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London Fashion Week celebrates plus-sized models

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It's a skinny girl's world, particularly in fashion where the thin, androgynous look always wins out. But this weekend, an alternative to London Fashion Week celebrated the larger lady and all her curves. 

A plus-size model wearing clothes from Simply Be walks down the catwalk during Official British Plus-Size Fashion Weekend in east London on February 16, 2013. This weekend, an alternative to London Fashion Week celebrated the larger lady and all her curves.

"Thank you all for being who you are", declared one of the organisers at the first Official British Plus-Size Fashion Weekend in Shoreditch, an edgy district in the east of the capital beloved of young hipsters and music fans.

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