Who is Iskra Lawrence? Things to know about the plus size model everyone is talking about.


Iskra Lawrence is a total babe, but she struggled to land a spot in fashion editorials. Her body didn’t fit the industry mold for a typical high fashion model. Agents told her she was “too fat to be a model, too short to be a plus size model…” She didn’t back down, and now Iskra is landing huge campaigns.

Iskra Lawrence started modeling when she was just 13 years old and was dropped by her agency at 15 for being too curvy. But she’s come a long way since then. The 25-year-old blonde bombshell, who people say looks a lot like Victoria’s Secret model Gigi Hadid, is making a huge mark in the plus-size modeling world and doing all she can to promote self-confidence, educate women on positive body image and change the way the modeling industry views women.


  1. Her name, Iskra, sounds a bit exotic, But Don’t let her unusual name fool you, Iskra is from Worcester, England. Her mother is from Northern Ireland and her father is British.