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Girl Bosses Unite!

23798632_1748800875415424_257274436_oLast Saturday was all about Eloquii and Girl Bosses! I teamed up with my good friend Sierra Holmes.  You may know her from her blog Eclectic Kurves. We wanted to shine a light on curves in the workplace because they can so often be misunderstood, misrepresented, and unwarrantedly sexualized. Eloquii provides so many options for women who conduct business and run their wardrobes with style and confidence.

A Girl Boss Always Gives because Giving is Always Good

 

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Along with celebrating curves in the workplace, we wanted to ensure that all of the curvy girl bosses in the greater Columbus, Ohio area are able to work it! Imagine returning to the workforce with limited funds and resources and having to purchase an interview look. We joined forces with Dress for Success Columbus for this event because they often do not get the donations that they need for plus size women. 10% of the proceeds from the Girl Boss event went to Dress for Success Columbus.

As a blogger, I know my closet is overrun with gently worn items. I plan on starting a system of purchasing and purging. My workwear can do double duty for a woman who just needs some help getting her start.

Just a Little Push

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Meet Krista, Sierra and I met this beautiful blonde shopping during our event. Krista said that she found out about the event online. She works in real estate, but she really didn’t come in to try on anything. Sierra and I almost immediately turned into her cheering section by encouraging her to just try on a few pieces with the in-house Eloquii stylist.

Krista feels like she has a strange body shape because she doesn’t have hips and she’s not fond of her large midsection. I let Krista know that she should feel good that she has what I have coined as a “Tulip shape”. She was also in luck that Eloquii just designed the Gena fit pant which addressed that very issue. We tried on a few items that looked amazing on Krista’s tulip shape (The Gena pants fit great). These were Krista’s favorite looks.SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

She also LOVED this velvet pleated skirt and honestly, I can’t blame her she looks amazing!

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Other fun moments from Girl Boss: Sip, Shop, Give

I brought along my bestie, @duwaup. I knew she would LOVE Eloquii and I was right!! I’m sure I will see her on stage performing in these looks soon.  Talk about a #girlboss

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Tasha Cobb of Fixed Formula Designs follow her on IG @fixedformuladesigns 

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I was so happy to see my friend Tiffany of @aqueenandthreekings

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Dayna Brownfield editor of Cbus Chic. Thank you for coming!!

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Alysse from Ready to Stare just waltzed in look super chic!!! She is such a sweetheart!

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Did I mention that everyone at Eloquii is totally awesome? Thanks for everything @iambychristina

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Just a little networking between two Girl Bosses Queen Thrifty and Dayna of Cbus Chic

 

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Sisterhood of the Traveling Dress or Dream Girls I can’t decide this dress is magic!

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Can we talk about this floral suit!! Find the jacket here and the pants here

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