Male model with a size 5XL proudly poses for the camera
• Male model with a size 5XL proudly poses for the camera
180-pound man who was once ashamed of his weight and tried to suppress my passion for fashion, built a successful career as a plus-size models and even walked the runway at Fashion Week in New York.
A few years ago Arcadio del Valle (Arcadio Del Valle) XXXXXL size is not something that photographed, and once again on the street did not want to leave. And now he has almost 8000 subscribers instagrame. Since 2015, he fasted fashionable bows in social networks, do not hesitate to own body, and campaigning for it other men "in the body." In 2016, he drew attention to the brand of clothing for fat people VOLARE and offered the man to participate in Fashion Week.
"My heart was pounding so hard that I almost jumped out of my chest no. My life was nothing like this. My sister sat in the front row and was worried about me and I am very happy that I had such support. It was one of the best moments. "
Since then, Arcadio took part in three shows VOLARE and Brandon Kyle. The man has become much more self-confidence and encourages other people with curvaceous.
"I grew up in a world where the media encourage us to look a certain way, to keep yourself in shape and fit into the overall mass. I was unhappy. When I saw the plus-size models who love your body, it inspired me to do the same. I began to share photos in a stylish dress in instagrame and received positive feedback. "
"I want to say that, even if you do not look like everyone else, or you have a lot of weight, you can love fashion and do whatever you want."
Some subscribers are unhappy bodipozitivnym Arcadio approach. But it does not bother.
"They criticize my shape, weight, and what I painted. They say that I should not show my body, because I'm full. They think that I am advocating obesity and unhealthy lifestyle, but it is not. All I want to do - is to call on all to love and accept themselves regardless of gender, and size. "
"In my ideal world, high-end brands such as Gucci and Louis Vuitton, as well as street wear brands - such as Old Navy and Gap, will be to sew clothes for people my size, and finally we will include in the fashion industry. The demand is there and the outside of the existing market, they should just open your eyes. The big guys also love fashion. I just want everyone to be able to express themselves. "