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Interactive workshop to bring out the best in full-figured women

An interactive workshop to assist full-figured women in finding the keys to a look that is both professional and attractive will be presented Nov. 14 by Antelope Valley College’s Corporate and Community Services Office.

“How to be a Beautiful Full-Figured Woman” will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in BE 248 at the Lancaster campus, 3041 W. Ave. K. Cost of the workshop is $35, plus a $30 material fee.

The workshop, led by Cynthia Silwa, will help women identify styles to flatter their form and features, including utilizing jewelry and accessories to provide a stylish edge.

Silwa has a Certified Image Professional (CIP) designation from the Association of Image Consultants International. She specializes in working with full-figured women, focusing on bringing awareness of the plus-size niche to the jewelry industry and the image consulting profession.

Students may register online at or contact Corporate and Community Services at (661) 722-6300, ext. 6584.

Upon request three days before the event, reasonable accommodation will be provided to facilitate the participation of covered individuals with disabilities.  Call (661) 722-6360 (voice/relay).