Marquita Pring was just featured onVogue Italia’s website under the headline “a new star in the curvy universe.” You might have seen her walking Jean Paul Gaultier‘s spring 2011 runway or in V‘s size issue. And she’s currently working on a major editorial with a big name photographer but she won’t tell us more.

When you’re talking “plus size” models, Crystal Renn is the name that comes to mind. She’s outspoken about size in the modeling industry, even if she’s no longer technically “plus size” (whatever that means). But that’s the point–why do we need labels? Pring says she was honored to be called a “a new star in the curvy universe” by Vogue Italia, but she’s hoping they call her a “new star in the MODELING universe,” next.

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