Plus Size Pop-up Shop and Panel Discussion

Tuesday September 12, 2017

Time: 7-10pm (panel discussion from 7:30-8:30pm)  /  Location: Surly Brewing Minneapolis

Co-hosted by Michelle Raven of Arc’s Value Village and Cat Polivoda of Cake Plus-Size Resale, this shopping event will offer fashionable clothing & accessories size 14+ and feature a panel discussion that fosters intelligent discussion with local thought leaders in the plus-size community Topics include: being a fashionable plus-size consumer, taking up space in an underrepresented market, and embracing body confidence as a component of style. Discussion panelists include: Jessica Barrett of Machine Shop, Char Dobbs of Char Style and Image, Ryan Kroening of Events by Lady K, Molly McMahan of Six Peaks, and fashion designer Samantha Rei, contestant on Season 16 of Project Runway. Discussion will be expertly moderated by Twila R. Dang of Matriarch Digital Media. To learn more about Cake Plus-Size Resale and how to support its crowd-funding campaign, visit To learn more about Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and how to support their non-profit mission, visit Free.