Posts in Beauty & Style
Maimi Swim Week 2019 with Monday Swimwear

I decided to Vlog my Miami Swim Week experience with Monday Swimwear to show you what it is like #BTS and give you a boost of body confidence this summer. If you want to wear a bikini, then do it! Simple as that!

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True and I for the Gap Body Campaign!

This campaign was exceptional for me in more ways than one. I have been a curve model for fifteen years at this point, and you always hope to book, “big campaigns.” But, for most of the curve models who have been in the industry ten+ years, they know that it is only in the recent years that companies like Gap would use women like me as a model. The best part of the whole experience was that I wasn’t selected because I am a “model.” I was selected for the work I have done with Healthy is the new Skinny and creating Natural Model Management.

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Festival Ready with Simply Be UK

I had the best photoshoot with SimplyBe Uk to showcase these new festival styles, available now! This photoshoot was basically 100% me. I loved the whole vibe, the hippie-casual collection, the locations in Joshua Tree, Ca., and the kind and fun English crew! Here are some of the images of me and model, Emma Breschi from the shoot and some BTS!

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Striped and Strapless, the Perfect Ruffle One-Piece Swimsuit

How do we battle the crazy photoshopped images we see on social media everyday? We post our real bodies. It is that simple. As I have been discovering some really beautiful swimwear for summer, I have also been leaving my body as is in the photos. Granted, I might smooth a bikini line (full disclosure,) the rest is what my body looks like. And guess what? This swimsuits still look amazing. I hope these posts help you shop for the summer from someone who might have a body type that is closer to your own.

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Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women’s Day! I am speaking at four universities and colleges this month and I hope to reach as many young women as possible. It is in our best interest as a society to focus on protecting the adolescent female spirit and empowering what will become strong women.

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Show Me Your MuMu... You Got it!

I want to show you some of my favorite beach looks from my recent trip to Cabo! I have a love for swimwear and try to always keep an eye out for cute one-piece suits because I think they can be more difficult to find. Look no further…. This swimsuit is EVERYTHING! I saw it, gasped, and knew it was meant for me.

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What Influencers and Models Can Do More to Give Back

In the “Insta” world of models, influencers, and free stuff, what are any of us doing to give back? This was a question I had to ask myself and be ready for the honest answer; not enough. When I reflected on 2018 I felt nothing but complete gratitude for all the abundance in my life and I wanted to dedicate 2019 to giving more. I have enough, I have done enough, I am fulfilled, and therefor I want to help others in need. Read more about how I am taking action in 2019!

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Pre-Order Your HNS Hoodies for the Holidays and Help Women in Need!

Pre-Order your HNS Hoodie for the Holidays and 100% of the proceeds goes to Resisterhood, a Los Angeles based non-profit organization that helps female based charities get the resources they need! You can shop for yourself, your bestie, and help women in need! It is a win win!

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My First Time Walking the Runway for Monday Swimwear - Miami Swim Week 2018

The entire female team at Monday Swimwear are passionate about size diversity and making sure that women of various shapes and sizes have beautiful swimwear and resort-wear available to them. Seeing as though I own Natural Model Management, a modeling agency that represents the top talent in Los Angeles when it comes to curve models, we knew we were a match made in heaven and had to work together. The outcome was nothing short of stunning. Take a look at some of the images from the Voluptuous photo shoot!

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The Benefits of Being Fiercely Independent

I have always been an independent person. When I was 17 years old, I moved to New York City alone without knowing a single person or having any family nearby. People told me I was crazy and took bets on how long it would take for me to go back home. Last week while I was back in NYC, it was surreal... I was sitting in an Uber, stuck in traffic, and looked out my window to realize we were right in front of my old dorm building. I was able to see in the window of the room I stayed in and had one of those amazing life moments when you feel so damn proud of the person you have become. Read more about what I have learned about being #fiercelyindependent.

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Me + Express Jeans, It's a Fit!

Finding you where you fit in the world can be challenging, just like finding a pair of jeans that fit! I have learned a thing or two about both! Life is too short to stay somewhere or in something that isn’t meant for you. Click here to see my favorite look from Express, shop my perfect fit jeans, and learn more about what it next for me and my career!

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We are on the August Cover of Parents Magazine!

So thrilled to announce that True and I are on the August cover of Parents Magazine! I got real with Parents about my experience becoming a mother and my postpartum health and body-image journey! See behind the scenes photos from our photoshoot and read more here!

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6 Women, 6 Different Shapes, Wearing the Same Size Bikini

We shot photos of 6 different women, with 6 different body types, in the same bikini! The result was a massive dose of body positivity we all need as we head into peak summer months! Click here to see more photos and learn more about how “sample sizes” effect female body image.

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