Figure Magazine Sponsors Cruise Where Every Curvy Woman Can Walk the Catwalk
During Special Carnival Cruise Event;
Ford 12+ Model Representative to be Onboard Scouting New Talent!!
NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ – This fall Figure Magazine, the nation’s
top-selling plus-size fashion magazine, invites its readers to set sail on a
week-long Caribbean Sea adventure aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship,
Carnival Valor. This one-of-a-kind trip taking place November 6-13, 2005,
will offer plus size women the chance to enjoy a multitude of entertaining and
life-enriching activities created just for them – the highlights to include
learning to be a runway model, strutting their stuff at a fashion show
extravaganza, and the chance to be discovered as the next Ford Supermodel.
“Every woman has the fantasy of being a runway model,” says Amy Vogt,
Director of Figure at Sea. “The clothes, the lights, the glamour, the
excitement … these are all the elements we are bringing to real life onboard
this luxurious weeklong cruise tailored just for curvy women!”
Figure Magazine, now in its’ third year of publication, has partnered with
Carnival Cruise Lines to create a fun-filled vacation package exclusively
designed for plus-size women. Motivational speakers and fashion industry
experts will be onboard conducting seminars focused on special issues
including fitness, fashion, women’s health, personal beauty tips, and
inspirational books. Boarding in Miami, travelers will set sail for seven
days stopping at exotic Caribbean destinations including Nassau, St. Thomas
and St. Maarten. Five lucky guests will also win a complete Figure makeover.
The week will culminate in a gala event featuring a Figure fashion show where
Figure cruise guests will be modeling the latest in plus-size style on the
Included in the week’s events are seminars and workshops specifically
designed to teach women how to be a model. Former plus-size models and
industry experts including Gary Dakin, Director of Ford’s 12+ Division at Ford
Models, will be on board to give tips on how to start a plus-size modeling
career. Women will also be offered onboard classes on how to “walk the runway
like a pro.”
While aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Valor, guests
can also partake of a multitude of amenities including: gourmet dining; pools
and hot tubs; a full fitness center and spa; a casino and nightclub and much
Figure at Sea sets sail from November 6-13, 2005 out of Miami, Florida.
Readers wishing to participate will receive a promotional discount if they
book before April 15th. For more information on the Figure at Sea adventure,
please visit http://www.figuremagazine.com or call (866) 299-5840.
Figure is a fashion and lifestyle magazine owned and operated by Charming
Shoppes, Inc., parent company of Lane Bryant, Catherines Plus Sizes and
Fashion Bug with over 2400 stores nationwide. Figure is published six times a
year and is geared toward plus-size women and catering to their fashion needs.