BeadforLife’s Unique Poverty Eradication Project

December 13, 2012

One of the benefits of being a publisher is that I now have a platform to share and promote causes that empower and uplift women.  So when Amy Yanda-Lee, the communications manager from BeadforLife reached out to me, I didn’t hesitate to respond and to commit to helping her spread the word about their program to […]

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Featuring La’Rose FasChinn Designs

November 8, 2012

Connecticut based designer and stylist Chinnyere La’Rose McPherson,(aka Chinn) is a designer and stylist who has been designing literally since the fifth grade. The 23-year-old Connecticut native loves color and texture and draws her inspiration from everything around her. She says her collection, Color Eruption (shown below) was inspired by a fish that she drew in elementary […]

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Feature: Nigel Ramsay’s Fashion Show and Breast Cancer Benefit

October 26, 2012

These are the designs of Connecticut based designer Nigel Ramsay who will present his fall collection tomorrow, Saturday, October 27, 2012, 8 pm at 30 Arbor Street, Hartford, CT. Ramsay’s passion for design has been with him since his first sewing class at Weaver High School in Hartford.  His designs are noted for their unique, […]

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Hartford Denim Lands Deal With Timberland

October 21, 2012

  I had the chance to peer out across the way into the Hartford Denim’s 4th floor Arbor Street studio recently.  From where I was standing, it looked like a busy outfit (with things hanging from the ceiling and busy bodies moving through out the space), reminiscent of the times when manufacturing ran Connecticut. I noted that […]

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Breast Cancer Survivor Maggie Gardner Is Noteworthy and Pretty In Pink

October 19, 2012

I remembered the first time that I met two-time breast cancer survivor Maggie Gardner. It was at one of the Caribbean Trade Council events here in Connecticut where she had a exhibition table  filled with photos and pamphlets advertising, Gardner’s House, Inc.  Gardner’s House, is an advocacy group that Maggie created and ran out of […]

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