Denise Bidot, 30, born in Miami, FL, is of Puerto Rican and Kuwaiti descent. Denise has traveled the world as a Curve Model and can be recognized for her groundbreaking movements within the Fashion Industry. Her work for straight and plus-size brands has positioned her to be a leading figure for women of all sizes. Denise has worked with a number of brands including: Forever 21, Target, Levi's Jeans, Nordstrom, Macy's, Old Navy, and Lane Bryant. Presently, Denise is represented by Muse Models in New York City, and MILK Management in the UK.
In 2014 Denise broke barriers by becoming the first plus-size model to walk multiple runways during New York Fashion Week. She walked for straight-size brands, CHROMAT and Serena Williams' HSN fashion line. Since then Denise has walked runways in London and Copenhagen.
The "Beach Body. Not Sorry" campaign for Swimsuits For All, was a highlight in 2015. The untouched pictures created quite the buzz in the fashion community. 2016 also found Denise taking part in Target’s designer collaborations with, Lilly Pulitzer, Adam Lippes and Marimekko. As well as being featured in Lane Bryant’s campaign “This Body” and the “I am all woman.” project.
In addition to her success as a model, Denise has been featured on several television shows and commercials. Denise is starring in the upcoming documentary “Straight/Curve” which is planned for a spring 2017 release. Denise also enjoys taking part in many philanthropic efforts including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.
As a mom to her 8-year-old daughter Joselyn, Denise wanted to spread more awareness that "being you is what defines real beauty.” During the summer of 2016, she launched a lifestyle movement called "There Is No Wrong Way To Be A Woman." Denise hopes this movement will inspire women from every walk of life to claim and own their unique individuality and beauty. You can read more about the movement here