For the first time in history, New York Fashion Week has something to offer for plus-size women- with New York Fashion Week Plus (NYFWPLUS),September 9th-13th 2015.
With a week-long series of fashion presentations, during New York Fashion Week; New York Fashion Week Plus is the first event of its kind, creating a platform for independent plus-size designers to showcase their S/S 16′ collections- during the most prestigious occasion in fashion. The event is being orchestrated by staff members of Manik Magazine- an online publication for plus-size women featuring the latest on plus-size fashion, beauty, health, and pop culture.
“We felt it was time to take our industry to the next level and facilitating a series of designer presentations and style events during New York Fashion Week-just made sense. It’s a platform to diversify what’s typically seen during fashion week- and showcase dynamic designers who are driving fashion forward for plus-size women. ” –
Selina Weekes, Founder of Manik Magazine and Co-Founder of NYFW Plus
Executive Editor, Brandee Joyner and Co-Founder of New York Fashion Week Plus is looking forward to playing a hand in advancing the plus-size fashion industry, “I expect New York Fashion Week Plus to open more doors for plus-size designers to gain A-list red carpet exposure and to become must haves for major retail buyers.”, says Joyner when asked her expectations for New York Fashion Week Plus.
All New York Fashion Week Plus events are semi-private with only a limited number of tickets being made available to the general public. Pre-registration opens Tuesday, June 23 at 12 a.m.E.S.T and range from $75-$125.
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