NASHVILLE CURVES: Meet Kina, super fab thrifter with curve appeal!

It’s time to meet KINA! Kina works in E-Commerce and she’s an amazing stylist! I started following Kina before I ever met her in real life. Then, I met her in real life and was blown away by her amazing style and bubbly personality. I don’t think she meets a stranger. In addition, Kina stepped in when one of my other models had to step out. Some would say that Kina isn’t considered ‘plus-size’ but if you know anything about the fashion industry, anyone over a size EIGHT is considered plus.

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NASHVILLE CURVES: Meet Ashanti – Style, Substance, and Confidence!

Meet Ashanti! This mild-mannered corporate blogger packs alot of punch and influence. Once she start to speak, you are mesmerized by her immense knowledge of fashion and merchandising. On top of that, she’s a real good time! Whenever I see Ashanti at an event, I know it’s going to be worth my while! Read more below, and follow her on her fashion-friendly blog, Sashe Online! Continue reading “NASHVILLE CURVES: Meet Ashanti – Style, Substance, and Confidence!”

NASHVILLE CURVES: Meet Alexis – blogger, mom, and activist!

Welcome to the first day of Nashville Curves, Class of 2019! Today, I introduce you to Alexis! This blogger, mom, and activist, is the sweetest new edition to the Nashville Blogging scene. Her Instagram profile is filled with beauty and positivity. In addition, she has WISDOM beyond her years. Take a loom at her profile and learn how she loves her self despite the negativity in the world! Continue reading “NASHVILLE CURVES: Meet Alexis – blogger, mom, and activist!”

VLOG | Finding Ashley Stewart Model Search – Nashville

On September 16th, Ashley Stewart will select it’s newest campaign model! Last month, I got to be a judge in the Finding Ashley Stewart Model Search here in Nashville. More than 100 ladies from Nashville and surrounding cities strutted their stuff in Green Hills Galleria. We selected two amazing ladies to represent Nashville, Saaneah and Theresa. The finalists will be awarded a one year contract … Continue reading VLOG | Finding Ashley Stewart Model Search – Nashville

#NashvilleCurves presents, Melissa, the creator of Nashville Curves!

Before we get this profile started, I must say “Thank You!” to everyone who viewed, shared, and commented on the #NashvilleCurves campaign! Each woman shared an amazing part of themselves. Besides putting on a bathing suit, they shared parts of their struggle and parts of their hearts. I truly appreciate their transparency! Make sure to read about Kimmy, Nora, Kearsten, and DD; leave some comments on their posts.

So, I’m gonna answer some of the questions I asked the other ladies in their profiles. And, I’m gonna answer some questions I’ve received about the #NashvilleCurves campaign and our upcoming Plus-Size Meet-Up! Let’s go!

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#NashvilleCurves presents Kimmy

FabGlance is not the only plus-size blogger in the city. Every day I find another woman sharing her stylish plus-size experience online. When I stumbled across Kimmy’s microblog on Instagram, I knew I had to follow. Every day, Kimmy shares her great style and amazing ideas online. She never stays away from discussing the topics of feminism, race relations, and being fat in America. We need more truthful, young, vibrant voices like hers in our world. Make sure to follow Kimmy, as she adds style and truth to your timeline!

Name, Age: Kimmy, 25

What do you do, why do you do it?
I have a full time 8-5 job but that isn’t my passion. I do Instagram and social media because I have found these are meaningful ways to interact with people. It is also a space where less represented body types and less represented people, like people of color of disabled people, finally have a space to be themselves and get messages of support from followers and friends. I love having an online space and community to uplift people who are traditionally left out of a lot of spaces.

What made you embrace your curves?
When did you say, “I’m ok with me?” Honestly, joining Instagram was the biggest step in overcoming my body hate and turning it into body love. I found a huge community of women who were plus size and curvy. It was the first time I had ever seen women who looked like me, and they looked beautiful. I was able to shift my perception of myself and curvier and larger bodies by seeing these women, and seeing them apologetically love themselves authentically.

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