Schedule of Events & Tickets

Wednesday, June 13

Times/Locations

Event

1:00 PM - 3:30PM

Sponsors






Press Reception (Private Event - Not Open To Public)

6:45 PM - 11:00 PM

Sponsors

FFFWEEK™ "Curves At Sea" All White Sunset Cruise (featuring the FFFWeek Big and Tall Male Fashion Showcase)

(Note: 6:45 PM-Boarding, 8:00 PM-Sail, 11:00 PM-Return)

Harbor Lights Yacht
Skyport Marina @ 23rd Street and FDR Drive
New York, NY


Event Summary: Join FFFWeek's sponsors, fashion designers, models and production team members when we kick off our 2012 event with our annual all white sunset cruise around the beautiful island of Manhattan. Cruise highlights include fabulous swag bags and an amazingly fun photo booth provided by presenting sponsor, Sonsi® and for the first time ever, a Big and Tall male fashion show. Music provided by DJ La Choc. Purchase your tickets early as this event sells out quickly!

Admission Price: $40.00 (includes dinner buffet)

SOLD OUT

Thursday, June 14

Times/Locations

Event

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sponsors









"My Curves, My Style" - A Curvy Girl's Guide To Personal Style Workshop

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue (across from Madison Square Garden)
Madison Room, 18th Floor
New York, NY


Event Summary: Style is about celebrating you. It's more than just putting on clothes. It is also about understanding who you are, where you want to go and how you aim to get there. If you are a curvy girl in need of assistance in making the most of your curvy body attributes, this workshop is for you! Workshop topics include e: Clothing: Quality vs. Quantity; What's On Trend; Fat Fashion Rules and Why They Should Be Broken, and much more! Attendees will enjoy a small fashion presentation, shopping tips, stylist presentations and an interactive Q&A session.

Moderator:
Steffany Allen - Fashion Stylist and Personal Style Coach

Panelists:
Leslie Medlik - Stylist/Personal Shopper/Wardrobe Consultant
Kendra Porter - Image Consultant
Sherri Collins - Stylist & Image Consultant

Admission Price: $25.00

SOLD OUT

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sponsors

"Curves In The City" - The Official FFFWEEK™ Shopping Event (Day 1)

Affinia Manhattan Hotel - Grand Ballroom (Mezzanine Level)
371 Seventh Avenue, (corner of 31st and 7th)
New York, NY


Event Summary: Grab your purse and a couple of cool, fashionable curvy girlfriends and head over to this amazing two day shopping event featuring clothing, accessories, and shoes from 25+ carefully selected brands. This event will bring a whole new meaning to the words "Shop Until You Drop".

Participants: Sonsi, Lane Bryant, Evans, Curvaceous Boutique, Vintage Box 1947, Just Pearlz, Crylittle Designs, Jill Alexander Designs, Brilliance 838, Skinny Minority, Indigo Couture Boutique, Diva Status Cosmetics, MYNT 1792 by Adorn Fashions, Pop Up Plus, Nicky B's, Ear Candy Accessories, Sassi Rebel Clothing, Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry, Pop Up Plus NY, Big World Wear, Queen Grace Collection, B Jewel, Inc., Plush Boutique, Pretty Pear Bride, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Nitjuan Designs, Mad Chic Boutique, Beyond Beauty Accessories, Culture Boutique, Thickness Clothing Company, Empress Lingerie, Savannah Red, Real Divas Are Large, Naomi's Rose/Ose (Uh-Seh), Sooo Chic Accessories

Admission Price: $10.00

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Sponsors








"Building Your Brand Through Social Media: Blogging 101 Workshop"

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue (across from Madison Square Garden)
Madison Room, 18th Floor
New York, NY


Event Summary: Tapping the vast audience of the social web is a low-cost way to catapult a small-business brand onto the global arena. Building your brand using social media allows you to develop new (and strengthen existing) relationships, which often leads to everything from brand awareness, loyalty and word-of-mouth marketing. This workshop will explore; the purpose of blogging, using social media for your brand, how to leverage the tools to give your brand a voice, how to take your brand to the next level and more.

Moderator:
Marie Denee, The Curvy Fashionista

Panelists:
The Blogger: Alissa from Stylish Curves
The Magazine: Madeline Figueroa- Jones from Plus Model Magazine
The Designer: Marina Zelner from Queen Grace

Admission Price: $25.00

SOLD OUT

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sponsors

"Full Figured Fashion Week™ @Bloomingdale's"

Bloomingdale's New York City (5th floor, near the Women's Dept.)
1000 Third Avenue @59th Street
New York, NY


Event Summary: This year, FFFWeek has entered into a unique partnership with Bloomingdale's, one of New York City's finest department stores, to bring our event directly to the Bloomingdale's customer. We invite all of our FFFWeek fans to join us on the 5th floor of the store for an exclusive FFFWeek runway presentation of collections by Michael Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Elie Tahari, Jones New York, and Eileen Fisher. So, if you work or will be in the area, attend and get your high-end fashion on! Admission is FREE!

Admission Price: FREE

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sponsors








"Curves, Connections & Cocktails" - A Small Business Networking Event - Sponsored by Catherines

District 36 (nightclub)
29 W. 36th Street (bet. 5th and 6th Aves.)
New York, NY


Event Summary: One of FFFWeek's core values is to utilize fashion as a way to assist others in growing their businesses. Each year, FFFWeek is supported by numerous retailers, boutiques, fashion designers, stylists, make-up and hair artists, photographers, graphic artists, musicians, and volunteers who own their own business. We would like to extend an invitation to you, the consumer, to network with the brands that support the plus fashion community; get to know them and their brands. There will be 50+ businesses in attendance at this red carpet, after-work affair. The event will feature a light buffet, our signature cocktail, the Sonsitini, (and other happy hour specials), and a special Curvy Cabaret performance by three amazing artists! Music provided by DJ La Choc.

Admission Price: $15.00

SOLD OUT

Friday, June 15

Times/Locations

Event

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Sonsi Blogger "Be-You-Tiful" Pop-Up Party (Private Bloggers Event - By Invitation Only)

Registration ends on May 17, 2012

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sponsors

"Curves In The City" - The Official FFFWEEK™ Shopping Event (Day 2)

Affinia Manhattan Hotel - Grand Ballroom (Mezzanine Level)
371 Seventh Avenue, (corner of 31st and 7th)
New York, NY


Event Summary: Grab your purse and a couple of cool, fashionable curvy girlfriends and head over to this amazing two day shopping event featuring clothing, accessories, and shoes from 25+ carefully selected brands. This event will bring a whole new meaning to the words "Shop Until You Drop".

Participants: Sonsi, Lane Bryant, Evans, Curvaceous Boutique, Vintage Box 1947, Just Pearlz, Crylittle Designs, Jill Alexander Designs, Brilliance 838, Skinny Minority, Indigo Couture Boutique, Diva Status Cosmetics, MYNT 1792 by Adorn Fashions, Pop Up Plus, Nicky B's, Ear Candy Accessories, Sassi Rebel Clothing, Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry, Pop Up Plus NY, Big World Wear, Queen Grace Collection, B Jewel, Inc., Plush Boutique, Pretty Pear Bride, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Nitjuan Designs, Mad Chic Boutique, Beyond Beauty Accessories, Culture Boutique, Thickness Clothing Company, Empress Lingerie, Savannah Red, Real Divas Are Large, Naomi's Rose/Ose (Uh-Seh), Sooo Chic Accessories

Admission Price: $10.00

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsors

"Fashion And Entertainment Arts Legal Panel"

320 West 37th Street (bet. 8th and 9th Aves), 14th Floor
New York, NY


Event Summary: This panel will provide an overview of valuable information about starting and operating a business in fashion, apparel and design, including jewelry. This class will touch on important issues that every fashion and design entrepreneur needs to know including: selecting and forming a business entity; financing; common issues in product development, production, marketing, and sales; regulatory issues and business licenses; branding, licensing, and intellectual property (copyright, trademark, design patents, publicity rights) and contracts. The panelists will also address specific audience questions and concerns.

Panelists:

Elena S. Paul, Esq., Executive Director, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)

In addition to being VLA's Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Paul represents clients at VLA on a pro bono basis, acting as general counsel and a legal advisor to arts and cultural organizations and individual artists, specializing in nonprofit governance and corporate matters, strategic planning and risk-management, transactional work and intellectual property, and the management of legal matters placed with outside counsel. She also serves as business and development consultant for various cultural, entertainment and arts projects and productions with a focus on dance, film and fashion. In her tenure, VLA has enjoyed record growth, program improvement and expansion, and productivity. Ms. Paul conceives and develops many educational and other programs as well as teaching and presenting at national conferences and educational institutions, including American Society of Journalists and Authors, Julliard, The French Culinary Institute, South by Southwest Conference & Festivals (SXSW), The School of Visual Arts, Fashion Institute of Technology, The College Art Association, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the New Art Dealers Alliance's Miami Art Fair, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, Columbia Law School, Georgetown Law School, and Harvard Law School. Ms. Paul serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Producing and Documentary Programs at the New York Film Academy and taught at Fordham Law School in the Fashion Law Institute, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Pratt Institute of Art & Design and Brooklyn Law School.

Charles Colman, Esq., Principle, Charles Colman Law, PLLC

Charles ("Chuck") Colman started Charles Colman Law, PLLC, in January 2011 in order to provide cost-effective, industry-specific legal representation to individuals and companies in fashion, music, art, film, media, new technology, and other creative fields. He previously worked as a litigation associate at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, where he handled cases involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, false advertising, fraud, copyright, trademark, and right of publicity, among other areas of law. While at Patterson Belknap, he provided pro bono legal services to fashion designers and other visual artists who could not otherwise afford representation.

Chuck is active in multiple bar association committees. He serves as the Co-Chair of the Fashion Design Legislation Subcommittee at the American Bar Association, in which capacity he is responsible for evaluating legislation that would accord copyright-like protection to certain fashion designs. In August 2011, Chuck assumed the Co-Vice Chairmanship of the ABA's Special Committee on Copyrights and New Technologies. He also sponsored the creation of a Fashion Law Committee at the New York City Bar Association, which first convened in June 2011.

Admission Price: $30.00

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sponsors


Indie Designers Showcase (Semi-Formal Attire)

Broad Street Ballroom
41 Broad Street
New York, NY


Event Summary: FFFWeek™ 2012 will mark our fourth year of inclusive fashion for the plus size community. To celebrate our success, we have made the bold move to add another runway showcase, one that is produced exclusively for our independent designers. Watch our runway come alive with the collections of 10+ designers representing Australia, Florida, California, Texas, Georgia, France and New York!

NOTE: Immediately after the showcase, DeVoe Signature Events and Full Blossom Magazine invite you to F.L.A.U.N.T., the official AfterParty for the FFFWeek Indie Designer's Showcase.

Latin Quarters Nightclub (LQ)
511 Lexington Avenue (bet. 47th and 48th Sts.)
New York, NY
***Party will be held in the UPSTAIRS area of the club***
10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Music by: Marshall Moore

Admission to the AfterParty is FREE

Click Here To See Collections

Admission Price: $40.00

SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 16

Times/Locations

Event

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sponsors

Retailers/Boutiques Runway Showcase And Industry Awards Ceremony (Semi-Formal Attire)

Broad Street Ballroom
41 Broad Street
New York, NY


Event Summary: Since the launch of FFFWeek in 2009, the event has continued to receive strong support from the industry’s finest retailers and boutiques. This showcase will highlight the very best in ready to wear as offered by our partnering fashion retailers and boutiques. This event will also officially introduce the honorees of the 2012 FFFWeek Industry Awards.

Admission Price: $40.00

SOLD OUT

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