Remembering Plus Size Model Mia Amber Davis
Breaking into the modeling industry is a challenge all on its on but, for a plus size model it is a full-time job. It is a true testament to success for a full-figured woman to become a recognized face in the world of fashion. Mia Amber Davis exemplifies what a successful plus size model is.
With curves for days, Davis graced the pages of Essence Magazine and rocked brands like Ashley Stewart, Monif C. and Lane Bryant. Let’s not forget her oh so fierce walk down BET’s Rip The Runway.
With Beauty came brains. Before modeling, Davis began her career in Television. She started as a production assistant for the Ricki Lake Show. Later she was running the show as producer. Though Davis spent a lot of time behind the camera, she got he shot in front of the camera when she played Rhonda in the 2000 film, Road Trip. The Road Trip role made Davis one of the few plus size models to ever appear in a major film. Also on her resume was Creative Editor-at-Large for Plus Model Magazine and the face for the 2010-2011 campaign for the Fuller Women Expo.
Mia Amber Davis passed on Tuesday, May 10th. She was a larger than life type of woman and a role model for young girls and women all over the world. She exuded self-love and her life’s work is a lesson for all females; not just full-figured, but all shapes and sizes. She will be missed but never forgotten.