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Live Review: Forbidden Kiss Fashion Show @ The Kress



Real women with real curves graced the runway wearing Shanta Alexander and Gianni Mercedes designs at The Forbidden Kiss Tour Fashion Show last night. The event, thrown by Walk Industries and Parris Harris, was held atop The Kress rooftop in Hollywood. Models consisted of buxom beauties strutting their stuff down the runway sporting skimpy bikinis, short dresses and lingerie fit for women of every shape and size. The event was a breath of fresh air as it wasn’t your typical L.A. Fashion Week event. On this runway, not every model was stick thin. We saw a diverse group of women who were petite, tall, thin and women who embraced their curves and knew how to work it on the catwalk.

All photos by Markus Alexander

Full house @ The Kress rooftop


Notable outfits included the following from the Gianni Mercedes Line:











Gianni Mercedes and Parris Harris
Next on the runway was Forbidden Kiss Lingerie. Notable designs include the following:











Shanta Alexander of Forbidden Kiss Lingerie
Overall, the event was a success and the audience contributed to the fun, party vibe as they cheered and clapped while models made their way down the runway. The fashion show proved that even in Los Angeles, home of plastic surgery, botox and liposuction, there are designers out there who help women of all shapes and sizes embrace themselves, feel sexy and confident about who they are.

For more information about the designers, visit:
http://www.myforbiddenkiss.com
http://www.facebook.com/Gianni-Mercedes-Line

For information about the companies who put the event together, visit:
http://www.justin.tv/parrisharris
http://www.walkindustries.com

For more photos of the event, visit our Facebook Fan Page Album: Forbidden Kiss Tour Fashion Show @ Kress

Party People Photos from the event:





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  1. The girls on the runway were confident as hell.

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  2. Great show I love Gianni Mercedes & forbidden kiss where can I buy their stuff at?

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  3. For more information about the designers, visit:
    http://www.myforbiddenkiss.com
    http://www.facebook.com/Gianni-Mercedes-Line

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  4. Real women, real curves real fashion, what fashion????? Is this a horror movie fashion?

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  5. "Horror movie fashion" - INTERESTING.

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  6. well if my opinion is worth anything I would say this is the most tasteless fashion experiment I have ever witnessed. Cuddos to the great artist that make these wonderful clothes but some of these ladies need to realize they are not model material. No offense please, but there are standards and the industry should stick to them.

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