Stephanie Penn Guest Judge for Blogger Street Style Competition

Stephanie Penn Guest Judge for Blogger Street Style Competition

Daily Venus Diva Editor-in-Chief, Stephanie Penn, will be a Guest Judge for the Blogger Street Style Competition during the Ultimate Style Expo, presented by Scotta Intimates. The Ultimate Style Expo, will be hosted by Lauren Turner, who is known as The CW Detroit Gossip Girl. The event features runway shows, a Blogger Runway Competition, music performances, makeovers and […]

Step into Spring as a Fresh Sophisticate in IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel

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Inspired by all the vivid colors, allure, and variety nature embodies, the new Fresh Sophisticate collection from IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel is a refreshing testament to female diversity, beauty and uniqueness.  Enchanting bright hues, soft pastels, paisley, floral, and pin-dot prints in feminine interpretations bloom in pieces that will captivate the bold and beautiful fashion lover […]

Plus Size Women, We Want To Hear From You!

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Plus Size Women, We Want To Hear From You! Everyday my inbox is inundated with hundreds of press releases and article pitches from corporations but that’s not who I want to hear from. I want to hear from you. When our wonderful Oz (Valery Amador) created Venus Diva Magazine many, many years ago, it was […]

The Magic Behind


Each cover model interview starts off with an introduction written by me but when a model has a positive relationship with the family, it’s refreshing and inspiring to allow her to reflect on her journey and her relationship with us. Years ago, before I got involved with, our publisher Valery Amador of V.I.E. […]

Share Your Love Story With

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Our February issue is all about love. Our 2012 Bridal issue features a cover sponsored by David’s Bridal, interviews with wedding professionals and beautiful bridal gowns. The only thing that’s missing is you. We want to feature real life love stories that involve our plus size readers. Society wants people to think that plus size […]

It’s November So Let’s Celebrate!

November is always bittersweet. I’m happy that it’s the second to last month of the year because the holiday season is just around the corner but I’m also in a reflective state as I think of the last ten months. I absolutely love all holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Birthdays, etc) because in my eyes it’s a […]

Thriving DIVA Of The Day: Jill Scott


The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It’s just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There’s a difference. ~ Jill Scott It is with passion and […]