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TrendyCurvy Travels: NYFW

September 14, 2017

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Outfit details:

Duster: Charlotte Russe | Top: Old Navy | Jeans: Celebrity Pink (in darker wash) | Hat: Target | Sunglasses: ASOS | Booties: NY & Co. (similar)

Hey, hey! So I am just getting back to Los Angeles and I could not WAIT to do this recap of my recent trip. I have been going to New York every year for 3 years now but never during fashion week. Luckily, the CurvyCon for the first time moved to September so that it occurred at the same time as NYFW.  That enabled me to kill two birds with one stone. So let’s just get right into my fun-filled 5 days in New York City!

Where I stayed

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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I always give you guys the low down on the places that I stay while out of town. I love a cute and chic hotel that gives me decor envy and the Hotel 48LEX did just that. A quaint boutique hotel located in Midtown Manhattan (about a mile from Times Square) was the perfect place to stay while in New York. The rooms were spacious (which is saying a lot for New York) and the customer service was impeccable. Turn down service and complimentary wine and fruit were just some of the things the hotel provided. I would definitely recommend and will be going back.

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Day 1

I hit the ground running! I mean, 3 outfit changes in one day kind of busy. Side note: my luggage was 51 pounds going to New York so you know I stuffed that thing to the brim! One of my first stops was to a brunch sponsored my Target put on by the CurvyCon. The brunch was filled with bloggers and those that had platinum tickets. I opted for none other than a Target blouse from the Who What Wear collection and black pencil skirt.

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Outfit details:

Blouse: Target | Skirt: Torrid & Bisou Bisou (similar) | Shoes: INC International Concepts

Day 2

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Outfit details:

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Saturday was another busy day! Not only did I go to the CurvyCon but I also jetted off to the Christian Siriano runway show! It was my very first NYFW show and it could not have been more amazing. The show was filled with body diversity which made me feel so good as a plus size woman and the way the fashion industry is headed. I wore this amazing origami, hot pink skirt all day and I got SO many compliments on it. I felt like I was really representing for us curvy girls and proving that we are just a fashionable.

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At the CurvyCon, I met some beautiful women who really make this all worth while. To see face to face the women who follow me and who I inspire is just a feeling that I can’t explain. I love how we can all come together and fellowship as women.

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With my LA model babes

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With Rochelle of Beauticurve.com

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Grown & Curvy Woman always puts a smile on my face

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With Jezra M

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Having a moment with Tanesha of Girl With Curves

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With my boo Fancy Dime

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Finally I had some down time so the number one thing on my agenda was to get some banana pudding from Magnolia Bakery. Everything else I just went with the flow. I love how New York was a little cool. You could feel that Fall was coming by the crispness in the air. My look was great for that weather and comfortable to walk around the city in.

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Outfit details:

Duster: Charlotte Russe | Top: Old Navy | Jeans: Celebrity Pink (in darker wash) | Hat: Target | Sunglasses: ASOS | Booties: NY & Co. (similar)

Day 4

I hit the ground running again with meetings and shows. I first met with my long time favorite Rachel Roy to discuss some upcoming items from their curvy line. They have so many good things coming out so be on the lookout for future announcements. I opted for a monochromatic cobalt blue look and some pink pumps for a little color blocking.

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Calling my 1000th Uber

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Outfit details:

Top: Rachel Roy | Skirt: NY & Co. (Similar)  | Shoes: INC International Concepts

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Last day of NYFW and outfit number I don’t even know. I ended my New York trip by going to the Torrid fashion show. It was the first time that they were showing at fashion week and it was amazing! I wore my favorite Fall color, wine (and I definitely needed a glass at this point). 🙂

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So that’s all for my trip! Until next time New York!

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Photographer: Steve Suavemente!

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  • Kenya September 19, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Such an inspiration, you inspire me to want to go amazing places with amazing style, and do amazing things!

    • Kristine September 19, 2017 at 9:20 pm

      Thanks so much Kenya!

  • Gigi Kiersten September 16, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    I’m so proud of you Kristine! You were out there in NYC just representing like the queen you are. I’m always excited when my favorite bloggers get the recognition and kudos they deserve. I think my favorite outfit was the royal blue with the magenta pumps! All your outfits were sexy and on point. I don’t know if I would be ready for Fashion Week or Curvy Con when I’m successful enough to get there. I would just be exhausted all day. Thank you so much for sharing!

    • Kristine September 16, 2017 at 10:57 pm

      Thank you so much Gigi! That is so sweet of you to say. Fashion Week & CurvyCon can be tiring but it’s such a great experience that I highly recommend if you can make it. Hope to see you in the coming years!

  • Lin Anne September 15, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    You are beautiful and these outfit seem to be very pretty on you. Thanks for sharing this post. You are really inspiration for many ladies. Luv you.

    https://www.newfashionsecrets.com/

    • Kristine September 15, 2017 at 10:35 pm

      Thank you!!

  • Katie September 15, 2017 at 7:41 am

    Waitttt, where is the wine colored skirt from!? Loved all your outfits, lady!

    • Kristine September 15, 2017 at 9:13 am

      I got it from Eloquii last year though. I’m hoping that they bring this style back for the Fall though

  • Judy September 14, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    Kristine every outfit was gorgeous. I appreciate how you share your fashion experiences with us. I felt like I was there. You represented the curvy women in every sense. Thanks for the journey.

    • Kristine September 15, 2017 at 9:12 am

      Thank you Judy!

  • Sicely September 14, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    OMG I can’t Love this enough, every look is amazing & I need to go to NY for all of this next year. Thank you for all the inspiration!!! ?

    • Kristine September 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm

      Thanks so much Sicely!

  • Bettye Rainwater September 14, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    Looks like you had a great time on your trip! I had to miss Curvy Con this year (sadface) but hope to be back next – will maybe meet you then!

    Bettye
    https://fashionschlub.com

    • Kristine September 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm

      I did have a great trip and yes hopefully you can attend next year!