Golden Confidence Pool Party 2016- L.A. Edition

Oh My God…Becky!!! This past Saturday I had the complete pleasure of attending the Golden Confidence Pool Party L.A Edition and I am still in utter awe of it all. You can only fathom that much confidence was in this space! I was so hesitant to go, I literally waited until the last day to purchase my ticket. I could honestly say my social anxiety was at an all time high. I remember last year when Essie threw the 1st annual Golden Confidence Pool party thinking, wow that is an sick idea and looks so fun. I knew when she announced it I wanted to go, but talked myself out of it early on because I “wasn’t ready”. I have to say without my husband and sister (who wanted to go with me for moral support but couldn’t make it), coerced me into going and I am beyond glad I did!

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The gorgeous designers behind upcoming plus clothing line, Renee Olivia
The gorgeous designers behind upcoming plus clothing line, Renee Olivia

 

When I arrived I was more than amazed at the happy beautiful smiling faces all around me. I will admit I did feel a little me nervous for the first few minutes, but I got over that quickly. I walked around just checking out everything that was going on. The music was bumping, there was a taco man grilling away, and there were plus size beauties everywhere that looked genuinely comfortable and happy in there own skin. I would call my self a pretty confident plus sized woman but hunny, these women gave me so much more life than I expected! There was just so much joy around me. There was not snotty-ness or noses turned up, everyone was just turning up!

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I met so many beautiful women of different shapes, shades and sizes. I don’t believe I ever felt so internally comforted in my life. Though I was really shy and I didn’t know what to say to a lot of the O.G. bloggers that were there, like Tess Holliday, Ivory Jinelle, Dionna Humphrey and even Essie Golden, my people watching and mingling with the ladies I did get to know was enough for me. I did not personally meet and conversations with everyone, but I felt like I did! There was so positivity and confidence in the atmosphere I feel inspired and even more comfortable with myself then ever before. My blog is Live Life Curvy because I don’t want my size to limit me living my life as all the beautiful women in attendance obviously do not either. I love the plus size movement and I hope that it resonates to all the girls, young ladies and women around the world and continues forever it is not just a trend or fad. Which is what all us plus size bloggers are grinding for as well.

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Essie Golden, creator of the Golden Confidence Pool Party

 

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Ivory Jinelle, plus size fashion blogger

 

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Priscilla Ono, make-up artist to the stars and entreprenuer

 

 

I must say that the girl Essie did an amazing job with her amazing concept and I wish her nothing but the best in all of her futures endeavors because she is not only beautiful lady but a smart cookie, because there is no doubt in my mind that this is going to turn her into a bigger deal then she probably has ever prayed for, I’m talking Mogul Talk, for real for real! {I am speaking into existence for you sis 🙂 } Oh yeah, and for those of you in the Miami, FL area, its going down for your ladies, too! Don’t miss out on the fun, here is the link to buy tickets.

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Would I go to the Golden Confidence Pool Party L.A. again next year? HELL YES!! and every year after that until they tell me I am too old to go, which would never happen because I can tell that is not how Essie rolls.

 

Thanks for reading!

 

Stay happy, and beautiful, and Curvy.. and live GIRL LIVE!!!

Tiffany Chavon

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