NYFW:AMCONYC FALL/WINTER 2017

Article and Photos by Jovanna Reyes AMCONYC  is produced by Adriana Marie  and was held at Gary’s Loft during NYFW F/W 2017.  This is their third year in production during New York Fashion Week. One of the highlights of the runway event was designer EMULEOS.  The designer showcased varying prints and textures.  Her thoughts are to…

NYFW:THE SHOWS-Francesca Liberatore

Article and Photos by Jovanna Reyes NYFW: The Shows featuring Francesca Liberatore Fall/Winter 2017 at Skylight Clarkson Square. Here are a few of my favorites.  I shared the front and the back of the garments because they were so beautiful coming and going.  Her attention to details and choice of fabrics is undeniably luxe throughout the…

NYFW 2017:The Shows: GYPSY SPORT

Article and Photos by Jovanna Reyes The Gypsy Sport runway show was the second time I was in Gallery One in Skylight Clarkson Square.  It was dark and extremely hot in the photographers pit.  It didn’t help that I was wearing a fuzzy black sweater I couldn’t remove.  I was standing next to photographers that…

New York Fashion Week: The Shows featuring Leanne Marshall’s F/W 2017

Article and Photos by Jovanna Reyes IMG based its NYFW: THE SHOWS in Skylight Clarkson Square and Industria Studios. One of my favorite shows to attend is Leanne Marshall’s.  She evokes elegance from a time past when women primped daily and wore gowns for dinner.  Leanne’s collection for Fall/Winter 2017 was based on Medieval Times with…

My Aveda Addiction and Gift Haul

I’ve had an Aveda addiction since college.  I discovered Aveda through my husband’s very metrosexual suite mate, who had the entire collection of hair care products.  He was the first person I ever met who spent more money on beauty products than on clothing.  It’s why I chose Aveda when I opened my salon in 2006….

Goodbye 2016…hello 2017!

2016 was a year of highs and lows.  I made a decision in January of this year, that I would do me.  I no longer will say yes to appease or make someone else feel better.  If it didn’t work for me, I wouldn’t do it or attend it.  Of course, this new attitude didn’t…

Nicole Zepeda for Kiyonna

Kiyonna is celebrating twenty years of gracing plus size women with their on-trend and classic designs.  The brand had styled celebrities like Melissa McCarthy, Kim Coles, Jolene Purdy, Adrienne Moore and Kym Whitley.  They’ve also supported Plus models before their ascent to stardom like Ashley Graham, Melissa Masi, Denise Bidot and Fluvia Lacerda. Kiyonna’s passion…

#ModelFocus:The Jose Pagan Tour

Curvysta magazine sponsored Jose Pagan’s Photo Tour in Maryland.  The sponsorship included featuring the amazing models that participated and here they are!  The models were from the Washington D.C. and Baltimore Maryland area.  Their occupations vary from the medical field to finance and are the true example of the complete package! Kristina Denise of the…

#ModelFocus: Andre Belue at the International Fuller Woman Festival

Our #ModelFocus is Andre Belue, who participated at The Focus Forum during the International Fuller Woman Festival this past weekend.  Mr. Belue is an actor and Plus male model based in Detroit.  Being my first male model ever, was a little tricky, as my instinct is to allow models to look softer and more feminine, not…

GatsbyLady London Collection at Fuller Woman Festival 2016

GatsbyLady London, was a featured designer at the International Fuller Woman Festival in Detroit, MI this past weekend.  GatsbyLady London designs retro-inspired garments that are comfortable and are effortlessly elegant.   Rojda Hoda, the lead designer for GatsbyLady London, received her post graduate degree from the University of London and a MSc degree in fashion….