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IATC Takes NYC!!!

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This past weekend I traveled to New York City with my sister (owner of KLoft Boutique) to attend a few curvy fashion events and to promote our new brand I Am Team Curvy, a lifestyle brand and boutique we created to promote curves and unity. We definitely thought this would be an awesome time to meet other fashion enthusiasts, bloggers, designers, and network.

FFFWeek Indie Designer Showcase

Friday evening I attended the first event of my trip, FFFWeek Indie Designer Showcase held at the Broad Street Ballroom. This event showcased independent designers creating boots, lingerie, dresses and other fashion. The polka dot peplum skirt and top are definitely one of must haves. Pink and black was a definite popular colored used throughout the collections. Some of the designers included:

ASK Fashion

          

Hannah Couture


Soulevant


I'Me


TruDiva Designs


Misty Belvidere


Just Curves Active


Sue Rock


Serita Bell



 What I Wore:

 Skirt: Target -- Velvet Top: F21 -- Denim Clutch: F21

It was great to see more curvy girl clothing options other than our usual retailers. I definitely will be purchasing some pieces to add to my wardrobe. After the fashion show, I headed to Negril Village for some late night Caribbean food and music. The Jerk Chicken was YUM!!!



theCURVYcon

Saturday I attended theCURVYcon, which was an all day curvy event created by bloggers GarnerStyle and CeCeOlisa, which featured different panel discussions (confidence/self-esteem, fitness, dating) by bloggers, experts, designers, and plus size hosts; shopping from Rebdolls, Eloquii, FTF, eleven60, and more; a lot of valuable curvy girl information and networking. I met soooooo many people...truly an awesome event!


GarnerStyle and CeceOlisa

     


I Am Team Curvy

theCURVYcon InstaFrame


Everything Curvy and Chic and I

Beauticurve and I

GabiFresh and I

Nadia Aboulhosn and I



AndIGetDressed and KLoft Boutique
 
Kierra Sheard and I
 
KLoft Boutique and Marcy Guevara
 
Gorgeous in Grey -- AndIGetDressed -- GarnerStyle -- GabiFresh -- Kierra Sheard -- Beauticurve
 
Ms Amber Riley and I Am Team Curvy


Chauncea and I
 

Kierra Sheard and Amber Riley

 

 
IATC Tee: I Am Team Curvy -- Tulle Skirt: KLoft Boutique -- Shoes: New Look -- Sequin Clutch: F21
 
I was also able to stop by JIBRI and MonifC, snap some pics, and of course shop!


JIBRI Pop Up Shop



Meet and Greet with MonifC

This weekend was definitely full of fashion, curves, and fun! I have never been surrounded by so many positive and curvy women at one time with fashion as a common interest. It felt really good to be able to attend events like these and gather so much information on the plus size industry and of course shop. I scored so many great items and can't wait to share them with you on the blog!

My NYC trip owes me NOTHING! More pics below of my NYC experience. Stay fabulous!


Dress: Ross -- Clutch: Burlington

Amy Ruth's Soul Food


Henri Bendel
 

My FAVE Store!!!



Denim Duster: ASOS -- Midi Skirt: KLoft Boutique -- Red Polka Dot Tank: Wal-Mart



Carrie's Stoop on Sex and the City!!!
 


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