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Conquering Stockholm – Sonja A Andersson

This sister in Stockholm did what the industry thought she couldn’t. She organized the first ever Scandinavian International Fashion Week in Stockholm and the catwalk was the world famous City Hall! KUDOS Sonja A Andersson! When I tried to get into Stockholm Fashion Week my emails were never returned. It was then that I decided […]

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Mini Chibi Dolls By Lola Atobatele

Which One Will You Bring Home? What black child wouldn’t love a black doll in their image? I now I loved my Julia doll growing up. Maybe I had others, but she was my favorite. Forget Barbie, I had Julia! And I put her in my Barbie Country Camper. Lola started making these mini dolls […]

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Scandinavian International Fashion Week – Conceived by Sonja Andersson

The idea Scandinavian International Fashion Week aims to showcase the art of fashion designers from all around the globe. During 3 days, the catwalk is open to innovative designers and brands, who stage their upcoming collections to international press, buyers and influencers. The catwalk also welcomes new talents, as we believe in opportunities and understand […]

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Get Ready For #onefreeplasticday Tomorrow

LET’S UNITE AND MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD Be part of the world’s biggest picture survey and share what you want to see go PLASTIC FREE.  Helping us drive change faster in governments and big business. IT’S SO SIMPLE TO GET INVOLVED. PICK one thing you want to see go plastic free. SNAP! a picture of it on your […]

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MARCH 15-17, 2019 marks MAISON’s INAUGURAL SOUL FOOD ATELIER series

Featuring CHEF JENNIFER BOOKER, the Cordon Bleu Paris Certified chef and author of the “FIELD PEAS TO FOIE GRAS“ cookbook that artfully blends traditional Southern dishes with French techniques, the series includes a champagne and dining experience, cooking class, demo, and Soul Food Pop-Up. ABOUT THE CHEF:  Reality television personality, entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer […]

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History’s Hidden Figures: Seven African-American Trailblazers Who EVERYONE Should Have Heard of

It’s no secret that, throughout time, the black community has been hidden from the pages of the history books. We’ve been relegated to the footnotes, meriting no more than a brief mention amongst all the words written on presidential elections, innovative inventions, and wars that have changed the world around us. But that’s not to […]

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New Year’s Money Guide for Women Part 1 with Ellevest

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. “There’s no instant formula to greatness here, no “simple steps,” because that’s just not how life works, right? But from my years of experience working on Wall Street, here’s my advice to help you achieve financial confidence.” — Sallie Krawcheck, […]

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I can’t wait to see what happens during the next 30 days. Expats really need to believe in self love. I am taking self love very seriously. I have never put myself first, or so it seems, except maybe for when I moved to Europe. Even still the partners in my life took priority as […]

I treated myself to a half spa day. One piece of advice I received was to have a weekly body scrub. At the time I thought I don’t have the time. It seemed a bit excessive. Isn’t that typical not to realize I am talking myself out of a self love ritual? Then I tried […]

Who doesn’t like a day at the spa? I certainly do. But affording it is another thing. The good news is that you can get world class spa services at Gilda Skolan in Stockholm at fantastic rates because the services are performed by advanced students. The bad news is that I didn’t know about this […]

This sister in Stockholm did what the industry thought she couldn’t. She organized the first ever Scandinavian International Fashion Week in Stockholm and the catwalk was the world famous City Hall! KUDOS Sonja A Andersson! When I tried to get into Stockholm Fashion Week my emails were never returned. It was then that I decided […]

Depend was giving people life at Stockholm Beauty Week by doing brows, lashes and nails. While there were several lovely technicians there I saw @marceljehrlander and wanted his services for my lashes. I wanted his lashes if I’m honest. And I wanted him to beat my face. But they weren’t providing makeovers, just brow overs, […]

One day I woke up and my skin had changed. It went from pretty normal to super day. It seemed nothing I had on hand could quench it. I washed it with coconut oil. I used baby bottom cream. I was still dry. Then came Stockholm Beauty Week and my chance to get a facial […]

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