FYI…Curvysta Report for Monday, April 3, 2017

Good morning Curvystas!  We have a new feature to share with you.  FYI…Curvysta Report will introduce the topics of the day for all you news junkies out there! I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. ~Socrates TOP STORIES: CNN–10 dead and 50 injured in St. Petersburg, Russia after an…

Eloquii Shop is open for business!

Eloquii, the brand known for its great selection of Plus clothing for women sizes 14-28, opened its first Brick and Mortar/Test Shop(they don’t want to call it just another pop-up) at the Fashion Centre in Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.The location is on the second level next to Macy’s.  Why DC?  Mariah Chase, CEO of…

#WomanCrushWednesday with April Shari

Curvysta’s #WomanCrushWednesday is April Shari from the Tristate area.  April Shari is a Plus model, photographer, mother, wife and social worker.  A Bicoastal Management model, April can be seen on the runways of PNO, Ashley Stewart and more.  Presently pursuing her Masters degree, she never stops learning to enrich her mind, body and soul.  As…

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Fashion Collections and Where To Buy Them

  Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center Beauty and the Beast premiere decor, made every woman feel like she was Belle.  There were floral flourishes strewn throughout the Hall, from the backdrop to the presentations and in most of the garments and accessories. Christopher Kane, the UK fashion designer, presented Disney Style’s first eco-friendly collection.  Three…

Chearice Vaughn in Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant is known for celebrating the body of a Plus woman.  Their capsule collections with top tier designers like Isabel Toledo, Christian Siriano, Sophie Theallet, and now Prabal Gurung are unequivocal.  They have their finger on the pulse of a curvy woman’s needs and wants. Their new #ThisBody campaign  is a movement to reflect…

NYFW:The Shows-Nina Tiari RTW F/W 2017

Article and photos by Jovanna Reyes The Nina Tiari runway show for IMG/NYFW:The Shows, held at Skylight Clarkson Square was my last event for the week.  The backdrop in Gallery 3, was all white, a glossy runway and benches, perfect for the colorful collection by Ms. Tiari.  Her models were diverse and equally stunning. The…

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…