Just a quick glance through many of my outfit posts one immediately notices that I have a strong and committed relationship with the color black – particularly NYC-black. Part of this is just a left over from my high school goth days, but the truth is that bright hues make me nervous. It draws immediate attention and for a recovering wallflower that can be pretty unnerving. However, even with those feelings I think fashion calls for challenging yourself, like I did with this bold African print mini skirt.*I got this skirt at the Curvy Expo during Full Figured Fashion Week this past June from the Obioma fashion booth and I was so excited about this new statement piece that I wore it a little more than two weeks after. I remember the face of my best friend when I descended the stairs to meet her and her hubby at her car to head over to Brooklyn for Curl Fest. They both were stunned to not only see me forgo black but to go for something so bright. I’m still not used to getting compliments but I think I can get used to being greeted with, “You look gorgeous.”
2017 FFFWeek Day 5 – The Curvy Expo
Having arrived back home in the wee hours of the morning from the amazing white party cruise, I found it hard to even wake up early. Even though I arrived late I did manage to through the booths at the expo and connect with brands and designers. Check out some of my favorites below.