All posts tagged: Readers’ Favorite

Pursuing Your Passion with Sarah Fennel of Broma Bakery

As a blogger myself, I understand the ups and downs that come with running your own website. However, I find the positive definitely outweighs the negative. I had a conversation with photographer and blogger Sarah Fennel about how to overcome obstacles that may come with blogging and her perspective on pursuing your dreams. I also learned that we share the same belief about butter. YHM: Under your ‘about me’ page, you mention that Broma Bakery is your way of sharing your love of food with others while indulging in your passion for photography. What else do you love about blogging? Sarah Fennel: One thing that I really love about blogging is that you can connect with other people. You can get a lot of feedback on what you love doing and you can see what other people are doing as well. If it excites me then others will be excited about it too. YHM: Have you come across any obstacles and/or difficulties from blogging? If so, how did you overcome them? SF: It can be really easy to compare yourself …

Kasey Ma; Thankfully Making Moves & Meaning Business

Aspirations and goals. Those are two topics anyone can go on and on about this Thanksgiving. As you anticipate those awkward moments around family and friends this holiday season, let this story of Kasey Ma break down any fear you may have of pursuing your dreams and talking about it. Currently enrolled in the executive training program at Lord & Taylor, Ma has quite a lot to be thankful for — from giving up swimming because of medical reasons and holding onto her passion for music by not letting another doctor tell her about new health risks. As some of you prepare for your undergraduate graduation, you may ask yourself: “Who am I without school?” Ma surely asked this question, but swiftly plunging into the fashion business field after a string of profound internships – while studying at New York University – she has no doubts of having any downtime. Her new gig as a trainee for Lord & Taylor’s executive training program has her placed in the Buying Program for the Michael Kors, Vince Camuto and …

Medi & Her Artistic Sketches of Your #OOTD

On September 25th 2014 the world – specifically Instagram and all its devotees – was introduced to the artistic and total trend-worthy art by 18-years-old Medi. Hailing from Ireland this artist began posting a few random artwork which later started a buzz. What’s her story? Well we’ve got the answers right here from her favorite trendsetters to her non-fashion artwork. It’s not really about the person or what they do. ​​YHM: Why did you start @SketchMyStyle? MEDI: I had a lot of time on my hands. Earlier this year I found @OOTDMagazine and @TokyoFashion on Instagram. I loved the outfits they were posting and found myself sketching the ones that interested me just for fun. One outfit took less than five minutes since they were quick pen sketches. I thought, maybe I should start drawing other’s OOTDs and give it to them through Instagram instead of spending all this time just messing around. ​YHM: How did you get started? MEDI: I initially searched #OOTD and any outfit I liked I sketched. It’s not really about the person …

We Can’t Get Enough of Rixton

What’s your music playlist looking like right now? Ours? Well we are crushing major on Rixton and patiently awaiting the arrival of their debut album Let the Road on March 2, 2015. Currently touring the UK, the talented quartet are sure to gain even more popularity when they hit the road with Ariana Grande on her Honeymoon Tour in February of next year. Rixton finally released their much anticipated music video for “Wait on Me” this month. The charming gentlemen suited up for a steaming 1920s inspired affair with thrilling love triangles and mobster scenes. With a constantly busy schedule, from interviews to live performances, we are still playing catch up on all things Rixton. Since we last talked about them, Rixton has taken over the U.S. audience from their performances on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to the Teen Choice Awards. We had no doubt that these four would be a mega hit with their smooth vocals that remind us of Adam Levine and dope beats that make us sway until the sun comes up. By …

Girl Boss vs. Boss

A girl boss [to me] is a strong woman who owns her sh*t in her personal and professional life and isn’t apologetic about it. She’s not afraid to take risks or be assertive when it comes to her business affairs. Women have been running things behind the scenes for a long time but aren’t always acknowledged or given credit for it. We live in a male dominated society where there’s still a massive gender gap when it comes to seeing women in executive level positions or receiving equal pay to men. Women still make a 77 cents to every dollar men earn. Distinguishing women as “girl bosses” doesn’t take away from them. Using the term “girl” or “female” in front of words such as boss or entrepreneur shouldn’t be seen as a setback or offensive. Women are taking their power back in a non-male bashing way. They’re high stepping and holding their own across the board. Women that come to mind that are leading that front include Shonda Rimes (the power force behind Grey’s Anatomy, …