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- Wang Lanxi, plus-size model

Her business partner in the neighboring cheap ladies underwear city of Dongguan, 32-year-old Cai Wenwen, had a similar experience. Cai began modeling part time in 2011, thrilled that she could make 300 yuan a day when her salary as a secretary was only 2,000 yuan a mon=

 

As cute black lingerie Cai grew older and the industry matured, she decided to step aside and become an agent. Shalso in charge of a live-streaming channel for a plus-size Taobao shop. ont of the camera and answering all kinds of questions live Cai says. One store for which she used to model herself boosted its sales from a few pieces a month to several hundred a day after Cai replaced a slimmer model.

 

Wang says that as brick-and-mortar shops dot hot lingerie women carry her size, she relies on Taobao, which boasts hundreds of retailers that sell plus-size clothes. But she only buys from those that use plus-size models, which she says make up a small minority.

Another model, 22-year-old Wang Lanxi, big size lingerie says she is anxious about the future of her career.Youth is prized in modeling, she tells Sixth Tone. have this sense of crisis; I feel like I need to constantly improve so I not eliminated by this industry.


Plus-size modeling agent Huang Fei (right) measures model He Jiahui during a live stream for a Taobao store in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 20, 2017. Fan Yiying/Sixth Tone

 

Every week, Wang Lanxi presents a two-hour live stream for a Taobao store with another model, He Jiahui, also 22. The duo try out a dozen new items in front of some 10,000 viewers, explaining which styles pair best.

 

 

Before this wee hast officially opened yet. After failing to find any decent plus-size lingerie in Chinese stores, she decided to order 122 sets from a manufacturer in eastern China and start her own shop. She plans to launch by Qnown as Chinese Vlls at the end of August this year.

 

(Header image: Plus-size model He Jiahui poses at a lingerie shoot for her own Taobao shop in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 20, 2017. Fan Yiying/Sixth Tone)