{Fashion Friday} Wedding Inspiration from Project Runway’s First Plus Size Designer Winner Ashley Nell Tipton

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Ashley Nell Tipton, winner of Project Runway Season 14 Source

To say that I’m excited for Ashley Nell Tipton to be the first plus size designer chosen as the winner of Project Runway, is such an understatement.  It truly is one of many steps in the right direction for plus size woman getting amazing designer fashions.  And to take it one step further, I’m super stoked to see that Ashley is a genius when it comes to her designs.  Her designs are stunning and could really translate into some fabulous wedding gown designs. Here are some of my favorite from her collection on the the show. They are sure to make any plus size bride look amazing!

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Ashley discussing her collection pieces with the judges on Project Runway Season 14 Source
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Highlights from Ashley’s collection at Project Runway Season 14 Finale, Source
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Highlights from Ashley’s collection at Project Runway Season 14 Finale, Source

These are my two favorite for a curvy bride!

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11:  A model walks the runway at the Project Runway Season 14 fashion show at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 11, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Thomas Concordia/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 11: A model walks the runway at the Project Runway Season 14 fashion show at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Thomas Concordia/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11:  A model walks the runway at the Project Runway Season 14 fashion show at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 11, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Thomas Concordia/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 11: A model walks the runway at the Project Runway Season 14 fashion show at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Thomas Concordia/WireImage)

What do you think? Yay or Nay for a wedding gown or even a second dress for the reception.

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Shafonne Myers is a certified wedding and event planner who longed for bridal inspiration that looked like her. She has created a website and magazine that brings bridal inspiration to plus size brides. She does speaking engagements educating the world about plus size brides and self confidence.

About Shafonne Myers {Editor-in-Chief}

Shafonne Myers is a certified wedding and event planner who longed for bridal inspiration that looked like her. She has created a website and magazine that brings bridal inspiration to plus size brides. She does speaking engagements educating the world about plus size brides and self confidence.

3 thoughts on “{Fashion Friday} Wedding Inspiration from Project Runway’s First Plus Size Designer Winner Ashley Nell Tipton

  1. I love all the dresses that are shown. Plus size women are as beautiful as skinny ones. The only picture is the 1st one, with the mannequins. The top she’s wearing reminds me of my Moms comment that designers always think that plus size women only get big flower prints.

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