debut in the show Mists in 2011. In her over 13-year long modeling career, she has amassed a net worth of over $500,000 from her ambassadorship with big brands, Instagram posts, and other sources.
Who is Her Boyfriend?
Iskra Lawrence is not married and there are no pictures of any potential boyfriend on her Instagram. But there has been a previous speculation of her dating famous professional English footballer Andre Wisdom. It was claimed that she once flew down to Salzberg to see her beau play on Valentine’s Day. As a loving boyfriend, Wisdom gave her a sweet surprise, presenting red roses to her. She shared her gifts with fans on her Insta Story, however, currently, there is no news whether they are still together or have parted ways. They have not been seen on each other’s account either. Perhaps, they want to keep their affair hush-hush or have gone their separate ways.
Weight, Height, Measurements
Iskra doesn’t have a thin frame like you would expect a model to be, but she is proud of her voluptuousness. She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches 1.75 m and weighs 88 kg or 194 pounds. Her dress size is 14 (US) or 46 (EU). Her bra size is 34D and she wears a shoe size of 9 (US) or 39.5 (EU). Her body measurements are bust waist and hip that measure 38-29-44 respectively. She is blonde and has cute blue eyes.