Big is Beautiful? Plus-size models spark health debate at Sydney Fashion Festival

Big is Beautiful? Plus-size models spark health debate at Sydney Fashion Festival

Big is Beautiful Plus-size models spark health debate at Sydney Fashion Festival

2:17 PM on 24th August 2011

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Plus-sized models appear on the catwalk for the Myer Big is Beautiful show during the Mercedes Benz Sydney Fashion Festival yesterday

Mink Denim

The show included pieces by various designers in sizes 16 to 24

Big Is Beautiful A model showcases designs on the catwalk by Estelle Intrigue Big Is Beautiful

Robyn Lawley, left, the first ever plus-size model to feature in Vogue Australia – opened the show

Myer Big Is Beautiful

Refreshing: The industry is starting to embrace all shapes and sizes

Models showcase designs on the catwalk during Myer Big Is Beautiful

Slow sales: Just 64 tickets were snapped up for the show – of the 500 available