Creme de la Curves Fashion Show September 8, 2011
Crazy Cowgirl to Gifts Beauty Water to Attendees
MonOrchid Gallery 314 E Roosevelt was the site of a Night of Fashion for curvy girls. Sponsors include Torrid and Lane Bryant. Host Eliza Davis says, "Is there really anything more aggravating then heading out to a store, you spot that one perfect item, only to find they don't have your size. Whether your size 0-28, we've all been there. Eliza Davis is working for the curvy girls, bridging the gap between local boutiques and the curves who love to shop. " Her Creme de la Creme Fashion Show brought out several local designers showing their collections. Plus sized models proved size doesn't dictate being fashionable. Gorgeous hair and makeup along with jewelry by Stella & Dot and Silpada created as cosmopolitan an image as any NYC runway.
Keeping the masses fed were Eric and Julia Ireland of torched goodness serving up crème brulee, pasta and salads.
Designs from Strut, Deeds of Love (video) Kika Paprika, Purple Diva Designs (video), Torrid (video) and Lane Bryant (video) filled the runway with everything from party dresses to kick back casual and lingerie in style. Hair and makeup by Curtis Blue, Vicki Xericos and Jamie Kouri created an exotic canvas on which to display the hottest fashion. (Runway1) (Runway2) (Runway3) (Runway4) (Runway5) (Climax)
Crazy Cowgirl shared the secret of LeeAnn's Beauty Water with a FREE 8oz Misting Spray bottle of the special 5.5pH toner to attendees. At pH5.5 skin loves this toner to refresh and revitalize skin to make it look younger! Learn more at www.azkangen.com
EXPRESS OPENS IN CANADA Toronto and Calgary will have the first locations
New York, NY (September 22, 2011) – Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR), the specialty retail apparel chain operating more than 600 stores, has arrived north of the border this September. The iconic multi-channel retailer opened its first location in Canada at Fairview Mall in Toronto. The 10,000 square foot store offers Canadian men and women the individual style and unrivalled attitude that has made Express a fashion authority in the U.S. for over 30 years.
“Canada is the perfect country for Express’ first foray into wholly-owned international bricks and mortar locations thanks to its cosmopolitan cities filled with young, fashionable men and women,” said Michael Weiss, president and chief executive officer of Express. “We sincerely appreciate the warm welcome we have already received from the Canadian people and look forward to expanding our reach as a fashion authority and to the growth potential of the brand in this new market.”
The product assortment in Canada will mirror that of U.S. stores, including the iconic Editor Pant and 1MX Shirt. The Editor Pant is Express’ best-known, best-selling, most popular women’s pant and stands for sexy style, fine fabric, and a flawless fit. The 1MX, Express’ best-selling men’s shirt features an engineered collar, endless color options and an exclusive signature stretch fit.
About Express, Inc.
Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30 years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently operates more than 600 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and also distributes its products through the Company's e-commerce website, www.express.com.