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Gemini Magazine to get a new look

Tamara:

Gemini Magazine to interview plus model fave, Christina Mendez.

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Photo Credits:
Stylist: Spry Lee Scott
Makeup Artist: Tara Taylor
Hair Stylist: Aliza Williams
Photographer: Lucas Pictures
Picture Editor: Poetic Image

Ok, so what–we are a little bias when it comes to Christina Mendez. It could be her candidness during an interview, or it could be her 24/7 grind–we aren’t sure which, but anyway you slice it we just love her.

If it seemed like she had been missing in action, you can attribute that to her new bundle of joy, Cailey Christine. Although, being a mom for the second time around did not stop her for long. Three months after the birth of her baby girl, Christina hit the ground running with high-profile features on Good Morning America and Rachael Ray modeling for Modern Family’s star Sofia Vergara’s Kmart Fashion segment, BET’s Rip the Runway, New Jersey Full Figured Fashion Week, Rocawear.com, Qristyl Frazier’s…

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Kaela Humphries for Eloquii

Tamara:

Congrats to Kaela Humphries on the Eloquii shoot– just 30 days after signing to Ford!

Originally posted on Style News - StyleWatch - People.com:

Kaela Humphries Model Pictures
Courtesy eloquii

That was fast! Just one month after landing a modeling contract with FORD Models’ FORD +, Kaela Humphries is starring in her first campaign, for The Limited’s new plus-size line, eloquii.

“It’s been really great,” Humphries tells PEOPLE. “The line is really fashion forward, the clothes fit and they look amazing. It’s been a really good experience.”

Humphries, older sis to Kris, had dabbled in modeling before last month, but only got serious about the industry recently. “I wasn’t ever like, ‘I’m going to be a model,'” she recalls. “I was a medical sales rep until last month.”

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COVER GIRL ALERT: Asia Mone’t on the cover of the April Issue of Goddess Magazine

Click on the image to read the full issue!

Curvy girl extraordinaire and CS friend, Asia Mone’t is the cover girl for the April issue of Goddess Magazine. Doesn’t she look gorgeous?????

AND THE WINNER IS….(The Face of Full Figured Fashion Week 2012 Announced)

So after a grueling task of sifting through the numerous models who entered the search to be the next Face of Full Figured Fashion Week, a winner has been chosen….

Congratulations to Ms. Venessa De La Rosa, the 2012 Face of Full Figured Fashion Week.

Ms. Venessa De La Rosa

Venessa was chosen by a  panel of judges comprised of some of the plus community’s biggest influencers (Marina ZelnerTiffany Braxton-BelvinMadeline Figueroa-Jones and Steffany Bready-Edwards).

Congratulations Venessa and we look forward to seeing you on the red carpet at Full Figured Fashion Week in New York City on June 13-16, 2012!

To learn more about Venessa, please click on her image for the full announcement from the FFFWeek team.

SAD NEWS: R.I.P. Mia Amber

It is with a heavy heart that I share with all of you that model, actress and size-positive blogger, Mia Amber, passed away today. It’s been confirmed by Plus Model Magazine (where Mia was the editor-at-large). Details are scarce at this moment, but I will keep everyone posted as soon as I hear anything.

My condolences to Mia’s husband, family and friends. A beautiful face and spirit gone from us so soon.

Click on link for article from the Village Voice about Mia's passing