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Virgina Full Figured Fashion Week "Curves on the Runway" Saturday & Sunday, October 26-27, 2013
Contact: Tonia Branch, Founder &CEO
Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week, LLC
Phone: (757) 232-4170
VIRGINIA’S FIRST FULL-FIGURED FASHION WEEK SET FOR OCTOBER 21- 27, 2013
Virginia Beach, VA—Virginia is scheduled to host its First Full-Figured Fashion Week October 21-27, 2013. The series of events will take place at The Holiday Inn and Suites North Beach in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week is catered to plus-size women, generally ranging in clothing sizes 14-26, and Big and Tall Men’s Apparel. The week-long schedule will consist of a launch party, panel discussion and shopping expo. The two runway shows will be the main event featuring plus-size designers, models and boutiques. Seminars and workshops will also be conducted to provide information about women’s health, as well as on-site blood pressure screenings.
Full-Figured Fashion Weeks have become increasingly popular due to a demand in the consumer marketplace for trendy clothing for the modern, curvy woman. According to PLUS Model Magazine, roughly 50 percent of women wear a size 14 or larger, but most standard clothing outlets cater to smaller sizes. Additionally, outlets that do offer larger sizes have traditionally been conservative in style.
Tonia Branch, CEO and Founder of Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week, agrees with this statistic. She planned the event as a result of her own experiences and difficulty finding fashionable clothes to flatter her figure in retail stores.
“This event is meant to empower a group of people not focused on at all,” she said. “I want to show women that we can be curvy, fashionable, healthy and be the Diva that we know we can be.”
Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week is open to the public. “Curves on the Runway” will feature designers from all over the country......Dutch Douglas designer for Ric Lamar, Chozen 1 Designz by Edna Rogers, Idiva Boutique of Detroit, Ivie Rose Boutique of Washington DC, A.D.D. FlaVour of Virginia, Empress Lingerie of New Jersey, Elocin Plus Size Boutique of New Jersey, J. Elay Boutique of Virginia, Nikkay Fashions of Pennsylvania, aaah Shree Designs of North Carolina, Diva Dee’s Arm Candy of Virginia, JPratt Footwear, Sassi Rebel Clothing & Ashley Stewart just to name a few. Also, some of the industries most amazing makeup and hairstylist...Dom Lewis of Sugar & Spice Hair Care Studio, Erykah Johnson of Stiletto Network, Mahesha Woodridge of LaBelle Pearl, Joette Towns of Icandy and Joy A. Massenburg Executive Beauty Director and lead MUA of Artmajaz Magazine and also owner of Joy of Beauty just to name a few. Early Bird tickets are on sale now at www.vaf3w.eventbrite.com. Additional information regarding casting calls, hotel discounts, and more can be found on the event website:
About Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week LLC
Virginia Full-Figured Fashion Week (VF3W) is a limited liability company created in June 2012. The company’s vision is to provide an opportunity for women to connect with businesses and designers that specialize in the needs of the full-figured market.
Page Updated Last on: Jun 10, 2013