AlwaysAList.com had the chance to attend The Curvy Con, a two-day fashion expo and empowerment seminar in New York City aimed at bringing together plus-sized style brands, celebrities, full-figured fashionistas, influencers, models, shopaholics, fashion media and bloggers.
An immaculately-produced event, The Curvy Con is surprisingly only in its second year and attracted upwards of 500-plus attendees.
Created by fashion bloggers CeCe Olisa and Chastity Garner; the JC Penney-presented event included sessions with actress/comedienne Sherri Shepherd, “Project Runway” winner Ashley Nell Tipton, Grammy winner Tasha Cobbs, celebrity stylist Goo Goo Atkins, comedienne Michelle Buteau, Gospel superstar/designer Kierra Sheard, celebrity stylist/author Susan Moses and high-profile style stars.
During the event’s Pop-Up Shop, nearly 20 vendors offered plus-sized fashions including brands like ASOS, Rachel Roy, Ashley Nell Tipton for JC Penney, Eleven60, Gwynnie Bee, Eloquii, Yandy.com, Fashion To Figure, Innovation Curvy Couture, Catherines and others.
A combination of inspiration, style, self-love, music and motivation, The Curvy Con is redefining the fashion industry with their progressive and innovative weekend and its schedule of stellar style activations, networking sessions and information.
Check out photos of The Curvy Con expo below.