by MIKE CHAIKEN
Model Stephanie Dunbar see it as her mission to help people realize the importance of a diverse fashion world.
The Dallas, Texas resident said, “I want people to see that you don’t have to be a certain size, age, color or sex to be a model.”
“Beauty starts within and is in the eyes of the beholder,” said Stephanie.
“I want to help individuals to see the same beauty I see within myself,” said Stephanie. As a model, she said, “I will teach others to push past the boundaries that have been set upon themselves.”
Stephanie, who was a December winner of the Magnifique Showcase modeling competition held in Gulfport, Miss., said she wanted to be part of an organization like Magnifique “that caters to women and men to help them with confidence and to show them it’s okay to be different.”
Magnifique is organized by former “America’s Next Top Model” Victoria Henley.
As for the vocation for which she aspires, Stephanie said, “Modeling and being in front of the camera has always been a passion of mine. It helped me gain confidence and see my true inner self and worth.”
“Modeling has taught me a lot about consistency and creativity,” said Stephanie.
Winning Magnifique “is a dream I am finally bringing to life and I couldn’t be more excited and honored to have this opportunity,” said Stephanie.