Name : Marlucia Felix
Sizes: Bust: 116cm, Waist: 98cm, Hips: 124cm
Dress : 14/16
Location: São Gonçalo / RJ , Brazil
Tell us a little about yourself!
I’m a plus size model for 3 years and Miss Congeniality Plus Size Carioca 2011 and Example Divine Woman 2013. Working on the MF models Models Plus agency of Rio de Janeiro. I like to help other women to rescue their self-esteem. I am a social worker by training and plus size model in my spare time. I attend many events and have walked twice in the United States in 2013 – the Melange Fashion Show in San Francisco , CA and 1426 Fashion Week , Miami , FL .
What inspired you to get into modeling?
I saw some plus size models on TV and realized they were not very different from my body type. I researched the profession and did my first book and mailed to agencies, to my surprise, all the agencies liked my profile and I signed up as a model.
What kind of modeling have you done?
I have attended a few fashion shows in Brazil and abroad, did catalogs, billboards, and other advertising pieces. I also work as evidence of the Leader brand style. Winner of the contest organized the Great Muse Summer 2012 and the 1st Meeting Plus Size RJ. I also recorded a short film last year .
What are your likes and dislikes about modeling ?
I like clothes that enhance my curves and make me beautiful, elegant and comfortable. I love dresses because they make me sexier, but I do not like too short or tight clothing.
Are you with any modeling agencies or teams?
Yes, I am a partner in MF Models Plus agency.
What words would you use to describe your personal style?
I am a very outgoing person. I am a business woman and plus size in the world do not have many friends , but my focus is always professional .
What does Curvy And Curious mean to you?
I enjoyed the work of yours, so I decided to sign up to promote my work. I believe you will help many women to appreciate their curves and recover their self-esteem.
What kind of advice have you been given that you give to aspiring models ?
Before taking the first step, study on the profession to know if this is really what you want. It is a challenging profession and rather complicated – only the strong will win! Run after your dreams and do not listen to people because many do not want your success! Work and study hard , because sooner or later success comes!
Where can Curvy And Curious viewers see more of you?
Measurements: 47 – 42 – 52
Tell us a little bit about yourself?
I am from Portsmouth, VA. I moved to Raleigh, NC to go to Shaw University. That is where I began modeling. In 2006 I joined a plus size modeling troupe called Pure Elegance. I have a BS in Business Management and one in Accounting. I am still living in Raleigh and building my print portfolio. My goal is to do runway full-time.
What inspired you to get into modeling?
I have always been into fashion and when I stepped on a runway I fell in love!
I have done runway and print.
What are your likes and dislikes about modeling?
Again, I LOVE runway and how being on the stage empowers me.
I do not like worrying if people will like my work.
Versatile, Frugal, 40’s
I love shopping and I cannot pass up a good deal whether it’s a sale, thrift buy, or free.
What does Curvy and Curious mean to you?
It means to be shapely and open. We should not hide from the world just because we have a more meat on our bones.
If it’s your dream, go for it at 100%. I think you need full dedication to reach your full potential.
IG: @TerrysThe1 / http://instagram.com/Terrysthe1
Hiphopnc.com (Women’s Empowerment 2013 fashion show video)
I have the Bridal, Fashion and Couture Convention coming on February 16, 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Also some promo shoots in 2014.
- How to Become a Plus Model in 6 Steps (curvystylerocks.wordpress.com)
- IMG Modeling Agency Wants Diversity, But It May Take A While (thestyleofthecase.com)
- Stylist’s Secret: Runway Tips and Tricks for Everyday (mommystylist.com)