Plus Size Fashion News: Igigi by Yuliya Raquel Debuts Their “Celebrate in Style” Collection Featuring Plus Model Denise Bidot

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Today, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel debuts their “Celebrate in Style” Collection, just in time for the holidays. The collection is is described as effortless elegance meets glam which embodies the festive spirit of the holidays. Igigi by Yuliya Raquel is widely known for their beautiful, curve-flattering pieces in sizes up to 30/32 and their mission to show the world that beauty knows no size. We’re excited to see what they have to offer in this new collection, which features plus size model Denise Bidot, star of the TV show Curvy Girls on NUVO and who was the cover model for our May 2012 swimsuit issue.

Here’s the official press release:

Sassy and Sparkly Holidays are in Order with the Celebrate in Style Collection from Plus-size Label IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel

San Francisco, California—December 03, 2013—Inspired by the jazz age glamour, deco-decadence, and art-nouveau prints, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel’s Celebrate in Style collection is an easy-elegance-meets-glittery glam tribute to the festive spirit of the holidays. Feminine lace and glitzy sequins intertwine with texture and prints to create signature IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel styles that are timeless, fun and effortless for a fabulously fresh and elegant wardrobe. Beautiful plus model Denise Bidot from MUSE Model Management graces the campaign shot by by Marc de Paola. Designed and made in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA,Celebrate in Style is now available at, at $62-$475.

“The time leading up to the holidays can get crazy and stressful but your wardrobe doesn’t have to be. The idea is to radiate- to effortlessly look and feel amazing. Celebrate in style!” said the IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel Design Team.

All Celebrate in Style pieces are designed to flatter the curvy body and to provide women with options. Contouring, paneling and blocking techniques create flattering silhouettes while the mixing of fabrics, layering, and transparency create multi-dimensional looks and texture in the garments. Some of the design team favorites are the Marisol Lace Dress & Carissima Dress. Marisol is fun and flirty while Carissima is strong and bold, relating to the different roles women have to play in their daily lives and events they have to attend.

Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel was founded in 2000 with a mission to transform the world’s view of beauty by providing full-figured women with fashion-forward, quality, and well-fitting clothes that would help express their beauty. Collections are designed in-house and produced locally through independent San Francisco Bay Area contractors. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel has been featured in major fashion and life style magazines including In Style, Marie Claire, The Oprah MagazinePeople StyleWatchLadies’ Home JournalGlamour, and Essence, and it has been a favorite among curvy celebrities like Kim Coles, KayCee Stroh, Jill Scott, Kelly Price, Ashley Fink, Martha Wash, and Gabourey Sidibe. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel collections are available online and select boutiques worldwide. IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel was honored with the Best Plus Fashion Retailer of the Year award (Full Figured Fashion Week, June2010), and made Internet Retailer’s Top Hot 100 list (December, 2010), and received Critics’ Choice Best Plus Designer Award (March, 2011).


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To check out the new Igigi Celebrate in Style Collection, click here.

To view IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel‘s entire collection online, click here.


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