People - Models
Dedicated to official websites of plus size models, articles and contest info when available.
America's Next Top Model
I wasn't going to do it; in fact, I had no plans in doing it. But I did it. I flipped through the premiere fifth season of America's Next Top Model and the channel stuck.
America's Next Top Model Filling Out?
Rumour has it that the next cycle in America's Next Top Model, number 8, which will appear in March of 2007 will feature thirteen fuller model wannabes than in previous seasons. In previous cycles/seasons there has been the odd curvy
Barbara Brickner [offsite link]
Gorgeous Wilhelmina Plus model. Excellent gallery and faqs about modeling.
Big Gals Models [offsite link]
Australian modeling agency specialising in models sizes 14-20.
She hails from Guildford, England and competed to win Miss Surrey, a beauty competition in the United Kingdom. Now she wants to go on and win Miss England. But should this seventeen-year-old be allowed? This is the question raised recently by a
Crystal Renn - Plus Size Model
Before she was a model Crystal Renn was enjoying her plus size life at home with her grandmother in Clinton, Mississippi. She was discovered by a modeling scout who immediately talked her in to losing her excess poundage. It wasn't too long ago when
Curve: The movie [offsite link]
"Curve is a fun, sexy, upbeat, feel-good film about the plus-size modeling world-think of it as Charlie´s Angels meets Unzipped."
Emme [offsite link]
Everyone knows the name. She’s been in major magazines, television shows and seminars. At forty-one she’s beautiful, plus-size and still going strong in the business. She’s formed her own clothingline and posed for a realistic doll. Despite her hectic lifestyle she still manages to find time to be an advocate for women’s health. Official website of Emme.
Emme - Plus Size Model
Emme, who was a size 12 when she signed with Ford Models in 1989, began working as a full time model. She was fortunate enough to snag a coveted position as a spokes model for Revlon. I remember those ads!
Fluvia Lacerda in Video
16 follows Fluvia from a sexy shower scene until she is ready to hit the town in a long evening gown. While she is lovely for both men and women to watch I do not see this video offering much beyond its sexiness.
Interview with Olga Gonzalez-Ramos
Learn more about up-and-coming plus-size model, Olga Gonzalez-Ramos.
Interview with Velvet d'Amour
She gained global acclaim this past year when she strutted her real curves down the Paris runway for John Galliano's and Jean Paul Gaultier's spring collections. At 39 years of age, 5'8" and 290 lb, Velvet's size 28 frame has
Judgment of Paris
The title "Judgment of Paris" comes from a story from Greek mythology about three goddesses, Aphrodite, Athena and Hera who competed in a contest where their beauty was judged by a mortal man, named Paris. When it comes to the plus size
Katie Arons [offsite link]
Model, actress, writer and personal speaker. A plus size woman who has it going on.
Kimberly Gurganus [offsite link]
Plus size model.
Liis [offsite link]
The official website of top international plus-size model Liis Windischmann.
Mia Tyler [offsite link]
Official website to plus size model and sister to Liv Tyler.
Miss Plus America Pageant 2004 - Update
The second annual Miss Plus America Pageant will take place on July 29-31, 2004 in Monroe, Louisiana at the Holiday Inn Conference Center. Over 25 contestants will compete for the title of Plus America Elite.
Natalie Laughlin - Model [offsite link]
Natalie Laughlin is beauty at it’s best. This full-figure model is a staple in any plus-size magazine. This sexy diva also made the cover of the ultra-thin Glamour. Her site boasts lots of photos including “evolution of a model” showing pictures from her first test shot until present. A great FAQ section on modeling.
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. Keep an eye out for these faces and do not be shy
Plus-Size Model Search
Lane Bryant and Ford 12+ are looking fo the next Plus-size Supermodel
Plush Cat Models
A collection of interviews from the 2006 Plush Cat Models.
PlusModels [offsite link]
Information and a directory on being a Plus Size model.
Questions About Modeling
I receive a lot of emails from young women asking me what they should do to get into modeling.
Rosie Mercado [offsite link]
The face of Full Figured Fashion Week 2010.
The Plus USA Woman Pageant [offsite link]
"For twenty years this event has been giving a voice to women often left out of the mainstream of fashion and beauty." Articles, upcoming events, modeling and fashion tips.
Maybe one day a woman plus or otherwise won´t have to strut her stuff in evening gown´s or bathing suits to prove she´s got the stuff. Until then...
Whitney Dineen on Modeling and Cookies
Many young women dream of standing in a crowd at the local coffee shop or walking through the mall and being "discovered". Whitney Dineen lived the dream while attending the University of Illinois in Chicago.
It´s official! As of last night Whitney Thompson is the first full-figure model to win America´s Next Top Model, the CW show hosted by supermodel Tyra Banks just finished its tenth cycle with a bang.
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