CurveNY February 2014 Preview
CurveNY is back and in just a few days, buyers, press and brands converge on Jacob Javits in New York City to see the best the intimate apparel and swim worlds offer. Visitors will be treated to over 300 exhibitors, events and trend seminars throughout the show’s three day run from February 23 – 25, 2014.
Above: close-up of Lucille Lingerie.
As always, the Curve team lines up special events and seminars for visiting buyers including a Breakfast Get-Together for Retailers, the popular Eveden Fit School Seminar and a Trend Seminar by the PromoStyl. Maria Teresa Sampedro, PromoStyl’s trend consultant said, “I will be going over the key trends, colors, prints and textures for Fall 2014. The presentation will tie in looks found on the show floor and serve as a buyers guide.”
A new seminar to the show’s line up is Ali Cudby’s Boost Your Lingerie Business session on Sunday, February 23 at 2pm. Ali will go over some of the retail tips in her new eBook, 7 Steps To Boost Your Lingerie Business. A full list of CurveNY events can be found at: curvexpo.com/new-york/events-to-attend
The biggest development this year is the introduction of Curve’s Fashion Night “IN” — an exclusive lingerie runway presentation with models sporting stunning new pieces from 30 innovative brands. The event is on Monday, February 24, 2014 at the TriBeCa Skyline Studios. The event starts with a 6pm Press Preview followed by the 7 – 8pm Presentation. You can read full details on the event’s launch HERE.
Above: Claudette’s booth at CurveNY.
Download the CurveNY Floor Plan HERE.
As always, we have a short preview of some of the exhibiting brands and we’ll be on hand at the show to meet with many of the 350+ exhibitors, speak with buyers and attend some of the Curve events. We hope to see you there. In the mean time, please enjoy this handy exhibitor guide:
Crème Bralée, Booth #426
Crème Bralée Lingerie is an intimates collection designed for the full-busted, curvy woman and offers retailers an extensive size range of fashion-forward bras and panties at competitive wholesale price points. Sizes 30D+, 32C-46H, 6(M)-14(4X)
Claudette, Booth #300
Based in fabulous Los Angeles, designed in London and fitted by experts with over forty years’ experience, we are sure Claudette will become a firm favorite. For the young and the young at heart; amazing fit in the funkiest colours and styles.
With an expert eye on detail and full attention to fit – the perfect opportunity to impulse buy beautiful lingerie whatever your size. You need never wear the wrong size bra again. We are aware of the needs for extra support in larger cup sizes and have applied this knowledge to all our bras, and whilst our Claudette collections provide everything you need up to a G cup it certainly won’t look or feel like a traditional large cup product. In fact, the ranges are so beautiful we felt it only right we let the smaller girls have them as well! Claudette 30 – 38 A, B, C, D, DD, E, F, FF, G
Tia Lyn, Booth #604
Established in 2001, Tia Lyn Lingerie is famous for its use of delicate and innovative fabrics, contemporary designs and flawless fit — every style is offered in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X and 3X. Tia compliments any woman’s figure to accentuate her curves with a luxurious, yet affordable, collection of intimates.
Nikol Djumon, Booth #112
Nikol Djumon comes in a variety of fashion-forward ranges in a wide spectrum of sizes — from 70A to 95H. A large part of the brand’s success over the years is based on the brand’s varied fashion collections, emphasis on fit and high-end construction and fabrics.
Wholesale Contact: Tatyana Ponomareva
Ana Grant, Booth #310
For the first time exhibiting in CurveNY, Ana Grant, as part of the Montreal Collections, showcasing their high quality products and innovative design.
Arensky, Booth #630
Created to enhance every woman’s natural beauty, Arensky designs complement a woman’s body, not dominate it. The collection is at once classy and sexy, stunning and sophisticated. “The design team at Arensky has developed a proprietary fabrication for bras which allow women to have a beautiful supportive shape that smoothes, enhances, and provides comfort without sacrificing style,” says Leticia Machado, president of Arensky USA.
Anita, Booth #340
Over 125 years’ experience, a clear eye for quality, function and comfort and our up-to-the-minute know-how make ANITA Dr. Helbig GmbH one of the most authoritative ladies’ underwear and swimwear specialists – particularly for larger sizes.
With our diverse product lines we are able to meet the various needs of women of all types and ages. The ideal choice after breast surgery or during pregnancy and breastfeeding, we also cater for younger women with a fuller figure and bust.
What’s more, Anita UniqueBodyWear combines fashion consciousness fit, function and comfort into an irresistibly harmonious product – in its post-operative, lingerie and swimwear ranges alike. To complete the whole, it also offers a range of matching accessories.
Gilda and Pearl, Booth #318
Gilda & Pearl offers ultra-desirable, one-of-a-kind lingerie, made to be seen. You’ll notice the attention to detail, soft-to-touch silk satins, chiffons and ribbons which combine to create our one-of-a-kind lingerie to love!
Blackspade, Booth #208
Blackspade was born in the Aegean Area, an earthly paradise where the fig symbolizes plenitude, cotton symbolizing the source of naturalness and are harmonized by the same breezes. We offer our designs which fit perfectly with your skin and are suitable for different climatic conditions and lifestyles, focused on comfort and health and shown to be different at a single glance by its special fig leaf emblem.
Louis at Home, Booth #516
You are a woman of elegant, sophisticated style and you deserve to experience the same luxury at home as you do when you are on the go. Louis At Home was inspired by this commitment to the finer things when we designed our robe and sleepwear collection.