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Curvy Model of The Month: Amber Tolliver

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Curvy Model of The Month: Amber Tolliver

Name: Amber Tolliver   
Age: 27   
Hometown: Chicago, IL   
Ethnicity: African American
Measurements: 26-30-41
Agency: JAG Models
 
I was discovered:  At the age of 15 through an open call at Ford Chicago.
 
I'm currently working on: A trip to London. I just signed with Milk Management in the UK so I’ll be going over there for a month to work.
 
My best feature: Would be my eyes.

I'm beautiful because: of who I am as a person. I have very open and caring personality. I give a lot to the people I love and care for because seeing them happy makes me happy.

My favorite thing to wear to feel special is:  Perfume. My favorites are Tom Ford Jasmine Rouge and Bulgari rose essentielle / Jasmine noir.  The style of clothes I wear are constantly changing depending on how I’m feeling that day but I can’t walk out my house with out a spray of perfume. I feel naked!
 
My beauty routine: Before I go to sleep I remove my make up with Bioderma Crealine H20. In the morning I wash my face with La Roche-Posay cleansing gel followed by La Roche-Posay Active C eye cream and Embryolisse moisturizer.  Then apply very simple make-up.  I use L’oreal true match for a base with the YSL radiant touch pen for under the eyes, a little Nars blush and I finish up with mabelline mascara and chap stick  

Amber Tolliver Beauty

My health routine is:  Eating healthy. Running around the city day-in and day-out is just about all the exercise I get but I do make sure that the things I’m eating are the best they can be. That means organic produce, hormone-free and antibiotic-free meats and in general real food. I never eat anything “diet” or artificial.
 
The best tip/trick I use to flatter my curves is:  I wear clothes that fit properly.  If something I love is too big in a certain area I’ll take it to the tailor to have it altered. If its too small or is pulling, I wont wear it at all. Clothes that fit to a "T" not only look amazing but they help you feel amazing because you’re comfortable in what you have on.
 
My advice to budding plus size models is:  Be confident in every situation you find your self in and never think of your self less than because you’re plus.  We are models, period.
 
I get into the zone while shooting by: Getting in the zone on the way to a shoot. I put on good music and grab a coffee before I get there because once I’m there, it’s time to get to work.

My curvy style icon is: Beyonce.  She embraces her curves and isn’t afraid to take risks.

My favorite places to shop: I love New York consignment shops and vintage markets. You can find amazing unique things that you can’t get anywhere else. You can also get unbelievable deals on designer items.

Amber & LaQuan

Designer LaQuan Smith and Amber Tolliver.


Favorite style blogs: Lifestylemirror.com it’s less a blog than a website, but it is by far my favorite. It covers everything you could ever want to know about the industry and more.
 
Any noteworthy upcoming projects? Levi’s, Evans and Instyle!

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