Posts Tagged ‘full figured’
“It’s just a word to bury at this point,” the singer/actress told Women’s Wear Daily. “It’s for all sizes.”
Queen Latifah is another voice joining the chorus of those who don’t particularly care for the term “plus-size”. Tyra prefers the term “fiercely real” and Marquita Pring prefers “curvy” especially when used to describe a fashion model who now is referred to as a “plus size model”.
Do you find the term “plus size” inappropriate ? Please leave a comment below.
Louise O’Reilly is a top Irish plus size fashion model who, despite her age, is making quite a statement in the industry and is poised to become one of the top international models.
At 5’8″ Louise is comfortable as a size 14-16 but once during an illness, she was a size 20-22. Whatever her numbers, it is her fresh, drop dead gorgeous looks that captures people’s attention and it only gets better from there.
Ms. O’Reilly is represented by:
For more on Louise O’Reilly
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.
Sage Salzer is a beautiful plus size model originally from Ventura, CA. Having worked as a straight-size and plus-size model, Salzer has first hand knowledge of the challenges of working in the fashion industry when transitioning between size categories. Sage is on the National Advisory Committee of “Hardy Girls, Healthy Women“, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and well being of girls and women.
Sage Salzer has appeared in numerous top magazines and has represented some of the top retailers in the industry. Click for more of this plus model
Tonya was among the plus size models who walked in the first plus size runway event during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York last fall.
More on plus model Tonya Pittman.
Toccara Jones is a top plus size model who has been making steady inroads in the modeling industry since her days as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model. Ms. Jones along with Lizzie Miller and Ashley Graham were recently featured in the first ever Plus Size Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week sponsored by OnsStopPlus.com and hosted by Emme Aronson.
More about Toccara, aka, “Lady Hennessy” for her work as spokesmodel for Hennessy, the world’s No. 1 cognac , and more fab pix continue on the Toccara page.