It’s time to clean out your wardrobe and hit refresh for spring. Your fashion needs were met on (watch here) >Pix11 Morning News Fashion Segment featuring styles from companies that offer current fashion trends which are affordable and won’t break the bank. We all love that.
Scroll down for outfit details including my look by NY and Company which I paired with Eva Mendes’s shoes also available at NY and Company and earrings found in my favorite store in the Hamptons. Leave a message if you want to find my secret accessories spot.
On Tori wearing Zara
My soul really needed this live chat with LifeStyle Editor, Jamie Feldman from Huffington Post (video here–> Huffington Post). We sat down to talk face to face (see pictures below) on all things body image, confidence and fashion. I got real with why women shouldn’t compare their bodies to a piece of fruit and why it’s important to practice your self love muscle daily.
Takeaway from segment:
flex your self love muscle daily
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I recently sat down with Rebecca Daly, Senior Fashion Editor at Real Simple Magazine to talk about a few of my favorite things: being your best self, my modeling career, image consulting and my current favorite jeans. Check out the full interview here on this live Facebook chat or click here if you… Read more
Everyone is always asking me how they can make their wardrobe a bit more chic. My answer: find timeless pieces that work best on your figure and fit your personality. You will then always be the IT GIRL. If you missed the Pix11 Morning News segment on (watch here)>>HOW TO DRESS LIKE THE IT GIRL, here it is. All looks are from Lane Bryant, Lord and Taylor, Forever21 and jewelry by Ragen Jewels.
IT GIRL Shopping Guide:
I was honored to have been asked by author and celebrity stylist, Susan Moses to moderate a panel of distinguished panelists at the United Nations to discuss how the fashion and beauty industries and media can work together to continue the evolution of inclusivity and diversity. As a model for over ten years, I’ve seen the pendulum swing in the fashion industry to include a vast array people to best reflect the diversity in our country.
The day began with a runway show by Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant. If you haven’t seen his collection, run on over to any Lane Bryant store or visit www.LaneBryant.com to watch the entire line.
I’m fashionably late thanking PLY APPAREL for having me part of their beautifully orchestrated New York Fashion Week February 2016 show. I wore two pieces that I wish I could have kept but sadly had to give back to the incredibly talented and loving duo Pamela and Lamarr. The show featured me of course but also had models of all shapes wearing styles that are current and will be relevant in your wardrobe for years to come. Here’s the online look book and see below some behind the scenes photos and looks from the show. See you next season PLY.
(Redheads can wear pink)
Did you see the latest ad by SwimsuitsForAll featuring the beautiful and confident Denise Bidot?If you haven’t, WATCH THE SEGMENT HERE on Pix11 Morning News as anchor Sukanya Krishnan and I discuss this latest trend in marketing and of course confidence and all things body image. Thank you Pix11 team for… Read more
Always fun appearing on Pix11 Morning show in New York City. Thank you Pix11 Morning News for always welcoming me to your set with open arms.Check out these plus size model beauties (models at MSA MODELS in NYC) wearing suits from the beach to the bar. When finding a suit for any body type, it’s really about the confidence and the right fit. There are suits out there for everyone. I added links below to suits and outfits on models. If you have a hard time finding the perfect suit, email me at connect@Bernadett.net Beautiful curvy models right before going live on air.WATCH THE SEGMENT HERE Read more
It was a great honor to speak at the Girls Night Out event at the New York International Auto Show last week. I spoke to a crowd of women about how to be your best version and stand out from the crowd by embracing unique qualities that only they posses.… Read more
It was an honor to have been part of a conversation with fellow models to discuss our careers as plus size models and in my case, also an image consultant. Thank you Sharon Quinn for having me on your show, Model Behavior. The segment is about 30 minutes long but… Read more
So honored to have been asked to be the moderator at the New York City screening of The F-Word: a documentary film about the word FAT not my other favorite F%^* word (food). If you’re a sister, daughter, brother, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew once removed blah blah. IF YOU’re a… Read more
I spoke at the Safe to Be Seen event Sunday, August 24, 2014 curated by my colleague and friend Natalie Berthhold who holds family constellations and is a certified Reiki master. I styled a beautifully diverse group of women and showed them how to own their gifts and walk down the runway.… Read more
So many trends so little time. I’m sure you have one of these in your closet, the sports bra is having a major moment in fashion. Go on, put it on even when you’re not working out and show some skin. Pair it with denim, a mesh top (any see… Read more
It’s always a good day when you wake up at 5am to appear live on a fashion segment for Pix11 Morning Show! (waking up at 5am hooray!)The stylist for People Style Watch dressed me in my new favorite plus size/full figured/curvy/stylish/gorgeous/trendy line called ELOQUII. Seriously check them out now. I… Read more
Thank you Shape Magazine for the article! The ABC’s every girl should read. A view of the article: Read more
This year the Miss USA pageant was abuzz about body image and no one was talking about the winner. It was all about Miss Indiana and her “normal” body that was causing a stir on social media. I was invited as a panelist along with Miss Long Island, Michelle Medoff… Read more
Have you ever wanted to call in sick to work because you had cramps, heavy bleeding, been emotionally and physically exhausted and didn’t feel like being half naked in a room full of people, where you are the main focus? I found myself facing that very situation. At a recent shoot for O, the Oprah Magazine, where I’d been asked to model lingerie for their yearly Body Issue, a testament to body love and self acceptance, but this time, I couldn’t call out sick. As I walked into the brightly lit photography studio, I saw the racks of nude lingerie awaiting me, as well as my co-model for the shoot, a beautiful, elegant size-zero model resembling Lupita Nyong’o. You’d think the idea of disrobing and taking full-length shots in the nude body suit they’d prepared for me would be the part of this story making me pause—hardly. As an international model, I’d been taking shots like this for more than 10 years. No, today, I was feeling vulnerable for an entirely different reason. I’d recently had two very different and serious health scares—and if I hadn’t advocated for myself with multiple doctors—I might not even be standing in the room. Just a few weeks prior to the body shoot, I had 20 fibroids removed Read more
Don’t you just love affordable trends? Watch as I was featured as one of the models with Kate Dimmock from People Style Watch on the Katie Couric Show.Watch the segment here and see what Katie says about my hair. It’s a red headed thing!Here are a couple behind the scene… Read more
Thank you Long Island Pulse Magazine for featuring me in your April Issue. I am honored to have been included with all these talented and stylish women.Pick up a hard copy now or check out the entire April issue online feature here. Read more
I was thrilled that my gorgeous and talented client was featured as one of the models on the Today Show this morning. It’s Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday and what better way to celebrate then by featuring women that rock! Linda is a mom of 8 year old twins and works full time. I don’t know how you moms do it all! Congratulations lovely Linda. Read more
It was a real honor to address the students at Winnacunnet High school who are part of the JAG program. Incredibly cool students with bright futures.Nothing like a good press piece with a misquote. Here’s what I said: “There are so many fun parts of my job but one in particular… Read more
I had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Winnacunnet High School’s JAG Program (Jobs for America’s Graduates) in Hampton, New Hampshire on Tuesday evening. The mission of NH-JAG is to affect positive change in the lives of young people, by raising awareness of the future, increasing leadership skills that promote educational success and developing conscious personal and career choices through collaboration with parents, schools, employers and community organizations. I was thrilled to be there and share my story and message. Here’s an excerpt of my speech: Read more
It’s been a week since one talented designer, named Eden Miller, and six plus size models walked down the runway and into the history books at New York Mercedes Benz Fashion week.(VIDEO) Walking Into History BooksI was honored to be one of the six girls to walk that day and… Read more
This past May I was invited by New York Life Insurance Company to speak at the Andaz Hotel in downtown Manhattan, about image and why it matters in all areas of your life. Dress the part and always be the best version of yourself. #BV Read more
I’m late in writing a big THANK YOU to the incredible and powerful Women of Integrity. Their mission is to empower and educate women of all ages and ethnicities through work shops and leadership activities (now that’s my kind of people). I was a guest speaker back in April and was… Read more
(Photo with some of the members of S.I.S.T.E.R.S)I was thrilled to be part of the S.I.S.T.E.R.S. (Sisters of Integrity Towards Empowerment, Respect and Success) during their second annual I LOVE MY BODY event at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell on April 12th. The evening was designed as a safe place… Read more
MadisonPlus features another interview with Bernadett in their downtown Manhattan office. Bernadett loves a good vintage find. Read more here. Read more
Appearing on WPIX NY Morning News, Bernadett can be seen in this video as a style expert commentating for Curves for Change fashion show. Read more