For over two decades as a leading voice and face in the fashion industry, Emme is the iconic world’s first supermodel with curves. With the conviction that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, Emme has paved the way and given women a voice to feel beautiful and empowered.
A TV personality, model, Mom, consultant, author, brand spokesperson, creative director of her EMME®, mebyEMME®, and TrueBeautybyEMME® 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 and is the co-founder in it’s 5th year with Syracuse University - a first of it’s kind, Fashion Without Limits: Changing The Face of Fashion, an inclusive global fashion design initiative, teaching future fashion designers how to design for all women size 0-24+.
For the first time in 28 years, Emme walked for Chromat's spring 2018 fashion show at New York Fashion Week, then landed a 2018 campaign for Lane Bryant placing her right back into her modeling career with Iconic Focus. Part of the ensemble cast of the documentary Straight/Curve, Emme participates with screenings and panels at high schools, college campuses and public gatherings supporting this break out body work. You can find her podcast EmmeStyle: Remarkable people. Empowering stories, on iTunes, and collaborating with yoga legging brand sensation KDeer with a legging bearing the #EMME®stripe to benefit the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and her much anticipated me by Emme® licensed dress collection with Ashley Stewart will be in stores and online, spring 2018.
Emme has authored five 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? and in 2017 co-authored with Natasha Stoynoff and Amy Newmark Chicken Soup For The Soul Curvy and Confident: 101 Stories of Loving Yourself and Your Body”.
Emme is a sought after consultant, tapping into her invaluable insight from her 30 years dedicated to celebrating a woman's body™, and is frequently interviewed by the media on a variety of topics relating to eating disorders and body image, fashion trends, marketing and fitness, 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, R29, Bustle, People Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Marie Claire, TIME Magazine, HuffPost, WSJ, Yahoo!Style, PeopleStyleWatch, USAToday BusinessInsider.com, Vogue Italia, Tribune India, MTV, The DailyMail, among many others.
A TEDx presenter, 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." 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 an Ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association, board member of the Model Alliance, honorary board member of Project Heal, and donates her time to the Girl Scouts of America.
Emme’s passion for nature and fitness fuels her active lifestyle, which includes triathlons, rowing, snowshoeing, boogie boarding, hiking, yoga, swimming and yes, camping. Today, Emme and her daughter live in Northern New Jersey.