Our debut event in September 2015 saw over 1100 women from all over the UK descend upon Manchester for a full day of shopping, fashion shows, industry seminars and celebrity meet and greets. Since then thousands more joined us to make 2016 the biggest and best plus size event in Europe! We even had visitors travel from as far as America and South Africa to join the fun!
2016 saw us head to Liverpool with more fashion, shopping and celebrity guests! Plus the introduction of our brand new How to Stage jam packed with tutorials, blogger chat and loads more. We also welcomed the new addition of our VIP Lounge with both coming back for 2017!
The Curve Fashion Festival is your one stop to Shop Til You Drop with some of the biggest names in High Street & Online Fashion! 2015 and 2016 saw you shop Plus Size Collections from River Island, Marks & Spencer, Simply Be, Very, Elvi, Boohoo and so many more! We’re excited to announce New Look as our official partner for The Curve Fashion Festival. Expect fashion shows, giveaways and exclusive offers on the day with plenty more news to be announced! The New Look Curves range features over 200 catwalk-inspired styles in sizes 18-32, and head to the festival to shop the looks direct from the Curve Fashion Festival runway.
Showcasing the very best in plus size fashion, The Curve Fashion Festival will bring together some of the biggest names on the high street and online. Event attendees will be able to view and shop the latest collections from New Look directly, chat to members of the New Look team and have a sneak peek of some of their new collection!
We’re excited to announce New Look as our official partner for The Curve Fashion Festival. Expect fashion shows, giveaways and exclusive offers on the day with plenty more news to be announced! The New Look Curves range features over 200 catwalk-inspired styles in sizes 18-32, and head to the festival to shop the looks direct from the Curve Fashion Festival runway.
The plans for 2017 have already begun and we are thrilled to welcome back so many of your favorite retailers including, River Island, Studio 8, Gemma Collins, Apples & Pears, Topsy Curvy, Plus Equals, Yours Clothing, Boohoo and many more!
When you're done with your major retailers, why not pop along to the Market Hall inside the Fashion Hall where you can shop all of your local independent retailers; shopping fashion, jewellery and beauty!
Now that we mention Beauty we were thrilled to have Fake Bake, The Body Shop and Doll Lash all at The Curve Fashion Festival 2016!
2016 saw The Curve Fashion Festival in partnership with Look Magazine and boasted Hayley Hasselhoff as the face of the festival as well as lots of other celebrities.
Throughout the day you could meet some of your favourite celebrities at the Meet & Greet Stand for the perfect selfie opportunity! Did you manage to catch celebs like Hayley Hasselhoff and Sandi & Sandra from Channel 4’s Gogglebox over there? How about Tess Holliday or Chanelle Hayes? Not to mention the fabulous Geordie Shore Star Holly Hagan! Head to the Gallery to see if you pic is up with your favourite celeb from 2016!
Once you're done with celebs and shopping you head to one of our Catwalk Shows were your favourite brands give you a sneak peek of their new pieces!
Brand New for 2016 was our VIP Lounge sponsored by Navabi. VIP ticket holders had exclusive access to the VIP Lounge as well as priority seating for the Catwalk Show including the launch of Hayley Hasselhoff's NEW Collection with Elvi. The VIP Lounge is also where you could be gifted with goody bags and be treated to free beauty treatments from Fake Bake.
2017 Will see an even bigger VIP Lounge! Back with a bang next years VIP Lounge will be the ultimate chill out area where you can spend time going through your goody bags, having beauty treatments and enjoying drinks with your friends! All before heading to priority seating at the Catwalk Shows!
With endorsements from some of the biggest names in fashion and plus size including; Tess Holliday, Nicolette Mason and Hayley Hasselhoff, we saw an explosion of activity and support across social media and national press.
The Curve Fashion Festival in partnership with New Look Fashion 2017 will be bigger and better and held in Exhibition Centre, Liverpool on 9th September 2017. Stay tuned for lots of exciting announcements!