Category Archives: etcetera
In honor of Finishing Touches Accessories ribbon cutting this past Saturday, FunkyChicSpeak.com will be giving away a necklace from their current inventory! Giveaway rules are as follows: 1) Entrant must subscribe to FunkyChicSpeak.com 2) Entrant must “Like” FunkyChicSpeak on Facebook and must “Follow” FunkyChicSpeak on Twitter 3) Entrant must leave a comment to this blog [...]
….FunkyChicSpeak! Our friends at Beauricua Cosmetics held a giveaway to win their fabulous makeup collection—Funky LOVES the Beauricua Cosmetic line so it was a no-brainer that we enter—and we won the random drawing!
Three things bring me joy: Quality vintage, great sales and supporting charitable organizations. Trifecta in Tribeca just steps away from the office: Housing Works Thrift Shop, “New York City’s beloved chain of upscale charity thrift stores.” I walked into an inviting boutique-like atmosphere where Marvin Gaye serenaded shoppers with a soulful Mercy, Mercy Me and a beautiful [...]
Introducing Damon Williams, a 14 year old young man from Chi-town who enjoys playing basketball and copping the latest Jordans. What’s so special? Unlike other kids his age, he doesn’t just wear the popular sneakers, he owns 54 shares of Nike…as well as shares in other companies. See, he’s a baller on the court and the stock market. Damon [...]
Our Caribbean bredren knows a thing or two about fashion! Yesterday wrapped up the 3rd annual Islands of the World Fashion Week (IWFW) on exotic Nassau, Bahamas (Nov 11-13). I’m hearing that the designers just did the damned thing!
Black Girls Rock! Period. The lovely Miss Nia Long is scheduled to host this phenomenal event that highlights the many accomplishments of women of color whose contributions have played key roles in uplifting community, business, education, entertainment and empowering the lives of our youth.
As a grown ass woman, I have learned the lesson well many years ago to manage my expectations. In fact I would say my expectations in many arenas of my personal life, work life, and worldly life have been skewing lower the older I get. Am I turning into an eternal pessimist, or am I [...]
I get a sweet tooth every now and then like the next chick. I’ll indulge in something of a dark chocolate nature, preferably with nuts… we’re still talking ’bout sweets. Anyway, however often the craving, it’s been a minute since I’ve feasted on a Hostess or Drakes anything. I’m talking since maybe 13, 14 years old. [...]
Circle of Sisters 2010 message: Renew. Restore. Rebuild. All was realized and accomplished at this wonderful gathering of Sisters supporting one another. This joint was jumping! If I wasn’t tasting food, I was trying on jewelry or sampling body butters and testing leave-in conditioners. I also managed to run into a few celebs who had [...]
What’s that saying? Sisters doin’ it for themselves? Well, this weekend we celebrate sisterhood. Sisters in business. Sisters in faith. Sisters living life like it’s golden! FunkyChicSpeak Ladies will join in the celebration of support and acknowledgement of women in business this weekend at the annual Circle of Sisters conference presented by 107.5 WBLS and 1190 [...]