The 2015 Heat Swimwear Collection From G’wan by Charon dropped last week in a room packed with bloggers and other media outlets along with friends and family of the celebrity designer Charon Richardson. While I was not there, I did see pictures floating on the internet via models and attendees. The event was fun and creative but most of all, the collection was hot!!!
The 2015 HEAT swimwear collection is created exclusively for the plus-size community and offered in sizes XL-3X. The 2015 HEAT swimwear collection is comprised of eight pieces but, all swimsuits can be custom mixed and matched with various fabrics and patterns.
“I feel like the swimsuits made for the plus size community need more sass,” says designer and CEO of G’wan by Charon, Charon Richardson. “I want to give them options to showcase their bodies as well as make them feel modern and chic. Give them a chance to bring the Heat!”
G’wan, as the people of St. Croix would say in their native language, means, “Go ahead!” Through her fashion designs, Charon Richardson, the creator of G’wan inspires women to fall in love once more with their authentic selves – G’wan ~ I dare you… to be you!” is her motto. No matter what size or ethnicity, Charon’s fashion designs reconnect women with their innermost beauty.
At the age of sixteen, Charon was already experimenting with fashion designs for her sisters! Born and raised on the tropical island of St. Croix USVI, she naturally brings an appeal. Professionally trained at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, Charon has spent years traveling the globe learning and experimenting with different design elements. Her styles reflect her global journeys and are designed for the real women of the world!
Charon’s diversified creativity has landed her positions at some of the most recognizable apparel companies in the business and her design style has been merchandised on some of the most coveted retail floors in the United States. These days Charon is lending her creativity and passion to her own collection, G’wan by Charon. She designs beautiful, versatile clothing & accessories to bring out the confident women in us all. Her ardent appreciation for a hint of vintage underlines her designs. Charon also continues to create lines of fashion that make women of all sizes feel empowered and self confident!
Charon’s Cruzan heritage, professional training, international exposure and years of experience all converge in thrilling expressions of fashion. Her indulgence in rich fabric and alluring textures makes you want to wrap yourself up in her designs. Charon’s feminine and modern styles present a fresh version of glamour for today’s real and fabulous women.
In the near future, G’wan by Charon will be launching Pop~up boutiques and gracing Runways! Look out! This fashion designer is about to burst the fashion doors wide open in ways that have never been done before! She definitely pulls out the faboo woman in all of us.