Sunday, December 27, 2009

Jewelry Adventures with Monif C. in Washington DC

Wishing everyone Happy Holidays and a Fantastic New Year! I'm way behind on my here's me catching up. Stay tuned for 3 new posts coming....

First let's start with the DC shopping event with Monif C. Plus Sizes. I'm a huge fan of Monif C. and have a closet full her dresses!!! Tip from the inside....when you see a design you love, buy it right away...they sell out fast and as she designs seasonally, the items you can't always get again. Most of you know I was one of the first Monif C. Plus Size interns, started about 4 years ago at the home office, then took on an assistant role and worked in the Monif C. NYC showroom. As Fennimas started to grow (noting I also hold down a 9-5 corporate fashion job at Jones Apparel Group) I was no longer able to work part time with Monif. My heart is still there and I help out at many events. I was blessed to accompany her and her fabulous assistant/stylist Brandon "Blue" Coates to Washington DC a few weeks ago....where the ladies dress with serious style and of course Monif C. Plus Sizes is a staple in these women's closest as well. It was a BUSY day, shoot it was a busy weekend....filled with shopping, lots of laughs and smiles, awesome jacuzzi tub, (mini bar 'wink'), fine DC men, awesome brunch at Kramer books and a rainy car ride back to NYC. This is the second DC event I've done with Monif and it gets better every time. I was blessed to be able to bring along Fennimas jewelry to accompany the beautiful clothes. Thank you Monif! Can't wait till the next event.

See highlights below!
Above pics of Christina, from "Musings of a Fatshionista" She's hella inspiring and got curvy style on lock.

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