Category: fashNcurious5

A Fashion Journey with Designer Michelle Charise

“God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved…” Psalm 46:5 This is the scripture that Fashion Designer Michelle Charise uses as her fuel. And what a powerful fuel it is as it reminded her that she could conquer New York Fashion Week (NYFW).  As I listened to her share her fashion

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The “Polished Professional”: Dressing for success

The "Polished Professional": Dressing for success

“MEL” or Polished Professionals as we  know her is the epitome of class and  grace.  Her chosen  Instagram name fits her perfectly as I’ve never seen her veer from  her personal brand. No ripped jeans for MEL! Given her chosen profession you’d quickly assume her attire is as a result of  her  legal profession. For

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Fashionable and Fashioned for learning

One thing that’s clear about Joy or Afrostylicity as we know her on instagram is that she’s an over achiever. Joy and her family migrated to the United States from Kenya for school. Being an immigrant myself I understand the challenges of a new culture and way of life. I understand too how these challenges

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Annie Spano: Cultivating a new norm with Style Collective

“You don’t need to be competitive to make it to the top, you can be supportive of others while still fighting for your success every single day.” This is Annie Spano’s message to women everywhere and especially Style Collective , a platform for female influencers to connect, grow, and learn how to be successful bloggers and

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Fashion Nerd, Amy Roiland shares her story

The dictionary defines nerd as “a person considered to be socially awkward, boring, and unstylish. Yet Amy Roiland, the CEO of Fashion Tap and self proclaimed fashion nerd  is anything but socially awkward, unstylish or boring. In fact, Amy’s distinctive style in her instagram gallery would have you oohing and aahing. She was also fearless

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Blog writing tips from a best selling author

Karolyne Roberts, best selling author on Amazon and the founder of The Writers Retreat insists that she is a simple woman — “just a little lip balm.” Looking at how stunning she is you’d agree that she needs no make-up. What’s most obvious about Karolyne however, is her beautiful spirit. You can sense it in her

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Empowering women with fashion

She had been running at 70 miles an hour for weeks.  Flitting from event to event, girl trips, and blogging and sharing on Instagram all along the way. Today I caught her running to the bank to set matters in order prior to her upcoming trip to the Cayman Islands. But while in her Uber,

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Balancing the law and fashion

Pajamas — good pajamas to be specific — are one of the things that  Cyran (pronounced Kiran) loves. It’s funny too that this stood out to me. That and the exact pronunciation of her name. What it revealed though is how laid back and relatable she is. Many of  us as women can identify as

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Are you cultivating a community on Instagram?

BlackGirlsWhoBlog turned three last Saturday. In the world of social media, where the life span of a tweet is about 18 minutes, Morgan Pitts, the heart and soul of the hashtag and Instagram account, did the unimaginable with one tweet.  Today — 1,576,800 minutes later — her tweet still lives. Hearing her story,  I can

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Are you pursuing your passion?

This past week I had the opportunity to interview Hannah Florman about her move from corporate America into the world of jewelry design. Corporate litigation and jewels just didn’t seem to fit in the same sentence — until Hannah shared her story. Her message was so powerful in it’s simplicity — “your work in life

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5 Tips for my younger blogging self

The proliferation  of social media with Instagram, Twitter and the like have changed the way we experience fashion – – browsing  and buying.  I had the opportunity to ask fashion blogger Psyche Southwell, creator and editor of Economy of Style what wisdom she would share with her younger blogging self a she started her fashion

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