Since the start of the decade, the number of Black business owners increased by 30% correlating with an increase of the Black population. However, self-employed Black business owners are only a third of what the white self-employed demographic is. Men are also more likely to be self-employed rather than women. According to the 2019 State
On Sept. 3, actress, singer and producer, Selena Gomez launched her cosmetic brand, Rare Beauty, which is exclusive only on the brand’s website and Sephora. The brand’s mission statement promotes uniqueness and supporting customers of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and more. The brand also advocates for mental health with its “Rare Impact” which has
Priscilla Wesson — entrepreneur, self confessed online shopaholic, full-time mother of two lovely daughters and wife — is the brilliant mind behind children’s online clothing store Cozy N Cute Kids Boutique. Where the coronavirus pandemic has sent so many into a tailspin and left a lot of businesses floundering, Wesson launched her business despite COVID-19
Ralonda Elise’s Crochet Creations Range From Bathing Suits to Baby Clothes – See How She Got Started
Think crochet is a dying art form? Think again. Long Island native Ralonda Elise will prove you wrong.
Mother-Daughter Duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune Show How They Make the Family Business Work
The goal of Huntington Village’s new boutique Chez Lãa Reine is to cater to the Queen in you; it’s literal translation is The Queen’s Place. Mother-daughter duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune have partnered with the storeowner Rhonda Taylor-Gooden, to do this by offering royal treatment by offering spa treatments and beauty products. “I’ve been
A girls night in with a few vendors started out small, but eventually grew into Fashion 4 Purpose, an organization that has made history as the first to create and host Long Island’s first fashion awards. “My whole thing is to help and empower people,” said Fashion 4 Purpose Founder Carmen Smith. “Everyone really puts
With over 30 models, eight designers and 15 vendors, Rockville Centre is about to see a serious fashion show for a good cause. The creator of the show, Venice Richards, is a longtime educator who had to manage sickle cell her whole life. With a $3,000 goal in mind, Richards is determined to help fellow
The dress described by “Crazy Rich Asians” Director Jon M. Chu as a “Cinderella dress” is making a major move to the Smithsonian. This was the gown that turned heads in the pivotal scene of “Crazy Rich Asians” where Rachel Chu, played by actress Constance Wu, arrives at a luxurious wedding and surprises everyone including
Ever since I could remember, I’ve dealt with a dry scalp. It’s a struggle, and I know I’m not the only one who fights this fight. Recently, I was put on to a life-changing treatment thanks to my aunt, and it didn’t even require a run to the beauty supply store. The secret sauce is
Proclamations, awards and articles fill young Egypt Ufele’s work space, which is a credit to how much the fashion designer has accomplished in her short 13 years of life. She’s traveled to the Virgin Islands, California, Africa and other regions of the world putting out highly acclaimed designs and speaking on behave of those who
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