Fashion Designer: Lan Yu

    Lan Yu is an internationally recognized fashion designer based in Beijing, China, known for her elaborate designs and wedding gowns.  With a store in New York City, Yu’s iconic peices are available to the public, including a ready-to-wear collection. On the official website, you can even found out what of Lan Yn’s current collection is trending.  Sit back and enjoy her beautiful work.        

Exactly how BIG is L’Oréal?

   Gurl, no shade…NO SHADE. With that being said, would it be surprising to realize how big L’Oréal truly is? It was to me.      L’Oréal is a French-based beauty corporation originally founded in 1909 by Eugène Schueller, who was a pharmacist, chemist, and entrepreneur. Schueller’s amazing accomplishment at expanding his business into an empire is impossible to ignore. Here’s a list of companies that are directly associated with the L’Oréal family or there is an invested interest in:  Maybelline Carol’s Daughter NYX Cosmetics Soft-Sheen Carson Essie Colorama Vichy La Roche Posay Dermablend Lancôme Giorgio Armani Urban Decay (yes ma’am) Guy Laroche Garnier Although L’Oréal is known as one of the oldest, largest and most established makeup corporations on the planet, let it serve as inspiration that a small business can grow beyond your wildest dreams. Don’t give up, keep moving and stay mentally positive as best you can, no matter how hard things may be. Obstacles are temporary 😀

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New Orleans Fashion Week 2018 – NOLA Couture

     Prior to going to my first Fashion Week event in New Orleans, I had a small hint of anxiety. Its almost like going to a new school on the other side of town. The surroundings are foreign, you find yourself a bit lost and unsure. But then……you see something that’s familiar….like the kid from your old school that transferred just like you did. Now the moment is erased of unease and has been replaced with a sense of propinquity.      That’s how I felt, walking into Fashion Week alone, not knowing anyone and trying to find my footing. As I watched the runway show and took photos, that sense of ease came when I heard the hostess announcing NOLA Couture. It was a company I knew of, pulling me into the moment, not only as a lonely, wondering blogger, but as a spectator, watching a place that I am familiar with be apart of the show. Speaking

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