The second annual Full Figured Fashion Week is quickly and so fashionably approaching.Â Between deciding what in the world to wear, where to stay, and what to do, the most important question I have to ask you is:
HAVE YOU GOT YOUR TICKETS?
No for reals!
Have you got your tickets? Events are almost sold out- especially with the VIP tickets to the finale all sold out, what are you going to do?Â Last year, everyone waited till the last minute, when it was all sold out! So what are you waiting for?
To help you out, here is what is going on:
FFFWeekâ„¢ heats up the first day of event with the opening runway showcase, featuring the collections of designers from across the nation.Â Prepare for an evening of fashion, dining, dancing, and networking to launch the weekâ€™s festivities!
Cover: $22.00 in advance/$30 at the door
Hosted by Grizz, catch this runway competition as both aspiring and emerging plus size models take to the stage in this haute runway competition!Â Here, they will show judges and the world their runway skills. Winner will take home a $1,000 cash prize!
8AM – 9:30AM
Many of us, at one point or another, have come face to face with the challenges of keeping our curvy bodies healthy.Â The misconception that curvy somehow equates to unhealthy is a myth that needs to be clarified.
The Voluptuous Woman Company, IncÂ® presents â€œThe PLUS Side of Businessâ€
10AM – 12PM
The PLUS Side of Business includes a panel of business owners who will share their experiences of running successful businesses that service the plus size woman/man. The panelists will share with the attendees the resources and information that they have used to create and maintain their respective businesses.
1PM – 3PM
The fashion industry has in general frowned upon the idea of the “plus sized” model, preferring to holding steadfastly to the antiquated belief that fashion begins at a size Zero and ends at a size 6.Â These days with a shaky economy, 2/3’s of the worldâ€™s population wearing a size 14 or larger and growing rapidly by the minute and with February 2010 marking the official end of NY’s Fashion Week at Bryant Park, Seventh Avenue has begun to rethink the notion of the Plus Sized Model in print and on the runway.Â So what does this mean for YOU the aspiring plus sized model you ask?Â It means that a completely new WEALTH of possibilities can open up for you to take advantage of if you are willing to learn how to “play the game” called Fashion!
The State of the Curvy Community - A Panel Discussion
4PM – 6PM
This year, in conjunction with the Second Annual Full Figured Fashion Weekâ„¢, The Curvy Collective hosts a panel discussion, â€œThe State of the Curvy Community.â€ Perfectly timed, in the midst of current news in the media, this panel discussion addresses the current state of the plus-size community and the significance of Full Figured Fashion Weekâ„¢, through the eyes of the industryâ€™s leaders, bringing different perspectives from various experiences and points of view.
Fundraising Event for The Body Image Council (BIC) (Founder, Emme)
You are invited to join the staff of Full Figured Fashion Weekâ„¢ and the guest host, Emme, at a cocktail reception to benefit The Body Image Council, founded by Emme.
8:30AM – 3:00PM
This year, to assist with your NYC shopping ventures, Full Figured Fashion Weekâ„¢ and plus size fashion blogger and stylist Marie Denee (The Curvy Fashionista) have fashioned a plus size shopping excursion to take you inside the showrooms, boutiques, and designers who cater to your full figured curves! Â Travel throughout NYC in style with an executive coach service, chauffeuring you to the latest plus size haute spots!
Cost: $100 in advance (before June 1st) includes a full breakfast, drinks, and snacks in addition to escorted executive coach travel throughout the city
6:30PM – 3:00AM
Join us for our finale event hosted by Emme Aronson, plus model icon, designer, author and founder of the Body Image Council (BIC)
So with all this being said and written, have you gotten your tickets? Better get your tickets online before they are sold out OR have to pay full price at the door!
To learn more about each event or to stay up to date on all Full Figured Fashion Week news, Follow Full Figured Fashion Week on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and use the hashtag: #fffweek, or visit FFFWeek.com!
Will I see you there?