BPSFW 2014

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BRITISH PLUS SIZE FASHION WEEKEND…

This past weekend marked the second annual British Plus Size Fashion Weekend (BPSFW) an event dedicated to showcasing designers and brands for women sizes 14 and up.  Totally unaffiliated with London Fashion Week (LFW) BPSFW took place in Vinopolis, London for a purpose to bring designers, retailers, and plus size women together to represent dynamics in fashion that often goes unacknowledged by the mainstream fashion world.

HALEY HASSELHOFF BRITISH PLUS SIZE FASHION WEEK MANIK MAG PLUS MODEL HALEY HASSELHOFF BRITISH PLUS SIZE FASHION WEEK MANIK MAG PLUS MODELPLUS MODEL HALEY HASSELHOFF WEARING EVANS ON THE RUNWAY FOR BPSFW

The influence and buying power amongst plus size women consumers cannot be ignored and with all the progression the plus size fashion industry has achieved it’s no wonder that “Plus Size Fashion Week” would be launched globally.

As the founders Remi Ray and Rianne Ward say, “BPSFW aims to enhance, empower and support the UK plus-size industry by connecting the dots between retailers, designers and consumers.” – DAILY MAIL

BPSFWAmongst the notable Plus Size Models walking in the show were, Liris Crosse, Felicity Hayward and Haley Hasselhoff, who actually opened BPSW walking in one of the biggest brands in Plus Size fashion- Evans. Other brands and designers included Syreeta Badu, Ophee`s, Simply Be, Remi Ray, Dearcurves, Evans, Dea, YOURS, Dynasty London, The Curve, and Jane Watson.

For more news and information on British Plus Size Fashion Weekend visit BPSFW HERE.

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Founder at Manik Mag
Fashion journalist and plus-size designer advocate.
E-mail: sweekes@manikmag.com.
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