Plus Size model at Sao Paulo's Fashion Weekend
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Brazil plus-size models on catwalk in Sao Paulo

25 February 2013 Last updated at 09:46 GMT

Brazil has produced some of the world's most famous super models, but models of quite a different shape have been causing a storm in Sao Paulo.

This is fashion week plus size. It started seven years ago and since then it has kept growing.

National and international labels including Katie Ferrarra, Cosma, and Marri Gatto all showcased their latest creations here.

Emily Thomas reports.