EFR Exclusive Interview with Gwen DeVoe creator of Full Figured Fashion Week
By: Farrah Estrella
|CEO, Creator and Executive Producer of FFF Week Ms Gwen DeVoe|
Fashion Week (FFF Week) Ms. Gwen DeVoe has dedicated her life to empowering plus size women.
nonsense, hard hitting, truth delivering, goal driven, motivational MOGUL
is very busy preparing for this year’s Full Figured Fashion Week event that
will be held in New York in June from the 17-22, 2013.
Report caught up with her at the Full Figured Fashion Week Casting Tour 4th
stop sponsored by Lane Bryant that was held yesterday in Orlando and she talked
to us exclusively about the show.
do a FFF Week Casting Tour?
size community supporting us and traveling to New York to audition I felt that
it was time for us to give back to them. Resources are very slim these days and
those that could not afford to travel so far can come to the auditions in a
city near them and follow their dream. In addition, we also want to have a more
diverse group of women on the runway this year; we don’t want to have the same
models every year. The tour also provides more hype for the show.
tour so far?
we had so many women coming to the auditions. So far we have seen over 100
women at every location driving from different cities and towns to come see us
and the love and support that they have showed us means a lot.
shoes or are not dressed appropriately. That has been really the only low that some
of the girls come very unprepared to the auditions but other than that it has
year’s FFF Week was incredible. What can we expect from the show this year?
segment. We are going to have 2 regular fashion segments, a segment for the
older and seasoned plus size woman, plus size petites and plus size males.
industry related workshops and a more culturally diverse show.
biggest misconception in the plus size industry?
we don’t spend money.
spends a lot of money not only in fashion but also in health and beauty products.
asking our guest for some words of wisdom or a favorite quote, what is yours?
on Full Figured Fashion Week including casting tour dates and locations visit their website at www.FFFWeek.com.