FRANCIE MAUPIN...MODEL, INFLUENCER, AND DESIGNER
Francie Maupin is an American plus-size model and influencer. Francie is the designer/creative director of the well-known, plus size clothing brand, The Diva Kurves Collection. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Francie began her modeling career in 8th grade when she was included her first major campaign and featured in the well-known store “It’s Fashion,” as a pre-teen plus model. Modeling has been something Francie has always enjoyed since the young age of 5 years old when she began doing runway modeling for hair shows that her Grandmother's hair salon was included in. Francie has been featured in many reputable Magazines such as ESSENCE, PLUS MODEL MAG, HAIR DIGEST and more. She has also been featured in several popular fashion blogs and has appeared in music videos (both nationally and internationally).
Francie became a business owner at a very young age all while obtaining her Master's Degree. In 2014, Francie launched her plus size clothing brand, The Diva Kurves Collection, that features beautiful pieces designed for the full figured woman including the popular #swimthick swimwear. In 2014, she also launched the reputable plus size calendar; The Kurves Calendar. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BS in Psychology and Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Francie is very passionate about helping others and continues to set trends and inspire plus size women all over the world to love the skin that they are in. Francie’s motto: Your body is yours, Own it!