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Velvet D'Amour for Volup2


Outstanding Plus Model of the Year, The Full Figured Industry Awards

(FFIAs) and Queen Size Magazine; Nov. 2023


  • Volup2 Magazine "You are the Artist of Your Life: Photos by Velvet d'Amour"; Aug 2023

  • Beautica Magazine;  wedding dress editorial, Glaser Studios; March 2023

  • Rochester Influential Woman; wedding dress editorial, Glaser Studios; March 2023

  • Rochester Influential Woman Cover; interview & fashion spread; March 2023

  • Beautica Magazine; editorial by Julia Rabkin and Allita Lee; May 2022

  • VOUS Magazine Back Cover; editorial by Julia Rabkin; June 2021

  • Volup2 Magazine Cover; editorial by Julia Rabkin, special 9th Anniversary Issue; Feb 2021

  • FabUplus Magazine, Phenomenal Woman editorial; Dec 2020

  • Soiree Magazine, spread; Oct 2020

  • Volup2 Magazine, featured model in 50 SHADES OF NUDE; Sept 2010

  • Volup2 Magazine, editorial spread Velvetography; Aug 2010

  • The Horizon Magazine, Cover; COLOR POP Simply Magnificent, Westhaven Media; June 2020

  • En Vie Magazine Japan, Back Cover, photo Julia Rabkin; May 2019

  • Volup2 Magazine, editorial spread ‘MS Advocate and Curve Model Carmina Suzanne Shares How She 'Slay's in Her Own Way'’; March 2019

  • FabUPlus Magazine feature on BodyLove by Silvana Denker NYC; Aug 2017

  • Buffalo Spree Magazine, review of Spring Style Show, featured photo walking for Monroe's Place; July 2017

  • I-Dare Magazine, 'Chromatic Cantata: Carmina Suzanne' interview and fashion spread; Spring 2017

  • Billie Blunt Plus Magazine, 'Carmina Suzanne: Unstoppable!' editorial spread and interview; March 2017 launch issue

  • SKORCH Magazine, editorial spread and interview; Feb/ March 2017

  • Trade Secrets Magazine, interview and fashion spread; Holidays 2016

  • CURVY Magazine, website feature 'Body Positive Campaign in NYC with Top Model Carmina Suzanne' BodyLove NYC by Silvana Denker; Oct 2016

  • BeUtiful Magazine, Cover and feature, BodyLove NYC by Silvana Denker; Oct 2016

  • I-Fashion Magazine, model feature; NYFW Edition Sept 2016

  • PLUS Model Magazine, Spotlight Model of the Month; Aug 2016

  • Buffalo Magazine, 2 interviews on budget-friendly consignment shopping, and being a working model who travels; June and July 2016

  • SKORCH Magazine, review of Ember Lynn Designs launch show, featured image; Feb 2016

  • Solis Magazine, model and creative director, editorial 'Curves in Motion'; Jan 2016

  • Queen Size Magazine, Cover and featured spread, creative director, 'Modern Cleopatra'; Dec 2015

  • Curvy Connect Magazine, double-page spread; Sept 2015

  • Queen Size Magazine, Cover and featured article; Sept 2015

  • Curves And The City Magazine, interview & spread; summer 2015

  • Alizé La Vie Magazine, 4-page spread and interview; May 2015

  • Ronde & Glamour Magazine Paris, commissioned editorial; winter 2015

  • POSE Magazine, 10-page fashion editorial; Jan 2015

  • Rack Plus Magazine, Cover, interview & fashion spread; Aug/ Sept 2014

  • Surreal Beauty, The Empire Issue; Aug 2014

  • Model Call Magazine, Role Model featured spread; May/ June 2014

  • Io Donna/ Corriere della Sera (Italy), and Ona/ Mlada Fronta Dnes (Czech Rep); Pulp’Fashion Week Paris runway for Curvy Kate; May 2014

  • Style-ology Magazine, The Plus Model Issue (24), April 2014

  • Lioness Magazine Cover, inside spread with Plus Model 411; Sept 2012

  • Help for Heroes Charity Calendar: Hollywood Glamour model (April); 2013

  • Psychologies Magazine interview, photoshoot; Nov 2011

  • Just as Beautiful Magazine Cover image, fashion spread; Sept 2011

  • Diva Magazine editorial fashion shoot with feature cover; July 2011

  • Just as Beautiful Magazine model and author, featured article; Sept 2010


  • BreakFree NYFW Gala Walk Your Talk; walked for Renee Cafaro Atelier; Oct 2023

  • FIG Buffalo Launch; opened for made by anatomy; Sept 2023

  • Upstate Indie Bridal Expo; March 2023

  • BreakFree NYFW, RCA Atelier; NYFW Sept 2022

  • MRKxo launch, catwalking and singing in Times Square; NYFW Sept 2022

  • Buffalo Indie Weddings Fair, made by anatomy; Nov 2021

  • Buffalo Indie Weddings Fair, Bliss Bridal; June 2021

  • Spring Line relaunch, made by anatomy; Upstate Indie Weddings; Jan 2021

  • The Future is Fluid gender neutral fashion at F.I.T.; The Phluid ProjectRunway The Real Way; April 2019

  • SCHIZO; NYFW Designer Daykeyla, (Muse Model, closed); July 2018

  • Buffalo Spree Spring Style show, Monroe's Place (closed); Spring 2017

  • EmberLynn Designs, SS '16 catwalk show & launch party; Costa Mesa, CA; Jan 2015

  • Evolution Zen Wearable Art Show, Impact Artist Gallery; designer Kyle-Lynn Tuttle; April 2015

  • 50 Shades of Fashion at Runway The Real Way, designer Dede Allure; NYFW S/S ‘15

  • Uptown Fashion Week NYC Plus Showcase; designer Serita Bell; Sept 2014

  • Pulp’Fashion Week Paris; designers Zizzi, Aux Plaisirs des Rondes (opened), Curvy Kate, OnOz, Deux Pouces, Le Chat Defile; May 2014

  • Mass Appeal; designer Made By Anatomy; Buffalo Nov 2013

  • LS1426 Fashion Week; designers Edward Dillard, Jay Jay Cornwall; Miami FL Nov 2013

  • Mercedes-Benz Buffalo Fashion Week 2013; designer Báles Clothing

  • Connecting the Dots: The Sustainable Fashion Show, F.I.T.; (opened and closed) Kibonen NY; NYC July 2013

  • The Diversity Show (Curves in Couture), Models of Diversity; designer Eve Pollard; London Nov 2011

  • British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate; designer Unforgettable by Bonny Bridal; Sept 2011

  • Catwalk York, Fashion City York; designer East; April 2011

  • An Evening of Diversity, Models of Diversity; designer Igigi; London, July 2010














  • 716 Live Magazine Featured Model; May 2018

  • Sultry Reigns Magazine author and photo spread; Nov 2017

  • Chubby Mannequin interview and fashion spread; March 2017

  • GirlTalkHQ interview and fashion spread; Dec 2016

  • Life & Fashion Magazine, article and fashion spread (ShutterKat Photography); Sept 2016

  • Tailcoat Times, article; Aug 2016

  • Buffalo Rising, “Why not the Theatre District?” Yar Mo’s Muse (Julie C Foser Photography); May 2015

  • Buffalo Rising, “Truly Beautiful Buffalo: Big Animal, Small Town, Infinite Allure” with ANTM All Star Angelea Preston and Mrs. NYS America Jessica Lahr (Cheryl Gorski Photography); Dec 2014

  • Latin Trends Uptown Fashion Week review by Christina Mendez; Sept 2014

  • Forged in Buffalo review and interview from MBBFW; Sept 2013

  • Rack Magazine Model of The Week; Sept 2012

  • Fashion Police News interview, featured article; June 2012

  • Plus Model 411 Model of the Month; May 2012

  • Anti-Body Magazine interview & fashion spread; August 2011

  • Urbanity Chic Magazine interview & fashion spread; July 2011


  • GERMANY: Lookbook model for Happy Size, Miracle Woman, Prachtweib, Vollkommen Braut, Curvy Shapes, Ulla Popken, Ulla Lingerie, Anita Since 1886, Luna Largo

  • In-Store Model, RuthAnn Boutique; Buffalo

  • Lookbook model, ShutterKat Collective

  • Etsy & lookbook model; Buffalo Gal Vintage

  • Presentation model; Victoria’s Bridal Shoppe; Buffalo Indie Weddings

  • NYFW lookbook & muse model; SCHIZO by Daykeyla

  • test shoot; Jose Pagan Photography; NYC

  • lookbook model; Emerson Street collegiate wear; Rochester

  • fit model & Muse Model; Emberlynn Designs; LA & NYC

  • test shoot; Michelle Alexandra Photography; NYC

  • Vogue submission photoshoot with Catherine Schuller (Dede Allure); Victor Quinteros Marquina

  • test shoot, Stanley Desbas Photography; NYC

  • presentation model; Macy’s Women’s Collection re-launch; Buffalo

  • fit model; Burberry for Serena Williams; London

  • website, lookbook; plus designer boutique Miss Lacy; London

FILM/ TV/ PUBLICITY (click here for more info)

  • model, Times Square Billboard; BreakFree NYFW, RCA Atelier

  • model, Times Square Billboard; BodyLove Campaign by Silvana Denker

  • featured model, BodyLove Campaign by Silvana Denker; NYFW Times Square

  • featured model, Celebrating Curves: Inside Pulp’Fasion Week Paris; Fred Ambroisine documentary, HDC Paris

  • interviewed model, Uptown Fashion Week Plus Showcase; Ruptly TV NYC

  • interviewed model, Pulp’Fashion Week 2014 press film; Actualités Bmodetv, Paris

  • model, print ad and film advert; Beauty Bra UK Figuretta

  • radio interviews, diversity in fashion/ plus models, opera: WNED 94.5; BBC Leeds; Minster York


  • Judge, Catwalk Coach; The Art of Fashion Wearable Art Show, Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 2018-19

  • Personal Assistant to the Founder; Models of Diversity – Liaison to CEO of British Fashion Council and the UK government, Event Manager, model booking/ scouting, designer liaison, publicity/ marketing/ PR, diversity advocate, author, interviewer

  • Head Event Planner; Models of Diversity, Curves in Couture and The Diversity Show, The Tabernacle London (booked Robyn Lawley, Toccara Jones, Lizzie Miller, Sophie Shepherd and more)

  • Co-Producer; Tree of Hope/ Models of Diversity, Styled and Frocked, JuJu London


Photography: Michelle Alexandra, Stanley Desbas, Velvet D'Amour, Silvana Denker, Jose Pagan, Leslie Pedraza, Neil Tandy, AMP Studios/ Doug Hansgate, Debbie Orrange, Saif Gee, Robert Fenn, Gary Glaser, Ornela Chiementin, Renata Canaday, KaJuan Lyons, Julia Rabkin, Georges Alexandre, Victor Quinteros Marquina, Fred Ambroisine, Luke Copping, ShutterKat, Steven Deisig, RJZ, Cheryl Gorski, Bill Dorsey, Rick Warne, Adore Photogrpahy, Steven Harrison Brown, Jude Gidney, Colin Hampden-White, Mark Ivkovic/ Bang, See Li, Zoe Norfolk, Alessandro Capoccetti, Jemimah Kuhfeld, James Lyon, Diana Thompson/ FashionLoves Photos, Jacqueline Clitheroe, Darren Brade

Designers: Macy’s, Burberry (for Serena Williams), Renee Cafaro Atelier; Francì Jewelry, Lucian Matis, Just Cavalli, Annarlette, Ulla Popken, Happy Size, Miracle Woman, Magic Dessous, Prachtweib, Vollkommen Braut, Curvy Shapes, Ulla Feminine Lingerie, Anita Since 1886, WunderCurves, Luna Largo, Cleo by Panache, Maritim, Chantelle Paris, Dede Allure, Taylor Catarina NYC, Hardcore Fashions Romania, Serita Bell NYC, Underwear Fuller Figure Chile; Ember Lynn Designs, BH Lounge Germany, Buffalo Gal Vintage, Victoria’s Bridal Shoppe, Emerson Street, Resilience Medical Supplies, Ponderous Whimsy, E'Lan NYC, 710 Fashions, MMW Style Studio, Edward Dillard, Zizzi Denmark, Aux Plaisirs des Rondes Paris, Curvy Kate London, OnOz Paris, Deux Pouces Belgium, Le Chat Défile Paris, Galibelle of Brazil, Resilience Medical Supplies, Phenomenal Woman, Vania & David, Jay Jay Cornwall, Made By Anatomy, Simply Natural, Bliss Bridal, Igigi for Curvety UK, Kibonen NY, Bill Baber, Carolyn de la Drapiere London, Eve Pollard London, Anna Scholz London, Tatty Devine London, Style 369 London, Bonny Bridal UK, La China Loca, Natalie Frigo, Limb, Coast, Beauty Bra UK, Miss Lacy, Amanda Barnes (Style Personified, Don’t Do Dresses)

Makeup/ Hair: Ric Brenin, Brown Candy, Claudia Rivas, Ana Luisa Manzo, Katie Ambrose, Amanda Marsala, Nicole Ventura, Nicole Flores, Fania Million, Holly Ernst, Secret the Stylist, Georgi Eberhard, Bombshell Beauties, SalleyNycole Crews, Brittany La Bella, Girl Code, Hersha Mckinney, Yasmein Abdulla, Danielle Weiser, Jasmine Robinson, BeYoutiful Transformations, Katie Sharun, Murielle Hairstyle Coiffure Paris (AKM Design Evolution), Danielle DePriest, Erica Calostipes, Chelsea Holody, Elizabeth Dugan/ Salon Elizabeth, Rachel Thomas/ Rockin' Rollers, Lamik, Doll House, Mr. Ed Master Stylist, Steven Daniels, Christina Sergakis/ Koukla, Josie Ricotta Young, Sarah Rumsey, Haley Ryan, Phoebe Caramitsos/ Flossy & Leigh, Nico Sparkle, Saamia Khan, Catherine Smith, Sarah Frasca, Michelle Sperazz

Stylists: Allita Steward, Catherine Schuller, Lauren Ding/ Pocket Rocket Fashion, Adrian Macadory, Giovanni Centurione, Lexie Furlong/ Blush, Suzy Makin, Suzze Watkins/ Urban Chique, I AM the Brand/ Aga Moodley

Runway Coaches: Oliver Morris, Esteban Chaffin, Mr. Fierce/ Catwalk Professor

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