This weekend in NYC Jeannie Ferguson will be named Model Of The Year at Full Figured Fashion Week! She’s broken barriers for petite plus models in the industry. Here’s some info so you can learn more about this hidden gem!
Plus Petite Powerhouse Jeannie Ferguson, always a go getter, with over a decade as a fixture behind the scenes as a Buyer, Merchandiser, Allocator, and Product Development Coordinator and in her present position as Product Manager is an asset to the fashion biz. However, while taking notice of fashion industry standards in comparison to “real women” she recognized a desire to see something different. Jeannie made the decision to be the difference.
As one half of the burgeoning Plus Fashion House, Big Girls United (BGU) Jeannie, took to the runway as a last minute replacement for a no-show model. As soon as the crowd laid eyes on the 5’3, size 14 strutting her stuff they took to their feet and the roar was deafening. At that moment, Jeannie knew there was no turning back.
With her signature walk, Plus Petite model Jeannie Ferguson has gone on the grace the runways of numerous designers including BGU, Marco Hall, Shanda Freeman, Clothes Mind, Sonsi, Monif C., Osun Designs,Full Figured Fashion Week New York, Qristyl Frazier Fall Preview Show, Plus Night Out. She was also one of the pioneers of the Dangerous Curves Tour and has appeared on several television shows such as Tyra, E! News, BTE TV, TLC’s Big Sexxy and she’s a five time model and crowd favorite on BET’s annual fashion special, Rip The Runway. Jeannie recently made her television debut nationwide with the Slim & Tone leggings commercial and 9West Online commercial.
With appearances in countless publications such as Glamour, Fire, Anisi, and People Magazine for the Nivea challenge, Plus Model Magazine, Manik Magazine, Pose Magazine, The Cover of Belle Noir Magazine, Full Blossom. Jeannie Ferguson is steadily cementing her place in fashion history and now in the acting world. Jeannie has a recurring role in the Amazon Prime Show Vish Merrick and short film, Prepare Your Table.
With her expert knowledge in runway Jeannie has been teaching her Annual Walk This Way runway all around the US. With her expert knowledge, print, runway and fit experience, it seems as though suddenly the industry is dreaming of Jeannie.
My 7th Annual Walk This Way Runway Class is Back. January 21st, 2017! Come out and learn the Do's and Don'ts on and off the Runway, learn how to get book that get and keep getting booked. Space is Very, Very Limited. Tix are $65.00 and Only 30 will be sold for this date. Make sure you hit me up to hold your spot. RSVP at Jeannie4117@yahoo.com. Classes will be held in NYC, Time & Location TBD. "You must Invest in your craft to Perfect your craft ". Hope to see you there!!! #walkthisway2017 #fitprintrunway #petiteplusmodel #plusmodels #runwaydiva #runwayslayer #baldandbeautiful #naturalbeauty #walkthisway #natural #runwaycoach #melaninpoppin #melanin #curves #curvy #curvygirl #plus #keepwatchin