My Day With Oprah Magazine & JCPenney

Hey curvy girls all over the world,

Yesterday was such an amazing day. I was invited by Oprah Magazine and JCPenney to meet The O Magazine Creative Director Adam Glassman. JCPenney teamed up with Adam for a spring into style collaboration featuring JCPenney spring collection. In celebration of the collaboration, O Magazine and JCPenney invited bloggers to see the new collection and get some style and fashion advice from Adam. IMG_9596 (2) (1024x684)

When I arrived at the brunch, I was greeted with a beautiful spring flower and a name tag.omag1 (1024x1024)

Creative Director Adam Glassman began talking about spring trends and how we can incorporate them into our wardrobe.IMG_9598 (2) (1024x683)

There was a line of mannequins dressed in JCPenney’s spring 2016 collection. Adam talked about each of the pieces and how they were influenced by runway designs. He also talked about some of the different collections JCPenney’s has for all sizes ranging from petite to plus. JCPenney also has a plus size boutique for sizes 14-30.IMG_9586 (2) (1024x936)

Shop the pieces HERE

JCPenney’s most popular is their Worthington collection. They also have a brand called Belle Sky which leans more towards trendy fast fashion styles. IMG_9590 (2) (1024x683)

For the event, I wore the lace dress with the tie neck. You can checkout that full post HEREIMG_9624 (2) (903x1024)

I got to talk with Adam about the JCP collection and he complimented me on the dress I wore to the event which was from the spring collection.omag4 (768x1024) (2)

While we were sitting at the brunch, Gayle King EIC of O Magazine walked in fresh from her CBS show and she gave her personal style tips.omag3 (942x1024)

At the end of the brunch, we were able to take a tour of the Oprah Magazine offices. The office was filled with photos of past Oprah covers.IMG_9603 (2) (1024x683)We also got to visit the fashion closet, ya’ll know that was my fave place.IMG_9599 (2) (1024x683)

While walking through the offices, Gayle invited us into her office and she shared a special story with us about a photo in her office. She said a few years ago, Oprah had a legends ball, where she honored black women in entertainment. Oprah invited the guests to her home which was a house on a hill that had 6,000 trees.Gayle told us that Oprah dreamed of having a house on the hill with trees and now she has that. She also said, Oprah really dreams big and has achieved many of her dreams. It was truly an inspiring story. omag6 (1024x1024)

You can shop the JCPenney spring collection HERE

Also, checkout some of my picks.

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