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Why This Model Will Never Reject The Term "Plus Size"

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    They say love is sweeter the second time around, and in the case of fashion-forward plus-size brand Eloquii, that couldn't be more true. We've expressed our excitement over the brand's recent relaunch before, but this time, we're getting to know its current lead model, French-born beauty Clémentine Desseaux.

    We first met Desseaux at the Eloquii launch party, where she gifted all attendees with jars of homemade marmalade — clementine-flavored, of course. Needless to say, we were smitten — not just with her femme fatale looks but also with her completely sweet demeanor.

    We can only hope that Clémentine continues to rock her style and completes enough campaigns to make Kate Moss jealous. Read on for this curvy model's very candid thoughts on the term "plus size" and why the whole industry needs to change. We think you'll adore her special brand of je ne sais quoi as much as we do.

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