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‘Fro Fashion Week Returns To Melia Hotel Atlanta With Spring/Summer 2012 Edition

Spring 2012 'Fro Fashion Week is the ultimate celebration of the natural woman.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 26, 2012 - ‘Fro Fashion Week, brainchild of Founder and CEO Tarin Boone of Naturally Me! Media, LLC., is the ultimate celebration of the natural woman. Created to provide an outlet for influencers in the natural hair community, 'Fro Fashion Week returns to the Melia Hotel, February 1-5, 2012, in Midtown Atlanta for another season of hot trends in natural hair, beauty and fashion.

This season’s event will feature a host of workshops and seminars including: “Fro Fashion Show;” “Penthouse Party” hosted by actress/comedienne Kim Coles; “Bloggers, Brands & Brunch” with keynote speaker and top blogger Afrobella®; “Runway Shopping Arena;” and workshop activations by leading brands in the natural hair industry.

“This is our official third season and one year anniversary,” says Boone. “It is amazing to see how 'Fro Fashion Week is expanding.” ‘Fro Fashion continues to garner enormous support from key leaders and influencers in the natural beauty industry and community. “We are solidifying our space in the natural beauty industry while maintaining our level of quality service for the sophisticated natural woman,” says Boone.

Beauty Care Partners include: CURLS, Organic Root Stimulator, Jessicurl, and Kynx. The Official Media Sponsor is Thirsty Roots, while Spring 2012 Sponsors include: Beautiful Textures, Shea Moisture, Design Essentials and Coco Curls. Signature cocktails will be provided by emerging Atlanta spirit brand Cayrum.

Those tweeting from the event are encouraged to follow @FroFashionWeek on Twitter and use the hashtag #FFWSPRING2012. You can also "like" ‘Fro Fashion Week on Facebook by visiting facebook.com/frofashionweek. The event schedule is as follows:

Day 1, February 1, 2012
Event: ‘Fro Fashion Week Tweet-Up Presented by CURLS
Location: Museum Bar, 181 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30312
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Admission is Free

Day 2, February 2, 2012
Event: I Love Being Me And I Have The Right To Remain Curly! Children’s Program
Location: Dazzling Divas Day Spa, 2365 Powder Springs Road, Suite 1105, Marietta, GA 30064
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Admission is Free




Day 3, February 3, 2012
Event: Show Me The Money! Entrepreneurship & Small Business Training Course
Location: Melia Hotel, 590 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Paid Registration Required. Visit frofashionweek.com/ticket-options/ to purchase tickets.


Day 4, February 4, 2012
Event: Day 1 of Conference

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration
Second floor lobby

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Natural Hair & Skin Workshops

10:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
The Runway Shopping Arena open

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bloggers, Brands & Brunch with Afrobella®
Paid Registration Required. Visit frofashionweek.com/ticket-options/ to purchase tickets.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
On site Social & Beauty Rooms

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Penthouse Party hosted by actress Kim Coles
Paid Registration Required. Visit frofashionweek.com/ticket-options/ to purchase tickets.

Day 5, February 5, 2012
Event: Day 2 of Conference

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration
Second floor lobby

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Beauty & Fashion Workshops

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Natural Hair & Skin Workshops

10:00 a.m.  – 6:00 p.m.
The Runway Shopping Arena

3:30 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.
On site Social & Beauty Rooms

6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.
‘Fro Fashion Show: HAUTE  S/S 2012
Paid Registration Required. Visit frofashionweek.com/ticket-options/ to purchase tickets.

ABOUT TARIN BOONE
Tarin Boone is the CEO and Founder of Naturally Me! Media, LLC a growing media company created in 2010 that helps minority women discover, accept, and celebrate their natural hair and beauty. Naturally Me! Media was birthed after Boone graduated college with a B.A. in Public Relations in the middle of an economic downturn and scarce job opportunities. After combining her love of Public Relations and New Media with her passion for natural hair she began to pursue both and created her own profession. In less than a year, Naturally Me! Media has included a resource website, ‘Fro Fashion Week, online social community CurlfriendsCity.com, one of a kind online coupon and deals website NaturalHairProductDeals.com, and free mobile app to their list of services. Tarin’s innovation and entrepreneurial spirit allowed the NaturallyMe iPhone application to be the first specifically designed for natural hair lovers. After expanding to the Android platform in March 2011 the free app has over 10,000 downloads.  Also in 2011, City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed awarded Boone with the prestigious Phoenix Award for her “extraordinary efforts to bring the beauty of natural hair, skin, and body to women all around the world." For more information, visit naturallymemedia.com and frofashionweek.com.

ABOUT NATURALLY ME! MEDIA, LLC
Naturally Me! Media is an integrated media and marketing company specializing in the promotion of natural hair and beauty care for women of color. The Naturally Me! Media platform includes: events, an educational website, free mobile app, NaturallyMe, consumer engagement event; ‘Fro Fashion Week, social network CurlFriends City and social media pages on both Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit naturallymemedia.com.

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