Celebrating Mia Amber Davis Yard 7/25/1975 – 5/10/2011

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On May 10, 2011, Mia Amber Davis Yard passed away from complications of a blood clot in her lungs following knee surgery. Mia was best-known for her work with Ashley Stewart, Monif C, being the face of Jill Scott’s Butterfly Bra, a cameo in the movie “Road Trip” and serving as Creative Editor-at-Large for PLUS […]

PLUS Model Magazine Remembers Plus Size Model Mia Amber Davis

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Mia Amber Davis was adored by many and sadly lost her life May 10, 2011 following knee surgery. The outpouring of support for her family, husband, friends and PLUS Model Magazine family came from around the world. Whether you knew her personally or not, you just felt her warmth in everything that she did. PLUS […]

PLUS Model Magazine Swim Issue Features Plus Size Model Denise Bidot

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Welcome to our Swim Issue sponsored by Always For Me. Summer is just around the corner and PLUS Model Magazine is ready to show you what you will be wearing poolside and on the beach. This month we welcome back plus size model Denise Bidot who was last seen on our cover in the Denim […]

Plus Size Model Mia Amber Davis Widower Responds To TMZ Reports of Wrongful Death Suit

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Michael Yard, husband of the late plus size model and actress Mia Amber Davis – Yard, tells PLUS Model Magazine exclusively “I did not say any of these things about my wife!” Remembering Mia Amber Davis and Celebrating Her Life Mia Amber Davis passed away May 10, 2011 after undergoing knee surgery for a long […]

Remembering Mia Amber Davis and Celebrating Her Life

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Mia Amber Davis was someone that was full of life and generated positivity towards any challenge she faced.  On May 10th, 2011 we lost this inspirational woman and the affect was felt world wide. To our PLUS Model Magazine readers, Mia was more than just a model and Creative Director, but a visionary. She always […]

The International Fuller Women Expo Update

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Via The Fuller Women Expo It is with heavy heart that we prepare this newsletter. The world was rocked by the passing of Mia Amber Davis, Plus super model, Plus rights advocate and the face of the Expo and the Network for the past 2 years.  I have been hard pressed to find the words to describe […]

Mia Amber Davis – A Vision of Beauty

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With the untimely death of plus size supermodel, Mia Amber Davis, PLUS Model Magazine has dedicated it’s whole June 2011 issue to her as she still continues to inspire women all over the world to love themselves. In this month issue, PMM has released some never before seen photos of the plus beauty and Mia’s influence in […]

Remembering Mia… by Gwen DeVoe

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Remembering Mia…. I will never forget receiving that first email from Mia in the Spring of 2002.  She wrote: “Ms. DeVoe, I’ve been conducting a lot of online research about the plus modeling industry and all roads lead to you.  I would love to meet with you sometime soon to discuss a career in plus […]

My Memories of My Friend Mia Amber Davis-Yard – By Sharon Quinn

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I can remember the very first time I saw Mia Amber Davis-Yard, it was at a Plus Academy™ open house in the East Village I believe.  I am fuzzy on the exact date but I DO remember my reaction to her clearly to this day….. She quietly walked through the doors of that studio in all […]

Monif C. Remembers Mia Amber Davis

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It is really difficult for me to summate what Mia meant to me because she meant so much. She was a friend, a confidant, and the face of Monif C. Mia and I were partners in that she brought my vision to life like no one else could and in many ways our work together […]