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Turn-up in The Name of Fashion Fair

ShanahB at the Say Yes Party! Makeup by Nance-Dantzler

ShanahB at the Say Yes Party! Makeup by Tia Dantzler

If you consider yourself a somebody or relative “In The Know” of what’s happening in your town, Chicago that is, then you were in attendance at the Say Yes To Fashion Fair Party on October 30th. Gals who either had some dealings in PR, Journalism, Entertainment, or simply lucked up on an invite, enjoyed a fabulous night of cocktails, cool convo’s, fun, music by DJ Kiss and makeovers Fashion Fair style!

Dig if you will the picture: The sexy posh Pump Room full of gorgeous powerful African American women all ages; Apparent dress code: sexy black leather, lace, fitted black silk pants suits and even leather mini skirts which was worn by Ms. DJ Kiss! In rotation: Ladies in and out of the make-up chairs waiting to get a “beat face” by industry finest make-up artists. Appeal: The beats by the fabulous DJ Kiss had all the ladies racing in their stilettos to the dance floor–followed by the viewing of the short film  Say Yes by filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

Just being in the room and feeling the vibe of these movers and shakers, this social media guru/multimedia journalist by day and self-proclaimed health nut couldn’t whip out her business cards fast enough. Instead, I enjoyed the scene, the moment and the opportunity to get a “beat face” by the talented Tia Dantizler and newly named Creative Director of Fashion Fair Cosmetics.

Shanah B and Tia Dantzler

DJ Kiss


Shanah B and Tia Dantzler

Say Yes To Fashion Fair

Say Yes To Fashion Fair Party

Michelle Williams (center)

Michelle Williams (center)

Say Yes To Fashion Fair at the Pump Room

Say Yes To Fashion Fair at the Pump Room

Dorothy Tucker (CBS-2) and Shanah B

Dorothy Tucker (CBS-2) and Shanah B

The event represented everything that I strive for; Elegance, beauty, and success!  An empowering event that promoted beauty, lifestyle and a new cosmetics culture Fashion Fair, it rekindled the flame of me branding Rashanah Baldwin aka Shanah B.

A proud and empowering moment to engage with Chicago’s Elite African Americans like Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing, Cheryl Mayberry McKissak, COO of Johnson Publishing, Mitzi Miller Editor -in Chief of Jet Mag, Michelle Williams, Singer/Actress, Larvetta Smith, Principal Marketing Strategist and Drew Sidora, Singer/Actress.

Chicago gals truly “turned up” for Fashion Fair and turned out in true Chicago fashion!

This Urban Girl truly learned the meaning of being a walking brand!

Until Next Time Lovelies!

Shanah B


Keywords: African American Women, Beauty, Chicago, cosmetics, desiree rogers, Dorothy Tucker, ebony magazine, Englewood, fashion, fashion fair cosmetics, jet magazine, johnson publishing, Larvetta Smith, makeup, Michelle Williams, Rashanah Baldwin, shanahb, Tia Dantzler

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