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NYE 2018 – My shoe fell apart

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Recap on Greensboro’s 1st Fashion Week

Fashion week in Greensboro is over and I was happy to be a part of Greensboro’s history. I can say “I volunteered at the first Greensboro Fashion Week!!!!” Even though this isn’t the first show I worked for and it’s definitely not going to be my last I’m glad I can make this Fashion Week one of my stepping stones in moving further into my career in fashion. 

Rehearsal

Rehearsal

VIP Seating

VIP Seating

A lot of people came and saw great collections and behind everything great there are people working around the clock making sure you the viewers will be pleased. There were planning, networking, organizing, learning, teaching, scheduling, etc for this show but it was all worth it in the end. Through this experience I met great people, networked, added experience to my resume, and had a lot of fun.

Some of the volunteers I worked with

Some of the volunteers I worked with

 I made sure to capture moments to recap Friday and Saturday events by taking pictures and filming. Below I created a little recap video for those that missed the showed or for those that just wants to relive it all over again ENJOY!

 

Sincerely, Courtney Renee

 

 

Fashion in Greensboro

It’s finally here Fashion Week in Greensboro, NC!!

Have you purchased your tickets? Have you picked out a cute outfit for the event?
Is your phone and camera charged so you can take a lot of pictures of your night?

I hope you answered YES to all those questions but if not tickets are still available. Check out the flyer I uploaded for details. For your outfit of choice “show out” because this is Greensboro’s 1st fashion week! I know you don’t leave the house without your phone.

The line up for tonight’s show September 5th will be local designers.

The line up for Saturday’s show September 6th will be:
Ivy & Leo
Cache’
Guess
Rare Denim and Lounge
David’s Bridal
BCBGMAXAZIA
Altar’d State

The models, makeup artists, designers, volunteers, etc are ready and all we are missing is YOU! Get your tickets you’ll be disappointed you missed it.

Keep checking for pictures of from the event.

Sincerely, Courtney Renee

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Spotlight Interview: Aminah Lawson

This weekend I had a great opportunity to attend a salon opening called Crie Natural which is a local business in Greensboro, NC. There I met and interviewed the owner and creator of the salon. I wanted to take the time to know the owner and find out what inspired her to become a business owner and who is inspired by her.

Name: Aminah Lawson

Occupation: Licensed Cosmetologist, Natural Hair Stylist, and a Product Manufacture in Greensboro, NC

Q1: A lot of people think that hair makes the person, and since you decided to cut of all your hair how do you feel about that comment?

Answer: How you would wear your hair is a reflection on how you feel about yourself. I cut my hair because i feel comfortable not having hair. To me how a person chooses to wear their hair long, straight, curly, short is a reflection on who they are as an individual.

Q2: Who inspires you in natural hair or as an individual in a daily life?

Answer: Definitely my mother, she’s an entrepreneur. She has never worked for anyone else. She inspired me to work for myself. When it comes to me being a stylist I have so many people I am inspired by in the beauty industry. My aunt is a hairstylist and my hairstylist when I was a child. They were the ones that inspired me to want to be in the beauty industry.

Q3: Are there a few people that are currently looking up to you right now?

Answer: My assistant. She actually will be starting cosmetology school soon and I have been doing her hair since she was about 11 years old. I think I have inspired her to want to be in the beauty industry.

Q4: Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

Answer: By the grace of God having more than one salon Crie around the country.

If you are interested in her services or products she is located

Crie Natural

Downtown Greensboro

351 Martin Luther King Dr

Greensboro, NC 27406

Phone: 336- 232-8391

Website: http://www.crienatural.com

 

I hope you enjoyed reading my Spotlight Interview. You might be my next spotlight!

 

Sincerely, Courtney Renee