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Youth Commission fashion show teaches professional outfit do’s and don’ts | News

Crowds of students learned about potential job paths on March 9 at the Galt Joint Union High School District Career Fair, and a Youth Commission-organized fashion show gave tips on how to dress for those jobs and interviews.

Teens from the Galt Youth Commission and the Rotary-affiliated Interact Club modeled outfits that are appropriate in professional environments and ones that aren’t, to help students give the best possible impression for future job prospects.

Commissioner Josh Cullers emceed in an Evel Knievel-style costume — what not to wear for a job interview, but great for grabbing attention in the crowded Galt High School gym.

“We would walk. We would model. We got a lot of claps, a lot of applause,” Commission Chair Alexa Murillo Cuevas said after the show.

“We wanted to show them (the students) what is the best attire so that they can be successful in all their endeavors,

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Women’s History Month: Entrepreneur Sharon Chuter Is Shaking Up The Beauty Industry | News

Beauty entrepreneur Sharon Chuter isn’t simply shaking up the cosmetics industry; she’s commanding respect from stakeholders of the multi-billion dollar business. As the “Pull Up For Change” campaign creator, the Nigerian-born activist influenced corporations to #putuporshutup and release the number of Black workers employed at their corporate and executive levels.

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“I was eight years old when I realized I was different,” Chuter tells BET. “And I struggled because I saw the world differently.” Thankfully Chuter’s sister encouraged her to embrace that unique perspective. It’s what has gotten her noticed among the multitude of beauty CEOs. In 2021 the Uoma Beauty founder was tapped to release a makeup collection in collaboration with Amazon Prime’s Coming 2 America, a monumental moment for the burgeoning brand.

The Pull Up For Change Impact Fund founder credits her mom,

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Hekka Fashion Stands Out with its Street Style Collection at NYFW 2022 | News

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This year’s New York Fashion Week highlighted many new up and coming brands with collections that are readily available and easily approachable including Singaporean fashion brand Hekka.

For its first live show, the Asia-Pacific shopping platform brought to the stage a new fast-fashion, trend-setting partnership with its partner brand, Uplive, which is a live social platform launched by Asia Innovations Group (AIG). Celebrity guests like the Canadian-South African model Maye Musk, Arci Muñoz, Jacquees, Michael Coveto, Daniela Buenrostro, Charlize Chiu, and other creators saw firsthand a light collection that celebrates comfort, elegance, and femininity in all its forms, shapes, and styles.

“I support in diversity in all its forms, and love to see that diversity displayed in fashion. The Hekka collection was a great example of showcasing unique talents, and I was pleased to support this important event,”

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Tender, love and crochet: Sisters open online shop for their creations | Local News

RACINE — For sisters Maria and Jessica Castillo Venegas, crocheting is a mix of their left and right brain working together.

As fun as it is to crochet little plush animals, it can be mental gymnastics to plan and execute patterns the sisters make up for certain clothing items and customer requests.

“Some things are easier than others,” said Jessica, the older sister.

But the crochet tops, for example, “are completely engineered from start to finish,” said Maria. “That uses a lot of thinking, a lot of arithmetic, on people’s body shapes and the sizes they need.”

Turning their longtime hobby into a full-fledged business, the sisters opened Cozy by Castillo at the start of 2021.






Watermelon top

Cozy By Castillo also offers crocheted apparel.




What they craft

Cozy by Castillo sells earrings, plush toys, tops, shawls and other handmade crochet accessories.

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