Iskra Lawrence Quotes About Consumer, Vote, Dollar, Business

Iskra Lawrence Quotes About Consumer, Vote, Dollar, Business

Iskra Lawrence

Iskra Lawrence Quotes:

,A brand is only going to want to be more inclusive if they feel like it’s going to be good for business as well as making the consumer feel good – so we have to encourage people to do that. Consumers have to stand up and say, ‘I have power: my pound or dollar is how I vote.’,

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,After so many years of being rejected and having my body scrutinized… for Aerie to come along and basically say, ‘We accept you. We don’t care about your size.’ To see those pictures on a Times Square billboard, and they were completely unretouched, I just was like, ‘Wow. I finally feel good enough!’,

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,Any images that I’ve had retouched, I look at them, and I think, ‘Oh I actually don’t want that.’ That’s why I don’t share them on Instagram.,

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,As a model, I feel a great responsibility, and I understand how an image can make a young woman feel.,

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,Change the conversation you’re having in the mirror with yourself… if you hear someone who is saying something that is bringing them down, stop it. Don’t be passive. Actually, take action and say, ‘I wouldn’t speak to my best friend like that.’,

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,Clothing for larger sizes doesn’t have to look frumpy and old; it should seamlessly integrate fashion – like Universal Standard.,

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,Everyone has to realize that body-shaming can happen at any size.,

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,For so many years, I thought I wasn’t good enough.,

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,Hateful words stand no chance against self-worth and a little of humor.,

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,I didn’t always have a lot of self confidence growing up.,

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,I don’t ever wanna blame my body for not being right.,

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,I dreamt of being an Aerie model before I came to New York. That was one of the main reasons I came to New York and wanted to get signed.,

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,I feel like I deserve to be loved because I’ve learned to love myself.,

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,I had a taste for this fashion industry that I loved and wanted to be a part of.,

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,I had a turbulent relationship with my calves, but I love them now because I realize that they were never the problem.,

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,I just spent five, six years sacrificing so much to try and fit into that one ideal, that one small standard, and I was never good enough. And it was just frustration that turned into motivation… That became my ammunition, all the people that told me I couldn’t.,

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,I love McDonald’s now and again – not every day.,

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,I need to just be Iskra, and I’ve got to believe in me, or else no one will.,

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,I never could have dreamt that I would be able to help girls feel better about themselves. But now I know I can. I want to do everything in my power to do more.,

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,I remember doing a commercial one time where I stepped on a shard of glass, and I was hobbling around in swimwear. It was raining and in the commercial, when I saw it, I didn’t look like I had a messed up foot.,

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,I remember Googling operations to make my calves slimmer, and I ate only ham for a week to try and become skinny.,

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,I remember I took an editorial, and I was so excited. I got the pictures back, and I looked in the magazine, and I was like, ‘Oh my gosh!’ My arms were half their size, and I had a thigh gap magically, and all these crazy things. My family went out and tried to find my pictures in the magazines, but no one could recognize me.,

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,I started when I was 13 years old by entering ‘Elle Girl”s search for the next supermodel in the U.K. I got to the finals and was signed by Storm.,

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,I think everyone who shares a piece of themselves and is open and honest – I think that helps us all.,

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,I think unretouched images are even more beautiful.,

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,I treat health and fitness as looking after myself.,

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,I tried the maple syrup diet. I tried the protein-only Atkins diet.,

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,If you start talking to yourself in a loving way you’re going to feel so much better, and your life is going to be so much happier.,

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,If you want to wear something and you feel confident, you are going to rock it. That’s what I love about fashion: it’s your choice and your chance to express yourself.,

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,I’m happy with myself. I respect myself. And I know that no man, no jeans, no scale, and no booker is in control of my future – I am.,

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,I’m very aware I have very young people following me – 11- and 12-year-olds. I want to do things that are aspirational, so I’m not going to pick a picture that’s unattractive – even in the sense of lighting and angles – but I make sure that it’s realistic. It is me, and it is my body. I wouldn’t put anything out there that isn’t real.,

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,Instead of waking up and worrying about your thigh gap, wake up and worry about what you’re going to achieve today. What can you do, and how can you give back?,

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,Invest in brands that make you feel good and that you believe in.,

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,My long-term dream is to have self-education in schools for mental, physical, and emotional health because we need to learn how to speak to ourselves in a loving way and to each other.,

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,My thighs are great!,

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,No matter what age you are, your voice should be heard, and you can develop a passion for something and be an activist in your own right, in your own field, for something you feel strongly about.,

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,Obviously, breast cancer is very much out there but cervical cancer isn’t talked about as much because there’s a bit more of a stigma around it. Certainly that’s something I want to make sure that young girls know.,

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,Oh my goodness – Zac Efron has great abs.,

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,People often ask me, ‘Who is your role model?’ and it sounds a bit cliche, but I’ve been trying to be my own model.,

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,The focus for me is always about health. That’s why I talk about self-care rather than size or anything like that, because that’s something we can all do that’s relatable – this discussion of being healthy form the inside-out.,

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,There’s nothing wrong with having a bad day. Let yourself feel those emotions because every emotion is validated.,

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,We need to realize that we can do anything with our lives because of who we are.,

,We need to see real women’s bodies.,

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,When I joined Instagram, I began sharing my raw photos along with my raw and honest thoughts and feelings.,

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,When I was a teenager, a mean comment would have hurt me deeply, I’ve made it my mission to be a role model for young girls and boys and help show them that other people’s words or opinions have nothing to do with how beautiful they actually are.,

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,When you’re happy and at one with yourself and have come to peace with who you are, that radiates.,

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,You are good enough as you, so delete that Facetune app and step away from that really weird filter that makes you look smoother than Craig David.,

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,You can’t compare yourself to anyone else. I try and use this advice daily. I didn’t actually fully believe that until I was maybe 21 or 22.,

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,You don’t always need to be this flawless female with amazing skin and done hair. Perfect doesn’t exist.,

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,You’re always ‘too’ something.,

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Who is Iskra Lawrence?

Lawrence is the Global Role Model and a model for American Eagle Outfitters’ lingerie line, Aerie.