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Plange’s Truth: Designer Shares Her Fashion Journey from Africa to the White House

Mimi Plange’s themed enriched clothing isn’t for those who want to go unnoticed. Ghanaian-born and Southern California raised, she had originally started her luxury womenswear line in 2007 under former label Boudoir D’huitres. Shen then launched her ready-to-wear brand under her own name, “Mimi Plange,” in 2010 with a desire to create glamourous designs inspired by [...]

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What’s Your Fashion Style?

We see amazing women with great style daily. We see them at the train station, the airport, the grocery store, the work place and I love the spin they take on fashion. With there being so many outlets that serve as fashion tutorials these days, there’s no reason to ever look bad. Women who tend [...]

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Fabulous Fall Fashion Trends

By the time you get bored with one season, it’s time to move on to the next. Summer is over, and fall is here to play with textures, colors and patterns. Here we are falling into fall’s fabulous new trends shown on the runways of NY. What you’ll see a lot of this season is… [...]

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New Red Carpet Question: ‘What Are You Achieving?’

Jeaniuses wants to change the dialogue with women from a focus on their body to their mind By Annette Johnson When the late comedienne Joan Rivers first asked a celebrity at an award ceremony “Who are you wearing?” in 1995, the world took notice, and the idea of inquiring about a woman’s attire became a [...]

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Fashion for Rainy Days

By Michelle Lynch Kids aren’t the only ones who love bright colors this season. You’re going to find bright colors everywhere, even in wet weather. Normally, when it rains, that automatically means ‘bad hair day’ but now you’ll find amazing rain gear that makes you excited to embrace the dampness and humidity head on. Chooka [...]

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NY Style Fashion Week

THE DESIGNERS: New York Fashion Week 2018 During New York Fashion Week 2018, Hers had the privilege of covering some of the industry’s top designers. More than 70 shows featured notable creators in the compact, colorful six days that premiered the designers’ 2019 collections. In this, our inaugural fashion and beauty edition, we feature the [...]

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Macy’s Fall Fashion Round Up

Pattern Mixing We remixed the window pane plaid Alfani pants in peach, with the dainty grey ruffled sleeved Alfani floral grey top for a casual look. For an edgy look we paired the grey DKNY blazer with leather sleeves along with the same Alfani pants. Racheal Racheal Roy The two-piece sassy sophisticated striped ensemble this [...]

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The Art of Flipping Fashion McCarthy Style

It’s called “fashion flipping,” according to Sue McCarthy, who is founder and CEO of The Vault Luxury Resale and star of reality TV’s Resale Royalty (The Style Network). A closet canvasser of celebrities and the founder of a multimillion-dollar resale empire known around the world for its abundance of designer wares, McCarthy has made a [...]

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Styling Made Her a Better Page Turner

Star of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Nashville shares how her style evolved with some professional help While Page Turner and her ex, DeRon Jenkins, show HGTV viewers how to make it work as house flippers in Nashville and Atlanta, as well as in post-breakup relationships, Turner admits her greater challenge was in her own clothes [...]

Beauty

Global Beauty Emanates from Saint Lucia

HERFLUENCER: Lucia Angella Dalsou By Joycie Mederick Saint Lucian model Angella Elvina Dalsou, 24, was crowned Miss Universe Saint Lucia 2018 on July 31st. She will represent Saint Lucia at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, which is scheduled for December 17 in Bangkok, Thailand. After participating in her first-ever pageant earlier this year in January, [...]

Hair

Bronner Bros: Seventy-Year Legacy in the Hair Business

Each year in Atlanta, Ga, the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show brings together thousands of beauty professionals from all over the country. It includes professional education classes, hands-on workshops, creative styling competitions, live entertainment, and even an inspirational worship service. The youngest out of six sons from Nathaniel Bronner Sr. and Robbie Bronner, Rev. James [...]

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Hair Wonders to Make Your Fall Season Better

By Merilee Kern  With so much to choose from amid an influx of innovation, what’s truly worth “falling” for? Here are a few notable solutions: HairMax LaserBand 82 – $799.00 When hair loss occurs, it can be emotionally upsetting. One options is the HairMax LaserBand 82 for hair loss and thinning hair, which delivers therapeutic [...]

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Making a Beautiful Difference in Breast Cancer

HERFLUENCER: Dr. April Speed “The inspiration came as a whisper,” said Dr. April Speed about the launch of her cosmetic line Taylor Made Cosmetics. A few years ago, when she was asked to write an article titled “Beauty and Breast Cancer,” she learned of the toxins in cosmetics. “While doing the research to write the [...]

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The Best of Fall on Your Face

Estee Lauder .12 ounces for $32.00 If you’re looking for the right lipstick to wear for a nice night out, Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick may be the right fit. As one of the brand’s top sellers, this lipstick has a full-on crème finish, provides medium to full coverage, helps to retain moisture [...]

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Good Habits Produce Great Skin HERFLUENCER: Anna Gorenshteyn

Even after more than 25 years of improving people’s skin, licensed medical esthetician Anna Gorenshteyn feels there are basic tenets to having great skin. In fact, she has always believed that there are many contributing factors other than clothes and makeup in order to look good. “It is all a combination of a healthy lifestyle, [...]

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Rejuvenate for the Fall

Brittanie’s If you’ve tried various charcoal masks and nothing works, Brittanie’s Thyme Activated Charcoal Products may be the answer. These USDA certified charcoal products are organic, vegan, and cruelty-free. Paraben-free as well as phthalate-free with no artificial ingredients, Brittanie’s is an all-natural brand that produces charcoal beauty essentials. The charcoal facial mask retails for $12.99. [...]

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Making Strides in Breast Cancer Awareness Apparel HERFLUENCER: Cati Stone

Everything from pink Scrunchies to pink tutus are sported during breast cancer awareness marches. Be it just a pink ribbon or pin, demonstrating solidarity for this cause is done using style. During October, even the NFL has joined in recognizing the cause by having players don pink socks and gloves during football games. As the [...]

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Fall’s Favorite Accessories

Stop, drop and roll on over to snatch up the top accessory must-haves this fall. Consider this accessory hot pick list to resuscitate new life into your once flat-lined outfits. These emerging accessory designers are on FIYAAA! Kent Stetson Bags Kent Stetson bags are digital art prints sewn onto bags that have been worn by [...]

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ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT Brides Go Chic with Zuri Bridal

Today’s bride is an informed, budget-conscious, dynamic decision-maker who plans her wedding exactly the way she wants it. This may mean having a destination wedding in Scotland or having a small intimate wedding with a large reception. While the location and guest list may be up for debate, usually her dress isn’t. Brides want a [...]

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ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT Emijay’s Brings All-Natural Love to Beauty

After having an official grand opening in June 2018, Emijay’s Beauty Bar Salon and Spa began officially offering its natural makeup and skin care line that includes “love,” says the owner Yolanda Saltmarshall. A life-long dream for Saltmarshall, she launched the makeup line in October 2017 before deciding that she wanted to ensure people had [...]

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ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT Colour U Cosmetics Supplies the Right Foundation

  When Karen Stallings founded Colour U Cosmetics, she launched it with women of color in mind because she said it was difficult finding makeup that was true to color when it was applied to her smooth, brown skin tone. “I wanted to have a product that would do that for us,” she said. Colour [...]