The Curvy Socialite was on a billboard in Time Square (well sort of….)!

The Curvy Socialite was on a billboard in Time Square (well sort of....)!

So a few weeks ago I got a marketing email from Dove (I’ve been using their products for years) talking about using “real” women in their upcoming campaign entitled “Show Us Your Skin.” Being the ambitious former plus model that I am, you know I had to submit my photo.

On a recent trip to Florida, I snapped a quick photo in the bathroom (ummm not one of those type of pics) of me with a fresh, unmade-up face to send to my significant other back home– as he is always trying to “see” how I’m feeling as my face is an open book to my emotions. So not having a recent “professional” picture, I said, what they hey, why not submit this one. It was accepted and I forgot all about it.

Fast forward to today….I got an email from Dove saying that my picture is part of their “living billboard” in Times Square! Check out my headshot in “the crossroads of the world.”

So I guess now I can add a Dove campaign to my model resume. LOL!

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