And the winners are…….. The Curvy Convention

Last year I attended my first ever Plus Size Event as a Blogger – The Curvy Convention.

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Held in London in May, I attended on my own not knowing what to expect at all. I was both excited and nervous, as a lot of the plus size community that I followed, read blogs by, and admired were all planning on being there.

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I had the most amazing time, met lots of people that I had followed from afar, and was invited to tag along when everyone left the Convention. Had I not have attended, I wouldn’t have been invited into the plus size community quite so easily.

I even had the pleasure of taking part in a Burlesque Workshop held by the amazing Fabia Cerra! What an absolute rush!

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Whilst I was at the start of my body positivity I wasn’t quite as confident as I am now. A couple of things “threw” me during the day, and I got a little anxious and tense.

I think this was due to it being an alien environment, with a room full of strangers and bloggers/PS women that I had been admiring from afar. I felt very out of my depth, and also very unsure of my “place”

I was wrong to ever feel like that. The ladies there were absolutely AMAZING. They welcomed me with open arms, and invited me to join along with them.

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I made lots of friends, bought some great clothes, exchanged lots of blog details and numbers and to top it off  had burgers with the bloggers and went shopping with them! If you’d like to read my Curvy Convention adventure from last year, – Click Here

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This year will be a different kettle of fish! I have been blogging for over a year now, have made lots of friends in the blogging and plus size world, and can’t wait to spend the day surrounded by everything that is good and curvy!

Being held on May 28th at St John at Hackney from 1030am – 7pm, there will be Catwalks, Curvy models, all the big brands and more. It really will be a Big Girl’s Paradise!

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A few ladies that I have come to know well are even modelling on the Catwalk. I honestly can’t wait to see them strutting their stuff, and you know I will be cheering them on loudly. It is absolutely amazing that something as body positive and just for women exactly like me and my friends are.

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I know the day will bring lots of wonderful experiences, from looking at the brands offering women exactly what we want, to positive proud women on the Catwalk. Seriously this really is an event that you do not want to miss out on!

So… how can you be a part of this amazing event? All you have to do is Go along to Curvy Convention 2016 and purchase your tickets!

Or even better Enter my amazing competition to win one of 3 pairs of tickets.

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Tickets will be drawn at 8pm on Friday 20th May. All you need to do is go to my Rafflecopter and enter.

Make sure you are following me, The Curvy Convention and their amazing Sponsor XL Promodoro to qualify for the chance to win the tickets.
See you there!!
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Good Luck, and don’t forget to come and say hello to me and let me know you were a winner!

Leave a comment

  • i love curves and i think you look fabulous x

  • Have an amazing time at the convention, it’s amazing how much difference a year can make to your confidence and abilities x

  • Lottie Moor

    I’ve entered this competition too! I had a nice time last year, even if I didn’t know anyone at all and it was just me and Emma! I was too star struck to say hello to anyone at the event apart from Debz haha! Hopefully it’ll be different this year eh?

    Lottie xx
    http://lottielamour.co.uk

    • I didn’t really know anyone either, but it was a fabulous day! I am looking forward to more antics this year 🙂 Tx

  • Rosana McPhee

    The tutu skirt looks so pretty and fun. Have fun at the convention. R

    • Tanya Brannan

      It’s the first time I’ve worn it. It won’t be the last 🙂 xx

  • This sounds like a really interesting convention, I’ll have to have a look and see if I can make it then enter your competition.

    • Tanya Brannan

      It would be AMAZING to meet you xxxx

  • This sounds like a great convention, I can’t make that date or I would be entering x

    • Tanya Brannan

      Awww such a shame 🙁

  • Sounds and looks like fun:) That picture of you, with the floral dress and the red bit in your hair, you looking stunning!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Emma xxx

  • Kira L Curtis

    I’d love to be able to go but my parents go away on Fri 20th and I have to look after the cat, typical haha! Hope you have a fantastic time though! Same to the winner! Good luck to everyone that enters!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Awww that’s a shame 🙁 xx

  • Wow this sounds like a fantastic convention. Good luck to everyone.

  • What a great place to meet friends and find out about new brands. It will be good for networking too! I think it sounds like a lot of fun.

    • It’s amazing for networking, but even better for meeting up with all my blogger pals!

  • Sounds like a great event! Isn’t it fantastic how wonderful and supportive the blogging community is!

  • Jenna Von Abbott

    Sounds like you had a great time and was definitely worth going. This year should be even more amazing now you know people 🙂 I hope you have fun x

    • I hope so – It was great last year but this year I am even more excited about it x

  • Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    What a fabulous giveaway! it totally sounds like a fab event.

  • Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️

    Sounds like you had a great time, I can’t believe I have never heard of this before.

    • It’s absolutely fantastic – So many great brands and the catwalk is out of this world x

  • Melanie Edjourian

    It sounds like you had a great time and always helps when people are friendly when you go to these things on your own.

    • It really does Melanie, and I couldn’t have met nicer people – everyone was amazing x

  • Aww I love how body positive you are, you are an amazing woman and should be so proud of yourself. I think that your confidence will help so many people feel more confident in their body.

  • I had no idea that events like this existed! Sounds like a really great way to meet other people and will help women feel more confident 🙂

    • The sheer confidence and love that flows around the event is special – A great day for anyone x

  • Laura

    What a fantastic competition! Best of luck to all of those who enter the giveaway xxx

  • Beautyqueenuk

    OOh fab competition, I had no idea the event even existed x

  • Never knew such an event was out there! You’re a beauty you know that! Great competition and best of luck to all who entered.

  • such a great event! and very body positive too. great giveaway to give them a chance to go

    • It is a really special event – The positivity can literally be felt in the room x