photo Julia Rabkin

photo Julia Rabkin

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Carmina Suzanne, International Curve Model, is a model, artistic/ creative director, stylist, model mentor (at her company MODAL Productions), author, disability advocate and diversity advocate. As a Multiple Sclerosis sufferer, she works with nation-wide fashion organizations to advocate for models with non-visible disabilities.

Carmina is managed and represented in:

Please visit the Press Page for live fashion events, radio interviews, magazine articles, blogs, promos, press releases and other publicity.  To inquire about Carmina's availability and modeling rates, and to view her full portfolio, please Contact her, view her Facebook Fan Page, her Instagram, and her YouTube Channel

Carmina models in NYC, Paris, LA, Miami, London, Santiago, Toronto and locally in Buffalo. She Event Managed the 2011 show Curves in Couture for Models of Diversity in London, writes for Volup2 and Alizé La Vie Magazines, and worked for Emberlynn Designs & E’lan NYC as a Fit Model and Muse Model. Appearing on the catwalk at Pulp’Fashion Week Paris, both The Future is Fluid at F.I.T. and NYFW 2015 for Dede Allure by Runway The Real Way, Uptown Fashion Week, LS1426 FW Miami and British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate, Carmina is a vivacious presence on the runway. With 6 Magazine covers and over 4 dozen spreads to her credits in many countries, editorial publication is her real passion.

Carmina Suzanne has been privileged to model for Macy’s, Burberry (as Serena Williams’ fit model), Lucian Matis, Just Cavalli, Annarlette, Chantelle Paris, Ulla PopkenAnita Since 1886, Dede Allure, Hardcore Fashions, Curvy Shapes, Happy SizeEmberLynn Designs, Serita Bell, Taylor Catarina NYCLuna Largo, Prachtweib, Underwear Fuller Figure, BH Lounge, Buffalo Gal Vintage, 710 FashionsZizzi, Curvy Kate, Deux PoucesOnOz, Le Chat DéfileAux Plaisirs des Rondes, Kibonen NY, Edward DillardMade By AnatomyFranci Jewelry, Simply Natural, Emerson Street CollegiatePonderous Whimsy, Bonny Bridal, Bill Baber, Limb, Don't Do Dresses, and Beauty Bra.

Publication credits include En Vie (back cover), Queen Size (2 covers), Lioness (cover), BeUtiful (cover), Rack Plus (cover), PLUS Model, CURVY, SKORCH, Volup2, Billie Blunt Plus, Ronde et Glamour, iDare, POSE, Solis, Style-ology, Alizé La Vie, Sultry ReignsTrade SecretsCurvy ConnectI-FashionCurves And The CitySurreal BeautyGirlTalkHQ, Model Call, DIVA, Just As Beautiful (digital cover), Buffalo Rising, Buffalo Spree, and Psychologies magazines as well as many blogs, e-zines and newspapers around the world, including Italy's Corriere della Sera.

A passionate diversity advocate, Carmina is an experienced lecturer, public speaker, author and model mentor, pushing for models of all shapes, sizes, ages, heights, colors and ability levels to be treated fairly in fashion. In London, Carmina was able to work with members of the British Parliament on a nation-wide diversity project. As the Founder and CEO of MODAL Productions, a fashion- and music-mentoring firm, Carmina has brought her marketing/ PR, model scouting and event management experience from London to Buffalo, combining European know-how with Queen City friendliness. Her devotion to model mentorship has crossed The Pond many times; she has been a Model Mentor and Manager at ELM MMT.



  • En Vie Magazine Japan, Back Cover, photo Julia Rabkin; May 2019

  • Volup2 Magazine, editorial spread ‘MS Advocate and Curve Model Carmina Suzanne Shares How She 'Slay's in Her Own Way'’; March 2019

  • Buffalo Spree Magazine, review of Spring Style Show, featured photo walking for Monroe's Place; July 2017

  • I-Dare Magazine, 'Chromatic Cantata: Carmina Suzanne' interview and fashion spread; Spring 2017

  • Billie Blunt Plus Magazine, 'Carmina Suzanne: Unstoppable!' editorial spread and interview; March 2017 launch issue

  • SKORCH Magazine, editorial spread and interview; Feb/ March 2017

  • Trade Secrets Magazine, interview and fashion spread; Holidays 2016

  • CURVY Magazine, website feature 'Body Positive Campaign in NYC with Top Model Carmina Suzanne' BodyLove NYC by Silvana Denker; Oct 2016

  • BeUtiful Magazine, Cover and feature, BodyLove NYC by Silvana Denker; Oct 2016

  • I-Fashion Magazine, model feature; NYFW Edition Sept 2016

  • PLUS Model Magazine, Spotlight Model of the Month; Aug 2016

  • Buffalo Magazine, 2 interviews on budget-friendly consignment shopping, and being a working model who travels; June and July 2016

  • SKORCH Magazine, review of Ember Lynn Designs launch show, featured image; Feb 2016

  • Solis Magazine, model and creative director, editorial 'Curves in Motion'; Jan 2016

  • Queen Size Magazine, Cover and featured spread, creative director, 'Modern Cleopatra'; Dec 2015

  • Curvy Connect Magazine, double-page spread; Sept 2015

  • Queen Size Magazine, Cover and featured article; Sept 2015

  • Curves And The City Magazine, interview & spread; summer 2015

  • Alizé La Vie Magazine, 4-page spread and interview; May 2015

  • Ronde & Glamour Magazine Paris, commissioned editorial; winter 2015

  • POSE Magazine, 10-page fashion editorial; Jan 2015

  • Rack Plus Magazine, Cover, interview & fashion spread; Aug/ Sept 2014

  • Surreal Beauty, The Empire Issue; Aug 2014

  • Model Call Magazine, Role Model featured spread; May/ June 2014

  • Io Donna/ Corriere della Sera (Italy), Ona/ Mlada Fronta Dnes (Czech Rep); Pulp’Fashion Week Paris runway for Curvy Kate; May 2014

  • Style-ology Magazine, The Plus Model Issue (24), April 2014

  • Lioness Magazine Cover, inside spread with Plus Model 411; Sept 2012

  • Help for Heroes Charity Calendar 2013: Hollywood Glamour model (April); 2013

  • Psychologies Magazine interview, photoshoot; Nov 2011

  • Just as Beautiful Magazine cover image, fashion spread; Sept 2011

  • Diva Magazine editorial fashion shoot with feature cover; July 2011

  • Just as Beautiful Magazine model and author, featured article; Sept 2010


  • SCHIZO by Daykeyla; closing muse model; Buffalo, NY; July 2018

  • Buffalo Spree Spring Style show, Monroe's Place (closed); Spring 2017

  • EmberLynn Designs, SS '16 catwalk show & launch party; Costa Mesa, CA; Jan 2015

  • Evolution Zen Wearable Art Show, Impact Artist Gallery; designer Kyle-Lynn Tuttle; April 2015

  • 50 Shades of Fashion at Runway The Real Way, designer Dede Allure; NYFW S/S ‘15

  • Uptown Fashion Week NYC Plus Showcase; designer Serita Bell; Sept 2014

  • Pulp’Fashion Week Paris; designers Zizzi, Aux Plaisirs des Rondes (opened), Curvy Kate, OnOz, Deux Pouces, Le Chat Defile; May 2014

  • Mass Appeal; designer Made By Anatomy; Buffalo Nov 2013

  • LS1426 Fashion Week; designers Edward Dillard, Jay Jay Cornwall; Miami FL Nov 2013

  • Fame Premiere Mercedes-Benz Buffalo Fashion Week 2013; designer Báles Clothing

  • Connecting the Dots: The Sustainable Fashion Show, F.I.T.; (opened and closed) Kibonen NY; NYC July 2013

  • The Diversity Show (Curves in Couture), Models of Diversity; designer Eve Pollard; London Nov 2011

  • British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate; designer Unforgettable by Bonny Bridal; Sept 2011

  • Catwalk York, Fashion City York; designer East; April 2011

  • An Evening of Diversity, Models of Diversity; designer Igigi; London, July 2010


  • Volup2 editorial, “MS Advocate and Curve Model Carmina Suzanne Shares How She 'Slay's in Her Own Way’”; March 2019

  • 716 Live Magazine Featured Model; May 2018

  • Sultry Reigns Magazine author and photo spread; Nov 2017

  • FabUPlus Magazine feature on BodyLove by Silvana Denker NYC; August 2017

  • Chubby Mannequin interview and fashion spread; March 2017

  • GirlTalkHQ interview and fashion spread; Dec 2016

  • Life & Fashion Magazine, article and fashion spread (ShutterKat Photography); Sept 2016

  • Tailcoat Times, article; Aug 2016

  • Buffalo Rising, “Why not the Theatre District?” Yar Mo’s Muse (Julie C Foser Photography); May 2015

  • Buffalo Rising, “Truly Beautiful Buffalo: Big Animal, Small Town, Infinite Allure” with ANTM All Star Angelea Preston and Mrs. NYS America Jessica Lahr (Cheryl Gorski Photography); Dec 2014

  • Latin Trends Uptown Fashion Week review by Christina Mendez; Sept 2014

  • Forged in Buffalo review and interview from MBBFW; Sept 2013

  • Rack Magazine Model of The Week; Sept 2012

  • Fashion Police News interview, featured article; June 2012

  • Plus Model 411 Model of the Month; May 2012

  • Anti-Body Magazine interview & fashion spread; August 2011

  • Urbanity Chic Magazine interview & fashion spread; July 2011


  • Lookbook model; Happy Size, Germany

  • Etsy & lookbook model; Buffalo Gal Vintage

  • Presentation model; Victoria’s Bridal Shoppe; Buffalo Indie Weddings

  • NYFW lookbook & muse model; SCHIZO by Daykeyla

  • lookbook model; Ulla Popken, Happy Size, Curvy Shapes, Anita Since 1886

  • test shoot; Jose Pagan Photography; NYC

  • lookbook model; Emerson Street collegiate wear; Rochester

  • fit model & Muse Model; Emberlynn Designs; LA & NYC

  • test shoot; Michelle Alexandra Photography; NYC

  • Vogue submission photoshoot with Catherine Schuller (Dede Allure); Victor Quinteros Marquina

  • test shoot, Stanley Desbas Photography; NYC

  • presentation model; Macy’s Women’s Collection re-launch; Buffalo

  • fit model; Burberry for Serena Williams; London

  • website, lookbook; plus designer boutique Miss Lacy; London

FILM/ TV/ PUBLICITY (click here for more info)

  • featured model, BodyLove Campaign by Silvana Denker; NYFW Times Square

  • featured model, Celebrating Curves: Inside Pulp’Fasion Week Paris; Fred Ambroisine documentary, HDC Paris

  • interviewed model, Uptown Fashion Week Plus Showcase; Ruptly TV NYC

  • interviewed model, Pulp’Fashion Week 2014 press film; Actualités Bmodetv, Paris

  • model, print ad and film advert; Beauty Bra UK Figuretta

  • radio interviews, diversity in fashion/ plus models, opera: WNED 94.5; BBC Leeds; Minster York


  • Personal Assistant to the Founder; Models of Diversity – Liaison to CEO of British Fashion Council and the UK government, Event Manager, model booking/ scouting, designer liaison, publicity/ marketing/ PR, diversity advocate, author, interviewer

  • Head Event Planner; Models of Diversity, Curves in Couture and The Diversity Show, The Tabernacle London (booked Robyn Lawley, Toccara Jones, Lizzie Miller, Sophie Shepherd and more)

  • Co-Producer; Tree of Hope/ Models of Diversity, Styled and Frocked, JuJu London



Photography: Julia Rabkin, Michelle Alexandra, Stanley Desbas, Velvet d'Amour, Silvana Denker, Jose Pagan, Leslie Pedraza, Neil Tandy, AMP Studios/ Doug Hansgate, Robert Fenn, Christine Jones, Gary Glaser, Renata Canaday, KaJuan Lyons, Georges Alexandre, Victor Quinteros Marquina, Fred Ambroisine, Luke Copping, ShutterKat, Mark Callen, RJZ, Cheryl Gorski, Rick Warne, Steven Harrison Brown, Jude Gidney, Colin Hampden-White, Mark Ivkovic/ Bang, See Li, Zoe Norfolk, Alessandro Capoccetti, Jemimah Kuhfeld, James Lyon, Diana Thompson/ FashionLoves Photos, Jacqueline Clitheroe, Darren Brade

Designer: Macy’s, Burberry, Ulla Popken Germany, Curvy Shapes Hamburg, Cleo by Panache, Maritim, Chantelle Paris, Happy Size Germany, Dede Allure, Hardcore Fashions Romania, Anita Since 1886 Germany, Serita Bell NYC, Luna Largo Germany, Prachtweib Berlin, Underwear Fuller Figure Chile; Ember Lynn Designs, BH Lounge Germany, Buffalo Gal Vintage, Victoria’s Bridal Shoppe, Emerson Street, Ponderous Whimsy, E'Lan NYC, 710 Fashions, MMW Style Studio, Edward Dillard, Zizzi Denmark, Aux Plaisirs des Rondes Paris, Curvy Kate London, OnOz Paris, Deux Pouces Belgium, Le Chat Défile Paris, Galibelle of Brazil, Franci Jewelry, Vania & David, Jay Jay Cornwall, Made By Anatomy, Simply Natural, Igigi for Curvety UK, Kibonen NY, Bill Baber, Carolyn de la Drapiere London, Eve Pollard London, Anna Scholz London, Tatty Devine London, Style 369 London, Bonny Bridal UK, La China Loca, Natalie Frigo, Limb, Coast, Beauty Bra UK, Miss Lacy, Amanda Barnes (Style Personified, Don’t Do Dresses)

Stylist: Allita Steward, Catherine Schuller, Lauren Ding/ Pocket Rocket Fashion, Adrian Macadory, Giovanni Centurione, Lexie Furlong/ Blush, Suzy Makin, Suzze Watkins/ Urban Chique, I AM the Brand/ Aga Moodley

Makeup/ Hair: Ric Brenin, Brown Candy, Claudia Rivas, Ana Luisa Manzo, Katie Ambrose, Nicole Ventura, Nicole Flores, Fania Million, Holly Ernst, Secret the Stylist, Georgi Eberhard, Bombshell Beauties, SalleyNycole Crews, Brittany La Bella, Hersha Mckinney, Yasmein Abdulla, Danielle Weiser, Jasmine Robinson, BeYoutiful Transformations, Katie Sharun, Murielle Hairstyle Coiffure Paris (AKM Design Evolution), Danielle DePriest, Erica Calostipes, Chelsea Holody, Elizabeth Dugan/ Salon Elizabeth, Rachel Thomas/ Rockin' Rollers, Lamik, Doll House, Mr. Ed Master Stylist, Steven Daniels, Christina Sergakis/ Koukla, Josie Ricotta Young, Sarah Rumsey, Haley Ryan, Phoebe Caramitsos/ Flossy & Leigh, Nico Sparkle, Saamia Khan, Catherine Smith, Sarah Frasca, Michelle Sperazz

Catwalk Coach: Oliver Morris, Esteban Chaffin, Mr. Fierce/ Catwalk Professor