Joanne Borgella – Beautiful Plus Size Model
May 29, 1982 — October 18, 2014
Beautiful plus model, singer, actress, and designer Joanne Borgella died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 32, after a long bout with endometrial cancer.
Ms. Borgella fought the good fight and may she rest in peace. She is remembered fondly and missed dearly by family, friends, and fans around the globe.
Joanne’s family left a special message regarding her death on her Facebook page.
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Plus Model – Joanne Borgella
Joanne Borgella passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 32. Ms. Borgella had been battling a rare form of cancer that progressed to several areas of her body and eventually became her cause of death. Joanne had chronicled her illness on her Facebook page from the beginning and openly discussed her medical condition with her friends and loyal fans. She also shared how this ordeal affected her parents, friends and others close to her. She handled her illness with dignity and grace and always kept a positive outlook.
Joanne’s first big career break came when she won Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance pageant in 2005. In 2008 she was a contestant on American Idol season seven and finished in the top 24. In 2011 Joanne was a coach on MTV’s reality show Made.
In 2013 Joanne joined the cast of Curvy Girls, the hit show on NUVOtv which featured 5 models and exposed the inside workings of each of their experiences in the modeling world and how it affected their professional careers and personal lives as well.
Joanne Borgella was represented by Wilhelmina models and was very well liked in the industry. She was also very popular here on Plus Models Today and had the second most viewed picture of all. Joanne Borgella was a courageous woman and she will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and fans worldwide.
You can find more about Joanne Borgella at her official website joanneborgella.com.
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Robyn Lawley - Curvy Fashion Model
The beautiful and curvy Robyn Lawley covers the November 2014 issue of Marie Claire Australia and is featured in a stunning editorial themed “Surf Rescue”. The photography is by David Gubert.
Among Lawley’s impressive list of accomplishments is her now famous cover of Vogue Italia’s June 2011 issue along with plus models Tara Lynn and Candice Huffine.
Robyn Lawley has appeared in many magazines and publications which include Elle France, Lovecat, Austrian Flair magazine, Dazed & Confused, Black magazine, Gioia, Marie Claire France, Vanity Fair Italy, Glamour Magazine USA, The Look Magazine, Cosmopolitan UK and Glamour Spain. On her home turf of Australia, Lawley has appeared in several issues of Australian magazines including multiple issues of Australian Cosmopolitan, Australian Women’s Weekly, Madison magazine, and GQ Australia.
Robyn also launched her swimwear line, designed by Lawley in collaboration with Bond-Eye Swimwear, in August 2013. She was also the first plus size model to represent the Ralph Lauren brand. Robyn also walked in a one-model show for OneStopPlus for Fashion Week. The show was streamed on to a New York Times Square moving billboard (Jumbotron) as well as around the world via the internet. In June 2013, Lawley was awarded Model of the Year during the Full Figured Fashion Week.
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Robyn Lawley’s accomplishments are many, profound, and more than are listed here.
So what do you think, is Robyn a “supermodel” yet?
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Olivia Campbell – Plus Size Curvy Model
Olivia Campbell is a gorgeous plus model and stylist who hails from the UK and brings killer curves to a new level. At a dress size 20 Olivia shows once again that beauty is everywhere, in every size. Many plus size women want to see more models their own size in adverts etc. and Olivia Campbell is one who definitely fills the bill. In fact, she is simply a beautiful, stunning model who appeals to all sizes so she and other plus models are ready and have been ready to do their jobs.
Olivia Campbell has been featured in Plus Model Magazine, Volup2 Magazine, and worked for Asos, and top brands.
Olivia is seen here for Curvaceous Inc. Magazine.
Amanda Tice – Plus Size Curvy Model
Plus size delight Amanda Tice is a beautiful curvy model that represents smaller size models in the plus size domain. Amanda is 5’10” and wears a size 10-12 dress.
A University of Chicago graduate with honors, Amanda Tice has worked as a TV news reporter, an on-camera talent for MSNBC and several local outlets and content developer for MTV Networks.
Amanda has many top clients including Saks, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Avon, Target, and SwimSuitsForAll among others.
The stunning and gorgeous Amanda Tice is seen here for Frederick’s of Hollywood.
Amanda Tice’s representation includes Wilhelmina Models.
Amanda’s contacts include:
Heather Hazzan – Curvy Plus Model
Heather Hazzan is a seasoned plus model who has experienced coming from a size zero to her current size in the 10-14 range. At 5’9” Heather is a striking model who is particularly alluring in that she has a strong sexy undercurrent but can easily pull-off the girl next door look. Besides her modeling work, Heather is an accomplished photographer as well, having shot models like, Denise Bidot, Adriana Lima, Kailee O’Sullivan, Erin Tinsley, and Clementine Desseaux, just to name a few.
Heather has worked for top retailers and brands like Hips and Curves, Evans, JCPenny, Cosmo Magazine, Dillard’s and many more.
Heather is seen here for American Apparel.
Heather Hazzan’s representation includes Heffner Management.
Check out Heather’s tumblr: heatherhazzan.tumblr.com/
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Denise Bidot Walks in New York Fashion Week 2014
History was made as two labels sent plus size curvy models down the runway in two separate shows to rave reviews. One of the best aspects of each event was that both straight and plus size models were presented as a cohesive group of models presenting their designer’s creations as only they individually could. In other words, it was all about top designs and top models and not about size.
Denise Bidot walked for Chromat by Becca McCharen whose show included other plus models. The other label, Zana Bayne, by Zana Bayne featured top curvy model Gia Geneiveve and several other plus models as well.
Denise is represented by Muse Model Management
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Marquita Pring – Top Curvy Model
Beautifully curvaceous, top plus model Marquita Pring is without a doubt one of those models who keep getting better with time. What is different about Marquita is that she seems to be getting exponentially better with time. She has worked for Vogue.it, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, and Lane Bryant among many others. Marquita is based in NYC.
Marquita is seen here in Lauren Ralph Lauren for Nordstrom.
Marquita Pring’s representation includes IMG Models.
Visit her on Instagram here: instagram.com/marquitapring.
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Wakeling and Wells for Embody Denim
Plus model, designer, and founder of Embody Denim, Natalie Wakeling is featured with top international plus model Laura Wells in the new 2014 A/W looks for the Aussie brand Embody Denim. Both ladies are at the top of their game but somehow they continue to get better and better. Be sure to check out the new looks at Embody Denim and see what we mean.
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Grisel Paula – Beautiful Plus Model
Grisel Paula is a seasoned plus size model and designer who has worked her way to become one of the top plus models today and has recently launched her own line of plus size clothing, Grisel. Her line features affordable crop tops and bodycon dress.
Paula’s line can found at www.custom-plus.com where she is the CEO of that business.
Grisel Paula is originally from the Dominican Republic and now calls NYC her home. She has worked for many top brands and retailers which include Macy’s, Nordstrom, Gwinnie Bee, Rocawear and Eloquii, to name just a few.
Grisel is seen here in the Ever After Wedding Gown for Igigi.
Grisel Paula’s official website is : www.griselpaula.com
Paula’s representation includes: dorothycombsmodels.com
Denise Bidot – Top International Plus Model
Denise Bidot is once again expanding her modeling career as she works for more and more top brands and is becoming a very polished top model in the process. She has always had the killer curves but now she is combining her experience in other areas such as acting to deliver even more amazing posing and intensity to her photographs. It’s exciting to see her career unfold!
Denise is seen here for Elomi Lingerie
Denise Bidot is represented by Muse Model Management.
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Laura Wells, plus size Aussie model covers Yo Dona magazine.
The beautiful stunner Laura Wells has landed the cover of the Spanish fashion magazine Yo Dona. Long an advocate of positive body image, Wells defines what she thinks is right for her image and does what she needs to make it happen. Judging by her body of modeling work, she’s doing a terrific job. Not only is Laura concerned about her personal image and lifestyle, this model is an environmental scientist who is deeply concerned about the environmental health of the planet as well.
Laura Wells’ representation includes BGM Models.
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