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Candice Huffine (born October 15, 1984)[3] is an international fashion model represented by IMG Models.[4] A former teenage beauty queen, she signed her first modeling commercial contract in 2000 and has since crossed over from the commercial world into high fashion.[5]

Candice Huffine
Born (1984-10-15) October 15, 1984 (age 33)
Georgetown, Washington, DC, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Model
Years active 2000–present
Matt Powers (m. 2011)
Modeling information


Early lifeEdit

Huffine was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in suburban Maryland.[6]


As a plus-size model Huffine has become known for reducing barriers[7] in the fashion industry. Her A-list work includes being featured in publications such as CR Fashion Book, Italian Vogue (cover), Vogue, W, V Magazine, i-D and Glamour.[8] She has worked with top industry names such as Mert and Marcus and Steven Meisel as well as Carine Roitfeld.

In 2015 she became the first plus-size woman to be featured in the Pirelli Calendar[9] and it 2016 she gained international attention for Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel campaign.[10] She has appeared in multiple New York Fashion Week's including 2017 Fall/Winter walking the runway for noted designers such as Prabal Gurung, Sophie Theallet and Christian Siriano.[11]

Project StartEdit

In 2016 Huffine founded Project Start,[12] a collaborative initiative with Women's Running Magazine to encourage and inspire women to begin their running journey.

Personal lifeEdit

She married Matt Powers in October 2011 in Brooklyn, New York.[13][14] The couple live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with their dog Jerry Brows.[citation needed]


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  3. ^ "Biography". Fashion Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Candice Huffine - IMG Models". Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  5. ^ NY Mag
  6. ^ "Biography". Fashion Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  7. ^ "At size 6 Candice Huffine was a plus-size model. At size 12 she's cracking the haute ceiling". The Washington Post. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Candice Huffine - Model". Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Talking to Candice Huffine, the Pirelli Calendar's First Plus-Size Model". New York. 18 November 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Lane Bryant Throws Shade at Victoria's Secret With #ImNoAngel Campaign". Life & Style. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Candice Huffine - Model". Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  12. ^ "Project Start Is Telling 5 Runners' Stories From The Beginning". Women's Running. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  13. ^ Candice Huffine Married
  14. ^ Wedding Video

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