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Plus-size models stage runway response to Victoria’s Secret

If cumbersome wings and bedazzled corsets aren’t your thing, plus-size model Khrystyana Kazakova’s “The Real Catwalk” in Times Square was for you. The Siberia native and former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant came up with the idea of staging a guerrilla-style fashion show as a response to the less-than-inclusive Victoria’s Secret lingerie event. Kazakova told The Post, “I was talking with my friends like, ‘Oh my gosh, it makes me feel horrible.’ A lot of people feel unattractive after watching it.” Unlike the grueling castings lithe supermodels have to go through for VS, Kazakova invited participants of all ages, genders and heights to strut via social media. “Everything happens through my Instagram an ...