Lessons From Kawhi Leonard’s New Balance Deal

By: Ruth Jordan To my fashionistas,  you wont believe this ! Today were talking sports, and before you write me off, fashion is definitely tied into this on so hold on. Kawhi Leonard, one of the best basketball players in the NBA has recently embarked on obtaining a sneaker endorsement deal and he showcased a level of strategical intelligence we all can appreciate.  The Raptors’ …

Meet Teyana Taylor’s Boss Ass Nail- Tech, Wanda

By: Anne Christelle Duchemin  Walking into Teyana Taylor’s nail salon Junie Bee Nails in Harlem, is astonishing! My god the women has a train cart in the salon to make for a nicer waiting area.  The demand for the nail techs is so high, that people will wait an hour plus! A veteran of Junie Bee/Teyana Taylor’s designated nail tech is Selenah ‘Wanda’ Williams. Going …

Landing an Internship in The Fashion Industry

By: Anne Christelle Duchemin I promise you this isn’t a boring, ‘ go to your professional development center’ speech! I (Anne Christelle Duchemin ) go to CUNY’S City Tech , NOT F.I.T and NOT Parsons. Yet, I have managed to do 4 internships, including Oscar de La Renta , Jill Stuart and Halston Herritage. I say this  because what school doesn’t teach you , is-that …

INTERNING AT OSCAR DE LA RENTA

By: Anne Christelle Duchemin we’ve all seen Devil Wears Prada, so it’s no surprise that working in the fashion industry can be extremely intimidating and catty. In fact some fashion houses have discontinued or have had to alter their internship programs due to the hectic working conditions ie Conde Nast and Chanel. In spite of the horrid repertoire on the industry, Oscar De La Renta …

GYSLENE Debut Collection Coming 2019; Young Entrepreneurship, Authenticity & Futuristic Design

By: Anne Christelle Duchemin  Authenticity and individuality are concepts luxury brands strive for in pursuit of a social media presence. These struggles have allowed the attention of the masses to redirect itself to upcoming designers such as Maya Reik, Richard Malone, and of-course Virgil Abloh, to produce garments that not only align with the zeitgeist of our time but relate to the young consumer. GYSLENE …

From Queens to Beverly Hills: Meet Hollywood’s New Favorite Jeweler Saint Jewels

By : Anne Christelle Duchemin Gerard Alexander mastermind behind Saint Jewels, launched his custom jewelry company in 2016 and since then has had the opportunity to work with celebs such as Yara Shahidi,Birdman, and Black-ish creator Kenya Barris. Gerald Alexander born and raised in Queens in a Haitian household was effectuated with jewelry even as a young child. He would constantly go through his mother’s …