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The Top 10 Curvy Stories Of 2013 – #5 of 10

#5 – Celebrating Curves – The British Plus-Size Awards.

linda2Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 11.57.20 AM2013 inspired world-wide recognition of the curvy revolution with the inception of The British Plus-Size Awards. Founder, Linda Koch set out to create an event that would coincide with her Miss Plus Size International pageant and the awards show was born. missplussizelogo2013-300x118

“Over the last couple of years, we have seen a significant rise in the amount of plus size businesses and personalities and we feel the time has come to reward outstanding service and inspirational people. We want to recognise those who have broken barriers in the plus size industry, an industry that is being utilised by more and more people.” – Linda Koch

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  • The Winners were:
    Best Celebrity Female – Adele34865eaa-838f-4a76-8c12-ff4372cf7936_162785389
    Best Celebrity Male – James Corden
    Best Online Retailer – ASOS Curve
    Best High Street Retailer – New Look
    Best Model – Chloe Marshall
    Best Supermarket – Asda
    Best Person In Business – Anna Scholz
    Best Designer – Gemma Collins
    Best Accessories Range – Accessorize
    Best Sports Brand – Nike
    Best Magazine – Curvaceous Inc
    Best Entertainer – Dawn French
    Best Blogger – Fuller Figure Fuller Bust
    Best Stylist – Gok Wan
    Best Fashion Event – British Plus Size Fashion Weekend
    Most Supportive News Publication – The Sun
    Cream Cake Award – Katie Hopkins
    Best Achievement – Lisa Riley

I’m hoping that there will be more and more shows like these to celebrate those trailblazers who are making a difference in the curvy community.

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