OBA Designs by NJE – S/S 2016

The spring is always a time for refreshing your wardrobe. What better way to add a little freshness to your wardrobe than to add some unique and creative pieces that not many people will also have. Look no further, because we have just the brand for you – OBA Designs by NJE!

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Inspired by global trends and especially African fashion, OBA Designs by NJE uses African textiles, known as ankara, in trendy clothing designs and home accessories. Oba Designs caters to all women’s shapes and sizes. It embraces the boldness, confidence and vibrancy in each woman.

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Style Tips Every Woman Should Know

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Getting dressed… We all do it. Every day, and sometimes even twice a day! Choosing an outfit is a fact of life that every person invites into his or her life each day. And while some people dread the task of picking out an ensemble, there are also some of us who welcome the challenge of choosing a look that accurately depicts our personal style and is appropriate for the occasion.

 

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For those of us who actually like getting dressed in the morning, we’re constantly looking for new ways to spice up our wardrobes and keep our style fresh. Even though it would be wonderful to be able to constantly buy new clothes, sometimes our bank accounts just don’t agree.

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A Chic CEO – DOVF Interview with Shawn Stuldivant

I love connecting and networking with like-minded entrepreneurial women. I believe that if we work together and help each other grow our businesses then it will always be a win-win for us all. When I first started Dose of Vitamin F, I tried to reach out to a lot of press to cover the launch of my new website and boutique.
Shawn Stuldivant was kind enough to feature me in her then new digital magazine Bronze Magazine. We have stayed in touch and networked on several other things in the past years and I’m so grateful we did. Today I would like you to get to know the women behind the brand the chic CEO/Editor-in-Chief/Boss Lady… Mrs. Shawn Stuldivant!

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Beautiful, Bold, Modern, Minimalistic: HEATHER LJØNES Jewelry NYC

hljones logoI had the pleasure of first meeting Heather Ljønes while attending The SET NYC’s Fashion Night Out event. I was immediately drawn to her displays, which were like pieces of art that had been formed into jewelry. Heather’s aesthetic is not only eye catching, it is also very innovative. I had the chance to interview the talented jewelry designer and get to know a little bit more about what makes her unique and creative. Read on to see what she had to say…

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A Stylish Chat with Alana a.k.a YUP NYC

New YUP NYCTwo weeks ago I attended The Set NYC’s – FNO event. I had a great time and also met some cool people, a few of which were photographed for that blog post. One of those really cool people was none other than,  Alana Garcia from the lifestyle blog YUP NYC.

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Spring 2016 Footwear Trends at FFANY

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It’s #FootwearFriday!! One of the reasons that I love footwear is because it’s one of the easiest accessories to use to update or upgrade any outfit. Throw on a white tee and jeans with a colorful funky heel and your look is automatically fashion forward!
On Tuesday, I had the pleasure to attend the 2015 FFANY Shoe Show and Spring 2016 Trend Presentation.  I’m always interested in seeing the newest shapes, innovative materials, and new brands within accessories and in the industry as a whole. So you can imagine how exciting it was to be invited to see the upcoming trends in the footwear industry!

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Hollywood Power Stylists! #VultureFestival

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Yesterday I went to an amazing stylist panel event during the Vulture Festival held at Milk Studios and hosted by VultureNew York Magazine. There was an entire agenda of talks and events going on over the duration of the two day festival that took place over the weekend. I usually search Eventbrite for different to find events to attend. This was my first time hearing about the Vulture Festival, who’s tagline is “A Pop-Culture Extrvaganza!” I knew I had to check it out!

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Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue – An Emerging Fashion Hotspot!

On Wednesday, October 23 the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District held two walking tours for members of the press. One tour focused on home decor/design and the other focused on fashion apparel/beauty establishments along Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn located between Barclay’s and Brooklyn Bridge Park. I had the pleasure of being invited on the “fashion” walking tour. I have to say I was really excited to see why “many shoppers now come from other boroughs to check out the fashion and design trends that are converging here”, as noted by the AABID Executive Director Josef Szende.

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Style Diary of a Manchester Chick: Sophie Gardner

Sophie Gardner has been embracing an unconventional personal style since she was a child, and totally rejects the idea of matching your handbag with your shoes. Sophie recently decided to share examples of these rule breaking looks on her style diary and inspiration blog “Bang Bang Pretty Pretty”The “unconventional stylista”  is starting to make waves across the pond, and we love it!

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“I LOVE THIS MONOCHROME STATEMENT BAG!”

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A conversation with the owner of House of Shoena….Sheena!

Before 2012 came to a close, our very own Sheena (aka Ms. Shoena) made her debut into the London fashion scene with House of Shoena!!

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Once we felt Sheena had a moment to take a breath we couldn’t wait to to chat with her about everything! Of course we not only wanted to talk about the new business, but also wanted to shine some light on the woman behind House of Shoena. Check out what she had to say….

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