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Reverie; Whimsical Chic Fashion

Instagram always seems to find me luck when searching for new designers or the best places to eat in New York. Such luck brought me to the stylish feed of Reverie. Designer, Ronit Genik, graduated from Parsons School of Design with a unique vision to play with different pattens and themes. Her F/W 2014 collection captures a magnified view of snowflakes to give her pieces an eccentric feel for the season. YHM: What was your inspiration to become a fashion designer? Ronit Genik: I have always loved fashion and style. From a young age, I have always been creative – sketching, creating clothes and accessories, and collecting fashion magazines, which inspired me to strive towards going to fashion school and having my own line. YHM: When did you start designing your own products? Reverie? RG: After working in the fashion industry for several years, I launched Reverie a few years ago and have been creating beautiful, chic clothing for women that embody youthful edge and personal style. “I love using fabrications and prints to tell …

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Jeanne Grey; A Flare For Making A Difference

What can make helping your community fun? Using your skills and network to do so. Jeanne Grey, of the Grey Layers, is one of few leaders out there stylishly serving her blogging community while making a difference. On October 6, 2014 Grey teamed up with a dedicated set of personal style bloggers to host a “Shop My Closet” event where proceeds went towards the American Cancer Society. This act of kindness was not a one-time deal for her. Grey hopes to continue creating awareness about other issues not just through fashion, but also in cosmetics. I want to create a make-up line [one day] that donates to battered women,” mentions Grey. Tagging along for this journey will be a lineup of fellow bloggers she has faithfully committed her time to befriending and working with. “I do lots of events to make blogging a community… Everyone is so talented. Everyone is out on their own and we should come together,” stresses Grey. She gushes that one of the most rewarding aspect of blogging is inspiring others …

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Lynn Kim Do; The Charms of Being Creative

There is a beautiful charm about the combination of creativity and business. This dual trait is just two of the flawless characteristics we find in Lynn Kim Do. Yes, we can’t get enough of this stylish entrepreneur. We’ve already buzzed about her epic Neckbreakin’ Style video and collaboration with ALDO. After many nights scrolling down her Instagram feed we knew we had to take a seat with this creative diva and hear her story. We met at the very popular and cozy Play café for a totally laidback meet. Currently the Head of Social at Bravo Media Inc., Do finds balance between work and play. Do combines her love for creativity and being an entrepreneur so effortlessly that it pours out in all she does. After graduating from Rutgers University, with a BA in Communications in 2014, Do, took on New York with a brave heart to make creativity her business. She continuously researches and collaborates with the next big inspiration while at work and now on Neckbreakin’ Style. “It’s always rewarding directing and styling …

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ItsMyRayeRaye; Genuinely Stylish

Our generation has a massive love for sharing our creativity online, and Raye Boyce from the popular YouTube beauty vlog ItsMyRayeRaye, shows us the path to success and staying humble. With over 540,000 subscribers, Raye has captured the hearts of die-hard makeup fanatics to your everyday gals. She recently collaborated with Blogger Box Beauty, for anyone who wants to rock the perfect ItsMyRayeRaye look. With this collaboration you can grab it next season or style things up with the Jordan Lip Pencil, which Raye gushes is her favorite application in the box. “It’s so cool because unlike other boxes, there is no subscription service,” brags Raye. After sharing and collecting some of her favorite beauty tips on Tumblr, she was encouraged by her followers to begin vlogging. As a fresh face and dynamically trendsetting businesswoman, Raye strived to chat up affordable makeup products and easy access to all her fans. “I first started [to post] random videos with no schedule. I just winged it,” she said. Quickly garnering attention from companies and being recognized on the …

Jacque Amadi: Breaking Barriers and Paving the Way with Fashion

From the large city of Witchita in south-central Kansas rests the passionate and humble Jacque Amadi. She is the owner of the quirky and classy growing online fashion boutique Shop Lioness. Growing up Amadi often sold things to classmates however she had no idea she would eventually immerse herself in the shoes of a working college student and businesswomen. Initially what began in late 2012 as a way to earn extra money throughout her undergraduate years at University of Kansas, the upcoming business owner now has a working desire to inspire young African-American women. I want to be able to hire other people of color. I want to find a way to give back and do something meaningful, not just sell clothes,” Amadi states. When asked who inspired her she noted Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Sulmers as one of the women she hopes to become. The rising young entrepreneur also had the pleasure of being featured in Fashion Bomb Daily which is one of her favorite daily fashion resources. Amadi also admires Necole Kane of the notable …

Jordan Elizabeth Gelber: Leading Lady Behind Starbaby Enterprises

Although only twenty-five years old, Jordan Elizabeth Gelber is checking major accomplishments off her wish list. The CEO and Founder of Starbaby Enterprises humbly stepped onto YHM’s Fashion Spotlight and shared some of her life lessons and future plans for the New Year. Gelber used her business expertise and talents in the arts to establish a brand geared towards young and experienced professionals in the entertainment and creative industries, to help them successfully brand market themselves. Starbaby Enterprises successfully launched in August 2013. The savvy new company is dedicated to creating things people are familiar with and something that is affordable. I always wanted my own company. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts and Graphic Design from Marymount Manhattan College. After graduation, she met celebrity fashion designer, Kourosh Babaian, the man behind Janique. Starbaby Enterprises hosted the Janique Fashion Show during the glamorous New York Fashion Week 2013 for their first event! I love putting fashion shows together. It’s exhilarating! With all of her success, Gelber has learned many lessons along the way. She shared three …