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…

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…

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….

CURVES ROCK OFF THE RUNWAY…

Fashionistas were prominent in the lobby while waiting on line for Curves Rock Fashion Runway show, held this past Saturday at the Marriott Hotel in Camden Yards, Maryland. Layers of beads, bright colors, denim, all white, natural hair, Beyonce inspirations were all showcased in the audience’s attire.  Super fave, Cassy Jones-McBride custom skirt with superhero sayings,…

New York Fashion Week Fall 2016: Leanne Marshall’s Romantic Runway

Project Runway alum, Leanne Marshall has showcased her collections at NYFW since 2008.  Her billowy, flowing gowns exude romanticism as its best.  She knows what a woman should look like in order to feel like a woman.  Visit her website at LeanneMarshall.com to see her current bridal collection and formal gowns.  

CURVYSTA COVER GIRL STEPHANIE PATENT

The lovely Stephanie Patent of Wilhemina Models, graced the covers of Curvysta Magazine’s, http://www.curvysta.com, last issue for Winter 2015.  This series of Bohemian loveliness, was shot in a cul de sac, in front of my home.  We have areas in the development that are protected forest preservation filled with foxes and deer.  It was the perfect…