Feb 10, 2015

Robin Rice

Robin.jpgAuthor, social thought leader, innovator, Robin Rice doesn't believe in the status quo, especially when it's not working. And to that end, her company, Be Who You Are Productions, is behind a wide range of free creative social change projects including Stop The Beauty Madness Campaign and YourHolidayMom.com. Tune in to a conversation that is thought provoking, empowering and even somewhat unorthodox.

Nov 18, 2014

Idiosyncratic Fashionistas

Fashionistas.jpgMeet Valerie and Jean, aka the Idiosyncratic Fashionistas. Since 2009 these style and fashion bloggers have been working to raise the visibility of older women, and as such, are role models for those often ignored by designers and society. The IF's credo is 'growing old with verve,' while at the same time, to set a bad, bad example for older women everywhere!

Sep 30, 2014

Wendy Crawford

Wendychair1.jpgOn a summer day in 1984, while driving to the airport for her first international modeling gig, 19 year old Canadian Wendy Crawford was hit by a drunk driver. Wendy never walked again. As she struggled to come to terms with life as a quadriplegic, Wendy saw the need to develop a way to raise awareness of, and become an advocate for, women facing physical challenges. So, in 2002, she founded mobileWomen.org, an online magazine that provides information and a community for women in wheelchairs. Her story is one we all need to hear.

Apr 29, 2014

Patricia Reinders

PatriciaReinders.jpgIt's all about argan oil. A trip to Morocco (home of the argan tree) was a life changer for Patricia Reinders, who in 2009 founded SULA NYC. Her company's beauty products contain 100% organic argan oil - an excellent, natural source of vitamin E and essential fatty acids for skin and hair. It's said to have restorative and age-defying effects...for women AND men. There's lots to learn from this conversation!

Apr 8, 2014

StyleLikeU

LilyElisa2.jpgMother/daughter team Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum acted on their dual passion to find and chronicle people who express themselves through their clothing. The pair founded StyleLikeU, a multi-media platform that presents these men and women in no-holds barred webisodes. Listen to what Elisa and Lily have to say about fashion today in this no-holds barred conversation.

Mar 18, 2014

Valerie Steele: Rebroadcast

ValSteele1.jpgValerie Steele, PhD. has been described as one of the fashion industry's most influential women. Director and Chief Curator of the Museum at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), she has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies as well as raise public awareness of fashion's cultural and social significance. It's a conversation worth listening to again.

Oct 29, 2013

Latisha Daring

Latisha Daring is a New Yorker with talent, tenacity, creativity and drive. She's a fashion designer, businesswoman and entrepreneur who has spent more than 22 years in retail. She is also the force behind Ladies Who Lunch, an organization that brings together accomplished women of various industries who share their stories to empower and inspire others.

Aug 17, 2013

Nailah Lymus

Nailah Lymus is a 29 year old native New Yorker and devout Muslim fashion designer who not only started her own label, Amirah Creations, but in 2012, launched Underwraps, the first ever Muslim Modeling Agency.

Jul 17, 2013

Lorraine Massey

Meet Lorraine Massey... the woman behind the curly hair crusade. At her Devachan salons in New York City, Westchester, and Los Angeles, her how-to manifesto Curly Girl and her innovative product line that features a No Poo approach, Massey's taught thousands of women to appreciate, celebrate, and love their curls. Lorraine believes frizz is a curl waiting to happen and that everyone can have beautiful hair.

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