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CURVYcon 2015

by Morgan Kairey June 26, 2015

CURVYcon took place, the week before last, at the Metropolitan Pavilion West in New York City. This conference was a day-long event of shopping and seminars organized by fashion bloggers, Cece Olisa and Chastity Garner. The event completely sold out with 500 guests from all across the world. From what we can see trending on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snap Chat, it was amazing and a total breakthrough.

Let's talk about the two gorgeous, powerful sponsors of the event, CeCe Olisa, and Chastity Garner... CeCe Olisa is the Plus Size Lifestyle blogger behind her fitness site, Plus Size Princess . She's also the co-founder of this event! On her blog, she talked us through the events' making and their inspiration behind getting all these amazing people together at one time in one place! Her blog recalls their convo:

What if we did an epic meet up with all of our blogger boo’s at one time??

What if the meet-up was open to anyone who wanted to come??

What should we call it?? How about “the CURVY con?” Wait– is that website domain name available? YES!

Without the big bucks to make the event happen at the time, they knew that planning ahead for two or three years, down the road, could make it a reality. When Gwen Devoe announced the Full Figured Fashion week wasn't happening anymore, the CURVYcon seemed more urgent. Check out her blog to read the rest of the process that ignited this event, and the fire that made it as special as it was.
CeCe explained, "We had multiple panels that all spoke to confidence and empowerment. Themes like “rock your confidence from the bar to the boardroom, about being able to walk into any space and put your best foot forward.” CeCe has worked with Wendy Williams, CNN , Cosmopolitan , Marie Claire and Refinery29 .

Plus Size Curvycon

Chastity Garner is her partner, for this event, and the founder of GarnerStyle. As seen in , the New York Times, and Elle Magazine, GarnerStyle is where she’s chronicled her life, the clothes, her travels, moving to new city after new city and many other adventures. GarnerStyle aspires to give great fashion and awesome style advice to the plus size fashionista. We adore her site, and are inspired by her commitment to this community.

Plus Size Curvycon 2015

The lovely Marcy Guevera was there, which is super exciting! Amanda Allison, from our Skorch magazine shoot , was there as well as Glee actress Amber Riley and Grammy nominated gospel artist Kierra Sheard.

Plus Size Panel

Adore, a 20-year-old Business Marketing student from New Jersey, says in her blog, Adore Velour says, "Chantè!Chantè! If you want to meet someone who is real and "tells it like it is," talk to her for about 5 minutes lol. She is a beautiful person inside and out. And she gave me nothing but life in her outfit!" We featured the beautiful Chante earlier last year here. See you next time! XOXO, SWAK
Morgan Kairey
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