FFFWeek Recap: Curves in the City Shopping Soiree In NYC

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One of the highlights of traveling to New York is the shopping. As with any big city, curvy fashions and products for the plus size consumer is hard to find. This is not an issue during FFFWeek. The Curves in City shopping Soiree features vendors from around the globe offering the best in plus centered goods and services as well was fashions at deep discounted … [Read more...]

FFFWeek Recap: The Lane Bryant Blogger Brunch In NYC

Heather McGarry, Marketing Director for Lane Bryant and Ty Alexander, FFFWeek Blogger of the Year

There has been a tremendous shift in recent years of large retailers listening to their consumers in a real way. Events like Full Figured Fashion Week® is a prime time to tap the consensus of the collective plus community from around the world on brand awareness, style direction and the overall consumer experience. I was really happy to be able to attend the Lane Bryant Blogger … [Read more...]

On the Scene in Lane Bryant During FFFWeek!

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Lane Bryant (Sonsi) is THE go to retailer for quality clothes for the curvy girl. I can always find amazing things there. Ever since my Cacique bra fitting last year at my local Allen Park, Michigan store changed my world, I was eager to attend to Full Figured Fashion Week® so I could tell them of my Lane Bryant successes.  I was invited to attend the Lane Bryant Brunch … [Read more...]

On the scene in IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel

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When I received the Novella Maxi dress from IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel I really didn't anticipate how elegant it was.  I chose to wear it for the finale event for Full Figured Fashion Week®. Being the last event of the week I knew that the dress had to be beautiful, sophisticated, comfortable enough for the 40 min New York transit and would be able to transcend to the after party … [Read more...]

FFFWeek Recap: Master Makeup Artists Share Tips & More

The Glam Diaries (Finished Product) at FFFWEEK.

Anyone who knows me knows that I am always trolling youtube videos trying to learn the latest makeup techniques. All I have been able to do with a small moniker of success is a black smokey eye. So imagine my excitement when Full Figured Fashion Week® offered a Master class for the make up professional called "Glam Diaries" led by renowned leaders in the industry and hosted by … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2013 Recap: Fashion Show Production 101 with Gwen DeVoe

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The Fashion Show Production seminar led by Gwen DeVoe was filled with invaluable knowledge that every event planner should know.  Of course the Executive Producer of THE plus fashion event of the year would know what she is talking about. The seminar was a very intimate, candid account of the trials Gwen has faced in producing Full Figured Fashion Week®, how she overcame them … [Read more...]

Join PLUS Model Magazine, Sponsor Of The Official FFFWeek After Party In NYC

Join PLUS Model Magazine As They Sponsor The Official FFFWeek After Party In NYC

PLUS Model Magazine is sponsoring this years official ‘After Party’ at this years Full Figured Fashion Week (FFFWeek)®, the annual plus size event and networking opportunity held in New York for industry professionals and plus size women. The party will be held at Pranna Restaurant on June 22, 2013, immediately following the grand-finale celebration featuring the … [Read more...]

Full Figured Fashion Week Steps Into Gear: June 17-22, 2013

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Celebrating its fifth year of fabulous fashion, Full Figured Fashion Week® has become the gold standard for plus size fashion events. Created by DeVoe Signature Events and presented by Sonsi®, this special week of empowerment throws an unparalleled plus size curve to New York City, June 17-22, 2013. From its beginning in 2009 as a series of small events and a single fashion … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Attend 2013 Full Figured Fashion Week® In NYC

5 Reasons To Attend 2013 Full Figured Fashion Week® In NYC

It’s official! Full Figured Fashion Week® is next month and we are just as excited about this year’s event as you are. Every year we head to New York City to attend the workshops, panel discussions and fashion shows and we plan on being at FFFweek® this year as well. Normally, the event takes place during the weekend but this year the festivities are kicking off on Monday, June … [Read more...]

On The Road With Full Figured Fashion Week™: Charlotte, NC Casting

Gwen DeVoe & T. Marlene at Lane Bryant in Charlotte, NC

Normally, if you’re interested in modeling during Full Figured Fashion Week™ in New York City, you have to figure out how to make your way to New York for their auditions. This year, Executive Producer Gwen DeVoe and corporate sponsor Lane Bryant decided to take the show on the road and give plus size women across the United States a chance to audition for the highly … [Read more...]

Introducing Toy Monique, The 2013 Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™

Introducing Toy Monique, The 2013 Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™

The 2013 Face of Full Figured Fashion Week™ is Toy Monique. Toy competed against and beat 93 women to become this year's face. The competition was fierce as women from all over the country submitted their photos and videos in hopes of becoming the woman to represent FFFweek this year. Each year the organizers of Full Figured Fashion Week™ with the help of a panel of judges … [Read more...]

The FFFWeek Casting Tour Heads To Michigan!

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Full Figured Fashion Week™  is the most anticipated fashion event for Full Figured Women in the world. Since it's inception in 2009, FFFweek™ has brought the world to its stages in New York and Los Angeles. Never before or since has there been a fashion event that has been recognized at this level. Models who have graced the runway are some of the most recognizable faces in … [Read more...]

The FFFWeek 2012 Casting Tour Details

FFFWeek 2012 Casting Tour

The FFFWeek® Casting Team is going on the road to scout the best of the best catwalk divas across the nation. Do you have what it takes to walk the FFFWeek® New York runway in 2013? Here's what you will need to know: WHAT WILL THE CASTING TEAM BE LOOKING FOR? FFFWeek® is searching for plus models who are 5' 8" and taller in their bare feet and between sizes 14 - … [Read more...]

My Full Figured Fashion Week Recap!

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This time last week I was still recovering from Full Figured Fashion Week™. From beginning to end, I must say I picked a fabulous time to attend! This was my first time going and I was welcomed with open arms. I was in the company of other FFFWeek virgins and return experts. If you’ve never been – well what are you waiting for? It’s not just about fashion, it’s … [Read more...]

Plus Industry Insiders Show Curvy Pride With Catherine’s During FFFWeek

Trenia Parham, Dating Coach

Full Figured Fashion Week™ was a huge success. One of the highlights were the FFFWeek Networking event at District 36. Event sponsor Catherine's surprised guests by having a Catherines I AM Step and Repeat banner on the premises. Staying true to the celebratory theme of the event, guests took pictures holding up positive statements about themselves. Here are a few of the … [Read more...]