Archives for : October2010

Picture of the Week – 10/25/2010

Whitney Thompson  is best known for winning Cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model. In doing so, she became the first plus size winner since the show began. Whitney is represented by Elite Model Management and Wilhelmina Models.

Whitney served as the special celebrity host of this year’s Love Your Body Day. This event held October 22-24, 2010 in West Hollywood CA is designed to promote healthy body images for females of all ages.

Thompson also is serving as the 2010 ambassador for the National Eating Disorder Association.

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Picture of the Week – 10/18/2010

Mia Tyler

Mia Tyler is a plus size fashion model and designer.  She is the daughter of actress Cyndra Foxe and Steven Tyler,  Aerosmith’s lead singer.

In 2009 Tyler and designer Victoria Baker-Winfrey launched their own clothing line titled REVOLUTION 1228. The 1228 stands for sizes 12 through 28.

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Picture of the Week – 10/11/2010

Christina Mendez is stunning in this provocative photo.  As Tina Turner might say, “What’s size got to do with it?”.  Christina is bringing it and a whole lot of people would buy whatever she is selling.

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L. A. Fashion Week

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2011 Collections are slated for October 13-20, 2010 which will dovetail with Los Angeles Market Week October 15-19, 2010. The Fashion Week LA fashion calendar covers events October 11 through October 24. LA Fashion Week venues are centered in Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood. The calendar will continue to evolve with details updated weekly through showtime.   More LA Fashion Week

Full Figured Fashion Week(end) LA

Gwen DeVoe worked for decades to get full-figured fashion, models and designers respect and attention in the fashion industry. This past June she landed major international coverage for the second annual Full Figured Fashion Week™ –from a front-page piece in The New York Times to dispatches on dozens of “fatshion” blogs and magazines that cover fashion trends for women size 14 and up. DeVoe announced the fall launch of Full Figured Fashion Week(end)™ Los Angeles from October 28th-30th, 2010.

Contact: Rachel Pink

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Picture of the Week – 10/04/2010

Jordan Tesfay was the first black plus size model for Covergirl appearing in a national ad campaign.  She is currently represented by Wilhelmina’s Curve Division.