What’s the deal with this dress?

This is the moment a model has taken the spotlight to show how she has changed for the better over the past two years, and the result is a dress she has no regrets about. 

It is called ‘Fashion and Change’, and the 28-year-old from South Africa has been working as a fashion model for several years. 

She has been the model for various brands including L’Oréal, L’Orléans and Naturals, and even won a Miss World crown in 2014.

But what was her original goal when she joined the modelling industry? 

I wanted to look like the models, so I had to work very hard and train really hard.””

I was always very focused on fashion. 

I wanted to look like the models, so I had to work very hard and train really hard.”

I didn’t want to be the only model on the runway, I wanted to be featured on the covers of magazines.

“What did she expect from working for an industry that is so heavily reliant on the sale of the human body?”

I knew that I was a model, but I didn’t know that I would be working with a company that would try to sell me a product,” she said. 

The designer’s work has been well received, and she is currently looking to take her career to the next level.”

As a model I always have to make sure I look like I’m not a model. 

As a fashion designer, it’s more important that you can sell your clothes as a real woman,” she continued. 

When asked about how she feels about the new fashion industry, she said, “I am proud of the work I’ve done.

I think I’ve become a better person for having been a model and I’m happy with where I am now.

“Now I can focus on doing other things.”

Watch the full interview with Fierce Fashion’s Elinor Gebre, here.