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Loralette from Avenue




Many of you have already heard the good news. For those who haven’t, a new brand from Avenue, a top national retailer for women’s plus size clothing was launched earlier this year with much anticipation. The brand’s target market is curvy girls who wear size 14-24 and are in the 25-35 age range . 

Loralette products are available online at…. Go there now, check it out, see what you think!




Lornalitz Baez – Picture of the Week – 1/16/2017

Curvy Plus Model Lornalitz Baez

Lornalitz Baez Curvy Beauty

Lornalitz Baez

Lornalitz is a well established plus model who has had a very positive impact on the industry. She was featured on the hit TV series “Curvy Girls” which aired on NUVO-TV several years ago. The show also featured Denise Bidot, Ivory Mae Kalber, Rosie Mercado and the late Joanne Borgella. The show ran from 2012 through 2013. Previously she was a member of the reality TV competition Model Latina Las Vegas in 2009.

Baez has worked for many brands and retailers including Just Fab, Kmart, Bonny Bridal, Seagram Gin and Nordstrom Rack. She has also been seen in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Skorch, Vibe, Beauty and Health, Manick Mag, LuLu in Rome, Ego and the Huffington Post.

Lornalitz is seen here wearing a Lace Bodycon Dress for Torrid.


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Lornalitz Baez’s representation includes Heffner Management and True Model Management.




Hunter McGrady – Picture of the Week – 11/21/2016

Curvy model Hunter McGrady : Plus size beautiful!

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Hunter McGrady

Hunter is a gorgeous model from LA who started as a “straight-size” model then later realized that plus modeling was the way to go for her. We second that emotion! One of her most valuable assets is her symmetrical hour-glass shape. This enables her to expand the type and range of clothing that looks stunning on her.

Hunter has appeared in Teen Vogue, Style & Curve Magazine, and Plus Model Magazine. She has worked for many top companies and brands like Lane Bryant, Eloquii, Always For Me, and the Melissa McCarthy Seven7 campaign. She is also very active in social media with over 162,000 followers on Instagram alone!

She is wearing a plus size seamless fishnet lace-up bodystocking from

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Hunter is represented by Wilhelmina International Inc. (LA, Miami)


Hunter McGrady

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PMT – Picture of the Week – 10/20/2014

Joanne Borgella – Beautiful Plus Size Model

May 29, 1982   —   October 18, 2014


Joanne Borgella dies from cancer on 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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Model, singer, actress, and designer Joanne Borgella dies at 32

Plus Model –  Joanne Borgella

Plus Size Model Joanne Borgella dies October 18,2014


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

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PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/22/2014

Heather Hazzan – Curvy Plus Model

Beautiful plus size model Heather Hazzan


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:

More Heather Hazzan on Plus Models Today .


PMT – Picture of the Week – 12/2/2013

Curvy Beauty – Denise Bidot

Denise Bidot for Fashion to Figure in sequin dress.

Top model Denise Bidot is stunning in this sexy sequin dress which brings the best out in every curve she has.  A long time leading plus model Denise has modeled for countless clients and has had a very positive impact on the modeling industry. She also is a star of NUVOtv’s hit program CURVY GIRLS.

Denise is seen here for Fashion to Figure.

Denise Bidot’s representation includes Muse Model Management.

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PMT – Picture of the Week – 11/11/2013

Joanne Borgella – Plus Size Beauty


Joanne Borgella plus size model

Plus size beauty Joanne Borgella announced via her Facebook page on an October 12 posting that she is battling cancer and that she will post news regarding her condition weekly or as circumstances allow.  Joanne is a former American Idol contestant and now stars in NUVOtv’s hit series, CURVY GIRLS.  Joanne Borgella is represented by Wilhelmina Models.

She also asks for prayers on her behalf.


PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/23/2013

Denise Bidot – Plus Size Beauty

Denise Bidot stars in NUVOtv's Curvy Girls

Top plus size fashion model Denise Bidot stars in NUVOtv’s hit show Curvy Girls.  The show is set in New York and follows the lives of five plus size models as they pursue their careers and deal with life in general. An interesting story line developed in season two of Curvy Girls which has Denise paired with model/actor Tyson Beckford in a budding relationship.

Denise has for worked for Macy’s, Monif C, Lane Bryant, Igigi, Old Navy, Hips and Curves,, and Forever 21, among many others.

More Denise Bidot on PMT.

PMT – Picture of the Week – 7/22/2013

NUVOtv's "Curvy Girls" starring Lornalitz Baez


Plus size beauty Lornalitz Baez has an extensive body of work that includes numerous magazines, appearances on ABC’s daytime drama One Life To Live, in NBC’s Law & Order, and in MTV’s Who Got Game, and many modeling jobs especially those from urban fashion designers such as Roca Wear, Sean John, DaDa, Lady Enyce, and Playboy. Lornalitz also was a contestant on NUVOtv’s Model Latina Las Vegas in 2011.  Lornalitz is currently starring in season two of NUVOtv’s  Curvy Girls, a reality show about Plus size models.

Lornalitz’s representation includes Heffner Management and Mavrick Models.

Visit Lornalitz’s Facebook pages here:

PMT – Picture of the Week – 7/15/2013

NUVOtv's Curvy Girl Denise Bidot

Denise Bidot stars in a reality series about plus size models as they navigate their way through personal, family, and industry issues on the way to becoming the best they can be, at any size. In fact Denise says just that in the intro segment of each episode. To quote her, “It’s all about being the best you can be at any size”. She seems to be speaking from the heart and experience when she says that. It’s a statement that can have meaning for almost everyone.

The show, Curvy Girls  exposes the interactions that the models have with each other, industry professionals, family, friends, and the public. Starring in the show with Denise is Ivory May Kalber, LornaLitz Baez, Rosie Mercado, and new to the series for season two, Joanne Borgella.

Denise Bidot is one of the top international plus size models and has worked for top designers, brands, retailers, and others in the industry.

Denise’s website is Curvy Girls can be seen on NUVOtv Tuesdays at 10pm.


PMT – Picture of the Week – 5/13/2013

Plus Size Beautiful

Joanne Borgella curvy plus size model

Joanne Borgella joins the cast of NUVOtv’s Curvy Girls.

Former American Idol contestant, plus size fashion model and singer Joanne Borgella joins Denise Bidot, Ivory May Kalber, Rosie Mercado, and  Lornalitz Baez in the second season of NUVOtv’s plus-size hit Curvy Girls. The season premier is June 11 at 10pm on NUVOtv.


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Curvy Girls Premiers on NUVOTV 9/18/2012

Season One of Curvy Girls

Curvy Girls is a reality TV show about four plus size models as they encounter various obstacles and challenges while striving to make it as models in a very competitive yet rewarding industry. The show features Ivory May Kalber, Lornalitz Baez, Denise Bidot and Rosie Mercado. The world premier is Tuesday 9/18/2012 at 9pm eastern time on NuvoTV.

Meet the cast.

The sky is the limit for this show so if you have some time check it out.  Not to worry though, their site is scheduled to have full episodes in case you snooz.

Go Curvy Girls !!!