C.U.R.V.V Exhibit

Posted on Oct 22, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The post below comes from one of our very own TCAP models, Kristina Denise.  She was fortunate enough to attend the CURVV Exhibit in Philadelphia on Sunday October 13, 2013.  Check out her post below



How do you spell Curve? Well apparently it’s C.U.R.V.V. At least that’s how designer @ChaChaNkole spells it. On Sunday, 10/13/13, Cha Cha N’Kole, in collaboration with DesignPhiladelphia, hosted the CURVV exhibit at the University of Pennsylvania Mueseum of Anthropology and Archeology . CURVV stands for Creations Ultimately Defining Views of Voluptuousness.

For N’kole her fashion is truly art. She used the CURVV event to show new Cha Cha N’kole designs inspired by the Egyptian exhibit and debut a short fashion film about a plus size model finding confidence. N’kole said the short film is meant to promote positive self-perception, hard work and determination” There was even a surprise runway show. So glad I got to be a part of ripping that runway!
She also had living mannequins showcasing designs from Patricia “Kizzy” McGawn, https://www.facebook.com/patricia.mcglawn
and Ajzha Kahn https://www.facebook.com/ajzha.kahn?fref=ts.

The Clothing was great, make up was creative and inspired by Egyptian theme, Think kohl, lots of kohl. The exhibit was sponsored in part by non-other than Full Figure Fashion week founder, Gwen Devoe. N’kole had lots of support from the curvy community, The founders of Empress Lingerie, who are also the organizers of Curvy Closets, came to watch the CURVVshort film debut as well.
I’ve posted picks of the fashions and some behind the scenes looks. The pieces in the exhibit were ChaCha N’Kole and the pieces worn by the runway models were part of an Ace Blakley by ChaCha N’Kole collection.
For more info on CURVV, the designer or her clothing lines, visit her facebook page.

Listed below are the make up artists and hairstylists who helped make the event a success.

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Plus Night Out 2013

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Curves Ahead Project founder and photographer Mickey Leon (Facebook.com/MarmstrongPhotography) had the opportunity to attend one of the biggest events in the world of Plus Size Fashion.  Plus Night Out, created by Jovanna Reyes, was held at the Penn Hotel in New York on Friday, Sept 13th, 2013.  Many of the big names in the Plus Size Fashion industry came out to show their support and to see the many designers and boutiques who were featured.  The show was also sponsored by one of the biggest names in Plus Size women’s fashion, Ashley Stewart.  Here are a few photos from the evening.  See more by clicking on our Photo Gallery!



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MD Fashion Week

MD Fashion Week

Posted on Aug 15, 2013 in Pictures | 0 comments

The Curves Ahead Project’s creator and lead Photographer Mickey Armstrong had the pleasure of attending MD Fashion Week Fashion show on Sunday August 11th.  The show was great and the designers were amazing.  Two of our very own models Kristina Denise & Kim Ryan walked in the show for plus size designers as well as plus size retailer Ashley Stewart! Please check out all of the photos in our photo gallery!



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