Archives for : March2011

Ciao Magre’s International Web Casting Call

Just a reminder, there is still time to enter Ciao Magre’s International Casting Call for plus-size models but time runs out for web applications at the end of March 2011.   Ciao Magre is Italy’s only plus-size agency and they may be looking for you.  Click for  Ciao Magre Casting info. Good Luck!

PMT – Picture of the Week – 3/28/2011

Laura Catterallphoto: Bruno Juminer for French Marie Claire

Laura Catterall is a plus size model from London, UK who is making waves in the modeling industry.  At 5’10” she wears a size 14 dress and rocks her 34E bust, 29 inch waist, 41 inch hips quite well, but it doesn’t stop there. Be sure to click on the link below to see a beauty shot and see for your self.  Laura is represented by 12+ UK Model Management.

Click for Ms. Catterall’s beauty shot and more.

“Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™” Cover Model Search

There is still time to enter  the “Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™” Cover Model Search, but time is running out. Full Figured Fashion Week™  will run June 16-18, 2011 in New York City. The contest will end on March 31, 2011. The winner will be announced on April 15, 2011. For details on prizes, contest rules and regulations, and everything else you need to know to enter, go their Cover Model Search page and read all about it.

PMT – Picture of the Week – 3/21/2011

Denise Bidot

Denise Bidot is an up and coming Californian plus model who is on track to rise to the very top of the plus modeling industry. She covered the August 2010 issue of PLUS Model Magazine, the “Denim Issue”, and also appeared in the September 2010 issue of Glamour Magazine.

Denise has modeled for many of the leading plus size retailers such as Torrid, Kohls, Forever 21+, Hips and Curves, Leg Avenue, Kiyonna, and Intimate Attitudes. We expect there will be more.

Click for more on Denise Bidot.

Winners Announced for the Readers’ Choice Awards 2011’ s Plus Size Fashion Guide by Meieli Sawyer has announced the results of their Readers’ Choice Polls.

The categories were:

  • Best Sports Bra
  • Best Plus Designer
  • Best Plus Model
  • Best Wide-Foot Shoe Shop
  • Best Plus Deals
  • Best Extended Jeans
  • Best Plus Multibrand
  • Best Plus Fashion Magazine
  • Best Plus-Size Etsy Shop

Guess then click to see who won the Top Plus-Size Model  Category.  Hint: her last name ends in the letter “m”.  Readers’ Choice Awards.

Picture of the Week – 3/14/2011

Kelsey Olson

Kelsey Olson is a plus size model originally from California who relocated to Seattle. Kelsey is an advocate for redefining beauty to include all shapes and sizes. Her career took off after she did a five page spread in Elle Magazine just after high school. She parlayed that success into becoming a spokes model for Torrid. Her work includes a Teen Prom magazine editorial  in 2007 as well as working for Sydney’s Closet, IGIGI, Fashion Bug, and The Bon-Ton. Kelsey Olson has also appeared in Skorch magazine and Figure magazine in it’s May/June 2007 issue.

A 5’10” plus model with measurements of 40 D -39-47, at a very shapely size 16, Kelsey is represented by Dorothy Combs Models in Miami and by Heffner Management in Seattle.

Click for more on Kelsey Olson.

Picture of the Week – 3/7/2011

Liis Windischmann

Liis Windischmann is a top plus model who helped pioneer and expand plus size modeling. Liis has worked the runway, televisoin and print during her career in addition to representing some top retailers in the process.

The Canadian beauty is a size acceptance advocate and encourages
fashion schools, designers and magazines to change their practices by creating and embracing a variety of sample sizes.

Liis is represented by Ford Models.

For more on Liis Windischmann

Paris Fashion Week

March 1-9, Paris, France
Paris Fashion Week (Mode à Paris)

Ready-to-Wear Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Collections