A big night of fashion for the big woman
Uptown Latina Jovanna Reyes grew up admiring curvy bodies and wants the bone-skinny fashion world to do the same.
The 46-year-old size 18 is behind Plus Night Out, a Friday bash featuring mannequins modeling haute — and hot — couture aimed to fit the average American.
Stick-thin waifs are not invited on this runway. Instead, Reyes will host 10 label makers dressing 45 women to prance around the ballroom of the Hotel Pennsylvania in midtown in formal gowns, casual wear and lingerie.
"It's like all of Fashion Week in just one night for plus size," Reyes said. "I want these designers to have the same opportunity as mainstream designers."
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