Teslyn Butler is a native of Monticello, Arkansas who booked her first model gig on her own at the tender age of 12. She became interested in modeling after she got a gentle nudge at the age of 16 when she was scouted by television personality, Andy Paige.
Teslyn is a passionate, driven, and ambitious plus model with an extraordinary zeal for her craft. But she’s not only a pretty face, Teslyn holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and is also the founder of hippyandhealthy.com. Teslyn is an advocate for promoting a healthy body image among young women, which is what prompted her to intertwine both plus modeling and psychology to create Hippy & Healthy.
Teslyn took the plus modeling industry by storm, making history with her national win as the first plus size model for Wet Seal. The curvy model was the First Face of Full Figured Fashion week, winning the coveted Cover Model Position. Not only was Teslyn nominated for the Model of the Year for the Chicago Independent Awards but she came home as the winner.
Teslyn has appeared on WCIU, NBC, and ABC. Teslyn has been featured in PLUS Model Magazine, Goddess Magazine, and Sophisticate’s Black Hair Magazine, just to name a few. Teslyn has worked with designers such as Tennille White, Courbus Sera, Chocolate Sushi Couture, Love Verse Designs, Eightwentyeight Collections and many others. She has graced the runway for clothing stores such as Eddy and Bri, Torrid, Lane Bryant, Monifc, and Igigi, just to name a few.
Teslyn most recently was featured as a model for Love Verse Designs on The Sherhara Talk Show. You can see her most current work by going to boutiquelarrieux.com, blairchicboutique.com, frockshopchicago.com, and chocolatesushicouture.com
Be on the lookout for this rising star, with so many projects in the works, there won’t be many places that you won’t see this model’s beautiful face.
We would like to thank Teslyn for sharing her amazing story and wish her all the best in her modeling career as well as other future endeavours. You can find out more about Teslyn at the following…