Model Ana Garcia dressed by Designer Lisa Nieves for Maternity Shoot.

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  Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom. Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So when I first heard news that Plus Model Ana García is expecting her first baby soon I was over the moon. Photographer Vanessa Velez, a long time friend and one of Ana’s favorite photographers was in charge of the shoot. They have given us breathtaking editorials for Plus Model Magazine, Esposa Moderna Bridal Magazine,Volup2 and Skorch Magazine among … [Read more...]

A picture is worth a thousand words!!


To be the bridge between Artist Fernando Ferreiro from Spain and Editor of Plus Model Magazine Madeline Figueroa Jones was a big responsibilaty for me, but such an honor. My mission was to give Madeline her portrait in person as requested by the artist. I arrived at El San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde on a beautiful Sunday Morning, where she was giving a workshop with Suzanne Ujaque and Model Cristina Mendez. We met at the lobby and I was so happy to see her, such a beautiful soul. As the saying goes.. “A picture is worth a thousand words,” here are the pics so you … [Read more...]

Portrait of Editor of Plus Model Magazine revealed by artist Fernando Ferreiro!


Finding people who have the same passion as you do in life is like finding a hidden treasure, or a rare gem. I have the utmost respect for people who believe that a curvy woman is beautiful too, living on an Island that does not acknowledge them as they should it is one of my missions in life to write about the full figured woman and to show the world that they are just as beautiful, smart and talented as any other woman.   I have found so many people on my journey that have joined forces with me and one is renowned artist Fernando Ferreiro from Spain. I … [Read more...]

My Experience behind the scenes at Vanessa Velez and IPM model Ana Garcia’s Swimsuit Edition shoot for PMM.

Getting to be invited to a behind the Scenes photoshoot with the Amazing photographer from Puerto Rico Vanessa Velez and Plus Size Model Ana Garcia is magical. They had a project a couple of months ago because their dream was to get the editorial in Plus Model magazine, they took a chance and it payed off, their editorial was chosen for the swimsuit issue 2012 for PMM. We arrived at Vanessa's home early in the morning and MUA Gabriela Escalera was waiting for us, she only did the makeup first because the first shoot was the underwater pics, we went to the pool and … [Read more...]

The Buzz in Puerto Rico

I was talking to my fellow blogger Marta Rivera about Fashion in Puerto Rico and she told me some amazing news, it seems that Designer Nelly Trindad is going to take her new collection "Mayestic Curves" to South Fashion Week in October, I am in love with the name of the collection i cannot wait to hear more about it! I heard that one of our writers Castelar Garcia came up with it.  They had a casting call in Ponce, Puerto Rico which alot of beautiful models of all shapes and sizes attended. Marta was so ecstatic about the diversity of all the models, she was so happy … [Read more...]