Sunday, 16 May 2010

Polish Pretty and PLUS SIZE

Plus size women gracing the pages of high fashion magazine Elle, a step in the right direction.... Polish Elle, with Curvy bombshell Jennifer Lopez on the front cover have an amazing spread this month, there is a rising Polish community in London so im sure there are hard copies near..ill find!!!my Polish friends better prepare to translate!! ;-) i loves....

x Teiko

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness” Oprah...

aight so, some times I think we let external obstacles get in our way of achieving our dreams...size...(life would be better as a size 0..) race... (some of us are still stressing over skin tone)...location, income etc etc! Here are my top 10 curvy queens making it and proving that nothing can get in your way of success..

1. Oprah

The most notable media queen in my eyes, she's excelled on TV, film, radio and successfully overcame childhood abuse and poverty to become one of the most influential women of the 20th century. The former beauty queen (Miss Tennessee @ aged 17) has gone onto bring wisdom and beauty in our own lives...The Oprah Winfrey show ends in 2011 ;-0 check out the Oprah Winfrey

Oprah in the The Colour Purple.

2.Katy Brand

.... talented, fashionable and plus size, this woman proves curves rule ;-) English actress, comedienne and writer known for her ITV2 series Katy Brand's Big Ass Show she’s hilarious!

wooooooooooooork it!

check out her site for more information..

3.Queen Latifah!

She is truly inspirational and she has just come out with a book ,which is sure to empower young women to make better choices and be more confident in this journey called life

Chapter headings are Love, Beauty, Money, Love, Fear, Loss, Strength and Joy! A must read from a woman has proven that talent hard work and determination are all u need to succeed x

Check out this interview, she rocks

4. Jill Scott

"You love me especially different every time
You keep me on my feet happily excited
By your cologne, you’re hands, your smile, your intelligence
You woo me, you court me, you tease me, you please me
You school me, give me some things to think about
Ignite me, you invite me, you co-write me, you love me, you like me
You incite me to chorus, ooh

- Jill Scoot ..he loves me one of the most beautiful verses I’ve ever heard!!!!

Teacher. Poet, singer, actress Jill Scott is an inspiration to millions of women around the world, making no apologies and representing curves like a true queen...

She has recently led her voice to the new Xmen mini series where she will be the voice of Storm, and if that wasn't enough her voice will be part of BET animation project ‘Black Panther'

She also features in Tyler Perry's Why Did I get Married 1+2 and of course gave us a brilliant performance in the Ladies number1 detective series set in Botswana.

5.Tyra Banks

Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American supermodel, television personality and a talk show hostess. Tyra brought us American's next top model, which has been re produced in a number of countries, and she continues to promote healthy living and a positive self-image for millions of women around the globe

We love u Tyra!

6.Ama K

Ama K continues to rep Ghana to the fullest, TV producer, actress and plus size! In her latest film she teams up with actor Haitian- Born actor Jimmy-Jean Louis (The Bourne Identity, Hollywood Homicide) and John Dumelo (Perfect Picture, Prince’s Bride). It’s due out next year and promises to be a great movie! Other cast members of the film include veteran Ghanaian actress Doris Sakitey (Lost Hope, Divine Love), Eamonn Walker (Cadillac Records, Othello),

Ama interviews Akon!

Ama K and Jimmy-Jean Louis


Always puts a smile on my face, this actress, comedienne and talk show host continues to rise from strength to strength! She’s won a BAFTA, Golden Globe, Academy Award amongst others, size has been no barrier to excelling her rise to the top!

Check out more of Monique on her self-titled show aired on BET


B continues to excel in every aspect of her career, whether film, music or producing this talented young woman proves with hard work and determination u can truly do all things


Also known as Omosexy, I LOVE Omotola's movies, I belong my fav, (see clip below.....going to the beach in Omotola Jolade Ekeide - successful Nollywood actress, singer and philanthropist, wife and mother of four, she’s all that!

10. Jennifer Lopez

She's curvy, determined and this Latina Queen has gone from a dancer to award winning actress, entrepreneur and singer!

stay inspired people x Teiko