Curve Expo NYC was hosted at the Javits Center in NYC to showcase designers’ Spring/Summer 2013 lingerie and swimwear lines. And like any major trade show, it can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for, so I headed straight to the booth of shapewear expert, Heather Thomson, founder of Yummie Tummie and the newest cast member of the Real Housewives of New York.
The history and concept behind Yummie Tummie can be traced back to the birth of Heather’s first child. She began searching for shapewear that was comfortable, but also styles that made her feel sexy, or “yummie”, at the same time. Unimpressed with what she found in stores, Heather took it upon herself to design a line that would make every woman feel her absolute best at all times. “Fashion and function” are not typically words spoken in the same sentence, but Heather succeeded in changing the concept