What do you get when you put together a panel with six of the hottest beautypreneurs in the industry? Jewels. Yes, jewels! Supreme words of wisdom to fuel your success. On Wednesday evening, Renae Bluitt, creator of In Her Shoes hosted a panel with six of the top women in the beauty industry sharing their tips on defying the odds and coming out on top. The discussion was honest, laced with lots of wisdom, humorous at times, and nothing short of amazing. Over 150 beauty, fashion, and lifestyle mavens mixed and mingled, networked, and enjoyed the conversation while indulging in wine and sweet bites from Evelyn’s Kitchen and Signature 7 Dessert Studios. Check out pics from the evening and stay tuned for the official Mane Moves event video coming soon!
Congrats are in order! One of our beloved designer friends is getting some much deserved shine this week so in true In Her Shoes fashion, you know we had to share. The talented Rochester, New York native, FIT graduate, and all around phenomenal woman, Miss Ashaka Givens is featured in JET Magazine’s latest “Designer’s Spotlight”. Kudos and much love to you, Ashaka!
Anyone who reads In Her Shoes regularly knows that fly female entrepreneurs Ashaka Givens and Lorraine Natasha West hold a very special place in my heart. Well this Saturday, the dynamic duo is giving you an opportunity to hold (and purchase) a few one-of-a-kind pieces during their end of season Summer sale! This is the ladies’ first collaboration in almost five years so needless to say, Saturday’s event is a must-attend affair. Check out the deets
Is it time to upgrade your wardrobe with pieces that are timeless, not trendy? Tired of shopping mass retail and seeing your “twin” out on the town? Are you constantly on the hunt for that perfect, one-of-a-kind jumpsuit? Me, too! If you’re in the New York City area, join me this Saturday as I make a beeline over to the Ashaka Givens sample sale
Reaching a certain level in your career, being invited to all the hottest industry events, and having the financial freedom to cop all the designer apparel your heart desires is a beautiful thing, but let’s make one thing clear. All of this means nothing – I repeat – nothing if you’re not reaching back to
(L-R): Carlecia Taylor, Ashaki Ward, Lorraine Natasha West, Courtney Adams, Traceye Bey, Ashaka Givens, Renae Bluitt, Marsha Murray I had the pleasure of attending the first ever “Urban Entrepreneur Summer Mixer” hosted by Carlecia Taylor of NYC Department of Small Business Services, and have been wanting to to tell you all about it! As the
I can’t even imagine how many awesome memories have been created over the past few days with all this beautiful weather we’ve been experiencing! My weekend was pretty amazing (in fact, I’m still recovering) but I’ve got to admit – the highlight was definitely the Ashaka Givens event. It feels good to see a Fly
Ever feel like you’re living for the weekend? I try to make the best out of each day of the week but I’ve got to admit, between the beautiful weather and highly-anticipated Ashaka Givens Spring Fashion Event this weekend, I’m literally counting down the hours! So, what do you have planned? If you’re in the
Ashaka Givens Spring 2009 Event Spring is upon us and while it may still feel like winter in most parts of the country, we’ve got to prepare ourselves for the warmer temps that lie ahead. Miss Ashaka Givens, a designer we chatted up back in January regarding her inauguration dress design on essence.com, is hosting