At the end of the day, says curvy influencer CeCe Olisa, "I’m the person that really matters. So even if [all my followers] all think I’m great, if I don’t, then that’s a problem."
theCurvyCon 2018, to be live-streamed on Yahoo Lifestyle, will offer new features at its three-day celebration of plus-size diversity and fashion.
The body-positive community founded by Chastity Garner Valentine and CeCe Olisa brings its flagship event back during New York Fashion Week.
This is your livestream of The CURVYcon 2017. Tune in for the Dia&Con fashion show from 6-7 pm on Friday, September 8 and for a day of insightful panels — one starring Chrissy Metz — and previews from 9:45am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th.
CeCe Olisa went to The New School to study musical theater, then became a fashion blogger, and eventually founded theCURVYcon. How has she carved out such an impactful career? Doing exactly what she wants. Panels, Pop-ups & More… #theCURVYcon day two is happening now. Catch the livestream on @yahoostylebeauty A post shared by CeCe Olisa (@ceceolisa) on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:21am PDT
The body-positive, curve-embracing event called theCURVYcon is in NYC on Sept. 8-9, bringing designers, fitness experiences, influencers, and speakers to town.
"I kind of realized the thing that was holding me back was me," she says. "That's when my personal motto became 'don't wait on your weight to live the life you want.'" CeCe theCURVYcon takes place on Sept. 8th and 9th and will be live streamed exclusively on Yahoo Style.
Nia Jax, WWE star and body-positive advocate has added another skill set to her ever-evolving resume: Runway modeling. Nia Jax walks the runway during the Dia&Co fashion show and industry panel at the CURVYcon at Metropolitan Pavilion West on September 8, 2017 in New York City. The 33-year-old professional wrestler (whose real name is Savelina Fanene) walked the runway at theCURVYCon fashion show on Friday — alongside fellow curvy models Liza Golden, Precious Lee, and Marquita Pring — while wearing a navy blue-and-white top with blue jeans and a cranberry-colored hat, and also a black, lace top with a black bra underneath.