Plus-size Designer IGIGI Inspired Debuts Cinema Retro Collection for Spring
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by BWW News Desk
Award-winning, plus-size American brand IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel has transitioned into Spring with Cinema Retro; a collection rich in shapes and colors reminiscent of curvy screen beauties Sofia Loren, Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot. Inspired by the luscious and form-fitting styles of 50's, 60's and 70's, Designer Yuliya Raquel has created sensual silhouettes with a modern twist in retro prints, bright splashes of colors, and vivid hues. Cinema Retro includes fully lined dresses, separates, and bridal gowns with signature techniques to flatter the full-figured body.
"Cinema Retro is about glamour, sexiness, fierceness, sensuality and not being afraid to express yourself as a confident chic woman. The collection exhibits the classic IGIGI signature style of modern femininity with a vintage vibe." said Yuliya Raquel.
Some of Cinema Retro highlights are Enrica Wrap Dress, Paola Dress in Onyx, and Sophie Colorblock Dress. Customers can consult ShapeStylist feature to determine their shape and pick the pieces from the collection that will compliment their shape the best. Campaign features plus-size model Jessica B. from Natural Models and is shot in studio by Mark de Paola. Prices range from $60-$600.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Ca, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel was founded in 2000 with a mission to transform the world's view of beauty by providing full-figured women with fashion-forward, quality, and well-fitting clothes that would help express their beauty. Collections are designed in-house and produced locally through independent San Francisco Bay Area contractors. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel has been featured in major fashion and life style magazines including In Style, Marie Claire, The Oprah Magazine, People StyleWatch, Ladies' Home Journal, Glamour, and Essence, and it has been a favorite among curvy celebrities like Kim Coles, KayCee Stroh, Jill Scott, Kelly Price, Ashley Fink, Martha Wash, and Gabourey Sidibe. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel collections are available online at http://www.igigi.com and select boutiques worldwide. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel was honored with the Best Plus Fashion Retailer of the Year award (Full Figured Fashion Week, June, 2010), and made Internet Retailer's Top Hot 100 list (December, 2010), and received About.com Critics' Choice Best Plus Designer Award (March, 2011).