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Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an award-winning author & speaker who has presented at Google, Pfizer, Dartmouth, Purdue and more. Her book Gorge was featured on Good Morning America and in the New York Times among dozens of other publications. Her latest book, Weight of Being, was featured on The Today Show.

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Big Confidence: Designer, Stylist and Author share tips for plus-size dressing

  • Amelia 2230 NE Alberta St Portland, OR, 97211 United States (map)

 Join stylist Scarlet Chamberlin, designer Amelia Blakeman and Gorge author Kara Richardson Whitely for an evening about how to dress with confidence in sizes 16 and up. Lite bites and wine will be served at the event 5 p.m. Friday, May 8 at Amelia's boutique, 2230 NE Alberta St, Portland OR 97211.

Earlier Event: May 7
Portland, Oregon: Broadway Books
Later Event: May 11
Boise Library