The 2nd Annual Curve Nation Expo in Orlando (Photos)
By: Farrah Estrella
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Annual Curve Nation Expo in Orlando, Florida. I was so sad that I
couldn’t attend last year and this year I made sure that I cleared my schedule for it.
The Curve Nation Expo is an annual three day event held in July that celebrates plus size fashion, beauty and women and aims to also educate the Curvy community. This year’s event included a vendor fair, a model boot-camp with Plus Model Christina Mendez, a pool party, several workshops, celebrities meet and greets, a pop up shop and a fashion show that was hosted by Gwen DeVoe.
The workshops at
the Expo were held by some fabulous women including Ms. Gwen DeVoe, CEO &
founder of Full Figured Fashion Week (“Reinvention,
Relevancy & Business Tips”), Miss America Lifetime Queen Miss Debbie Shannon
(“Plus Size Pagentry from A to Z”),
Blogger Essie Golden and Reality TV star Sabrina Servance of the show “Big
Women, Big Love” (“How do I look Style
101”) and Tip Jones, Editor in chief of POSE Magazine (Confidence U: How to Succeed at Anything”).
This year the Expo was held at the fabulous Reunion Resort one of the top ten best hotels in Orlando. My favorite part of the event is the fashion of course, 18 designers participated in the fashion show and they came to Orlando from as far as California, Atlanta, Tampa, Texas, Chicago and other cities just to name a few.
Here is the list:
1-Tia Lyn Lingerie
5-Voluptuous You Boutique
6-Duke N Dutchess by Tyrell Holmes
7-The Ice Cream Lady
8-Fearfully Wonderfully Made Boutique
10-My Pretty Auntie Closet
11-Kelly Reed’s Boutique
12-Diva by Te’Meka
14-Fabulous Findings Boutique
18-House of Lamaica Couture
Check out a few pictures from the event below. If you want to see even more pictures, check out our Instagram account for more coverage of the event at @EstrellaFashionReport or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EstrellaFashionReport.
For more information on the CurveNation Expo visit their website at www.clubcurvenation.com.