I hope this week's newsletter finds you well or on the mend. Summer has hit my area with heat and humidity so I'm in "things to do to keep cool" mode (if you have ideas let me know).
The scarf collection giveaway on my blog ends on Friday the 27th at 3 pm so if you have not made your entries you better hurry.
A few months ago I mentioned the new face and body of modeling and some plus size models who are making waves. A couple of you asked for pictures so you could put the names to a face so this week's article does just that with ten faces to look for. There are many more out there but this will get you started.
Have a great weekend!
Plus Size (Role) Models - I have often talked about seasoned plus size models Emme, Kate Dillon, and Crystal Renn (whom I love dearly) but there is a new crew of plus size models that are quickly gaining ground in the fashion industry for their beauty and for their curves. Now you can put the face with a name... Read article
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