With an impressive background Shirley James has successfully built her modelling career over the past 45 years, modelling in Zimbabwe, United States of America and United Kingdom. Her most recent competition wins were, Ms Alders Plus Size (2007) and Ms Whitgift Plus Size (2005).One off the highlights of her Zimbabwean modelling career was working with organisers of Zimbabwe National Supermodel, Miss Universe Pageants, mentoring and after care for Miss Bulawayo’s and Bulawayo’s Top Supermodel, as well as being a partner and principal of Xpressions Modelling Agency and Ebony and Ivory Modelling Agency for 5 and 8 years respectively. She also presented a 20 minute programme on Radio ZBC on ‘Dress for Success .Shirley James has worked with a leading modelling Agency in South London Uk, she has choreographed fashion shows, beauty pageants and trained fashion models. Shirley was a pageant coach and judge for Miss Zim Diamond UK in 2011 and more recently for Face of the Globe Zim UK – 2013 and 2014.  Face of the Globe Zimbabwe – UK has won the ‘Pageant of the Year 2014’ at Black African Women Rocks Awards.With a passion for fashion and beauty pageants, Shirley is an accredited Professional Photo, Film, TV and Personal Stylist, Life and Mindfulness Coach, Freelance Journalist and Pageant Coach.  As part of her accreditation she has invested time in mentoring and contributing to other people’s growth and success.  Giving back to the Zimbabwean Community in fashion and Nozizwe Mother of Nations Trust seeing a need for non-profit work in Zimbabwe to provide community services to the under privileged, destitute and disabled people. Shirley’s versatility lends itself well to various fashion and modeling needs. I am a high-energy model who strives to maintain a positive attitude and freshness throughout pageants which I believe is an asset for anyone in this industry. I possess a unique look that stands out from the crowd but I can adapt to various moods and styles. Previous employers have praised me for my work ethic and positive attitude as well as for my modeling performance. I’m confident I can meet your needs for Miss Diamond – Classic 50