INSIDE SOUTH FLORIDA’S CHAMBERS OF STYLE

Fashion &  Marketing Duo Launch New Tastemaker Event Series; Kick Off Promotions With Radio Show Partnership on 880 The Biz

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MIAMI, FL– June 6th, 2016– What do you get when you marry the cutting edge style and influence of New York with the sexiness and thriving nightlife of Miami? Enter South Florida’s newest event series, Style Chambers. Co-created by Florida-based marketing expert, Tresa Chambers and New York-based fashion stylist, Styles Lewis, Style Chambers produces events that bring together fashion, art and culture tastemakers and influencers from the region.

“It’s exciting to create opportunities to bring emerging entrepreneurs in the creative economy together with their markets in South Florida,” said Chambers. “From here, they have the chance to gain visibility nationally and internationally.”

“South Florida, particularly the Miami area, is full of talented creatives.” said Styles Lewis.”Teaming with Tresa to create Style Chambers allows me to help showcase these individuals in a way that is done in places like New York and gives these professionals a global platform to shine on.”

Launched earlier this spring, Style Chambers will host their Miami event in August. In advance of the  debut, Style Chambers has partnered with AM 880, The Biz (Bloomberg Radio) to launch a new radio program, Fashion Friday: The Business of Style. The show features creative professionals in fashion, the arts and culture who will discuss their experiences starting and growing their business, finding their markets and ways they contribute to the style and culture of Miami, the country and the world.   

Under the the guidance of well known producer, Wanda Myles (NPR/WLRN), Style Chambers has already put together a great line of guests for the show. The premier episode aired Friday, May 27 at 7:00 pm. Rebroadcasts will be available on the station’s website at www.880thebiz, via iHeart Radio or the Style Chambers’ Facebook page.

Creative  entrepreneurs interested in being featured on Fashion Friday should contact Style Chambers at Stylechambers.biz@gmail.com.

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ABOUT STYLE CHAMBERS

Style Chambers produces live events, broadcast and digital content that reaches affluent taste makers passionate about fashion, art and culture. For more information about Style Chambers, visit www.stylechambers.biz.

 

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CARIBBEAN POSH MAGAZINE ESTABLISHES THE REGION’S PREMIER WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT EVENT

2016 Power Brunch: BVI Sets Precedent for First Event of Its Kind in The Caribbean

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Caribbean POSH Magazine recently wrapped the very successful premier edition of the Caribbean POSHGirl POWER Brunch: BVI earlier this month which was held on Scrub Island, the exclusive private destination resort. The first event of its kind in the region, the Power Brunch was created by the magazine’s Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Janette Brin, and took place April 2nd.

Following the mission of the magazine, the Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch was designed to be an outlet for women to support and invest in each other and establish relationships as well as friendships that can carry on beyond their business endeavors. The first edition of the empowerment event surpassed expectations with over 100 women attending.

The inaugural event, hosted by MTV Tempo host, model and St. Croix native Janeisha John, presented a diverse group of influential and dynamic women. The 2016 Class of panelists included:

  • Chantelle Fraser, Bravo’s Blood, Sweat & Heels
  • Chardelle Moore, FOX45/CW Baltimore (TV Personality & Producer)
  • Yvette Thomas-Henry, General Manager of the Four Seasons Atlanta
  • Patricia Reinders, Founder & CEO of SULA NYC
  • Sachkia Barnes, “Chief of Ideas,” Barnes Public Relations
  • Fiona Compton, Designer, Photographer & Artist

Each panelist told her unique story about her journey in the world of business and entrepreneurship and what she felt it takes to be successful. Through tears and laughter, the women shared lessons learned and wisdom garnered in the pursuit of their dreams.

In addition to the panel, attendees enjoyed an exclusive fashion show, highlighting the design talents of Caribbean women including Kristen Fraser of Trefle Designs (BVI), Markita Smith-Turnbull of Menen-I Designs (BVI), Meiling Esau of Meiling (Trinidad & Tobago) and Fiona Compton’s new luxury line Paraiso (St. Lucia).

Rounding out the exhibition highlights, guests were also invited to attend the POSHGirl Pop Up Shop which reinforced the message of support and empowerment of the region’s businesses (#ShopCaribbean) by featuring products from Trefle Designs (BVI) and featured sponsor, itiba Beauty (St. Croix, USVI).

“I felt like it was time for us as Caribbean women to get together in sisterhood and get motivated to have the best year, the best career, the best life, the best us over all–period,” Janette Brin said when asked why she launched the Power Brunch event. “This event is an unapologetically fun and stylish way to celebrate today’s career woman.”

The 2016 edition of the Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI was sponsored by CCT BVI, Korbel California Champagne & Cointreau distributed in the BVI by Road Town Wholesale Ltd, Bella Blooms, Trefle Designs, Sabelle, itiba Beauty, Smiths Ferry Services, and AZP Productions.

For more information about the Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch or sponsorship and speaking opportunities for the 2017 edition, contact Janette Brin at jbrin@caribbeanposh.com.

For press opportunities, contact Tamara Walker at tamara@qmedia-pr.com.

 

 

EMPOWERING THE WOMEN OF THE CARIBBEAN

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Caribbean POSH Magazine Announces Panelists for 1st Annual POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI

 

Caribbean POSH Magazine Publisher and Founding Editor, Janette Brin, announced today the panelists for the first annual Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI which is set to take place on April 2nd on Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands.

The first of its kind in the British Virgin Islands, the Caribbean POSHGirl POWER Brunch: BVI is a one-day event designed as an intimate day of inspiration and empowerment with influential and dynamic women from diverse industries including fashion, entertainment, marketing, finance and more who share their journeys in the world of entrepreneurship and what it takes to be successful in business. Panelists will share their stories, lessons learned and wisdom garnered in their pursuit of their dreams. Attendees of this event will have the opportunity to get an insider’s knowledge designed to educate, motivate and inspire.

“I felt like it was time for us as Caribbean women to get together in sisterhood and get motivated to have the best year, the best career, the best life, the best us period,” Janette Brin said when asked why she began the Power Brunch event. “This event is an unapologetic fun and stylish way to celebrate today’s Caribbean woman. We’ve pulled together a dynamic panel of positive, talented, and successful women who are willing to share their stories and insight business and entrepreneurship.  We will be discussing Brand Building & Development, Observing Real Customer Needs & Thinking of Solutions, and Effective Networking. It’s going to be really intriguing coupled with food, fun, fashion and fellowship to brighten the future of everyone in attendance!”

The inaugural event, hosted by MTV Tempo host and model, St. Croix native Janeisha John, has drawn a diverse group of women hailing from a variety of Caribbean nations and beyond. The 2016 Class of Panelists are:

  • Chantelle Fraser, Bravo’s Blood, Sweat & Heels
  • Chardelle Moore, FOX45/CW Baltimore TV Personality & Producer
  • Yvette Thomas-Henry, General Manager of the Four Seasons Atlanta
  • Patricia Reinders, Founder & CEO of SULA NYC
  • Sachkia Barnes, “Chief of Ideas,” Barnes Public Relations
  • Fiona Compton, Designer, Photographer & Artist

The Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI looks to grow and host events in various destinations. The sponsors for this year’s event include Korbel California Champagne, Cointreau, Road Town Wholesale Ltd., CCT Life Unlimited, itiba LLC, Sabelle, Trefle, Bella Blooms, Smiths Ferry Services, and Vivid Streaming. For more information about this event or to purchase tickets, visit www.caribbeanposh.com/powerbrunch. .

For sponsorship information, email: Janette Brin at jbrin@caaribbeanposh.com.

For press opportunities, email Tamara Walker at tamara@qmedia-pr.com.

ABOUT CARIBBEAN POSH MAGAZINE

Launched in 2005, CARIBBEAN POSH MAGAZINE is a quarterly publication that is the voice of the Caribbean woman. The magazine gives its audience a unique look into the identity and influence of the Caribbean region and its place within global society through features on style, beauty, travel (around the region and worldwide), food, culture and more.  The readers, who are affectionately referred to as POSH Girls are global citizens who are confident, edgy, and fashion forward. POSH’s content aims to inspire and empower by highlighting the Caribbean woman and by promoting the #POSHGirl movement.

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MAKING HER MARK IN “HER”STORY

Wise words courtesy of Chaundra Smith, founder of Naturally Me.

 

Here are some wise words from Naturally Me founder Chaundra Smith who is currently being featured in an online exhibit with the National Women’s History Museum. Congratulations!

UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES

Latisha Daring Launches Ladies Who Lunch, Empowerment Lunch Series for Women

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Latisha Daring, the highly successful New York-based fashion designer, announced the launch of her newest project, Ladies Who Lunch with Latisha Daring (www.theladieswholunch.org). An empowerment lunch series geared towards women entrepreneurs who aspire to impact their communities and the world at-large through their business ventures and strategic partnerships, the luncheon series kicks off in New York City on March 17th at the famed Tribeca Grill Loftlocated at 375 Greenwich Street.

“Our goal in presenting Ladies Who Lunch is to sow the seeds of change that leave a lasting footprint on the community,” says Ms. Daring, the design mind behind the emerging high end women’s wear line, Ashtyn.

Ladies Who Lunch is designed as an intimate afternoon of inspiration and empowerment with influential and dynamic women across a broad spectrum of industries who share their experience in the world of entrepreneurship and what it takes to be successful women in business. Guest panelists will share their stories, lessons learned and wisdoms garnered in the pursuit of their dreams. Attendees will have the chance to get “real world” insider’s knowledge that will motivate, educate and inspire them to become the architect of their own dreams. The New York event has drawn a distinguished panel including:

·         Mona Scott-Young, entertainment mogul

·         Tai Beauchamp, style expert, TV personality and entrepreneur

·         Dream Hampton, culture writer

·         Julee Wilson, style and beauty editor, Huffington Post/Black Voices

·         Laurie Angela Cumbo, city council candidate and founder of MOCADA Museum

·         Tanasha Pettigrew, luxury real estate expert

·         Nanci Neffi Walker, expert in sustainable eco-living

·         Carline Balan, co-owner of Balan Inc, a luxury lifestyle agency

 

Ladies who Lunch with Latisha Daring will be heading to Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington DC. For more information about the luncheon series or to purchase tickets, visit www.theladieswholunch.org.

For sponsorship opportunities, email Latisha Daring at info@theladieswholunch.org.

For press opportunities, email Tamara Walker at tamara@sienamediagrp.com.

ABOUT LATISHA DARING

A visionary and trendsetter, Latisha Daring has always walked to the beat of her own drum. Born in Brooklyn (the creative capital of New York City), Latisha has been making strides in fashion and business since 2000 when she opened her own retail destination, Pieces.  For a decade, Pieces was the go to location for fashionistas looking for hard to find labels, trendy brands and inspired designers. In the spring of 2009, inspired by the birth of her daughter, Daring launched her own contemporary line, Ashtyn. With two successful business ventures under her belt, Latisha has decided to embark on another journey with the Ladies Who Lunch empowerment series. The event brings together a diverse group of successful and affluent women that work in various industries. By having these women share their stories and their journey of success, Latisha is recreating the cycle of success one dream at a time.