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This Model is Using The Runway to Show The Need for Inclusivity in the Modeling Industry

The conversation surrounding the topic of size inclusivity is front and center.

Whether it’s marketing campaigns, apparel lines or even the runway, size inclusivity is something that the industry is a-buzz about.

However, it seems as the term “size inclusive” has become subjective with people defining it as they see fit.

Pun intended.

Being inclusive means including ALL. Therefore, being size inclusive means including ALL sizes and not stopping at a size 24. 

When it comes to the modeling industry, many have spoken up about the need for more inclusiveness on all fronts, including plus model Crystal Renee.

The plus size petite model, signed to Stetts Model Management, has taken it a step further with producing her first runway event that is all about showcasing not only different sizes and shapes but also colors.

The For All Bodies Runway Show, taking place this month in Elizabeth, New Jersey, aims to spotlight the importance of body positivity and self love, as well as the beauty of diversity through art and the runway.

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Renee also wanted to use this event to not only get this important message across but give back to those less fortunate. Ten percent of all ticket sales, donations and sponsorships will go to the Women’s Ministry at the Morning Star Community Christian Center.

She said in an official statement:

“I saw a need for inclusion in the modeling industry and wanted to create an opportunity for people to shine for a good cause.”

Based in Linden, New Jersey, the Women’s Ministry at the Morning Star Community Christian Center seeks to empower women through spiritual retreats, conferences, group discussions and community activities.

Renee’s event will also include a networking hour, door prizes and buffet and drink specials. PMM will be in the building, sharing key moments from the event on our social media channels.

Sponsors include major brands such as Dia & Co, Catherines and Rebdolls.

A limited amount of tickets are still available but are selling fast. Here’s the 411 on the For All Bodies Runway Show:

WhenSunday, October 27, 2019, 1:30pm – 5pm.

Where: The Loft, 317 Union Ave., Elizabeth, NJ 07208

*Street Parking/walking distance from Elizabeth train station

Ticket prices: $15 – $30, event is for ages 21+.

You can purchase tickets here.

Questions? You can email the show’s team at [email protected].

For more information on the Women’s Ministry at the Morning Star Community Christian Center, please visit https://morningstarccc.org/ministry/growing/.

To learn more about the show, please visit www.instagram.com/ForAllBodiesShow.

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