Miss & Mrs Curvy Queen 2017 Auditions Held in The City
Mumbai, 22 April 2017: Plus Sized fashion has come to roost in the country, as the first beauty pageant for curvaceous unmarried and married women in the country was announced at a press conference today.
Speaking about the pageant, Trishla Rane, Director, 4th Dimension Media and Organizer of the Pageant, said, “This pageant will feature women who till now have not been given their due in the fashion/ glamor world.” She added, “It Is always felt that women have to be lean or size zero to enter the fashion and glamor industry. We are here to break those stereotypes and give plus size women a platform full of opportunities to live their dreams “
Neha Chanchlani, Owner, The Bounce Company and Co-Organizer of the Pageant, “Such pageants for the plus sized women are quite in have been held in various North American and European and African Countries. However India being the third country in the count of overweight population, never had any such pageant. Hence we thought of coming up with this contest for the curvy women of India.”
Sam Churchill a model groomer, and a member of the jury said,” we are here to bring the change is this pageant as this is happening for the first time, we wanted to tell the society that size is just a number and these plus size beauties are as good as anyone else.”
Aishhwarya Ghaatge, Winner of Mrs India International (BWP) and many other titles was supporting the contest and said that, confidence is the most important element of one’s personality and let’s kick out body shaming as it has no place here; this is one platform for all plus size beauties.”
Mihika Bhanot, Image Consultant, “ We are all hour glasses with just a couple of minutes here and there. This contest is very unique concept as it celebrates varying body shapes and bids goodbye to low self confidence arising from body shaming.” She added further “ you need to love your body and accept that you are curvy and there is just some more to love
The auditions for the pageant will that were held in Mumbai today at Arisess Café saw 50 plus women ranging from plus sized models to TV actresses walking the ramp with confidence. The auditions will be followed by an intensive grooming session, with the Grand Finale of the pageant going to be held 7th May in Pune.
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