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PROFILE: Ashlei Stevens - Co-Host, "Born To Shine"

PROFILE: Ashlei Stevens – Co-Host, “Born To Shine”

Ashlei Stevens is a middle child, only girl, who grew up in Lexington South Carolina, which to most means the town next to Columbia. As a child Ashlei enjoyed reading and writing- she took a book everywhere. Her mother, who works in elementary education, made sure Ashlei and her two brothers read often and that the...
FASHION TRENDS: Fall 2011

FASHION TRENDS: Fall 2011

By: Tomarra Buckner The summer is officially over and we can’t help but to get chills just thinking of the Fall fashion trends awaiting.  Soon chunky knit sweaters, boots and an assortment of thigh high socks, hats and scarves will be making appearances in our daily wardrobes.  But this Fall there some fresh new trends...
PROFILE: Catherine Green - Founder, ARTs East New York

PROFILE: Catherine Green – Founder, ARTs East New York

We recently traveled to East New York, Brooklyn and had the opportunity to sit down with entrepreneur, mom, wife and designer Catherine Green. We chatted with her about her journey in becoming the Executive Director of ARTs East New York. Read below for a glimpse into the making of a boss and truly motivated woman....
WHO TO WATCH: Shequeita Orr - Buyer, Saks Fifth Avenue

WHO TO WATCH: Shequeita Orr – Buyer, Saks Fifth Avenue

What do you do? I am a buyer for Saks Fifth Avenue, the Off 5th Division. Why do you do it? I simply love great product! I’ve always had a passion for product and the idea of reinventing newness and helping to establish and grow brands.  Why should people care? I help to determine what...
WHO TO WATCH: Janelle Coleman, Freelance Filmmaker

WHO TO WATCH: Janelle Coleman, Freelance Filmmaker

    What do you do? I am a freelance filmmaker and production assistant. Why do you do it? I’m in love with telling stories, ever since I was a child.  I’ve also been involved with dance and choreography, so I’m no stranger to putting on a show.  Films and television allow me to put...

WHO TO WATCH – Jules Perkel, NY State Social Worker

What do you do? I am a New York State Licensed Social Worker.  The range of projects and things that I do as a social worker is large.  Daily, I work at an organization called Barrier Free Living providing therapy and counseling to survivors of domestic violence who have either a physical and/or cognitive/mental disability....

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: Do-It-Yourself KISS “Everlasting French” nail kit

If you live in NYC, you’re probably always in a rush!  Add in the fact that you’re a girl and you need to put on make-up, do your hair and make sure your nails aren’t chipped everyday before you leave the house, so you’re really into Do-It-Yourself.  I recently ran across a solution, for nails...

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: L’Oreal Professional’s “infinium 4”

Every now and then you come across a product that does exactly what it says it will, and you experience that moment of sheer joy and you can’t wait to pass it along to all your girlfriends.  So that’s exactly what I’m doing today, passing along a product I recently came across,  that is my...
FALL BEAUTY TREND: Spider Lashes

FALL BEAUTY TREND: Spider Lashes

Spider Lashes: On Fashion’s Night Out in September we stopped by The Body Shop and caught up with celebrity make-up artist Shawnelle Prestidge.  We chatted with her about Falls go-to eye look. She dished, that this Fall spider eyelashes are all the rage and even tried them out on me. Get the Look: To achieve...