Torrid is a “go to” brand for curvy ladies to find quality denim designed to fit their curves. This was my opportunity to meet the team behind the fit, the style and the quality of the hugely popular denim line.
The reason behind the great fit of the Torrid jean is the painstaking effort of the design and production teams to address the needs of the curvy body with style.
By the end of the day I had thoroughly enjoyed myself with the gracious staff, connected with the fans and took a “Torrid Selfie” against their wall.
Check out the new 2015 Denim Collection at www.torrid.com
I have the pleasure of being featured in the Summer issue of Slink magazine.
Every curvy lady should get their slink on! Slink is a UK based publication that features fashion, curves in the news and lifestyle resources for the plus-size/curvy community. Case in point, their “The A – Z Of Plus Size” feature.
Beautiful curvy models grace the pages of Slink with tons of style inspiration. You can check out the complete A-Z list when the issue hits stands in the U.S. the week of June 14th or can be purchased online at: SlinkMagazine.com
Reprint courtesy of Slink Magazine
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Anna Quintana for the online fashion magazine StyleBlazer . We spoke about styling my celebrity clients, my expertise in the curvy/plus-size market and the upcoming launch of my new show “Curve Appeal”.
I have a curvy sister and she has curvy friends,” Snell said. “When I would shop with her I would get so disgusted and upset. If you walk through department stores, you probably see 2,000 different collections for different designers and then you go upstairs and its dismal in the plus size department.
First thing you need to learn your body. Learn your body, and when you shop, shop for the largest part of your body, so that particular garment will hang with ease in that area, and then you tailor back everything else to fit you properly.
I took a plane to the big Apple to begin a new chapter in my life!
It has been my mission to change the plus-size/curvy landscape in fashion for quite some time. I’m very excited to announce that I will be the host and Co-Executive Producer of “Curve Appeal” a new television series for the BET Network. The official announcement was made in New York this month to an industry audience by Queen Latifah.
“Curve Appeal” is a tremendous opportunity for me to showcase women with curves and share my expertise for chic, sophisticated style from designer brands to affordable brands.
“JEAN-IOUS AT WORK…EVERYDAY + EVERYWAY!”
I believe every woman is empowered by discovering her own personal style. I enjoy having fun with style so for the Queen Latifah Show, I went out in search of a lady in need of a Jeantervention.
Shopping for the perfect jean can be extremely daunting but it doesn’t have to be. On this segment of the show I featured audience member Jeantervention makeovers that prove what that right fit for your curves can do.
Tim, I don’t think I’ve seen anyone else do what we’ve done on The Queen Latifah Show, which is show two women side by side…I think we should all be able to look as beautiful as we want to… – Queen Latifah
For two seasons I’ve presented Modern Curves, Modern Style segments for the Queen Latifah show. My goal is to show women that they can achieve great style whether they’re size 2 or 22. I was excited and honored to sit with Queen and spend an hour enjoying a behind the scenes look at her style and fashion segments from the series.
(Behind The Scenes – Queen Latifah Style Closet)
Preparing for this season’s Halloween episode was a labor of love for me. I was very excited that Queen Latifah wanted to be Disney’s “Maleficent” for the show. I loved the movie and it was a pleasure to dive into such an extraordinary and unique costume.
The Mother Plucker Feather Company painstakingly constructed the wings based on my design. The finished wings spanned approximately 6ft high by 8ft wide. It took several days and the finished product was so massive it had to be delivered directly to the stage.
I designed the gown to compliment the wings with a combination of leather, silk, exotic feathers and the sculpted headdress. It took my three assistants and myself to secure the wings onto her.
Every bit of effort was worth it to see how much she enjoyed herself in the costume.
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Summer seemed to end so quickly and now it’s time to get your fashion closet ready for Fall. Take a look at my Modern Curves, Modern Style Secrets from the Queen Latifah show to create a chic effortless look for ladies of every size.
I am very excited about being featured in the November 2014 issue of Essence Magazine. My collaboration with the magazine spans many years and this issue is a dream come true for me.
Guest editor, Queen Latifah discusses her latest projects wearing chic and sophisticated pieces by designers including Lafayette 148, Escada and Alexander McQueen. Check these features and more fall trends Curvy Ladies in the November issue of Essence on stands October 9th.
* On cover – Lafayette 148 Dress, Patricia Von Musullin earrings, Kenneth Jay Lane bracelet
I was honored to be profiled by journalist Valli Herman for The Costume Designers Guild.
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I think Queen Latifah and I are such a good pair because the show gives me an opportunity to dress her in current and modern clothing,” Snell said. “Women want to know how she does it and where she gets it. And she has no apologies for being a size-16 woman. That is part of her brand.
It’s nice to work and do something you love and change ideals of how women should be looked at,” he said. “The curvy market has changed, but not as much as it needs. I’m working on that.