#SquadBettie Plan to Plan
6:00 PM18:00

#SquadBettie Plan to Plan

#SquadBettie Plan to Plan event

Join two of our amazing Betties to help you learn how to optimize your planner and make 2019 a year full of self compassion and help you manage the mental load.

Megan the The Goal Designer, is a planning fairy godmother who loves to help betties live boldly and use their planners consistently. She will show you how you can schedule self-care time into your schedules and help you plan your personal and work life for ultimate success.

Bri Luginbill, Speaker and Body Image Activist passion and mission is to teach self-compassion for one's body to women of all ages. She will help you address self-critical thoughts and negative self-talk.

Lets make 2019 you best year ever! Ticket includes a 2019 #SquadBettie Planner!

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Plus Size Pop-Up Shop & Style Party
1:00 PM13:00

Plus Size Pop-Up Shop & Style Party


Hey, curvy cuties, perfect plus-size princesses, and big-booty babes! We’re hosting a shopping event JUST FOR YOU! Join the Better Body Image Conference at Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique for an afternoon of shopping new and gently used clothes (sizes 16 and up only) and accessories, plus-size styling tips with Michelle Krick Style, and lots of body-posi love in the form of food from Amore Trattoria Italiana.

Styling tutorial with Michelle Krick Style starts at 1:30pm! Personal stylist, Michelle, will talk about dropping the straight-size mentality with body-positive tips and tricks, info on 2019 spring trends, and a model showcase.

Cover charge is just $5 and all funds support Better Body Image Conference, happening March 2, 2019! Tickets for the conference will be on sale at this event!

Featuring these size-inclusive vendors:
Fashion Assassins Plustique
YT Galleria
Naughty Bettie
Iris Boutique
BOPO lit from Books & Mortar
Braids, buns, and hot hairstyles from Otto + Grand
Free chair massages from Jason Richardson Massage Therapist
Gently used clothes in a range of plus sizes from local women

Interested in selling your plus-size clothing at this event? Apply at www.betterbodyimageconference.com/plus-apply

Questions? Contact lydia.vanhoven@gmail.com.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors!
Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique
Better Body Image Conference
Michelle Krick Style
Nourished Energy
Any Body Yoga
Amore Trattoria Italiana

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Personal Branding Mini Sessions
8:00 AM08:00

Personal Branding Mini Sessions

Personal branding.
Perfectly you.

Stuffy headshots need not apply.
(We’re looking at you, guy who’s smiling stiffly
into the camera with today’s breakfast smeared
across his tie.) Your new idea is unique, dynamic,
and bold. Your photo should be too. (#science)

One day only at this discounted rate.

A 30 minute session all about you, #BOSS.

Multiple styled sets so you can get a little lifestyle mixed in with your “headshots.”

1 outfit, layered for plenty of variety.

Access to our exclusive magazine with all the details on how to prepare, what to wear and what to bring.

Professional pose coaching by owner/photographer Elise Kutt.

5 unforgettable digital images complete with our signature magazine style retouching plus a print release.

An online gallery of 25+ images you can pick from & purchase after your shoot.

The utter confidence that you'll never, ever say the words, "I'm not photogenic" again.

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Love Your Selfie
6:00 PM18:00

Love Your Selfie

Join #SquadBettie to celebrate what we love the most this Valentines…. YOU!

This amazing event based on self love, self empowerment and the power of a good selfie!

Performances by Michee Rose and Hedy Harper !

Liz Nolan will help us embrace our inner sexiness though a tantric meditation class. Liz describes it like this:

Tantric Meditation:  The use of use of all five senses to move energy through your entire body and ignite your sexual energy.  This includes movement, visualization, vocals, awareness, focus and presence.  

Sexual energy is the strongest "energy" we have has human beings.  It is why we are all here and drives everything we do.  When you can connect fully to your own sexual energy, what you will attract, create and feel is pure love.  What this means is your connection to yourself and everything around you is uninhibited, free and authentic.  And yes....that means your lover too!

We have more power to create what we desire than most are aware of.  If you would like to raise your vibration and connect fully in your relationship to all things, come flow with me!”

We will also have representatives from About Face and Wanderlux Beauty & Wellness Co. as well as other exciting surprises!

We CAN’T WAIT to celebrate you and take a few selfies!

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6:00 PM18:00

Naughty Bettie Lingerie Party: Bettie's Night Out

Betties, if you're like us, there's some lingerie, a negligee, a vintage nightie just sitting in your closet or drawers waiting for that perfect moment. Well...


Join us for a night of laughter and fun. Rock your sassiest outfit and enjoy a comedy by Laurie Laughlin and performances by Star Buxom, Jennifer Bartlett, Nicholette Driggs and other amazing performers!

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#Squadbettie Intro to Pinup Class
6:00 PM18:00

#Squadbettie Intro to Pinup Class

Join Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique for an introduction to pinup class! Just starting out in pinup? Looking for new tips, tricks or ideas? Want to be a part of a positive community?

Mod Bettie's own beauty maven Jennifer Bartlett will talk about how to style vintage hair and makeup

Pinup model and Blogger Sassy Scarlet will be on hand to talk about how to create and style you own vintage look

Mod Bettie's own pinup model Trixie VonHopps will talk to you about pinup contests, how they go, how to be a gracious winner and loser. 

Internationally published pinup model Valerie Voiture will teach you how to pose your body.

Shopping for a pinup look? Maid Marian will have her closet there to help fit you in to something special! Cash or Paypal. 

*Attendance to this class will not impact any placement in the Mod Bettie Pin up contest.*

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Mod Bettie Pinup Contest
2:00 PM14:00

Mod Bettie Pinup Contest

Join us for Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique' s 1st annual pin up contest!

Registration is full, if you would like to be added to the waiting list please email events@modbettie.com

1st place will receive a Mod Bettie Photo Shoot!

Additional prizes to be announced closer to the event.

Cheer on some gorgeous pinups and check out vintage vendors!

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Mod Bettie's 5th Birthday Party!
9:00 AM09:00

Mod Bettie's 5th Birthday Party!

Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique turns 5 this January and to celebrate we are inviting you to shop Naughty Bettie and shoot with Mod Bettie for FREE!

Plan ahead this Valentine's Day. On January 12th only, spend $100 or more at Naughty Bettie and you can slink on over to our gorgeous bedroom set for a FREE Mod Bettie boudoir mini session in your naughty new purchase!

No tickets necessary just pop in, shop and shoot!

Our Naughty Bettie staff will be on hand to help fit and style you before Mod B takes the sauciest photos you've ever seen of yourself. Photo sessions will average 10 minutes in 1 outfit and approx 3-5 poses. One gorgeous retouched digital image with a print release will be emailed to you after your mini session with the opportunity to purchase the additional poses if you'd like.

Come ready to shoot with your makeup done and your bedroom hair a'flowin!

Happy Henna will be available to apply gorgeous henna for your session at a special Mod Bettie Birthday rate. Pre-booking a spot is recommended. Prices vary based on design. All spaces are drop in.

Izabella VanRyn will be available to create a sexy eye for you, complete with lashes! Special Mod Bettie Birthday rate of $25. Pre-booking a spot is recommended. DM Isabella for pre-booking, otherwise there will be drop in spaces. 

Marissa Hiler will be available 9am-3pm for drop in 15 minute massages. $10.00 cash only please.

Zeal Aerial Fitness will be offering chair dance lessons throughout the day! Space is limited so sign up below! 


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Panty RAID!
3:00 PM15:00

Panty RAID!


Imagine it, you find the perfect panty. It hugs your body in all the right ways. Makes you feel sexy and a little naughty. It's the dream. That's why we partnered with the amazing designer Iconoclasp to make every one of you gorgeous Betties a CUSTOM MADE PANTY. You know those amazing velvet dresses at Mod Bettie- A Grand Rapids Portrait Boutique ? That's her!

1. Choose your fabric.
2. Choose your panty style.
3. Get measured.
4. Go party!

After you design your perfect pair, sashay over to the make and take pasties bar! (those are the ones with tassles, not meat pies) Sequins! Rhinestones! and of course, tassles. You’ll want to spend all night trying to make them twirl. *Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy*

Zeal Aerial Fitness will be there to show you how to rock a pole!

If that isn't enticing enough, we will be having burlesque performances by luscious Maid Marian and the Hot & Hedy, Miss Hedy Harper !

Naughty Bettie will as be open for your lingerie needs during event.

How to Find Us:
1111 Godfrey Ave SW South Building Suite 440 Red brick building at the corner of Hall and Godfrey (Parking and entrance behind the building off Hall Street)

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