Friday, 28 June 2013

Curvy and Successful - Severine Spicer

Introducing Severine Spicer, she became the 3rd runner up for the Miss Plus sized International Pageant 2012.  Severine is a Size 20 and is 5:5 tall and is featured wearing the apron dress from the Dea London SS13 Collection. 

The beautiful Severine very kindly agreed to an interview see her answers below. 

Janie B - How did you find your experience at Miss BBW International?

Severine – “The Miss BBW international beauty pageant was an eye opener for me; It made me realise that plus size women have a place in the fashion and it is important that we represent so many other woman like me in our society. “

JB - Why did you enter the competition?

SS – “I love fashion, I love photography and I wanted to become a plus size model.”

JB - Have you always wanted to model?

SS -  “I've always wanted to.”

JB - Have you been in many pageants?

SS - “No I've done only one but I was stopped on the street few weeks ago and was asked if I wanted to participate in another one (how cool is that? lol)”

JB - How has the competition influenced your modelling career?

SS – “I guess it has, I've learned a lot. I gained in confidence. It was my moment to shine. I loved to try lot of different sorts clothes, have my make up done... I've also learnt a lot about posing in front of the camera during the different photo shoot sessions.”

JB - Have you ever been on Television?

SS – “Yes, I modeled on ITV this morning last November, I was wearing a fabulous dress from Gemma Collins collection.”

JB - I believe you was lucky enough to be sponsored by Dea London for your day/evening wear, how did you find the experience and the dress? 

SS“Wow, the making of the dress and the approach re bespoke experience was outstanding, I was so honoured, it's unbelievable. Jelena did such a great job! We worked together in order to make the perfect dress for me which was fantastic. From sketching the design, choosing the material, it was a 5 star service. She knew exactly what the perfect dress should be,  that would suit me and fit my figure to perfection. She is so talented!”

JB - What fashion trend are you most looking forward to in the upcoming AW13 season?

SS – “I can't wait to see the dresses, they are so chic !”

JB - What are you passionate about?

SS – “I love art, photography, fashion and music.”

JB - Tell us one thing about yourself that nobody else knows?

SS – “I can play trumpet, I was in a national music school in France.”

JB - Whats your day job? 

SS – “I work as in an internal auditor for SBE Uk Ltd.”

JB - Where do you want to be in five years' time?

SS “I would like to see myself as a business woman in the fashion industry (I still have a lot to learn...)”

JB - What’s,your philosophy in life?

SS – “Don't chase your dream, grab it!”

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