On Wednesday November 29th, The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) will host their inaugural Holiday Gift Show. Over 30 vendors will be located at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien. The first-ever event will kick off with a VIP luncheon featuring guest speaker, Emme! Tickets to the event can be purchased at www.ttmf.org or call 203-202-9714. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Proceeds from the “Gift a Miracle” Event will benefit The Tiny Miracles Foundation.
For over two decades as a leading voice and face in the fashion industry, Emme is the iconic world’s first curvy supermodel. With the conviction that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, Emme has paved the way and given women the platform to feel beautiful and empowered.
A TV personality, model, mom, author, brand spokesperson, creative director of her clothing lines, cancer survivor, lecturer and globally recognized women’s advocate for positive body image and self-esteem, Emme’s message is clear – to awaken the inner magnificence inherent in each of us, to be whole. She is the first model invited to speak before a Congressional subcommittee in Washington, D.C. with a mission to increase public awareness of eating and body image disorders.
Emme has twice been selected to People Magazine’s "50 Most Beautiful People" and Ladies’ Home Journal chose her as one of the "Most Important Women in America" and one of the "Most Fascinating Women of the Year." These accolades are truly representative of her tireless commitment to advocacy, but it doesn’t stop there: she has also been honored as one of Glamour magazine’s "Women of the Year" and as one of Biography magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women”, Emme is the current past chair ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association, honorary board member to Project Heal, and donates her time to the Girl Scouts of America.
In addition, Emme has authored four other books, “True Beauty”, “Life’s Little Emergencies”, co-author of Morning Has Broken and co-author of her children’s book “What Are You Hungry For?”
Emme is often consulted and interviewed in the media on eating disorders and body image, fashion trends and model diversity, as well as surviving cancer and women's health. She is consistently booked to appear on such media outlets as: Today Show, GMA, CBS The Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, OWN, FOX News, OMG! Insider, Huff Post Live, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, and others to share her point of view on these topics. Her work receives national and international coverage from the NYTimes, Women’s Wear Daily, People Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Marie Claire, TIME Magazine, WSJ, Yahoo!Style, PeopleStyleWatch, USAToday BusinessInsider.com, Vogue Italia, MTV, The DailyMail, among many others.
Emme’s passion for nature and fitness fuels her active lifestyle, which includes triathlons, rowing, snowshoeing, boogie boarding, hiking, yoga and loves swimming. Today, Emme and her daughter live in Northern New Jersey.