Category Archives: Making The Scene

Women in the World

We were proud to send Gwynnie Bee members Sarah Chiwaya, Margit Detweiler, and Alison Davis to the 5th annual Women in the World summit at Lincoln Center where they reported on conversations concerning women’s issues led by some of today’s greatest thinkers and activists. Empowering women is central to our mission; we share the Women in the World’s belief in knowledge as power and are delighted to share our three corespondents’ inspiring experiences with the rest of the GB community. Read their thoughtful, inspired accounts of the event below.

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A Night Out on the Town

Plus Night Out was a thrilling conclusion to New York Fashion Week. Hotel Pennsylvania was packed with an audience dressed to the nines – inspiring looks were happening both on and off the runway. Leather paneling, geisha-inspired mini dresses, unexpected prints, and metallic elements were among the catwalk fare. From newcomers like Chocolate Sushi Couture to prominent designers like Ashley Stewart and Igigi, a variety of creative visions were on display. Take a look at some of the evening’s highlights!

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A Fashion Week First!

Last week designer Eden Miller of Cabiria made fashion history when she proudly sent looks from her Spring/Summer 2014 collection down the runway at New York Fashion Week. We at Gwynnie Bee are big fans of Miss Miller’s and we couldn’t have been more thrilled to have had the opportunity to attend what has widely been acknowledged as a truly momentous occasion: the first ever plus size fashion show to appear in New York Fashion Week. The Cabiria Fashion Show was indeed a victory – not only for the plus community, but for the fashion industry at large. We’re delighted to share some of our highlights from the show with you!

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