Valentina Quiroga: ValDesigns Online

Valentina Quiroga: ValDesigns Online

"Loungewear for the girls that like to daydream, drink too much coffee, and think champagne is always a good idea." I am starting this post off by expressing how thankful I am to be given the opportunity to interview so many amazing individuals who have started their businesses from the ground up. Entrepreneurship is one of my favorite topics to speak on and write about. I love hearing different stories behind each individual’s brand I interview and the amazing advice each and every one of them provides. With that being said, I spoke with entrepreneur Valentina Quiroga of ValDesigns a...Read More
Interview with Bere Diaz: Sweet 1985 Jewels

Interview with Bere Diaz: Sweet 1985 Jewels

San Diego self-taught jewelry designer Bere Diaz has been making jewelry for a few years now. Diaz said she watched many YouTube tutorials on designing jewelry when she decided to launch her jewelry company Sweet 1985. While learning from YouTube and the Internet, Diaz learned to wire wrap, which is one of the oldest techniques for making handmade jewelry, and soldering which is a melting metal technique. Diaz said she not only sell jewelry but sell a lifestyle. “I’ve always been a jewelry junkie and have had bad luck with expensive costume jewelry,” said Diaz, adding, “I created my business...Read More
Beauty, Lifestyle and Luxury: An interview with La’Breda Morrow

Beauty, Lifestyle and Luxury: An interview with La’Breda Morrow

“Exploring various shades of beauty through art and culture.” The fashion and beauty industry in Mississippi has been on the rise lately. What I love most about Mississippi is seeing young individuals being their best selves, living their best lives and starting their own businesses. The entrepreneurship here is real! From graphic design services, photography and videography services, clothing lines, hair extension lines to makeup lines. Mississippi, in my opinion, is on the rise to something bigger and better. As a lover of fashion and beauty, Jarquita recently interviewed another lover of fashion and beauty, La’Breda Morrow. Morrow is the...Read More
Bare Yogi’s Bare Harmony Box Review

Bare Yogi’s Bare Harmony Box Review

*I received free products from Bare Harmony Box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. * Bare Harmony is an expansion that allows yogis to receive holistic products every month. These products provide community enrichment, stimulate positive vibes and help facilitate systems of the mind, body and soul to encourage healthy lifestyles. The Bare Harmony Box allows one's consciousness to cultivate a sense of vitality, bliss and mindfulness. A while ago, Jarquita received a free subscription box to review from the Bare Yogi team, and let's just say, trying these products were very interesting to say the...Read More
An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

"Yoga is consciousness, the union of mind, body and soul," said Mississippi native and yogi Kevion Devanté. Kevion is an artist skilled in many areas. He is a photographer, model and musician. He also loves yoga. Yoga is Kevion's favorite. "I started practicing yoga after years of marching in high school and college bands initially for body and mind rehabilitation purposes," said Kevion. "It was my way of keeping my vehicle refurbished, balanced and aligned." A study abroad trip to Asia allowed Kevion to start and cultivate his own unique yogic flow by incorporating other learned asanas and martial arts techniques....Read More
The Millennials of Dallas

The Millennials of Dallas

We all love some good reality television, right? Then you all should check out The Millennials of Dallas web series created by producer Dorian Payton. After watching the first episode of The Millennials of Dallas, my eyes were glued to my phone screen waiting to see what happens next. I caught up with Dorian a few weeks ago hoping he'll give me some more insight on what would happen next during Season 1 of The Millennials of Dallas, and he simply replied, "Well, I don't want to give too much away," but I did get insight on why he decided...Read More
An Interview with ManEater’s Sarah Temperilli

An Interview with ManEater’s Sarah Temperilli

 A hell bending woman who allows nothing and no one (especially men) to get in the way of following her dreams. She sees the world as her oyster and is fearless when it comes to conquering it. Meet Sarah Temperilli. She's a true #GIRLBOSS! This Los Angeles based designer fits the description of what a girl boss truly is. Three years ago, Sarah packed all of her belongings out of her college apartment, and with only $500 in her pockets, moved to L.A. Sarah had a dream, and the only way she could achieve her dream was to move to...Read More