Friday, April 30, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
So what does this mean for YOU the aspiring plus sized model you ask? It means that a whole new WEALTH of possibilities can open up for you to take advantage of if you are willing to
learn how to “play the game” called Fashion!
Sharon Quinn, "The ORIGINAL Runway Diva “ - Actress/Veteran Plus
Model/Writer/Singer/Casting Producer, whose recent appearances include The Style Network's Ruby, Oxygen's groundbreaking Mo’Nique’s F.A.T. Chance, MTV’s MADE, Cash Cab & The Food Network's Throwdown With Bobby Flay; Statuesque, poised, graceful and striking are all adjectives used to aptly describe the attributes belong ing to Miss Sharon Quinn, affectionately known as "The Original Runway Diva", due to her presence, style and unbelievable confidence on the catwalk. She has handled the casting for Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance has well as The Bachelor and will be on hand to host and moderate the panel discussion.
Find out from The Runway Diva:
- The 7 Deadly sins for a plus model!
- What the basic qualifications are to become a plus model.
- How to have maximum success on a local level (the Underground).
- How to adapt and overcome obstacles without sacrificing who you are.
Your All-Star Lineup of Panelists (subject to change) include:
- How to make it or break it as a plus sized model on ANY level.
- How to develop a "signature" runway walk.
- How to stack the deck in your favor!
- Building your skills within your personal budget.
- How to avoid being typecast.
Your Guide to Plus Size Modeling is a great read for those who want to get into the field of modeling and it also teaches women to believe in themselves through reinforcing their self-esteem and positivity.
- How much money you'll need to get started.
- Getting in where you fit in (other branches of modeling).
- How to properly prepare for the open call.
- How to invest in the business of YOU.
Aminah will be on hand to answers the questions that EVERYBODY wants to know.
- How to avoid the mistakes that most models make in their auditions.
- What the producers are looking for when they cast the show!
- Why preparation is KEY in getting selected for RTR.
- What direction the show is going in for 2011!
FFFWeek(tm) 2010's Aspiring Models Seminar & Panel Discussion
Friday, June 18, 2009
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue @ 33rd Street
The Madison Room / 18th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tix $22.00 in advance / $30.00 at the door
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Emme is currently host of FOX's reality dating series More to Love.
She previously hosted Fashion Emergency on E! where she gave fashion advice to women of all ages. Emme is frequently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, and other cable networks about socially compelling and women-related issues.
Her column "Ask Emme" appeared monthly in Mode magazine in the 1990s. She's been named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" (1994 and 1999) and Glamourmagazine's "Woman of the Year" (1997). Ladies' Home Journal selected her as one of its "Most Fascinating Women of the Year" (1997) and as one of its "Most Important Women in America" (1999).
Her first book, True Beauty—Positive Attitudes & Practical Tips from the World's Leading Plus Size Model, was published in 1997. Also in 1997, she was invited to speak before aCongressional subcommittee about eating disorders.
Her second book, Life's Little Emergencies: Everyday Rescue for Beauty, Fashion, Relationships, and Life, was published in 2003. Her third book, written with her husband, Morning Has Broken: A Couple's Journey Through Depression, was published in January 2006. She and her husband wrote their first children's book What Are You Hungry For?, illustrated by Erik Brooks and published by Harper Collins, which was released in the summer of 2007
Full Figured Fashion Week™ endeavors to support ALL curvy women, not just those who are booked to walk our runway. Therefore, we are pleased to announce the return of our "Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™" Cover Model Search, which will run from March 29, 2010 to April 29, 2010.
The beautiful faces you see below are some of the contestants who have entered our Cover Model Search. Please show your support by casting your vote for the contestant that you feel would make a great representative of our event. The winner will be flown to New York City to host our Red Carpet on June 19th and will receive many other prizes.
Remember, only one vote per IP address is allowed. Thank you for supporting the beauty in curves!
Voting ends on April 29, 2010.
CLICK HERE to go directly to the ballot!
On Saturday, June 19th, during the 2010 FFFWeek™ event, we will honor designers, models, photographers, pioneers, blogs, and many other integral trailblazers within the industry and we need you to help us select the winners!
By the way....I am up for an award in the Plus Industry Icon Category.....So make sure you VOTE NOW!!!
Remember, only one vote per IP address is allowed.
Thank you for supporting our trailblazers!
Voting ends on April 29, 2010.
CLICK HERE to go directly to the ballots!
Monday, April 12, 2010
But, of course you already knew that because 100 of you bought tickets within 30 minutes of the information going up! Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!
Click here to check out the list of events for Full Figured Fashion Week(tm) 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
With a string of lead movie roles under her belt and on the eve of a new album, the inimitable Jill Scott covers ESSENCE's May issue--looking and feeling better than ever! In "And Baby Makes 2," Jill is photographed at home with her 9-month-old son Jett, as she opens up about the difficult road that led her to single motherhood, the sister circle that helps her get by, and the perfect life she enjoys today.
CLICK HERE to begin reading the article!