MAKE UP ARTIST
Wendy is a Makeup Artist, Content Creator and Project Coordinator. Wendy has worked on projects with Glossier, Makeup Revolution, Obsession Makeup and Lush Cosmetics. She has also had to pleasure of working with makeup artists Giselle Ali and Lucy Bridge. Wendy’s makeup style is very creative and is heavily inspired by her background in Fine Art. Wendy’s work contains a lot of colour and pattern which stems from her Ghanaian heritage and rich culture. Wendy stated that she is ‘still in awe when she sees the Kente and Dutch Wax fabrics at home and at functions’ due to its rich nature’. Her unique style has given rise to several opportunities and aims to continue to push boundaries creatively within makeup and show people that there are endless possibilities if you truly apply yourself.
SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER
MelaChild, a YouTuber and influencer has gained over 3M views on her YouTube channel in just under 3 years. With her infectious personality and unapologetic love of self and all things beauty, MelaChild shares her infamous make-up tips and also a bit more about herself and her journey on her channel. Noticed often for her hair, Melairr was born and aims to cater to your hair and lash needs!
STUDENT, FASHION STYLIST
Felicia is in her final year of studying a Politics and International Relations degree at Queen Mary University. In conflation with this, Felicia has a strong desire for styling using her platform to give upcoming and newly emerging designers the recognition that they deserve. Despite the vast disparity between the fields of fashion and politics, Felicia's political background has made her more of a conscious stylist. This is reflective in her creativity as she ensures that black brands are consistently incorporated in her work.
SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER
Liz Williams, popularly known as LizLizLive is a beauty blogger of Ghanaian heritage based in London. Liz started her YouTube many years ago and has consistently grown her following and views. Liz has collaborated with a number of fantastic brands including Rimmel and Sanctuary Spa.
Laila a content creator, lifestyle blogger and self-acclaimed girl boss. Laila is the face behind Fusions of Culture, a YouTube channel that has accumulated over 20M views, where she shares all things natural hair. With discussions concerning colourism and natural hair ever-prevalent, it is encouraging to have someone in the blogger-sphere that is dedicated to healthy, natural hair growth. Get your tresses in check, girls!
Memoirs of Noir
FASHION BLOGGER. STYLIST
Memoirs of Noir is an upcoming UK lifestyle and fashion blogger. Her impeccable style and unique flair on staple fashion pieces is refreshing to watch. Her YouTube channel aims to provide an insight into the woman behind the brand. This is just the beginning for this blogger - trust me!
FASHION STYLIST. INTERIOR DECORATOR. INFLUENCER.
Popularly known as MelissasWardrobe, Melissa is a celebrity fashion stylist, interior decorator at New Lifestyle Experiences Interiors and a fashion and lifestyle blogger. Melissa often shares the highs and the lows of being your own boss on her Instagram stories (follow her if you don’t already!), however, amidst all of that, her work genuinely speaks for itself. Having styled some of the most amazing celebrities, including most recently Sabrina Dhowre, it goes without saying, Melissa is a true boss in the styling game!
FASHION DESIGNER. SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER. BLOGGER.
Ama Godson is a fashion and style influencer and the Brand Director for menswear brand, Ama Bonsu. Ama has gained over 27,000 followers on her Instagram due to her clean yet bold fashion pieces and fantastic quality of images. Ama has styled the likes of actors Arnold Oceng & Tom Moutchi, music artists such as Patoranking and TV personalities like Joey Essex. Godson lives by the motto ‘You can only make a first impression once so make sure you look the part’.
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Dior is the founder of Pepper Your Talk, a platform committed to boosting knowledge, connections and self-confidence of professionals and creatives seeking a career in fashion. The Fashion Promotion graduate founded this amazing platform after experiencing a need for an effective network to help combat feelings like imposter syndrome within the fashion world. The Junior Network aims to be exactly that for entry-level fashion employees. Imposter syndrome exists in near enough every industry where black women are a minority and to have a woman stand up to meet the need of others and be a pillar for change is nothing short of inspiring!