Plus Size Teen Fashion Model
We are delighted to bring you our interview with teen fashion model Kailee Smith.
We asked Kailee what she liked the most about modeling?
I love the fact that in modeling you can be whatever you want to be!
One day they might shoot you as a famous rock star and the next job they may shoot you as an astronaut, it just depends on the client and the product your selling.
I think once models get past the Its all about me stage, they can truly appreciate the opportunity they have been given, then they can have fun and shine.
As a new model what type of modeling assignments are you working on?
Well, I am just starting out, I have done small local gigs, But as far as big jobs so far, I have worked for Mervyn's, that was alot of fun!
Recently I did a photo shoot with Christopher Jensen promoting Aids/HIV awareness, my picture is going to be in his book and the YouthAIDS newsletter for their Kick Me campaign.
I am a finalist for the cover shot, of the first print edition of Bombshell magazine.Kaille is one the newest models to Click Model Management.
How did you get started in modeling?
Ok, I am not just saying this to toot my own horn, you did ask, lol!
But, my Mom said, ever since I was born, people were always drawn to me.
Perfect strangers used to stop and stare, wherever we went, they wanted to know all about me.
As I got a little older people used to think I was or looked like Olivia (AKA Raven Symone) from the Cosby show, which reminds me, hey Raven if your reading this, I am a huge fan and would love to meet you one day!
When I was 4 my Mom entered me into Model Search 94 and thats when it all began I did local jobs, catalog and print. But when I hit 9 years old and things started to really take off for me, I started loosing interest, my Mom didnt want to be one of Those Moms and force me to continue, so she pulled me out.
It wasnt till a few years ago that I began to get back involved, I realize now, this is something I was born to do! I could be having the worst possible day or sick as a dog, but as soon as I step in front of the camera I just, come to life!
What are some of your favorite designers you like to wear and exciting changes that you see in fashion?
Hmmm Theres a lot of designers I absolutely love, but they dont make clothes in my size, all I can do is admire them from afar *sigh* (hopefully thats about to change) Although I am on the small end of plus size, still its hard to find High End Designer clothes that will fit me. You know that old saying "If you cant find a way, make a way", I firmly believe that! Here are some designers who are making a way...
Where to begin ELENA MIRO my hero! Her clothes are amazing! Elenas clothes celebrate womanly curves, not scorn them. Jean- Paul Gaultier and John Galliano are heros of mine as well, returning to the catwalk to represent the voluptuous ideal of feminine beauty in their designs.
I also love my SVOBODA jeans, if your curvy and you want comfortable, sexy jeans you want a pair of Jessica SVOBODAs, once you wear them, you wont be able to live without them. Trentacosta has Amazing soft, beautiful feminine dresses, and I cant say enough about Anna Scholz, her designs are very curvy couture.
I am excited for the future of plus size models, I believe I am part of the next generation of young women to change the shape of fashion. Its all about being a Role Model as well, and thats how I see myself Super Role Model Kailee Smith!
We see a bright modeling future for this very charming and adorable new face to the modeling world.
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