• Australian Fashion Week hosts its first ever plus-size runway show
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    Australian Fashion Week hosts its first ever plus-size runway show

    Written by Oscar Holland, CNN For modeling agent Chelsea Bonner, securing catwalk spots for plus-sized women at Australian Fashion Week has always been difficult. “The challenge every season, to get one, two or three models over a size 12 onto a fashion week runway, is enormous,” she said on the phone from Sydney. “The amount of time it takes, the amount of convincing you have to do — it’s just a real battle.” So Bonner, whose agency Bella Management has around 60 fuller-figured models on its books, took matters into her own hands: She organized the event’s first ever runway show dedicated exclusively to plus-size brands. A model walks the…