Archives for : September2011

PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/26/2011

Joanne Borgella

Joanne Borgella is a plus model and singer who was the first winner of Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance pageant in 2005 and was a contestant in season seven of  American Idol.

Joanne was one of four Wilhelmina models recently featured in a Lookbook collaboration between the Wilhelmina Curve division and Gabrielle of The models were all styled by Gabi.

Joanne has worked for Ashely Stewart, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Torrid, and Proctor & Gamble, among others.

PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/19/2011

Naomi Shimada

Naomi Shimada is a plus size model who began her modeling career as a young teen. She gained popularity through numerous editorials and TV work to become a force in the modeling industry.  Naomi is now represented by Models 1’s plus size division(Excel).

This 5’10” beauty is very well proportioned and has all the characteristics of a top model.  She definitely uses them all to her best advantage.  Additionally, Ms. Shimada is fluent in 4 languages.

More Naomi Shimada

PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/12/2011

Marquita Pring Meisel  June, 2011

Marquita Pring is featured in the Vogue Italia’s June 2011 issue cover story. The photos are impeccably done Steven Meisel. On the cover of the issue are Tara Lynn, Candice Huffine and Robyn Lawley.

This plus size quartet supports the basis of the cover story’s title “Belle Vere” or true beauty. The sensuality of the photos can almost be felt as Meisel and the ladies produce another gem for Vogue Italia.

See more of the curvaceous Marquita Pring.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York begins Today

The much anticipated New York Fashion Week runs from September 8-15, showing the Spring 2012 Collections at Lincoln Center, NYC.

Crystal Renn for Zac Posen

Designer Zac Posen returns to New York where he sent a “not as plus size as she used to be”, Crystal Renn down the runway for his  Z Spoke line on September 11, 2010.  This year his show is slated for Sunday, September 11, 2011.

This year, there will be a lot of live streams to check out so it should be more entertaining for those who can’t attend in person.

For more info visit the Official Site:
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Laura Wells featured in September Cosmopolitan Australia

Laura Wells featured in Cosmopolitan Australia editorial.Laura Wells is ready for the Aussie spring/summer season as she is featured in the main editorial of the September 2011 issue of Australian Cosmopolitan magazine. The beautiful Ms. Wells is joined by a male model which adds a little steam to the editorial. The editorial included pieces from Damn You Alexis, Lalabelle, and Zara.

PMT – Picture of the Week 9/5/2011

Robyn Lawley opens Sidney Fashion Festival

Plus Model Robyn Lawley opens the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2011 in Sydney, Australia on August 23, 2011 at Sydney Town Hall. Robyn showcased designs on the catwalk by Man & Woman by Peter Morrissey and Dr. Rey’s Shapewear.

Ms. Lawley looks stunning as usual and at over 6′ tall, her beauty is spread proportionally over her curvy body. Love the look, especially those shoes!

Toccara Jones stars in The Ultimate Merger

Ultimate Merger featuring Tocarra Jones

Toccara Jones stars in this year’s edition of TV One’s The Ultimate Merger, and she is looking for love. The former contestant on America’s Next Top Model has her pick of several men and that’s when the problems begin.

In the next episode airing Thursday Sept 1, at 6p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. ET, the tension is building and some of the men believe that an alliance has formed along racial lines. This ought to be good.

TLC’s “Big Sexy”

TLC's Big Sexy cast

In case you missed it TLC’s Big Sexy an unscripted series premiered Tuesday August 30 at 10:00PM ET to rave reviews. The next show airs Tuesday September 6, same time , same channel. The series follows five plus size women who are trying to enter the modeling and fashion business in Manhattan. In the show’s premiere, the women attend New York Fashion Week.

Repeats of the premiere will be shown on TLC so you might want to check it out, if you haven’t already.  It’s not your typical reality show.  Rated (TV-14,L,D).