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PMM [editor-in-chief] community. Joining our

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team is super-model Ashley Graham. Ashley is one of the most recognizable names in the industry and will be sharing her life experiences and knowledge in her very own quarterly column called, “In The Know” with Ashley Graham. This past October we joined Amoena for our

editor’s note Turning 41 this year had more of an impact on me than turning 40 did. It’s as if an unveiling happened and I’m seeing many things through different eyes. Some say it’s experience and some say it’s maturity. Whatever it is, PMM has definitely been experiencing the same and we are elated to be growing and expanding. I’m never one to toot my own horn, but I will toot for the PMM Team. This incredible team of Editors and Contributors are dedicated and passionate about the plus size woman, the industry and PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / NOV 2013

very first Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative. We met with the Young Survival Coalition and Malissa Magyar, Global Head of Marketing at Amoena to present a check to the organization in NYC. I remember going to the OSP fashion show during NY Fashion Week a few years back and watching this beautiful African American model walking the runway and asking myself “Who is that?” Time passed,

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but I never forgot our verbal exchange and vowed to one day work with the stunning beauty. This month, we are happy to have Quinn Miles featured in our always popular Lux Issue. As plus size women we take our fashion very seriously and love to look our best. I’ve noticed many more women mixing lux brands like Doncaster, with less expensive brands. The days of buying off the mannequin seem to be further away from us and we seem to be owning our right to mix and

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Ashley Graham From Editor-in-chief, Madeline Jones... PLUS Model Magazine is excited as we move into a new season, which is bringing some wonderful changes. Joining our amazing PMM contributors is super-model Ashley Graham. Ashley is more than a super-model in our industry, she’s a role model. She leads an exemplary life and exudes the confidence we wish for all women to posses. We are excited to have her as part of the PMM family, offering inspiring words and insight into life, curves and modeling.

Get ready to be inspired! Photographer - Susan Bowlus, SusanBowlus.com

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Get to Know Ashley Graham... Ashley Graham was born in 1987 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Discovered in a mall, she started modeling at the age of 12. Throughout her career, she has done everything from editorial, catalogue, runway, commercials and movies. Ashley is well known for her work as a lingerie model for the plus-size clothing store Lane Bryant. In 2010 she starred in the infamous commercial that was controversially banned from television, causing a lot of media attention. Ashley has been featured in fashion magazines such as Vogue, Glamour and Latina. In addition, she has appeared regularly in several Levi’s and Marina Rinaldi campaigns. Her list of clients include Lane Bryant, Target, Hanes, Bloomingdale’s, Evans, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Addition Elle, Anna Scholz, Liz Claiborne, Torrid, Elomi Lingerie, Old Navy and many more. An active role model, she has spoken at numerous high schools to teenage girls about body image and acceptance. In 2007, Ashley appeared in MTV’s Made Show in which she was a coach for a girl striving to be a plus size model. In recent years, she has also participated in several humanitarian missions to South Africa with The Temba Foundation. An accomplished speaker on the topic of fashion and the modeling industry, she has been invited on numerous talk shows including the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Entertainment Tonight and CBS News and interviewed on NPR about plus size modeling. She also acted in the 2010 feature film ‘Dirty Old Town’. In collaboration with Canadian brand Addition Elle, she has now developed her own lingerie line, launching in November 2013. PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / NOV 2013

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PMM Blog Report

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October was a whirlwind of a month! It was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our annual ‘Love Your Body’ issue launched. With that, it was definitely a month full of empowering news and stories as well as fall fashion being in full swing. It was also a reminder that we should all take the best care of ourselves that we can. It all starts with loving yourself as you are, flaws and all. Change is good but loving yourself is something you have to do daily and not 5-15 pounds from now. Live healthy, be active, educate yourself and get those mammograms. We each only have one life to live so we should treat that life as if it’s the most valuable thing in the world. Be inspired, my plus size sisters. See you on the blog or feel free to shoot me an email at marcy@plusmodelmagazine.com.

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Ok. Close you eyes. Breathe quietly. Imagine what it would be like to use some of the cosmetic markets priciest products on your beautiful skin. So what are you paying for when you are using these products? Highly concentrated and oftentimes exotic ingredients. This is one of the reasons that they are sold at this price point. Of course, you can find fantastic and concentrated products at a more modest price, but we leave that for another article!

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{top 5 beauty} Gia’s Favs

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Moisturizer for all skin types is my must have! My skin tends to be on the dry side and this product keeps my skin soft and moisturized all day. It is also light-weight so I can wear it day or night.

Diorshow Brow Styler... I think a great brow frames the face and highlights bone structure. Dior’s brow styler goes on smooth and evenly.

A red lip makes anyone look more chic and sexy. Everyone’s perfect shade is different but I love Maybelline Very Cherry lipstick. Gives my lips a more moisturized look and feel and the color is perfect with my skin tone.


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PMM [beauty]

Tara’s Beauty Tips

with Tara Taylor

Lately my foundation isn’t looking smooth on my skin. There are some dry flakey patches and as a whole it looks dull. Because of that I find myself wearing more makeup to compensate, but then THAT just looks worse! What can I do to make my skin look better AND on a budget? - Imani from Brooklyn, NY The good news is there ARE some inexpensive ways to improve your skin and the great news is you will see an immediate change! Buy a box of baking soda. Every evening massage a quartersized amount onto your dampened face for 60 seconds in a circular motion. Avoid your eye area. The baking soda naturally softens your skin while the granules gently buff off any dead skin cells, leaving your skin smooth to the touch. While you’re at the store picking up your baking soda, grab a bottle of apple cider vinegar. This is going to be your morning toner. The malic and lactic acids gently exfoliate and help to eliminate acne and rough patches while balancing your pH to give you that glow we ALL desire. Couple these skincare methods with drinking more water to flush your system and some moderate exercise to balance

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PMM [executive fashion director] Reah Norman

most prominent colors, textures, and styles from several different plus size designers and retailers, all placed together purposefully to create dynamic, yet wearable plus size looks for any personal style- grunge, rocker, sporty chic, vintage or glam. One of the questions I am asked

How do I wear that?

the most as a stylist, is “how do I wear that?” so the inspiration behind my curated collection was

The POSH LA Fashion Week Fall

to answer that question

Trend Showcase took place a few

visually. There is

weeks ago in LA, as part of LA

something for everyone,

Fashion Week, and I am honored

whether bold or subtle,

to have been asked to partner with

the trends of the season

Green-Jones Productions as the

can be incorporated into

guest stylist on this groundbreaking

ALL plus size wardrobes.

event, which was the very first plus

It is not a question of

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whether or not you can

be presented on the runway. Each

wear a trend, but HOW

of the 30 looks I created were a

you can wear it… and

combination of the fall seasons

this is how!

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bra fit & style

with Ashley Graham

My biggest pet peeve is when I can see any underwear line. Not just on your bottom, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m primarily talking about your bra line. You know, that hard line that cuts into your boob, the spillage over your cup, ill-fitted back that accentuates rolls and lines. Lingerie is the foundation to your outfit. Your lingerie has to be right in order to make your outfit look its best. I consider myself a lover of lingerie, and a woman who has come to know that it all starts with the bra. A quick look around the room makes it seem almost obvious that women have not been educated on how a proper bra should fit them. Let me lend a helping hand. The band is the most important part of a bra because it is the main structure supporting your breasts.

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The band should not be able to stretch more than two inches off your back. If so, it is too big. Additionally, your straps should not be digging into your shoulders. If this is happening your band needs to be smaller. If your breasts are spilling over, simply go up a cup size. To find your cup size, subtract the band circumference from the measurement of the fullest part around your breast. The corresponding sizing chart will then give you your size. Now that you’re armed with this information, allow me to make you aware of something else. I’m excited to announce the launch of my lingerie line in collaboration with Addition Elle. They are a Canadianbased fashion plus size retailer with an extraordinary reputation in bra fit. This is a dream come true! I can’t express how amazing it is to have designed a sexy, glamorous, supportive line of lingerie and have the joy of sharing it with all of you. I have created a 14-piece collection of bras, panties and sexy chemises inspired with a vintage feel with a beautiful pallet of blush and black. Each piece was inspired by bras in my personal wardrobe that I fell in love with. I love showing women how to bring out their inner sexiness and help them realize that beauty comes from within and sexy is a state of mind.

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Quinn Miles

by Madeline Jones

we have heard so many times, yet every time we hear it we are faced

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Can you tell us about how you began your modeling career?

My modeling career began 10 years ago when I did a test shoot with a photographer in L.A. He decided to bring my pictures to Nous Model Management and they signed me right away as a straight sized model. Yep, I was a size 2. Even though I was a teenager I quickly learned how tough this industry could be. I went to lots of castings, but worked very little. In 2006 a friend of mine told me I should move to New York because it would be better for my career. With the encouragement of my family I did just that. I signed with a boutique agency in N.Y. called Images. Once again it was more of the same, lots of castings, but not enough work to sustain myself. During this time I had done a lot of soul searching, I had been suffering from an eating disorder for years and decided to get healthy. I realized I was making myself sick to be “skinny” for a career that I didn’t even really have. I was going to quit modeling all together when the same friend that told me to come to N.Y. said, “Don’t stop modeling, just do plus size!” I thought the idea was silly, but figured it wouldn’t hurt to try. And the rest is history!

What do you love most about your career?

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up watching movies, it’s kind

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of a tradition when we all get

love most about this season’s

together. I am such a homebody!

fall fashion trends?

I have a new DIY project every week... if there is something

Ok, so, I really love this winter

to create I’m on it. I am also

white look after Labor Day! I love

a songwriter and love making

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music.

nice that it’s “IN” right now. Also, What do you think are the top 5

thigh-high boots are super hot.

misconceptions about being a plus size model?

How would you describe your fashion aesthetic?

1. The biggest one I would have My fashion aesthetic is

to say is people say to me all the

COMFORT! I am a jeans and

time, “But you are not plus size,

T-shirt kind of girl. Throw on

your like a normal size woman.”

some fly boots or even some

And then I have to explain that

chucks, a cute slouch beanie and plus size models range in sizes a leather jacket and I am good to

and I am actually a size 14.

go!

2. That my job is glamorous. Yes the finished product is alluring,

When you are not modeling

but the process itself is far from

what are your top 3 favorite

cute. There is a lot of work that

things to do?

goes into getting that one shot! 3. That we are not healthy and

When I am not modeling, I love

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skin determines how many

4. That jet-setting is all fun and

opportunities I am offered in this

games. There are times when

industry compared to those that

I have to go straight to set after

are not African American. There

being on a 9-hour flight, and

are so many beautiful girls with

that’s no fun.

darker skin and only a handful of

5. That plus size models cannot

us get an ounce of the attention

be high fashion because we are

that fairer skinned models get.

voluptuous.

You know... I wouldn’t say that there is a lack of African

Where do you see yourself in 5

American models. It is more of

years?

a lack of exposure given to us. I

In 5 years, I see myself

hope the world will wake up and

continuing my modeling career

see, that there is more than one

and expanding my publishing

shade of beauty.

company, Rosewater Publishing. Click to visit Quinn’s It seems like every so often

Facebook Public Page

there is a lot of talk about the lack of African American

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models in the fashion industry.

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Being African American, obviously this subject strikes a chord with me. At times it is frustrating and disappointing, to think that the color of my #PLUSMODELMAG

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Burgundy dress by Qristyl Frazier Designs ($150.00) Faux fur vest by Forever 21 ($29.80) Earrings by Lane Bryant ($16.95) Ostrich bag by Mix no. 6 at DSW ($29.95) Black patent leather belt by Ralph Lauren at Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ($48.00) Two-tone shoes by Mix No. 6 at DSW ($49.95)

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Black lace jacket ($99.95) and earrings ($16.95) by Lane Bryant Black lace shorts by Forever 21 ($19.80) Teal sheer blouse available at Eddy & Bri ($18.00) Black booties by Calvin Klein ($99.95) Gold belt by Nine West at Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ($38.00)

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Tan dress by Monif C. ($78.00) Gold necklace by Lane Bryant ($49.95) Leopard print belt by Nine West ($45.00) Gold bag by Poppie Jones ($34.95) Boots by Miz Mooz at DSW ($189.95)

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Teal dress by Monif C. ($188.00) Gold belt by Style & Co. at Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ($21.98) Shoes by Enzo Angiolini at DSW ($89.95) Gold scarf by Lane Bryant ($34.95) Gold lame gloves by LaCrasia Gloves ($30.00) Gold clutch by Mix No.6 at DSW ($26.95)

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White top by Monif C. ($98.00) Faux leather pencil skirt available at Eddy & Bri ($28.00) Stockings ($18.95), gold cuff ($29.95) & earrings by Lane Bryant ($16.95) Leopard gloves by LaCrasia Gloves ($50.00) Shoes by Enzo Angiolini at DSW ($99.95) Belt by Anne Klein at Macyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ($32.00) Hat by Forever 21 ($12.80)

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Fabulous Felicity by Madeline Jones

We absolutely love Felicity Hayward! If you follow her social media, more likely than not, you will see a smile on her face from ear-to-ear. We decided to reach out to this fun and sexy beauty to get her thoughts on modeling, body confidence and fashion!

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Can you tell us a little about yourself?

I am a plus size model, from a small town in Suffolk but have lived in London since I was 17. I am obsessed with the British seaside and want to become an ice cream lady when I retire. I have been a club promoter, DJ, host, vintage clothing seller, barmaid, Photographer and have taught art lessons to young children with behavioral problems and autism. My inspiration in life comes from my wonderful grandparents Sybil and Geoff. I am obsessed with baby pink houses and one day will own my own art deco seaside dream house.

I read you have a degree in photography? Can you tell us about your passion for the art and how you moved on to become a model?

I have a first-class degree in photography, although I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take one photo in my final year. I fell in love with the idea of archiving, restoring and reprinting unwanted family albums and imagery, which I found whilst sourcing vintage clothing in rag factories all over East London. I guess my love of photography is the idea of storing memories in visual form, and the thought of all these beautiful memories I found going into the rubbish dump, gave me inspiration to produce and exhibit of art work. Although modeling came to me by total pot luck (scouted in a pub whilst dancing to Diana Ross) I guess one of the reasons I enjoy doing it, is that I will have some nice photographs to show my children and grandchildren once I am older, bringing back to the idea of archiving of lives in photographic form. #PLUSMODELMAG

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You exude confidence, sexiness and seem like the life of the party. How do you keep a positive body image?

Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very sweet of you, thank you. I guess my confidence comes from the wonderful people I surround myself with. Happiness is the key to everything in life.

I love following you on social media primarily because I enjoy the way you dress. Can you share your top go-to designers or brands?

I wear mostly second-hand vintage I find from different thrift shops, car boot sales and charity shops. My favourite place to buy from is Madam Popoffs Vintage Emporium in Margate, England.

With the industry under scrutiny about the size of models getting smaller and smaller, your curvy shape is very much appreciated by plus-size customers. Do you feel any pressure being one of a handful of working models beyond a size 12-14?

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Not at all, I feel proud. I like my body shape, there are a few lumps and bumps, which I could smooth out, but I am real. I am not a mannequin. I don’t feel the pressure as I’ve been lucky to have been offered jobs based on me as a person rather than a size on a tape measure. We are not all a number.

What is your advice to aspiring models who are looking to take their careers to the next level?

Learn to love and believe in yourself. Don’t let people walk all over you, be nice to people and never give up.

You have been seen in numerous magazines, a new TK Maxx commercial and represented by three of the most reputable agencies; what is next for Felicity?

I want to come to America. I’d like to collaborate with a designer on a fashion project and last but not least do things which provide happiness.

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PMM [modeling] This Month a Reader Asks... Should aspiring models take professional photos before visiting an agency? Here’s the thing… each agent has a particular look/looks they want each of their models to portray. If you plop the money down without any direction you may get an agent interested in you, but they will have you reshoot with the looks they feel are the best to represent you and the agency. Plus, I’ve seen some comp cards from non-professional models trying to break into the business and either every shot looks the same or they are so stylized that it looks like the model is playing dress up from someone’s closet. So in my professional opinion, it is better to save your money because to start in the modeling business takes money; it is an investment in your small business. It is the kind of business where you have to spend money before you make money. If you are an actress and have a strong headshot, you can use this for your meetings or mailings. If you don’t have a headshot, don’t go run out and get one. When I was an agent’s assistant, some girls that we signed brought in pictures that a friend had taken. They just happened to be taken with really good lighting and the girls looked fresh, simple, beautiful and above all PHOTOGENIC. Agents know you are new to the business and the newness of you is exciting. Let them package you. [...CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC] PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / NOV 2013

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What made you decide to become a plus size model? I wanted to show that curvy women can be sexy and stylish. Today so many girls think they have to be skinny and I want show them that women can be happy with her curves. I think young girls need new role models and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why I decided to become a plus size model.

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Who are your favorite curvy role models? I really like the work of Chloe Marshall, Sandy Dietrich and Robyn Lawley. They are really sexy and stylish women and they are my favorite curvy role models.

What has been your experience being as an aspiring model in Germany? All the feedback I’ve received has been very positive from friends, family and the people in the industry who are around me. Sandy Dietrich, a plus size model from Germany, has been really helping and supporting me. Of course pursuing this isn´t always easy, but if you have a great team around you then you’re bound to succeed.

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