In just a few days, the Fluffy GRL community will gather in Collinsville, IL for the 2nd annual Curves N’ Waves Pool Party. Women of all shapes, sizes, and shades need to attend this epic pool party celebrating body diversity and their curves. This epic pool party will be one to remember. From an epic hula-hoop contest to beverages and swag, everyone attending should plan to have a great time. I spoke with the event Founder and organizer Ebbi Nicole. Keep reading as Ebbi shares the
Why host a pool party? What void are you striving to fill?
When we launched Curves N’ Waves Pool Party in 2018, the sole purpose was to create a space for women of all shapes and sizes to be carefree in their skin and to normalize what it meant to be body accepting here in the Midwest. It was important for us to host the event because, for 8 years now, Fluffy GRL has always been a voice and vibe one step ahead of the curve. In the Midwest, we rarely get to experience body-positive events to the level of Curves N’ Waves. From California to New York, the body-
Remind us of the Fluffy GRL Movement. What motivates you to be a voice for other Fluffy GRLs?
We are motivated, not to be a voice FOR Fluffy GRLs but to be a platform that elevates fluffy experiences, voices, and narratives. They can speak for themselves. We are the brand that says LOUDER, FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK. We exist to amplify them in fun and chic ways. For way too long, society and the media
We first heard about you when you held the first Fluffy GRL Summit. Will Curves N’ Waves replace the Summit or will we see two events from you each year?
What’s your personal mission and does the mission of the Fluffy GRL Movement mirror what Ebbi Nicole is passionate about?
I am a storyteller. I am passionate about telling stories. My stories, your stories, OUR stories. My personal mission is to use my voice to help elevate other voices. My passion definitely mirrors Fluffy GRL‘s mission. We both want to set the record straight and make room for people to establish a sense of community.
Are there any surprises planned for the Curves N’ Waves Pool Party? What can attendees expect?
Of COURSE, there will be surprises! It wouldn’t be a Fluffy GRL event without them. I think guests will be super pleased with the gifts we have for them and all the giveaways we have in store.