Toccara Jones
American model
Toccara Jones
Toccara Jones from Dayton, Ohio, is an American fashion model, occasional actress, singer and television personality. Jones was a contestant on the third season of the UPN series America's Next Top Model, where she finished in seventh place.
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What's Up With Lady Gaga's Wigs?
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Dear Lady Gaga, we think it's time you get a new wigologist. The "Applause" singer landed among this week's worst beauty looks twice because of unflattering hair pieces she wore at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and on a promo tour in London. (Maybe she should hook up with celebrity hairstylist Oscar James, the man behind Nicki Minaj's new 'dos, or get tips from Wendy Williams.) Meanwhile, stars such as Sandra Bullock, Ciara and Nicole Scherzinger had much better hair (and makeup) days sporting tousled and layered brunette strands with face-framing highlights. Looks like they're all ready for fall. See our picks for the best and worst beauty looks this week and tell us if you agree. BEST: Georgia May Jagger The Hudson Jeans spokesmodel put a modern spin on old Hollywood beauty with her retro waves, graphic cat-eye liner and berry-stained lips. And her jeweled ear cuff adds the right amount of bling. BEST: Sandra Bullock Va-va-voom! Bullock is servi ...
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Plus Size Models We Love
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Known variously as plus-size, “Fiercely Real,” and curvy, full-figured models have carved out a niche for themselves in the entertainment industry. Embracing their bodies for what they are, these big beautiful women have made their mark in modelling, and helped women the world over realize that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are 10 models who are beautiful, successful and nowhere near a size 2. Love it! Emme Otherwise known as Melissa Aronson, Emme is widely believed to be one of the most successful and highest paid models in the plus-size industry. Mia Tyler Daughter of Steven Tyler and sister of Liv, Mia Tyler is famous for her big Tyler lips, and spectacular Mia hips. Robyn Lawley The newest face of Ralph Lauren and the first plus-size model to grace one of the brand's stylish ad campaigns. Toccara Jones A former contestant of America’s Next Top Model, Toccara has since been featured on numerous magazine covers and editorial spreads. ...
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'Top Model's' Toccara Jones Inspires Racial Tension On 'The Ultimate Merger ... - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
This season on TV One's The Ultimate Merger, America's Next Top Model alum Toccara Jones is looking for love. She apparently has her pick of several men, but of course there's only one of her to go around. In the next episode airing Thursday at 6p.m
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Chelsea Settles: MTV's New Plus Size Reality Star - About - News & Issues
Google News - over 5 years
That's because, at 324 pounds, Settles is far curvier than plus sized models like ANTM's Toccara Jones and Cycle Ten winner Whitney Thompson. And the fashion world isn't know for its fat acceptance, nor for letting model-wanna-bes down easy
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Ownapainting.com Oil Painting Featured in Season Premiere of “The Ultimate ... - PR Web (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Model and television personality Toccara Jones revealed to contestants via custom hand-painted oil painting. Ownapainting.com is expanding its services to include custom-order paintings, and The Ultimate Merger is the perfect kickoff
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Atlanta's Steve Harvey hosts Ford Hoodie Awards at Mandalay Bay - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
model Toccara Jones, radio personalities Shirley Strawberry (who wore strawberry pink!) and Carla Ferrell (also in pink!!!). Some of the actresses who attended included Tisha Campbell-Martin, Tichina Arnold (love the seafoam green chiffon dress!
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Stivers grad to star on reality dating show - Dayton Daily News (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Model and Stivers School for the Arts grad Toccara Jones is heading back to the medium that rocketed her to success. The voluptuous fashion model will star in the TV One's reality series The
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Want to Date Toccara Jones? - About - News & Issues
Google News - over 5 years
This year, the show will follow Toccara Jones on her quest to find the perfect man. Jones, as you'll recall, starred on America's Next Top Model and Celebrity Fit Club. Casting calls are being held around the US with dates in Los Angeles, Detroit,
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Star Tracks: Halle Berry, Rihanna, Jermaine Dupri, Kelly Rowland, Ne-Yo, Will ... - Crunk + Disorderly
Google News - almost 6 years
Model / personality Toccara Jones poses with a fan while promoting Hennessy at a Wine & Spirits store in Philly. Actress Zoe Saldana turned the sidewalk into a catwalk while out and about with a friend earlier this week. Those nostrils?
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'Top Model' launching all-star edition. Here are 15 alums who must join the cast. - Entertainment Weekly
Google News - almost 6 years
Ann Markley, Cycle 3: Because Toccara Jones is already enjoying a healthy modeling career, I'd love for Ann to return to see if she has improved her photo shoots. The girl is competitive — she'll not let the Top Model title pass her by once again
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What's On Today
NYTimes - almost 7 years
8 P.M. (CW) AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL A Season 3 contestant, Toccara Jones, right, surprises the women and quizzes them on the fashion industry. In this week's photo shoot the contestants dance and pose simultaneously, and one decides whether she wants to quit the competition. 7 A.M. (ABC) TODAYBen Stiller discusses his new film, ''Greenberg,'' and
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; Conspicuous by Their Presence
NYTimes - over 8 years
RACIAL prejudice in the fashion industry has long persisted because of tokenism and lookism. ''We already have our black girl,'' says a designer to a fashion-show casting agent, declining to see others. Or: ''She doesn't have the right look.'' Laziness, paranoia and pedantry may also have something to do with the failure to hire black models for
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Toccara Jones
    THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 30
    She also made an appearance in the 2012 movie Think Like A Man
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2009
    Age 27
    She made an appearance in Trina's music video for the song "I Got a Thang for You". She participated in a 2009 national tour of The Vagina Monologues with an all-black cast.
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  • 2005
    Age 23
    Jones has modeled for Ashley Stewart, Avon, Torrid, New York and Company, Target, Essence magazine, Vibe magazine and Smooth magazine. Her runway shows include Hot 97's Third Annual Full Frontal Hip hop Fashion Show, Luxe & Romance Fall 2005, BET Presents: Rip The Runway 2, Elle Girl presents Dare To Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America's Next Top Models 2005 and Alice & Olivia Fall 2006. Jones was also selected to be part of the 2007 Rocawear "I Will Not Lose" campaign representing the Rocawear plus-size line for full-figured females.
    More Details Hide Details Jones continues to model by participating in BET's Rip the Runway. At the 2009 Rip the Runway, which was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Jones featured several items by designers including Project Runway Korto Momolu and Portege. She was photographed by Steven Meisel for the July "Black Issue" of Vogue Italia, the highest selling issue ever, and had a 14-page spread in the magazine. The "Black Issue" featured significant past and current black models in response to the "black out" of black models preventing them from getting hired for print and runway jobs. She was featured in Cycle 11 as CoverGirl's Top Model in Action. As of May 2010, she has landed her first major UK modelling job with High Street store Evans, modelling their Summer collection. She has co-hosted an episode of 106 & Park. She was a correspondent for The Black Carpet and a co-host on the game show Take the Cake, both for the BET network.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Born
    Born on March 13, 1981.
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