Alex LaRosa is an international model, digital influencer, and body positive activist living in New York City. She first started modeling in her hometown of Los Angeles, CA in 2009. She has gained an increased amount of attention over the past eight years and has proven herself as an influential part of the plus size modeling industry. While she is most known as one of the faces of Ashley Stewart, Alex has shot campaigns for multiple fashion and lifestyle brands such as JCPenney, Eloquii, Torrid, ModCloth, and many more. Alex was featured on the cover and in an eight page editorial for the February 2016 issue of Plus Model Magazine.
Alex hit the runway at Los Angeles Fashion Week for her first runway show in Spring 2013. Since then, she has continued to walk the runway for the Orange County Fashion Showcase and a number of the Los Angeles Fashion Week shows. Once having booked the show from a nation-wide model casting, Alex LaRosa became a crowd favorite at the highly-praised Full Figured Fashion Week in summer 2013. Alex graced the runway for JCPenney during New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 and will again return to the NYFW stage this Fall 2017 season.
Alex is the creator of #VisiblyPlusSize and her passion for body positivity and diverse media representation is reflected in all of her work. She uses her platform to educate aspiring models, encourage self love and body acceptance, and inspire women to become the best versions of themselves. She is committed to the idea that all people deserve to be represented in fashion, film, and the media at large. Her goal is to help normalize those voices that are typically marginalized, because no size, shape, race, or age is more or less important than the next. She is committed to being a spokesperson for the body positive movement and has been interviewed by Yahoo Style, Huffington Post Live, Plus Model Magazine, Daily Venus Diva and more. Alex will be featured in the upcoming documentary, Fattitude, where will she will contribute her insight and opinions of the fashion industry and the world of plus size modeling.
Aside from modeling, Alex is a scholar and community organizer. She is a graduate of Occidental College and has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Critical Theory & Social Justice. She has committed herself to a life of social awareness and focuses her work on issues of racial equality and the U.S. incarceration system.
Alex LaRosa is currently working on several upcoming projects! With her career well on its way, Alex is looking forward to continuing to model, travel, inspire others along the way.
Please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.