‘Fro Fashion Week Returns with New Look and New Location for Spring/Summer 2013 Event

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Consumers from all over the world set to converge in Atlanta for S/S 2013 edition of natural hair event.

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‘Fro Fashion Week, brainchild of Founder and CEO Tarin Boone of Naturally Me! Media, LLC, is the ultimate celebration of the natural woman. Known for showcasing the hottest trends in natural hair, beauty and fashion, ‘Fro Fashion Week kicks things up a notch with a new location – the Marriott Perimeter Center in Atlanta, GA.

From February 25 - March 3, 2013, naturalistas from all over the country will be able to enjoy a series of seminars, workshops and interactive sponsor activations, the event’s signature Bloggers, Brands and Brunch roundtable hosted by influencer CharyJay, as well as the ‘Fro Fashion Show and After-party.

In addition, this season’s event, titled “Acid Summer,” has a number of offsite activities designed to promote Atlanta’s fashion scene, spark conversation around natural hair, and empower Atlanta’s youth. The schedule is as follows:

‘Fro Fashion’s Week Google+ Hangout
Monday, February 25, 2013
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Entry

Isabella’s Own Event
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

‘Fro Fashion’s Night Out
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Envy Boutique
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Free Entry

I Love Me...Because I’m Different Children’s Event
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Smyrna Recreation Center
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Free Entry

Dinner with Curlfriends – Sponsored by Shea Moisture
Friday, March 1, 2013
7:30 PM-10:30 PM
Free Entry

Hair & Beauty Conference – Day 1
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Marriott Perimeter Center
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

‘Fro Fashion Show
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Marriott Perimeter Center Pavilion
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Acid Rain After Party
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Marriott Perimeter Center – Carter Ballroom
9:00 PM -2:00 AM

Hair & Beauty Conference – Day 2
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Marriott Perimeter Center
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Bloggers, Brands, and Brunch
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Marriott Perimeter Center
11:00 AM -2:00 PM

Hair and Beauty Care Partners include: Organic Root Stimulator, Curls Unleashed, Jessicurl, Shea Moisture, and Naturally Me! Media. Isabella’s Own is an event Sponsor and Brijor, SheaRadiance and Puregasm Shop will be in the Trendsetting Sponsor Suites.

For additional event details and to purchase tickets, visit hhtp://http://www.frofashionweek.com.

Those tweeting from the event are encouraged to follow @FroFashionWeek on Twitter and use the hashtag #ffwspring13. You can also "like" ‘Fro Fashion Week on Facebook by visiting facebook.com/frofashionweek.

Naturally Me! Media is an integrated media and marketing company specializing in the promotion of natural hair and beauty care for women of color. The Naturally Me! Media platform includes: events, an educational website, free mobile app, NaturallyMe, consumer engagement event; ‘Fro Fashion Week, social network CurlFriends City and social media pages on both Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit naturallymemedia.com.

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