An 11-year-old schoolgirl once bullied about her dark skin makes history as one of the youngest designers at New York Fashion Week
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An 11-year-old schoolgirl once bullied about her dark skin makes history as one of the youngest designers at New York Fashion Week

AN 11-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl once bullied about her dark skin has made history as one of the youngest designers at New York Fashion Week. Kheris Rodgers showcased her Flexin’ In My Complexion range, a line of empowering casual wear, in the Museum of the City of New York yesterday (Sept 10). “I just made history as … Continue reading

Meet Sherron A. Stevens: A 21-year-old author of two books, founder of a car detailing service and owner of a food truck
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Meet Sherron A. Stevens: A 21-year-old author of two books, founder of a car detailing service and owner of a food truck

MEET SHERRON A. Stevens, a 21-year-old college student from Columbus, Ohio, who is already an author of two books and the founder of a successful mobile Auto detailing service, is launching a food truck that will give customers a one of a kind experience. Bondfire Grill will sell the bonfire experience and bring people to … Continue reading

Julius Ibrahim is the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, which offers training, employment and a living wage to London’s homeless
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Julius Ibrahim is the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, which offers training, employment and a living wage to London’s homeless

MEET JULIUS Ibrahim, the 22-year-old owner of Second Shot Coffee, a social enterprise offering training and employment to London’s homeless. Second Shot Coffee, which offers three homeless people the opportunity at one time, is the realisation of a dream to create something that gives “the very best experience for customers, while doing something great for … Continue reading

Drake to open an OVO flagship store in London – and may also appear in hit show ‘Top Boy’
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Drake to open an OVO flagship store in London – and may also appear in hit show ‘Top Boy’

HE’S ALREADY got flagship stores in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, and Soho, and now London is the next location to feature Drake’s very own OVO clothing store. The shop on 30 Berwick Street, London will sell his clothes and other merchandise with items for sale for the very affordable price range of between … Continue reading

Meet Amaya Diggins: The 10-year-old founder of company that creates hijabs specifically for teens and tweens
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Meet Amaya Diggins: The 10-year-old founder of company that creates hijabs specifically for teens and tweens

MEET AMAYA Diggins, the 10-year-old founder of Hijabi Fits, a company that creates hijabs specifically for teens and tweens. When Amaya started wearing hijab last summer, her mother bought her some new scarves but Amaya didn’t like any of them. She felt that they were too big, too long, too heavy, or too stuffy because they … Continue reading

British rapper Stefflon Don signs her label to Universal and then signs herself: ‘A year ago labels weren’t offering me my worth. I had to grind to show them my value’
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British rapper Stefflon Don signs her label to Universal and then signs herself: ‘A year ago labels weren’t offering me my worth. I had to grind to show them my value’

BRITISH RAPPER Stefflon Don celebrated a major career milestone this week announcing she had signed her label V-IV London to Universal music – and then signed herself. Writing on Instagram, the 25-year-old said: “Signed my label to Universal, then I signed myself.” “A year ago, I walked into labels and they wasn’t offering what I … Continue reading

Gbemi Okunlola, 22, one of Britain’s youngest bridal designers, unveils second collection
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Gbemi Okunlola, 22, one of Britain’s youngest bridal designers, unveils second collection

GBEMI OKUNLOLA is a jewel in the UK’s crown. The 22-year-old founder of Alo’Nuko is hailed as one of the country’s youngest bridal brand designer. Though she has been designing clothes since her teens, the entrepreneur launched her first collection in 2015, aged 20, and has recently announced the launch of her second. Gbemi’s passion … Continue reading