Madara Riley, 34, is representing the UK in the Ms Top of the World 2020 contest. She is calling for people in Mansfield to now vote for her in the Miss and Mrs Plus Size 2020’s ‘national costume’ category.
The mum of two is originally from Latvia, and represents the UK in the international plus-size pageant to raise awareness of body issues and autism.
Madara came to live in Mansfield 17 years ago. She is married to Mathew Riley and is mum to Riley (7) and daughter Camellia, who is almost 13 and has special needs.
In the contest, she takes her own photographs using her iPhone 11 and a timer. Her latest ‘national costume’ shot, showing her in a red gown waving a union jack, was taken in a field near the DD and E Bates farm shop, near Mansfield. She has just released images of herself in the swimsuit category.
Madara said: “I caused a bit of a stir doing the national costume picture, the farmer wondered what on earth was going on in his field, this crazy woman in a red gown waving a flag! He…