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Thursday, May 11, 2017

TCFStyle Expo Plus Size Fashion & Excitement for 2017

TCFStyle Expo announces its third annual, ground-breaking and celebratory shopping event and experience, celebrating the plus size community and fashion industry.  For two days, July 28-29, 2017 750+ plus size fashion lovers, designers, boutique owners, brand representatives, influencers and media will come to shop, explore trends, enjoy speakers and experience The Curvy Fashionista in person and get exclusive access to  the plus size brands, designers, and influencers who have been featured on the site, in southern style capital Atlanta. 
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The CDC estimates that 67% of American women are plus-size — wearing a size 14 and up. And yet, these 100 million plus-size women in the US account for only 1% - 2% of the bodies represented in fashion advertising and mainstream media. The Curvy Fashionista and her TCFStyle Expo wants to change that. 

TCFStyle Expo is a revolutionary plus size fashion conference and expo that will be in Atlanta July 28-29, sponsored by major brands like Ashley Stewart, Lane Bryant, Chevrolet and others. Fashion industry leaders will speak and lead workshops about how they want to BE the change they want to see in the industry for the women of all ages and sizes in attendance as they learn, shop, transform and embrace fashion. 

TCFStyle Expo is the brainchild of Marie Denee, The Curvy Fashionista. A 15 year fashion blog veteran, who is constantly included in plus-size fashion influencer lists, has been featured in Glamour, Marie Claire, Lucky, The Wall Street Journal and dozens more publications and is sought after for empowering words to women. Marie has made it her mission to show women of every shape and size that they can be, in her words, "Curvy, Confident and Chic." 

Ashley Stewart returns as the Title Sponsor for the two-day fashion event, and TCFStyle Expo is ecstatic to feature programming and experiences from the iconic brand dedicated to providing fashion-forward clothing to women who love their curves. Additional exciting sponsors include Dia & Co, Chevrolet, Lane Bryant, MVP Collections, Bandelettes, Big Fig Mattress and Eloquii.

In partnership with Chubstr, The TCFStyle Expo will open its doors to the Big & Tall market, hosting vendors and designers who cater to the plus size male. The TCFStyle Expo will be emceed by national personality and the first woman to be crowned Miss Plus America, Chenese Lewis, as well as Atlanta’s hottest host, V103’s Big Ray. There will be performances by dance sensation Pretty Big Movement, slam poet Ashlee Haze and more surprise appearances. Top speakers from the fashion and influencer worlds will share their insights and trade secrets with attendees in workshops and panel discussions. Featured panelists include The YBF herself, Natasha Eubanks, and Afrobella’s Patrice Grell Yursik. 

Tickets to TCFStyle Expo are on sale now, and provide attendees with three ways to get their style fix. There is a very limited-quantity of VIP Two Day tickets still available, which provide guests with an invitation to the VIP Luncheon, VIP Lounge access, special VIP gift bag and tee, priority seating at all fashion shows and performances, priority seating at all conference panels and workshops and entry to all activities, vendors and activations on July 28 and 29. Two-day and one-day passes are available as well, giving guest access to one - or two-day entry to all activities, fashion shows, panels, workshops, vendors, performances and activations on both days, as well as complimentary refreshments and a TCFStyle Expo tote bag. Priced at just $27, $47 or $127, the value for this level of fashion industry access -- as well as connection with the leaders in the curvy style world -- is incredible. Get tickets. 

Here is a photo from last years event in case you had not attended so you can see some of what you missed. Don't miss out again this year.
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