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Torrid Celebrates #TheseCurves Campaign and 2017 Swimwear Line with 2nd Annual Pool Party

Torrid Pool Party #TheseCurves at The Monaco Mansion in Orange County

Torrid Pool Party

Maria Gimena and Lyanne Lynette — Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Torrid

Torrid, the plus size retailer for women size 10-30, hosted the 2nd annual pool party on Saturday May 6, 2017  at a private mansion in Orange County, CA.  The guests included the 2017 and the 2016 winners of the Torrid Model Search Maria Gimena and Lyanne Lynette. Other models in attendance were Catherine Li, Erica Jean Schenk, Jourdan Jerome, and Kristina Yeo.  The event was hosted by Girl Code comedian Nicole Byer  and included more than 90 plus size influencers and guests. Nadia Aboulhosn, Gabi Gregg, Ashley Neil Tipton, Ann O’Brien, Natalie Hage  and more.

The event also included a showcase of some of Torrid’s pieces from the current and upcoming 2017 swimwear collection.

 

Torrid Pool Party May 6, 2017 Orange, California

Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Torrid

ORANGE, CA – MAY 06: (L-R) Ashley Nell Tipton, Nicole Byer, Amanda Bourne and Troy Solomon at Torrid #TheseCurves Pool Party at The Monaco Mansion in Orange County on May 6, 2017 in Orange, California.

 

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Naomi Shimada – Picture of the Week – 5/15/2017

Plus Model Naomi Shimada

Plus Model Naomi Shimada

Seasoned top model Naomi Shimada began modeling as a straight size who then transitioned to a plus model through time. Naomi was born in Toyko and thereafter claimed London and New York as home.

Beside being a top model, Naomi is a filmmaker and she is a regular columnist for InStyle UK. She has modeled for top publications such as the fashion magazine Stern Mag, Into the Gloss, Lovecat Magazine, and i-D Fashion Magazine. Naomi is also know for her body positivity at work and in life.

Naomi is wearing a sexy outfit  for SimplyBe.

 

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Heffner Management represents Naomi.

 

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Audrey Ritchie – Picture of the Week – 5/8/2017

Beautiful Curvy Model – Audrey Ritchie

Audrey Ritchie

Audrey is a delightful curvaceous model who brings new energy to the plus industry. She is beautiful, shapely, and she has a very positive attitude about what she’s doing in life.

The lovely Audrey is wearing a very attractive cotton 3/4″ sleeve crop top from REBDOLLS.

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   Representation

Dorothy Combs Models and London Model Agency represent Audrey.

 

 

Brittnee Blair – plus size fashion feature

Brittnee Blair   Plus Model Fashion

Brittnee Blair Plus Model Fashion

 

 

Beautiful Brittnee Blair is continually expanding her modelling skills and consequently she’s becoming more popular.  She is already well established in the industry and it appears that she has a green light to the top. Brittnee also appears to be loving the skin she’s in and it really shows.

This Canadian model has worked for Ashley Stewart, Macy’s, Lane Bryant, and JMS, among several others. Brittnee is wearing an Aaron Double Slit Maxi Top here for Fashion to Figure . We love the top and she really sells it with her gorgeous facial expression.

 

 

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Brittnee is represented by B&M Models and JAG Models.

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Maria Gimena – Picture of the Week – 5/1/2017

Maria Gimena featured in new Star Wars inspired capsule collection from Torrid

Maria Gimena

 Torrid has just released an exclusive capsule line in honor of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. They chose Maria to front the promotion who happens to be the winner of Torrid’s 2017 model competition for the face of Torrid.  The 5-piece collection is for women sizes 10 to 30.

The exclusive collection is comprised of 5 pieces:  Droid Bomber Jacket,  Star Wars Patches Boyfriend Jeans, Darth Vader Cardigan, Rebel Alliance Romper, and a Darth Vader Tank Top.

Maria looks ready to celebrate the anniversary in high style.

 

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Candice Huffine Covers Elle May 2017

Plus Model Candice Huffine covers Elle

ELLE Features Six May 2017 Cover Stars

 

Candice Huffine covers Elle

It’s not exactly surprising to see Candice covering Elle U.S.  Candice has  been featured in and covered some of the best fashion magazines out there. Magazines like i-D Magazine, Vogue Italia, V Magazine, The Times Magazine, the Spanish magazine YoDana, Marie Claire, W Magazine, and US Glamour, to name a few. The thing to note here is that many these were ground breaking events, like her inclusion in the prestigious Pirelli Calendar 2015.

If you get a chance, check out!

 

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Representation:

IMG Models represents Candice Huffine.

 

 

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Maggie Hightower – Picture of the Week – 4/17/2017

Maggie Hightower   Plus Model

Maggie Hightower

Beautiful plus size model Maggie Hightower is proof that beauty comes in all sizes and shapes. With her radiant smile and gorgeous face, she lights up the set at will.

She has been featured in Plus Model Magazine and Love U Magazine. Maggie has worked for top brands like Yona New York, Ashley Stewart, Lord & Taylor, Dia & Co.and is seen here for Eloquii.

Maggie is 5’9″ tall, wears a size 18 dress and has a lot of potential. She is definitely one to watch.

 

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Representation

Bicoastal MGMT represenst Maggie.

 

 

 

Cleo Fernandes – Picture of the Week – 4/3/2017

Curvy Cleo Fernandes Fashion Model

 

Cleo Fernandes Fashion Model

Beautiful Brazilian Cleo Lima Fernandes continues to claim a stake in the title of top international fashion model. She is absolutely gorgeous and has such lovely style and curves. She is very well-known in South America and she has penetrated several European markets.

Cleo is on the rise in North America as well. She seems to be getting better at what she does and how she looks too…amazing. Of course it doesn’t hurt when you wear clothing like this dress from posthaus.com.br.

 

Model Data

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Representation:

CURVE Model Management and Mix Models Agency represent Cleo.

 

Body Characteristics:

Cleo is 5’8″ tall. Her measurements are bust 42″, waist 35″, and hips 47″. She wears a size 16-18 dress. Cleo’s hair is brown and her eyes are brown as well.

 

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Joby Bach – Picture of the Week – 3/27/2017

Beautiful Plus Model Joby Bach 

Joby Bach top model

Joby is  an international top model who knows her way around the industry and has a substantial fan base.  She is also a body positivity advocate who has worked for some of the to brands on the industry.  Joby has accomplished much in her career but we expect much more from her as do many others.

Love this super stylish outfit that brings out Joby’s natural curves and that color combo is exceptional. This look is available at Addition Elle.

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Joby’s representation includes:

Next (Canada)

Dorothy Combs Models

 

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Amber Coyne – Picture of the Week – 3/20/2017

Amber Coyne – Curvy Plus Model

Amber Coyne Plus Model

Amber Coyne

This curvy model, Coyne is an up and coming plus model who has a variety of looks that are great for covering a variety of situations and events. Amber was selected from a very competitive group of models to walk in the Full Figured Fashion Week Show in both 2015 and 2016.

Amber is from Orlando, Florida. She is 5’9″ tall and wears a size 12/14 dress. If you shop on TV you may have seen her as she hasappeared  on the HSN channel.

 

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Representation:

Dorothy Combs Models represents Amber.

 

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Gabourey Sidibe in full TORRID mode for SXSW 2017

Actress Gabourey Sidibe attended the 2017 edition of SXSW to participate in “THE FEMALE LENS: CREATING CHANGE BEYOND THE BUBBLE”. This discussion is part of Glamour’s “Powered by Women” initiative. It’s an ongoing discussion of how female directors, writers, and actors are using their work to change the perception of women onscreen and off.

 

Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe for TORRID

As quite a few people already know, Gabourey has lost weight recently. She wore full TORRID at the SXSW event to accentuate her new look. We think it helped make her look even more fantastic!

 

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The Look

Gabourey Sidibe

Torrid Floral Challis Bell Sleeve Dress, $45.98

Torrid Cage Lace Up Stacked Block Heels $56.90

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Julie Henderson – Picture of the Week – 3/13/2017

Beautiful Plus Model Julie Henderson

Julie Henderson beautiful model

 Top international model Julie Henderson’s a multi-talented woman. She’s a model, athlete, and an example of what it takes to get over. After basketball in high school, Julie attended Notre Dame University, where she was integral part of the women’s basketball team. Upon graduation with a BA degree in marketing, Julie embarked on her modeling career in NY.

Julie has worked for some of top brands in the world like Ulla Popken, Nordstrom, Macys, La Redoute, Saks Fifth Avenue, L’Oreal, Avenue, H&M, Talbots and Fullbeauty among many others.

She is seen here for Lane Bryant. This shot’s so beautiful and powerful on so many different levels. Overall Julie shows she is in charge of herself; smart, beautiful, strong,…,and the list goes on!

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Representation:

IMG MODELS represents Julie

 

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Chanelle Mustafa – Picture of the Week – 2/20/2017

Chanelle Mustafa – Curvy Delight

Chanelle Mustafa Beautiful Plus Model

This attractive plus model is not only beautiful but she has curves for days. In 2015 Chanelle competed in a model competition sponsored by the British retailer Simply Be in conjunction with America’s Next Top Model. Chanelle finished in the top four contestants. Although she didn’t place first, she used the experience gained by preparing to compete and actually competing, to elevate her career.

Chanelle is seen wearing a Lace Shirt Dress from one of the top international brands and designers, Anna Scholz.

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Representation for Chanelle Mustafa:

Chanelle’s representation includes IMM Agency Group.

 

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Plus Model Ashley Graham – Picture of the Week 2/13/2017

Addition Elle Dark Beauty Collection – featuring plus model Ashley Graham

Plus Model Ashley Graham

Ashley and Addition Elle once again combine for an exciting presentation of sexy lingerie from their Dark Beauty Collection. Graham is stunning as usual. The garter slip with matching thong highlights every luscious curve. The animal print bra adds a new subtle dimension. This collection is Valentine’s Day ready right out of the box. However, it’s good to go any day so check ’em out.

This is the twelfth year of the Graham – Addition Elle collaboration which has worked very well for all parties involved, especially their customers and fans.

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Representation:

Ashley Graham is represented by IMG Models.

 

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Tara Lynn – Picture of the Week – 1/30/2017

Plus Model Tara Lynn

 

Plus Model Tara Lynn

Tara Lynn

Tara Lynn is a top international plus model who brings years of experience to the set and knows how to get the job done with style and flair. She’s a natural beauty and a fan favorite. Tara is wearing a velvet wrap dress that’s suitable for work or after 5. You can find this outfit in the Black Tie Collection from the Eloquii November 2016 Lookbook.

Tara has been prominent in the publication market by covering Vogue Italia, French Elle, Elle Spain, and S Moda. She has also  appeared in numerous other top periodicals such as V, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle Norway to name a few.

It seems that Tara has worked for almost every top brand and retailer out there which would include Nordstrom, Tailissime, Lane Bryant, and Macy’s, among many others.

 

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Tara’s representation includes:

IMG Models

Francina Models

 

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