Meet our 2023 Cover Model
Anastashia "Staci" Broughton
Anastashia Broughton, popularly known as “StaciStayPoppin” is a plus size model and content creator hailing from, what hometown natives refer to as, “the BIG City” of Cross, South Carolina. Staci is a devoted mother of a toy poodle named Louie also known as LavishlyLouie.
Staci began her modeling career in Charlotte, North Carolina where she currently resides. During her 3 year journey in the modeling industry, she has collaborated with several black owned boutiques, and more recently collaborated with Macys and Torrid.
She is currently a Financial Crimes Audit Analyst for a major bank. When she isn’t modeling, Staci is fulfilling her passion for financial education. She has devoted 6 years helping community members in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with their banking needs and educating them on the home purchasing process.
Staci is passionate about runway modeling! She enjoys capturing her confidence as the light flickers in front of the camera. Modeling provides her an avenue to display her sense of fashion, style, and class.
Her future aspirations include strutting the runway for a major fashion brand in Paris during Fashion Week. She aspires to continue inspiring women to remember that no matter your size, shape, or color, anything is possible with hard work, consistency, and faith
Congratulations on being selected as our 2023 Crusade of Curves Cover Model.
2023 Cover Model Runner-Up
Samantha Walker is a native of Cleveland Ohio. During her 20+ year career in the fashion industry, she has become an award winning model, who has received an invitation to NYC Fashion Week, and has participated in the Crusade of Curves traveling fashion community. Most recently, she has been featured in Voyage Magazine, The Pull Up Experience Podcast and more. She has expanded her brand by becoming an event hostess, and MC. Samantha’s overall goal is to use her platform to inspire others to be their most authentic self while maintaining positive self esteem/mental wellness. In 2016,the blog/platform Curvy Confident & Nervous was created. The purpose of this platform is to openly discuss mental health illnesses and to normalize therapy.