BelleVille Orlando Fashion Show Coverage

Hello friends,

Two weeks ago I got the awesome opportunity to be invited to cover the BelleVille Orlando Fashion Show!  This event was not your average afternoon out. They had the hottest locals designers, great dj’s to keep the tunes going all night, and a fabulous host that kept the crowd pumping. It was also Dexter’s birthday, he is a local promoter in Central Florida. So it was a big night for everyone and I couldn’t wait to take it all in.

I arrived at Tier Night Club Orlando at 3:00pm, I was told to arrive a bit earlier than show time so I could have behind the scenes access and start my interviews. For this show I wanted to go for more of a playful look this time around. I paired a white turtle neck crop top with a crisp white blazer. To finish the look I paired it with scalloped Navy Blue shorts and Nude Mary Janes.


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My first order of business was to interview all the great hair stylist and makeup artists.

The first interview I did was with Ashley (Makeup Artist) here is how it went:

C: How long have you been a makeup artists?

A: I have been doing makeup for about 7 months, I started in December and I love it.

C: How did you get your start in the industry? 

A: I got booked for a wedding, and basically put myself out there. 

C: How have some people inspired you in your career?

A: My dad and my family have been my biggest support system, They always encourage me to perfect my craft.

C: Where do you get your inspiration from?:

A: You Tube, I love it. basically Thomas Adriana, and Beat face Honey.

C: If you weren’t a makeup artist today what would you be doing?

A: Maybe something with hair, I also do that if not probably something in marketing because that is my major.

C: How would you describe your signature look, and how does that set you apart from others?

A: I would definitely say soft glam, what sets me apart is l like to do very natural looks.

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My second interview was with Barika (makeup artist)

CHow long have you been a makeup artists?

B: A year and a half

C: How did you get your start in the industry? 

B: I started doing weddings, and photo shoots, from there I decided to start my own business

C: How have some people inspired you in your career?

B:  I trained with Melissa Hibbart in LA

C: What do you love most about makeup?

B: After it’s all done you hand them the mirror and its a transformation.

C: How would you describe your signature look, and how does that set you apart from others?

B: The name of my company is called natglam, which is short for natural glamour. So I think my look is exactly what it says.

Now that those great interviews were done I made my way over to Latoya (hair stylist)

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C: How long have you been a hair stylist for?

L: I’ve been a stylist in the industry for 10 years. And educator for 3.

C: How did you get your start in the industry? 

L: I started working under my mom she did hair for about 22 years, she was my motivation.

C: What do you love most about hair? 

L: I love the creativity of it, and to be able to change-up a whole look.

The first designer that I interviewed was Alyssa

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C: How long have you been a designer?

A: I’ve been designing since I was 14.

C: How did you get your start in the industry?

A:  It wasn’t until after I graduated college, that I decided I was going to make my own path and get out there. So as of a year ago I decided to start my own company.

C: Where do you get your inspiration for your clothes:

A: It definitely comes from different cultures, I love different colors and patterns that I can find.

C: What is your signature look

A: definitely matching sets, with different colors and prints. What sets me apart is that I like to exude sensuality without showing the body.

It was such an honor getting to interview some of these talented people!

Now it was officially showtime!

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The first designer to showcase his work was Grier Co. I loved the everyday looks theses girls had on. I call it sexy street wear 🙂

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The second designer to showcase  her work was Jasmine, Her colorful designs had me going gaga, look how beautiful those neon colors are!

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The third designer to showcase her work was Alyssa. Her matching sets where so beautiful, I love how she plays with patterns so subtle yet still makes a huge statement.

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And to close the show was the reason we where all here  fabulous Allusions by A.Lekay

www.allusionsbyalekay.com

Allusions is an exclusive line that blends high-end patterns and styles with high waist swimsuit designs.  Its bold look will always make a statement. Her luxury swimwear is  uniquely designed with hand-rafted detail.  I loved everything about these suits they truly show a women’s body in the best way! and I can’t get over how cute they are.

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The grand Finale!!

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Me and the birthday boy Dexter!!!

It was such a wonderful show, the people were hyped, the fashion was beautiful, and all in all it was just so much fun. I want to say thank you to everyone who was involved with the show. They truly put their all and came out winning. I feel so honored to have spent my afternoon with such talented individuals. I know that surrounding myself around this positive energy is what is going to take me to the next level. I’m loving that Central Florida has so much talent and I can’t wait to explore more.

Until next time!

Love chicki

 

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