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3/21/2005
Fat Girl Runway Model Training
Filed under: — JJ @ 2:43 pm

Figure Magazine Sponsors Cruise Where Every Curvy Woman Can Walk the Catwalk
During Special Carnival Cruise Event;
Ford 12+ Model Representative to be Onboard Scouting New Talent!!

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ – This fall Figure Magazine, the nation’s
top-selling plus-size fashion magazine, invites its readers to set sail on a
week-long Caribbean Sea adventure aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship,
Carnival Valor. This one-of-a-kind trip taking place November 6-13, 2005,
will offer plus size women the chance to enjoy a multitude of entertaining and
life-enriching activities created just for them – the highlights to include
learning to be a runway model, strutting their stuff at a fashion show
extravaganza, and the chance to be discovered as the next Ford Supermodel.

“Every woman has the fantasy of being a runway model,” says Amy Vogt,
Director of Figure at Sea. “The clothes, the lights, the glamour, the
excitement … these are all the elements we are bringing to real life onboard
this luxurious weeklong cruise tailored just for curvy women!”
Figure Magazine, now in its’ third year of publication, has partnered with
Carnival Cruise Lines to create a fun-filled vacation package exclusively
designed for plus-size women. Motivational speakers and fashion industry
experts will be onboard conducting seminars focused on special issues
including fitness, fashion, women’s health, personal beauty tips, and
inspirational books. Boarding in Miami, travelers will set sail for seven
days stopping at exotic Caribbean destinations including Nassau, St. Thomas
and St. Maarten. Five lucky guests will also win a complete Figure makeover.
The week will culminate in a gala event featuring a Figure fashion show where
Figure cruise guests will be modeling the latest in plus-size style on the
Carnival catwalk.
Included in the week’s events are seminars and workshops specifically
designed to teach women how to be a model. Former plus-size models and
industry experts including Gary Dakin, Director of Ford’s 12+ Division at Ford
Models, will be on board to give tips on how to start a plus-size modeling
career. Women will also be offered onboard classes on how to “walk the runway
like a pro.”
While aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Valor, guests
can also partake of a multitude of amenities including: gourmet dining; pools
and hot tubs; a full fitness center and spa; a casino and nightclub and much
more.
Figure at Sea sets sail from November 6-13, 2005 out of Miami, Florida.
Readers wishing to participate will receive a promotional discount if they
book before April 15th. For more information on the Figure at Sea adventure,
please visit http://www.figuremagazine.com or call (866) 299-5840.

Figure is a fashion and lifestyle magazine owned and operated by Charming
Shoppes, Inc., parent company of Lane Bryant, Catherines Plus Sizes and
Fashion Bug with over 2400 stores nationwide. Figure is published six times a
year and is geared toward plus-size women and catering to their fashion needs.


2/20/2005
Miss Plus America Pageant
Filed under: — JJ @ 7:08 am

Get the full details on the cash, prizes, and all of the Plus America Titles up for grabs.

http://www.missplusamerica.com/


Become a Torrid Model
Filed under: — JJ @ 7:03 am

As you’ve read in an earlier post.. i love Torrid!
it’s the trendy plus size girl’s best friend in the world!!
here’s information from their website on how to become a Torrid model!

Q: How can I model for Torrid?
Model Info
Torrid uses a combination of professional agency models and non-professional models, size 12 - 26, for products on the site and collection images.

Requirements
Size 12 - 26

18 and over with a look that will appeal to the 15 - 29 year old customer

Reliable transportation to Torrid Headquarters in the City of Industry, CA

No height or weight requirements

Send Us This
First and Last Name

Sizes

Dress

Shirt

Pant

Shoe

Jacket

Age
Height
Weight
Phone number(s) where we can reach you (one must be a land line)
Your Location (City and State)
Mailing Address
E-mail Address
Photos (see below)
Photos
Please send a recent photo of yourself no larger than 2 MB, JPEG format preferred. If you mail your submission, please send us pictures no larger than 8″ x 10″, one close-up and one full body shot, and label the photos with your full name. Please do not send a zip file. If there are other people in the photo, please let us know which one is you.

How To Submit
E-mail models@Torrid.com or mail: Attn: Internet Torrid Model, Hot Topic, Inc., 18305 E. San Jose Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91748.

But I Don’t Live in Southern California!
Unfortunately, we can only use models who are local.


2/11/2005
2005 BBW Modeal Search $500 Prize & More

Delicate Illusions is a leading designer and manufacturer of trend setting, quality club wear, formals, costumes, and dancerwear. Delicate Illusions is committed to bringing these very same cutting edge styles to the plus size world! They are currently looking for two sexy plus size models to represent their new provacative and sexy line of plus size fashions in their brand new 2005 Delicate Illusions Plus Size Catalog to be published in March.

Do you have what it takes to be Delicate Illusion’s next BBW Model? Are you ready to show the world how sexy plus size women can be? This is a perfect opportunity to break into plus size modeling or to add to your current modeling resume. Delicate Illusions is a leading designer and manufactuer of designer clothing. You will be the star of their upcoming Plus Size fashion catalog which will be distributed to 1000’s of clothing shops, stores, boutiques, retailers, accounts reps, merchandise buyers, websites, and corporations around the world.

You don’t have to be a size 12 or smaller to win this competition! We are looking for sassy, sexy, beautiful and plus size! Size is unimportant. If you have the overall look then YOU could win!

PRIZES INCLUDE:
# Round Trip Ticket to California
# One Night Hotel Stay
# Delicate Illusions 2005 Plus Size Catalog Modeling Contract worth $500
# Free Lunch the Day of the Photoshoot
# CD to include all of your photos shot by our professional photographer

RULES:
The deadline to enter is March 7th. A winner will be chosen and contacted before March 15th and will be scheduled for a 1 day photoshoot in Southern California by mid March for the 2005 Plus Size Catalog. Future plus size work and modeling opportunties may become available. So this is a perfect opportunity to get yourself introduced to the world of plus size modeling.

You must be at least 18 years of age or older. Competition is limited to US residents only.

HOW TO ENTER:
Send an email to: BBWModelSearch@biggalslingerie.com
Please include your full name, email address, phone number, mailing address, age, height, weight, and previous modeling experience if any. Please attach 2-4 pictures with at least 1 full body shot.

Visit this page

http://www.biggalslingerie.com/modelsearch.html

for more information


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