In February this year, 20 gorgeous plus size ladies were selected to take part in Netherlands’ fashion reality programe, Curvy Super Model, becoming the country’s first ever plus model competition TV show. The judges consisted of Nigel Barker who is a photographer, filmmaker, TV personality, author and designer, International curvy model Danielle Van Grondelle, YouTube Vlogger Anna Nooshin and Creative director/stylist JeanPaul Paula.
From striking poses in the rain, sexy lingerie shots, runway catwalk, body graffiti and flower halos, Stephanie Blommensteijn, Isadee Jasen, Fabienne Schriek, Iskamella Wennekes, Stefanie Vdmeijden, Veerle Soeters, Anjali Mohan, Myla Makina, Demy Biervliet and Joann Van Der Herik were the ten models that made it to the semifinal round of the competition.
During the course of the competition, the models had the opportunity of getting deals with a few brands after they come out tops in certain segments. Joann Van Der Herik who is the cousin of celebrity model sisters, Gigi and Bella Hadid, became the face of Debenham’s new lingerie collection. In the end, Isadee Jasen, Stefanie Vdmeijden, Anjali Mohan and Joann Van Der Herik were the four finalists with Isadee Jasen being crowned the winner.