If you’re in the New York City area this is for you! Our very first “In His Shoes” feature, Modern Day Matchmaker Paul Brunson is coming to BK next week to celebrate the release of his new book, It’s Complicated But It Doesn’t Have to Be.
You know how much I love Paul and his fresh approach to dating and relationships so I was honored when he invited me to be on the host committee AND serve as the event’s Digital MC! I hope you can join us for this special evening. Would love to see your beautiful faces!
In November of 2012 in New York City, Renae Bluitt, founder of In Her Shoes and Crush Media will sit down with several of the industry’s most successful visionaries to discuss the blessings and challenges of being a BEAUTY BOSS. Meet five innovative women who took their passion for all things beautiful and created their dream job!
Everyone’s favorite Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae, has a lot to smile about today as news is released about her big break on the small screen! The internet is buzzing about her new show “I Hate L.A. Dudes” with Fly Female Entrepreneur and Hollywood heavy hitter, Shonda Rimes.
In January of 2011 we kicked off our In His Shoes interview series with the “Modern Day Matchmaker” Paul Brunson. In a never before two-part interview, Paul is back and ready to give us the inside scoop on all of his amazing career developments with his new show on OWN, “Love Town” and the launch of his new book!
The Ajile L. Turner Scholarship Foundation announces an exclusive special performance by COMMON at Farewell Summer 2012 Thursday, September 27th 2012 at Brooklyn’s famed Galapagos Art Space, in DUMBO, Brooklyn. An annual end of the summer tradition, Farewell Summer 2012 benefits the 3E: Education, Entrepreneurship & Entertainment Scholarship awarded to students who demonstrate academic achievement and a desire to work in the arts & entertainment industries through entrepreneurial pursuit
Ashley Small is an Oklahoma native who combined her PR experience and passion for all things digital to launch Medley Incorporated. Always thinking about the needs of her fellow small business owners, Ashley realized there are quite a few entrepreneurs out there who could benefit from PR and marketing services but can’t handle the financial investment required. Enter Brain Candy for Biz, Ashley’s pop-up shop inspired workshops designed to help small businesses flourish. The style maven chatted with In Her Shoes about the concept and her path to branding success
The internet was buzzing today with this powerful image. The queen of Media (and mentor in my head), Oprah Winfrey, graced the 30th anniversary cover of the Forbes 400. On June 26, 2012, 161 billionaires and near-billionaires came together in New York at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, a chance for the most successful people on the planet to use their resources and the mind-set that built that success to try to solve the world’s most intractable problems.
As always, O continues to shine her light and be the ultimate Fly Female Entrepreneur inspiration!
What a lovely surprise! Look who made the home page of Ebony.com today. Last week I was out and about for New York Fashion Week and attended the always fabulous ARISE Magazine presentation. Patrice of Afrobella.com was capturing “street style” shots for Ebony.com and decided to feature me along with this FLY group of gentlemen
Tomorrow afternoon in Brooklyn, beautypreneur T. Bernie Bernard of COCOACHiC Beauty is hosting Yoga to the Curvy Curly in Fort Greene Park. Sponsored by EDEN BodyWorks, the afternoon affair will feature a lively discussion with industry experts Monique Schubert (Visual Artist & Yoga Teacher), Rebecca Casciano (Makeup & Wellness Consultant), and Leatrice Carter (owner, TIME Salon).
Yoga has been practiced for centuries and is celebrated now more than ever across the globe. The benefits of yoga are many and when you consider how many hours in a week, in a month or in a year we spend working, it becomes quite clear just how valuable those benefits are in your work day itself
Let’s face it. Living in New York City affords us countless opportunities that just may not be presented in other cities. This week, I had the honor of breaking bread with an intimate group of beautiful, talented, and powerful women at the Manhattan hot spot, Pranna. What was the occasion that brought this awesome selection of ladies together? None other than the screening of Iyanla Vanzant’s highly anticipated OWN debut, “Fix My Life.” Hosted by Demetria Lucas of A Belle in Brooklyn, this was truly one of the most inspiring events I’ve attended in a while
A thousand apologies for the delay in posting this, beauties. Between Fashion Week madness and fighting off an end of summer cold, my days have been a blur. So, without further delay I’m here to announced the second and third prize winners for the Harlem’s Fashion Row/Marriott giveaway posted last week here on In Her Shoes!
The fashion community came out in droves to celebrate Jones Magazine’s 1st Annual Pre Fashion Night Out bash at the infamous Gold Bar in Soho, New York City. Fashionable guests included BET’s 106th & Park Rocsi Diaz, grammy winner Estelle, Rocnation artist Bridget Kelly, Author Ilyasah Shabazz, Jones fall cover model Catherine Decome, celebrity publicist BJ Coleman, Legendary Damon, model Roshumba Williams, model booker Kristan Lopez, Jones Correspondent Chasity Saunders, Jones Fashion Director Donald Lawrence, entertainment attorney/Jones publisher L. Londell McMillan, Project Runway Designer Korto Momolu, Singer Wynter Gordon, Stylist Ty Hunter, Designer Marc Clark, The Source Editor-in-Chief Kim Osorio, Designer Duo Coco & Breezy, recording artist Baiyu and many more
I know that all of you style mavens out there are looking forward to Fall fashion and Labor Day is considered Summer’s “last hurrah” but guess what? It’s really not. According to my calendar, we still have a couple weeks left to indulge in my favorite season of the year! To celebrate, I’m joining forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row to give you (yes, YOU!) an opportunity to win a discounted night or THREE complimentary nights at the U.S. Marriott of your choice!
With a resume that reads like the who’s who in publishing, Kierna Mayo is truly one of the most sought after names in the industry. This talented beauty has flexed her editorial muscles as the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Honey Magazine and throughout her career, has made significant contributions to many of hottest glossies on the newsstands including The Source, Essence, Marie Claire, Glamour, Seventeen, Vibe and UPTOWN. Today the acclaimed writer shares her editorial journey with 24WiredTV.com’s “How I Made It” series. Grab a seat. Check it out. Be INSPIRED!