Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Hot Brazilian model Fluvia Lacerda to take top honour at FFFWeek
Hot Brazilian model Fluvia Lacerda to take top honour at FFFWeek
18
Jun '11
This year's winner of the Full Figure Fashion Week Award for Best Plus Commercial Print Model of the Year is the HOT Brazilian model Fluvia Lacerda. Fluvia will be honored for her contribution in breaking down the barriers of a thin-obsessed culture on Saturday June 18th at Full Figured Fashion Week Awards when she receives her award.The awards show will be taking place at The Marriott Marquis Hotel New York City in Times Square at 7pm. The Red Carpet event starts at 6:00pm, expect to see Fluvia there in full glam.

“The fact that I won this award is a major deal and I'm very passionate about my work, mostly because I feel that I represent the body image of many women,” says Lacerda. “I'm not only a healthy woman, but one who wears a size 18 and am confident about it.”

As late as last year, mainstream fashion argued the legitimacy of plus-sized fashion in the industry. Full figured fashion has made significant strides over the past few years, and continues to earn much deserved credit and praise for positive body imagery for women. Overcoming society's stigma, Full Figured Fashion Week celebrated those who have contributed to the plus size fashion industry.

This year's Commercial Print Model of the Year is Fluvia Lacerda, a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and resident of America's fashion capital, New York City. Lacerda moved to New York to study Language. It happened as if in a dream or a movie: approached on a cross-town bus by a magazine editor, Fluvia began a fulfilling modeling career. Today Fluvia's face and curves are some of the most successful and requested worldwide. Lacerda is currently the only Brazilian internationally plus size model, making her an icon in her homeland.

Featured on the cover of the 2007 Curves calendar, Fluvia has worked for an overabundance of well-known brands such as Torrid,Monif C., Igigi, Fashion Bug, Kmart, Bilka, Takko Fashions, and Eliza Parker. She has been featured in magazines such asGlamour, Latina, Bust, PlusModelMagazine and most recently Playboy Brazil.

Full Figure Fashion Week


Must ReadView All

Charge 1p per garment to tackle fast fashion: British MPs

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Feb 2019

Charge 1p per garment to tackle fast fashion: British MPs

A panel of British parliament members cutting across party lines...

Chinese textile city to harm Egypt's domestic industry

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2019

Chinese textile city to harm Egypt's domestic industry

Setting up of a Chinese textile city in Egypt will severely harm the...

Pakistan's textile exports up 1.19% in July-Jan FY19

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2019

Pakistan's textile exports up 1.19% in July-Jan FY19

The value of textile and garment exports from Pakistan increased by...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani, True Colors

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Anvita Mehra, Confidential Couture

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Viral Desai, Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Shyam Gupta & Ravi Gupta,

Shyam Gupta & Ravi Gupta

Based out of South Delhi, Gargee Designer's provides bespoke formal and...

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel,

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Chunyi Zhi, City University of Hong Kong

Chunyi Zhi
City University of Hong Kong

<div><b>Chunyi Zhi</b>, associate professor in the Department of Materials ...

Lynda Kelly, Suominen Corporation

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Ayyappa Nagubandi, Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Ayyappa Nagubandi
Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad-based Broadcast Wearables has come up with the country's first...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


February 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search