And while some may try to pigeonhole her into the 'curvy model' category, Tess couldn't seem more disinterested in being boxed in, instead filling her resume with jobs that supersede labels. She's not 'plus-size,' or a redhead, or even just a Texan—she's Tess McMillan. Everything else comes second.
In the midst of Fashion Month craziness, office Beauty sat down with the model to talk about her beauty regimen. If there's one thing we learned from our time with her, it's that Tess knows exactly who she is and what she wants—anything anyone else has to say is just gossip.
Read our interview with the model, below.