PLUS MODEL MAGAZINE January 2016 Issue | Page 83

T L ANASTASIA interview by tiffany bank FB: IG: @mstiffanybank TW: @TiffanyBank What made you decide to become a plus size model? I feel like my entire life has conditioned me to become a model. Since I was a toddler my mom tried to get my brother and I signed to agencies and always told me I could model. But because of the costs, my mom wasn’t able to afford it. It wasn’t until 2011 when I first heard of plus modeling and learned it was Name: Anastasia Furrow Resides In: Provo, Utah Height/Size: 5’4”, 16/18 a real industry, that grabbed my attention and made me realize I could actually pursue this! The day I stumbled across Crystal Click to View Online Portfolio Renn changed my whole perspective on the industry and my own My favorite quote: body image. “Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality Who do you look to for curvy inspiration? you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.” – Albert Einstein. First and foremost, Crystal Renn. As I just said, she was the first (modern) plus size model I had come across, and the fact that she was high fashion blew my mind.