Where are our British curvy babes?! We have good news for you! Have you heard of the Curve Fashion Festival, happening in the UK this September? Well, save the date, mark your calendars because Plus size supermodel Tess Holliday will be officially launching her book The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl: Loving the Skin You’re In at Curvy Fashion Festival in the UK! The Curve Fashion Festival is in partnership with New Look and is the largest plus size fashion event in the UK. Joining her, is the Internet’s Best Friend and fellow author, Grace F. Victory!
First off, let’s talk about how dope Tess Holliday’s book title is. It’s like a curvy girl’s homage to literature!
Mark your calendars because to celebrate the August 29th release of the book, Tess will be attending the UK plus size fashion festival on September 9th with books available to purchase onsite!
“It’s been SO difficult keeping this secret, but Mama wrote a book & it’s coming out soon! The Not So Subtle Art of Being A Fat Girl is all about discovering how to love your body, love, life, heartbreak and more! Follow me on my journey of loving the skin you’re in,” said Tess.
Tess will be returning to the festival for her 3rd year. “We are thrilled to welcome Tess back for a 3rd year. Ever since the beginning Tess has been an avid supporter of the festival and we are excited to share in her incredible news! Tess is always a star attraction at the event and this is another great way for Tess to be able to meet her fans and talk about her new book,” noted Curve Fashion Festival Director, Zoe Ellis-Pennick.
Joining Tess will be the gorgeous YouTube sensation and “Internet’s Big Sister,” Grace F. Victory, who will take to the “How To” stage to host her segment, “How to Be a Digital Influencer.” Major key! Grace also recently announced her debut book No Filter, which is hitting the shelves this month!
If the ladies’ appearances are the pie, here’s the cherry on top: the brands already confirmed to represent at the festival are New Look, Yours Clothing, Bad Rhino, Doll Lash, The Body Shop, Boohoo, River Island, Missguided, Touch of Gems, Apples & Pears, Plus Equals, Mable Online, Lindy Bop, In The Style Curve, Gemma Collins Boutique, Live Unlimited, Very, Topsy Curvy, Laura Worthington Designs, Studio Eight, Self Love Brings Beauty, Regal Gold Boutique, Miss British Beauty Curve, Delilahs Dressing Room, State of Mind Activewear, OBD Clothing, Save The Day, Altiesse Plus, navabi, Viva Voluptuous, Clip on Veneers, and Dear Curves!
The Curve Fashion Festival will be held on the 9th of September at ACC Liverpool.
If you’d like to attend, learn more or get tickets at thecurvefashionfestival.co.uk!
How excited are you for Tess’ dope book? Raise your hand if you’re copping a copy! Will you be going to Curve Fashion Festival? If you plan to go, please report back!
Tonja Renée Stidhum is a writer/director made of sugar and spice and everything rice. She has the uncanny ability to make a Disney reference and a double entendre in the same sentence.