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Toccara Jones, Simi Moonlight & Chasity Saunders Get Candid About Being Black Plus Size Models In Fashion Today
It’s no secret that curvy body types are seemingly all the rage at present, but what’s it really like for Black women working as plus size models in the fashion industry today?
Journalist Kelly Augustine sat down with industry pioneer Toccara Jones, model and actress Chasity Saunders and trailblazer Simi Moonlight for a transparent conversation at the 2021 ESSENCE Fashion House experience, where each of the stunning curvy beauties opened up about their experiences with working in fashion. Responding specifically to a question about what changes she’s been proud to see with regard to plus-size representation in the industry, Jones reflected on a time when the names and faces mentioned were only that of those from decades beforehand.