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Plus Size Modeling News: Simone Pérèle and BGM Models Launch 2nd Annual Curvy Couture Model Search



For the second year in a row, French lingerie house Simone Pérèle has once again partnered with Australian plus model agency, BGM Models to launch Curvy Couture, a model search to discover the next top ‘Curvy Couture’ model. The model search started today, Monday, September 2, 2013.

The co-branded ‘Curvy Couture Model Search’ which began in 2012, discovers un-signed models between sizes 12-16 who embody the spirit of the ‘Simone Pérèle woman’ by exuding femininity, elegance, confidence, and a savoir faire for fashion, and have the potential for world-wide success.



2012 Top 5 Finalists – Curvy Couture Model Search

The winner of the competition will have the opportunity to model for Simone Pérèle in all lingerie work for 2014 including a national retail campaign and will become Pérèle’s official ‘Confidence Ambassador’, promoting the message of positive body image through Pérèle’s Australian social media and in-store events.

The winner will also be awarded a 2 year contract with BGM Models, home to top models Natalie Wakeling, Laura Wells and Lauren Burnett.


  • Online entries open Monday, 9/2/13 via
  • Top 40 face-to-face casting, David Jones, Eliz St, on Thursday, 10/3/13
  • Top 5 finalist photo shoot, Friday, 10/5/13
  • Online voting begins on Tuesday, 10/8/13
  • The Curvy Couture Model for 2013 will be announced on Tuesday, 10/15/13

For competition details, applications and voting:

For behind the scenes imagery, videos and interviews:

To view the Simone Pérèle collections:


  1. Tyeah

    September 3, 2013 at 6:30 am

    This would a great thing to do if only it were in the US. It states that in order to compete the applicant must be a resident of Australia. If this were in the US, I would have been very excited. Maybe next time.

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