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Robyn Lawley

Robyn Lawley: Australia’s Best-known Plus-size Model

Robyn Lawley was Australia’s inaugural curve model, appearing in magazines such as Vogue Italia, Elle France, Marie Claire Australia, and Sunday Style Australia. Additionally, she has become the face of fashion brands including Evans, H&M Lane Bryant Marina Rinaldi.

She is the mother to Ripley and keeps a food blog named ‘Robyn Lawley Eats’. Additionally, she writes political articles and advocates for environmental causes.

Robyn Lawley’s Biography

Robyn Lawley was born on June 13, 1989. Robyn Lawley, more commonly known by her nickname of Rob, has made waves in fashion with her breathtaking looks and seductive appeal. An international model who has graced numerous magazine covers with her beauty, she boasts curvier features with sunkissed skin that make her even more alluring.

Australian model Sheridan Coombes was born in Girraween, a suburb of Sydney. She attended Macarthur Girls High School before visiting mainstream modeling agencies at 15 but did not feel ready to sign. Instead, she took time off before rejoining modeling at 18 when signing with Bella Model Management Australia as a “plus-size” agency.

Lawley has worked with photographers such as Greg Kadel, Kenneth Willardt, Rankin, and Raphael Mazzucco. Her images have appeared in high-end fashion publications like Maxim Australia, Australian Vogue, GQ Australia, and Cosmopolitan Australia – she even became the first plus-size model ever photographed for Elle France! Additionally, she was the face of Australian Mango’s Violeta collection!

Lawley has also appeared in films like Four Christmases and a Wedding, Celebrity Family Feud and Have You Been Paying Attention? Additionally, Lawley gave birth to her daughter Ripley Dorothy Lawley-Schmidt on her maternal grandmother’s birthday; and is currently dating American basketball player/lawyer Everest Schmidt.

Robyn Lawley’s Modeling Career

Robyn Lawley is an Australian model best known for her work with Ralph Lauren, Boux Lingerie, H&M, Persona Collezioni, and Sculptress fashion brands worldwide. In addition, she owns her swimwear label called Robyn Lawley Swimwear; in 2007 she won Australia Cosmopolitan Fun Rising Star Award.

On 13 June 1989 in Girraween, New South Wales, Australia she was given birth as a Gemini and attended Macarthur Girls High School. Chris and Janne Lawley are her parents while Shona and Jennifer are her younger sisters.

Lawley is immensely proud of her height, embracing it fully as part of who she is and being an example to other tall models that being tall doesn’t preclude them from becoming successful models. Additionally, Lawley serves as an inspirational role model to women across the world by advocating that having a healthy body is more essential than possessing one with perfect proportions.

Lawley began her modeling career when she was fifteen. At first, mainstream agencies offered to sign her, but she declined their offer. Finally, at age eighteen she signed with plus-size modeling management company Bella Model Management and since then has modeled for many prominent brands including Ralph Lauren, Vanity Fair Italy, and Elle France as well as walking runway shows for Peter Morrissey and Elena Miro as well as appearing in many ad campaigns such as Evans and Lane Bryant.

Robyn Lawley’s Personal Life

Robyn Lawley boasts an enviable figure, fitting perfectly into her height. Weighing 89 kg with green eyes, she maintains her weight through a healthy diet and exercise regimen. As a model with thousands of followers on social media accounts, she keeps herself looking her best!

She has appeared in advertisements for Clements Ribeiro, Lane Bryant, H&M, Persona Collezioni Sculptress, and Boux Lingerie, modeling on the March 2012 cover of Madison magazine in Australia; Ralph Lauren campaign; Australian and French editions of Vogue Italia as well as editorials such as Dazed & Confused Marie Claire Hungary Cosmopolitan Magazines.

Chris and Janne Lawley are her parents; her sisters are Shona and Jennifer. She attended Macarthur Girls High School. An avid reader and traveler, she enjoys doing yoga and kickboxing in addition to having a strong presence online as an advocate of body positivity.

Bond-Eye Swimwear recently unveiled her swimwear line designed by Robyn Lawley Eats on Tumblr, while she runs her food blog “Robyn Lawley Eats”. In addition, Robyn has written articles for both Mail Online and Telegraph on body positivity as well as enjoying watching films and listening to music during her free time.

Robyn Lawley’s Education

Robyn Lawley started her fashion career soon after graduating from Macarthur Girls High School. She quickly rose to fame, appearing on Vogue magazine cover pages and writing a cookery book. Additionally, she designed clothes specifically tailored for plus-size women – an enormous fan following which generates substantial income through Social Media platforms such as Instagram.

Australian model Isabella Blow, best known for her fabulous body, encourages women to prioritize health instead of weight. Recently she posted a saucy mirror selfie to Instagram that showcased her attractive figure; wearing a black sports bra and lace knickers while also revealing she wears size 12 US/14-16 Australia clothing.

Beginning her modeling career as a straight-size model, she later switched to plus-size modeling. Represented by Bella Model Management Agency in Australia and appearing in magazines such as Marie Claire, Dolly Magazine, and Cosmopolitan among many others;

Robyn has also been featured as a “Rookie” in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and serves as a role model for women around the globe. Additionally, she serves as a public speaker and has published a cookbook called ‘Robyn Eats” with recipes collected from her food blog and with an introduction written by actress Kate Beckinsale as its foreword.

Robyn Lawley  in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Robyn Lawley is an Australian model who made waves in the fashion industry as a plus-size model. Began her career at 18 and appeared in several publications and advertising campaigns, including work with top photographers Gres Kadel and Rankin; winning awards such as Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Rising Star Award from Australian Cosmopolitan Fun magazine as well as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and Full Figured Fashion Week among many more accolades, she became one of the industry’s go-to plus-size models.

Lawley also enjoys fashion designing and cooking; she has her line of clothes available through retail outlets in Australia and has presented cookery shows. Additionally, Lawley advocates for body positivity issues; speaking out against Victoria’s Secret’s lack of diversity on its runways as an advocate of body positivity movement.

Lawley has spearheaded efforts in the fashion industry toward greater body positivity. Last year, she initiated a boycott of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show that garnered worldwide support; while Victoria’s Secret has taken some steps towards increasing diversity within its workforce, Lawley believes they still must make major adjustments.

Robyn Lawley on Magazine Covers

Robyn Lawley is an Australian model who embraces her curves and advocates body positivity. She made history when she posed as the first plus-sized model ever for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit issue and has appeared on fashion magazine covers such as Cosmopolitan Australia, Vogue Italia, InStyle Australia, ELLE France, and Marie Claire Australia – not to mention Ralph Lauren, Barneys New York Mango Violeta Chantelle Lingerie campaigns!

Robyn has long been known for her dedication to cooking. She shares delicious recipes on both her blog and social media platforms; viewers of her vlogs of cooking decadences have given positive reviews to Robyn’s vlogs of culinary creations. Since 2014, she has also been eating vegan and credits this diet with keeping her complexion flawless.

Lawley has also used her platform to raise awareness about lupus. She has spoken openly about her condition during interviews and serves as an exemplary role model for other women affected by it. Furthermore, Lawley hosts the Everybody with Robyn podcast to support fellow female sufferers of autoimmune diseases.

Lawley is in a long-term relationship with Everest Schmidt, an attorney, and former Lafayette College basketball player. Together they share one daughter, Ripley. Eventually, they plan to grow their family via adoption. Lawley enjoys traveling, working out, fashion design and photography as well as collaborations such as Bond-Eye Swimwear swimwear designs; other hobbies include filmmaking, music making, watercolor painting, and cooking/eating.


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