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Bloomingdales Full Figured Fashion Week

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by Samara Swafford

Photography by Brianna Ek

Full Figured Fashion Week has come to an end this year. At this year’s Bloomingdales exclusive runway presentation, contemporary designers took center stage. Ralph Lauren, Vince Camuto, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, etc. debuted their idea prediction for the next popular trend. Hosted by Sharon Quinn, “The Original Runway Diva”, and Gwen DeVoe, founder of Full Figured Fashion Week. A panel of judges, from the curvy community included: Stephy Allen, Corinne LaShay, and Meagan O’Connor, made commentary on the collections. The chant of the night was: “Love your body, embrace your shape, and SHOP!”.

International fashion bloggers from: Paris, Italy, and Puerto Rico were in attendance. The most popular looks among the audience were: A-line dresses, umpire waist dresses , patterns, and floral print. A word of advice from the panel of judges, “you don’t have to wear a trend, just because it’s a trend.” Here are some of the shows highlights:

Sharon Quinn

Sharon Quinn

Gwen Devoe

Gwen Devoe

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5 Responses
  • Frances Renee´
    July 3, 2013

    I am sure this was an excellent event or better yet, a continuation if the FF movement. I am totally excited to be apart of FFFW 2014 as a vendor and a designer. This is totally awesome. See you in 2014

    • Bronze Magazine
      July 3, 2013

      That’s awesome Frances, congrats to you! You’ll have to share with us what types of designs you sell/make.

      -Bronze Mag BUZZ team

  • Curvy Girl On A Budget
    July 3, 2013

    The event looked amazing!! 😀

    • Bronze Magazine
      July 3, 2013

      Yes it was! we were honored to have been able to attend as press so that we could share these beautiful images with our readers!

      -Bronze Mag BUZZ team

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