UK-based model Iskra Arabella Lawrence was born on September 11, 1990 in Wolverhampton, England. Iskra Lawrence is represented by JAG Models and Models. She is the global Role Model for Aerie, a brand of clothing from American Eagle Outfitters
Iskra Lawrence attended Malvern St James and then Bromsgrove School. She is a national-level swimmer, and was also accepted into the UK National Youth Theatre at age 15
Iskra Lawrence was dropped from her first agency because her hips were too big. She was about 15-16 years of age and the agency management told her that her hips are 36 inches and that they need to be 34 at that age. She soon joined JAG Models
Iskra Lawrence is a model for the American Eagle Outfitters lingerie line Aerie. She has also modeled for lingerie brand, Adore Me
Iskra Lawrence actively calls out body shamers. Infact, she does not allow any of her Instagram photos to be retouched in any way to enhance her image. She wants to be accepted as she is
In 2017, Iskra Lawrence appeared in the Straight Curve documentary 'about body image and the industry leaders challenging society's unrealistic and dangerous standards of beauty
Iskra Lawrence completed her catwalk debut at New York Fashion Week for Chromat after 13 years of modelling and walked in L'Oréal's first fashion show at Paris Fashion week in October 2017
Iskra Lawrence was listed in the 'multi-hyphenates' category of the 2017 Maxim HOT 100. In 2018, Ikra Lawrence was announced as a L'Oréal Princes Trust Ambassador
Iskra Lawrence held the managing editor post at Runway Riot, a media entity devoted to advancing glamour of women of all shapes and sizes
Iskra Lawrence is a contributor to Self magazine, an American magazine for women that specialises in health, wellness, beauty, and style
Iskra Lawrence doesn't diet, but she tries to eat healthily. She said she hates the diet industry and wants to "basically stop the diet industry from ruining people's lives because it's so corrupt!"
Iskra Lawrence is a brand ambassador for National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Iskra Lawrence is also creator of the NEDA Inspires Award
Iskra Lawrence was also a part of the Free the Nipple campaign, which many celebs have joined
Iskra Lawrence incorporates self-care into her lifestyle by stepping away from things and knowing that her health and happiness is a priority
At the 2018 New York Fashion Week, Iskra Lawrence revealed her desire for the style bonanza to be empowering for all women
Iskra Lawrence went viral after she announced that she would say no to photoshopping her images on Instagram. Taking a different approach to the role of Instagram model, she wrote: "You won’t see me promoting tea detoxs or anything that I don’t actually use or wear or believe in."
Iskra Lawrence is known for her provocative photo shoots. Her summer getaway in Miami, Florida was the perfect opportunity to snap some shots for her Instagram followers. She said, "I am NOT an Instagram model and do not earn a living off it. I post because I hope to grow my platform to share my experiences and hopefully help other girls that are going through what I went through."
Once she took to Instagram to shut down body-shamers again and shared a picture of herself sprawled on a bed of crisp bags and then a video eating the crisps. "This is for anyone who's ever been called FAT," Iskra Lawrence wrote on Instagram
In an interview with Harpers Bazaar, Iskra Lawrence said, "I looked at my body and I wanted it to be 'perfect' and I compared myself to all different people. So I had to say, right, when I look at myself that’s not what I’m going to do. I know I deserve better. I am bullying myself and I am making my life more difficult and negative. I challenged myself to find loving words to describe myself and ways to appreciate the different parts of my body that maybe I didn’t like and wanted to change but actually I am grateful for."
Iskra Lawrence had said in an interview, "People don’t need fixing. There is nothing wrong with them to begin with and you are just changing their outward appearance and making it a superficial change, but (self-care) can actually help people heal and help them fall in love with who they are"
Iskra Lawrence told to the same magazine, "In this day and age where we’re meant to be working so hard and then also wanting to outwardly look like we are giving to others and doing so much, people think it's selfish to spend time on yourself. Yet you can’t give to someone else unless you're whole."
Iskra Lawrence says that instead of waking up and worrying about your thigh gap, wake up and worry about what you're going to achieve today. What can you do and how can you give back?
Iskra Lawrence recently asked for an end to oversexualising of nipples. She apparently asked people to not make a huge deal about her nipples being visible
When a fan asked her to go braless everyday, Iskra Lawrence replied saying, "Everyone has them so I don't know why they have to be so taboo"
About fashion, Iskra Lawrence says, "'Fashion is a statement. Every time you get dressed in the morning you decide who you want to be and how you want to feel, and I think that New York Fashion Week is a celebration of that."
Iskra Lawrence, on her Instagram post also said, "I do not condone binge eating. I eat whatever I want in moderation. I will eat crisps, but I'll also make healthy home cooked ;meals and work out regularly. The message is: Who gives a F what anyone else thinks of you? YOU are the only one who decides your self-worth."
Iskra Lawrence said, "The real you is good enough so let’s start celebrating that and know that Facetune or photoshop will not make you happier or more confident. Finding the things you can be grateful for and love about yourself will."
Iskra Lawrence said in an interview with a renowned magazine, "You can’t fall in love with someone else unless you fall in love with yourself first. Externally we look happy and like we are doing well and are super busy and our career is taking off – but actually, are you ok? Ask yourself how you feel when you are alone; do you feel lonely, have you done something for you today that makes you feel happy?"
Iskra Lawrence on happiness: It sounds silly but it’s the little joys in life that are generally for free are the things we forget to do because we are so busy with the materialism, the career or the outward appearance on social media.
Iskra Lawrence has learnt to say 'no' and believes that is not a selfish thing. "To be able to say no to your friends and say, I wanted to come out with you for dinner, but actually I just want to be at home tonight and be in bed for 10pm' – and that’s ok and that’s not selfish, says Iskra
United Kingdom-based model Iskra Lawrence looks absolutely stunning while flaunting her hourglass figure in these pictures. As she turns 28 years today, here's a look at her journey and interesting views. Pics Courtesy/ Iskra Lawrence's Instagram)
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