BIZ TALK PART 2, RED ALERT ‘S SUPPORTING BLACK BUSINESS EVENT

”I am back ! ”to blog about DJ Red Alert’s monthly networking events , which occurs every 1st Thursday of each month . This time part two was mainly small business vendors , black owned ,”of course ”. There was small media outlets such as Bronx Net TV, and independent photographers and bloggers such as myself and a host of anyone trying to get involved in something positive  . It’s all about economic growth and brotherly and sisterly love . Although  I must say sisters we need to stop with the  eye rolling and dead stares at one another and simply embrace each other with genuine love .  ”I just thought i throw that in there .

But I had the pleasure of meeting three charismatic sistahs , small business owners , whether a hustle on the side I love the themes . My first stop was a vendor called ”Her Secret

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MY TWO PIECE PURCHASE FROM HER VAULT YES I LOVE IT

 Vault” . Her table screamed sexy! She has a colorful spread of the most exotic custom bathing suits . The colors exploded  like a skittles rainbow. She was pleasant , favors La La Anthony to me . ”The soon to be divorced  La La ‘.(funny shade). I purchased the a two piece bathing suit. I was amazed that she had big booty girl sizes . And yes it fits , ”cant wait to wear it . The theme of the suits were very Eygptian-like . The material was strong and silky like . I was glad to have supported her . And her gift bags are adorbs! Did I mentioned she also had sexy body-con dresses too for the curvy girls.

 

My next vendor stop was ”Bougie-nista” ,the name alone tickled my fancy , because  I am totally boujee/or bougie.  She was dressed in her bougie apparel , Hat , glasses , the shoes all custom-made I had to snap her eclectic sense of style .Its everything I would wear

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gucci shades styled by Bougie-nista

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Owner of the Vault Online Boutique

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gucci -inspired

gucci inspired purse and shoe Bougie-nista

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MZ Billie Books owner of SHADEY BIZ

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support small business contact information included in the pictures

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MZ Billie Books ,left Tasha Monique middle, right owner Bougie-nista

r to stand out and be yourself .

 

My final vendor stop was ”Shady Biz”, ”Ms Billie Bookz”. She was rocking her funky fresh Glam T-shirt smothered in bling . ”Bling catches the eyes of girls”. And her Bedazzled out shades were in their trendiest form . Her shades were perfect for any fun party, shopping , being cute kinda wear . Must support Guys .

Well that’s all I have for his go around . I will include their business-findings in the pictures added .Until then , I am signing off ,please share and like and comment !

CREDIT INSERT : ENJOY MY INSERT OF NICKI MINAJ AND BEYONCE’S ”IM FEELING MYSELF”

BIZ TALKS , SUPPORTING BLACK OWNED ESTABLISHMENTS

Welcome to part 2 of my networking event that will take place every first thursday of each month . Red Alerts ”Lets Connect is a forum that connects black ownerships and starter-ups in the Harlem community . It  consists of Black owned banks , vendors and guest speakers such as well-known influencers like Ralph McDaniel .It was unselfish community of love and support fun and great networking . I can’t wait until the next event . It’s about pouring love back into our community villages with all the national gentrification going on the black community must thrive from one another and support one another . Please enjoy some of the visuals at the lounge MIST located in Harlem .

Ralph McDaniels

kenya nicole (me ) with Ralph McDaniels

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REDD COLLECTION /DOPE HAIR COLLECTION VENDOR

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DOPE HAIR / REDD COLLECTION VENDOR

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ART POP UP .SHHH LIFE AND L.A.V.A VENDER

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EVENT PLANNER/ DIAMOND VIDEO

OMG SO GOOD , IM A SUPPORTER

BLACK BRAND OWNER OF MR. BIGGS WINE /CEO

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SAMPLE TIME FOR MR BIGGS WINE

The Original Start Ups : DJ REDD Alert & Uncle Ralph McDaniels ,

The title  alone should not have you asking who are these two Pioneers . I give you a quick history lesson both ,( remember it s a blog , not a book ) ha !ha!. ”Kool DJ Red Alert New York is recognized as one of the founding fathers of hip hop and culture. and […]

”Not So Vip”, But The Party was Lit.

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fun interaction  with Tammy and Tommie / manager Nelson 

 This latest blog  should  peak your interest . June 17,2017 of what i would call my reunion back to my controversal city , Trenton NJ.  I attended Anthony Walkers  Summer Jam kick off for the town , an all-white affair  ; Love & – social-lite Vixens,  Tommie Lee , & Tammy Rivera were  the guest . Both looked smashing and delicious (yassss) . I  especially loved that Tammy did not wear white She wore a hunter green body cat suit.  And my super-shero Tommie  wore a sheer-trench coat , which  looked to be a two piece bikini underneath . Before the  mayhem when I first arrived , DJ Self was thumping all the jams , He definitely bought the ambiance . I was expecting a little more branding for the Vip area . I didn’t  see Tommies ”L

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peekaboo  style / Tommie Lee 

e’Don wine” , or didn’t hear Tammy’s new hit song ”All These Kisses Playing” (love this single). And most importantly , a free-drink ,at least one on the house . I guess what they call  VIP is  different then what the  New York City scene  offers.  I would  have had a little  more  bragging  to do .   And I was  slightly  disappointed that  an orderly  line was not established for at the least Vip persons to get their picture-taking . It was more like the Walking Dead attacking their prey . And you could not use your credit card to buy your drinks , (its 2017 ) !

I waited  patiently because I do not engage in  thirsty behaviors  . However I did get to chat with the ladies  during the crowed take over .. a quick ”hi Tammy”, (as seen in the picture) and ”happy birthday ”to Tommie.

Overall the party was Lit , and the ocean of white looked good . And my feet hurt like hell from dancing .

Janelle Monae ,”She did That”!

Janelle Monáe is a 360 degree of soon to be a legendary iconic artist ball of  “DAM!”. A queen from Kansas City that literally pushed through her blueprint of life.  Who would have thought she would go from  the cliché of New York City Broadway To Hotlanta (Atlanta ) Stardom . Capturing the eyes of Big Boy ,joining a local circuit band . He was admirably impressed. From there she created her own collective compilations of music catalogs. From Sean P. Diddy , Prince , OutKast (group) , Erykah Badu,  Esperanza Spalding,  Solange,  and Miguel. Ms Monáe is a force to be reckoned with . Standing outside her box , because she would not let you box her in . I would say she rolled out her own dam red carpet without permission .

She was honored at the  CFDA Awards earned the nickname of “fashion’s Oscars” for its star-studded guest list and attendees’ elaborate fashions. She listed a few A-listers as being her sheros Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Monáe was honored by the CFDA Board of Directors for her contributions to January’s  2017 Women’s March .

She also paid tribute to her family Unknown-4Unknown-3Unknown-1Unknownproudly boasting and humbly praising the fact that her mom was a janitor and father a trash collector and step father a postal worker . Which lit fire to her iconic fashion sense . she stated ”My family wore those uniforms with pride , dignity while continuing to provide for herself and sister “. My tribute to Ms. Monáe is not enough to add to her never ending accomplishments . She is not just a woman she is a movement .

 

 

DISREGARD MY BRAGGING ON MY DSQUARED 2 LUXURY HEELS!

So i finally got my DSQUARED 2 heels! Just like the one my girl crush Ms. Rhianna Fenty had on . I waited 24 days for these beauties to arrive from Germany . And they were worth the wait .

When  they arrive they were heavenly! The light busted through the box , while my jewels  sparkled like it was Christmas ,the light literally burst through the box (kidding ) . As my heels slept in a pair , I noticed  my heavenly heels  came with a shoe bag  in black . I tried my 10 1/2 heels on and it was like butter in bottle. The shoes also came with extra crystals to add , just in case a crystal falls off . Overall I am very pleased with my shoes .

By the way I  added a funky pair a fur kittens  from The Rainbow store in Harlem. they added that Hollywood touch to the scene.I must pair these fur girls with the perfect ensemble for a hot night of fun .

priced at $115/ fur heels $40

enjoy the link song Im feeling myself , featuring Beyonce and Nicki Minaj

Von Boozier, Shoe Extravaganza!

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recently attended the shoe launch of the double debonair Von Boozier twins  February 17, 2017. Though , I have always wanted to meet them , Their accolades are covered in celebrity credits. I was excited this time to show up . As i walked  into The Refinery Hotel the Quero store sat cozy in the corner of the Hotel. The ambience was serene and quaint . The shoes were planned out like soldiers in formation . The most delicious pairs of shoes I had ever seen . Each shoe hand crafted /custom done. From the rich colors of browns , reds, blues, greens . There were custom leather bags  ,and wallets satchels to name . 

The very thought of it being  created by two successful  men was not surprising to me . My people (black people) created almost everything . (research with shade lol). I am definitely gonna purchase this well made product, Once I have save my coinage . The night was filled with socialites , spectators and fabulous folk like myself ha!.  I enjoyed the company of the  Atmosphere , wishing the twins the best in all their endeavors.

#GETYOURFASHIONLIFERIGHT