Dress For Success Rock Your Red Fashion Show 4/02

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This Wednesday check out the Dress for Success Rock Your Red Fashion Show which will benefit Dress for Success Central Virginia in its mission to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire and a network of support. The event will be at the Canal Club (1545 East Cary St) at 6:45p and will show looks from local designers. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here: http://www.eventbee.com/v/rockyourred

For more info check out the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/260982124067335

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RVA Fashion Week Bloggers Social Thursday March 27th

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Thursday, March 27th from 6-8p RVA Fashion Week will host a Blogger Social at Isley Brewing Company (1715 Summit Ave). Stop by to network with other RVA fashion bloggers as well as the RVAFW staff and learn more about this years events, which are April 27th- May 4th. There will also be info on how to apply for a press pass and RVAFW will launch it’s brand new website plus giveaways & refreshments provided by Carytown restaurant Mezzanine!! To RSVP or if you have any questions email digital@rvafashionweek.com. Hope to see you all there!!!

Saturday Spotlight: Kayci and Ali of Not So Billionaire Girls Club

Blog Name: Not So Billionaire Girls Club

Blog URL: notsobgc.blogspot.com

Your name: Kayci Graham and Ali Bolster

Facebook URL: facebook.com/notsobillionairegirlsclub

Instagram name: instagram.com/notsobgcunnamed-1

Where are you located? Richmond, VA

Tell us a little about yourself:

Kayci: As a fashion merchandising major, I aspire to be in fashion show production or own my own lingerie store. I have an obsession with online shopping…more like an addiction. A typical snapshot of my day would be me jamming out to Lana del Rey cuddled up with my laptop, working on our blog.

Ali: My athletic roots have made me the unique combination of fashionable and sporty. I often find myself torn between going to the gym and taking off my thoroughly planned outfit or socializing and displaying my creation for the remainder of the day. I also love to draw, paint, or simply create things.

unnamed-4When did you start your blog? January 2014

 Why did you decide to start blogging? We felt that a blog would be a good way to get our names out there and both demonstrate and practice our fashion-related talents. The blog was also a way for us to publish our creative styling techniques to the young fashion world.

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Where are your favorite places to shop in RVA? The two of us tend to vary in how we style items, but together our favorite places include American Apparel, Need Supply Co., and RVA thrift shops.

Top 3 favorite blogs to read?

Kayci: “…cos it’s The Bee’s Knees,” “River City Chic,” and “Song of Style

Ali: “Frsh Squeezed,” “Mr. Kate,” and “The BLVD Paradigm

How would you describe your personal style?

Kayci: Feminine grunge with a focus on intricate accessories.

Ali: Tomboy/androgynous, street style. sat spotWhat has been one of your favorite experiences blogging has lead to? The two of us were at a social event and a stranger began to express his admiration for us. We were puzzled at first until he identified us as the Not So Billionaire Girls. The fact that we were being recognized and acknowledged for our hard work meant a lot to us. We love our followers!!

If you could give any advice to other bloggers what would it be? You never know what you can do until you try! We always had the idea of a blog in the back of our minds but finally taking the initiative to create our vision was the biggest and most important step. Overcoming your fear of failure will always lead to success.

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