Iskra Lawrence is best known for being one of the famous plus-size models.
Born Name Iskra Arabella Lawrence
Nick Name Sparky
Born: September 11, 1990, 28 years and 6 months, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, U.K.
Sun Sign Virgo
Years active 2008-present
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
Measurements 38-29-44 in or 96.5-74-112 cm
Bra Size 34D
Lawrence went to Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire.
Father – Doug Lawrence
The model is signed with these agencies –
JAG Models – New York
Models1 – Europe
Her dad is British and mom from Northern Ireland.
Lawrence was born in Wolverhampton and grew up in Kidderminster, Worcestershire from the age of 6 weeks. Lawrence attended Malvern St James and then Bromsgrove School, was a competitive national swimmer, and was accepted into the UK National Youth Theatre at 15.
Lawrence does not allow any of her Instagram photos to be retouched in any way to enhance her image. She actively criticizes “body shamers”, including one user that she confronted in April 2016 on her Instagram account after the user insulted her. She does not want to be classified as a plus-sized model.
Lawrence is a model for the American Eagle Outfitters lingerie line Aerie. She has also modeled for lingerie brand, Adore Me.
In 2016, Lawrence was chosen as one of BBC’s World’s 100 Women, and one of the six women chosen for World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Great Girl Leaders.
In February 2017, Lawrence presented “Ending the pursuit of perfection” at TEDxUniversityofNevada.
After 13 years of modeling Lawrence completed her catwalk debut at New York Fashion Week for Chromat, and walked in L’Oréal’s first fashion show at Paris Fashion week in October 2017.
In 2017, Lawrence appeared in the Straight Curve documentary “about body image and the industry leaders challenging society’s unrealistic and dangerous standards of beauty”.
American Eagle Outfitters choose Lawrence along with five other millennials for their Fall 2017 jean campaign “The New American Jean”, which makes use of unretouched images.
Lawrence was listed in the ‘multi-hyphenates’ category of the 2017 Maxim HOT 100.
In 2018 Lawrence was announced as a L’Oréal Princes Trust Ambassador.
Iskra Lawrence Big Girl:
Lawrence was a contributor to Self magazine, and was the founding managing editor at Runway Riot, a website meant to be an outlet for women of all shapes and sizes to learn about glamour.
Iskra has done modeling for American Eagle Outfitters lingerie line, Aerie.
Lawrence has been seen in Icelandic Glacial advert.
She has served as the ambassador for National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA).
First TV Show
Iskra guest appeared in comedy-drama show Misfits as a cheerleader in episode #3.7 in 2011.
She does go the gym to exercise and keep herself in shape.
But, her diet doesn’t contain any calorie-counting. Iskra eats whatever she feels like. To prepare for New York Fashion Week in September 2016, she was eating nothing special. In her own words –
“I STILL EAT THE SAME THINGS, I WAS EATING DONUTS YESTERDAY. I CAN’T STOP THAT, THAT’S ME.”
Iskra Lawrence Favorite Things
Body Part – Feet
City Restaurant – Tao
New York City Place – 1OAK
Iskra Lawrence Facts
Iskra has served as a columnist to the Self magazine.
Lawrence was included in the BBC’s 100 Women list in 2016.
At the age of 6 weeks, she relocated to Kidderminster, Worcestershire from Wolverhampton within England.
Iskra was a national level swimmer in school.
At 15, she was approved to join National Youth Theatre in UK.
She is the creator of NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Inspires Award.
Iskra has also founded a women glamour based website Runway Riot for which she has served as the managing editor.
Her first name means “Spark” in Bulgarian.
Her all Instagram pics are uploaded as it is without using any Photoshop effects.
She has served as a guest author for prestigious publications Time and Huffington Post.
Iskra walked in her first ever New York Fashion Week for Chromat for their Spring 2017 collection.
She has webbed feet.
She knows cooking and good at cooking jerk chicken with rice, peas, and coconut corn.
She wants to Greek hero Hercules.
model Iskra Lawrence Shaking her Ass in a pink swimsuit