Women for Women Car Boot Sale Behind The Scenes

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As part of @WomenforWomenUK International’s #SheInspiresMe Campaign, The Store and The Vinyl Factory’s Brewer Street Car Park hosted the second #SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale! Proceeds raised go to the organisation which helps women survivors of war. I’m so honoured to have shared the day with some incredibly powerful women – thank you so much @BritaFS for leading such a fearless team and including us in it. So proud to be part of this organisation. Today in Brewer Street my car boot sold a range of one-off samples, sustainable, organic, vintage, second-hand, Made in Africa and Made in Britain! Ethical fashion, all in line with my role as Campaign Director of @RedCarpetGreenDress. Items from brands including Shaeha, We Are Thought, Gather And See, Umran, Deborah Lyons and more – for more information on these brands follow Red Carpet Green Dress.

(3/3) Last but not least thank you to my personal team and the people who drive this organisation forward every day – you are the reason we care so much! @Uneeq__ @VickyFifi (#TRIBEVIBES), Jono and @AfroChickOnTheRun for making our car boot so live, @JamesDHodge and @BeeGentle for coming all the way down and the friends and family who popped in @Mariama_A @LauraMvulaOfficial @S_Manchisi. Thank you to @BritaFS, @AlexEagleOfficial, @NicsCasey and really everyone at @WomenForWomenUK who cares so much about giving opportunities and encouragement to these women survivors of war around the world. Can’t tag everyone but the love is real. All the volunteers and wider team were amazing @EdmondsAnnie. 💕 _______________________________________________________ #WomenForWomen #SheInspiresMe #Fundraising #GiveBack #FashionForGood #Fashion

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March & April 2017 Newsletter

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We finally got around to sending around our newsletter – it’s a fusion of March and April together. This newsletter links to Samata’s latest interviews with @AWEInspired_ and @SoSheSlays and shares other exclusive updates so is well worth a read. It captures everything we try to give you in these newsletters – a bit of news, creative inspiration and a diary. We hope you enjoy the read, thank you for your support!

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Samata’s Style Page Updated

Red Carpet Green Dress Pre-Oscar 2017 Teaser

We work with some of the coolest, most inspiring brands to support our ethical message with @RedCarpetGreenDress. Specifically, thank you to…

@WandaMcDaniel @VivienneWestwoodOfficial @PriyankaBose20 @RedCarpetGreenDress  @EmmaRoberts @Swarovski @Ecoslaundry @MissyRante @BRHickmanPhotos @Jono_Pattinson and the entire team for making this such a great year. Red Carpet Green Dress was founded by Suzy Amis Cameron over 8 years ago to showcase ethical fashion at the Oscars. Press play below for teaser:

We work with some of the coolest, most inspiring brands to support our ethical message with @RedCarpetGreenDress – thank you to @WandaMcDaniel @VivienneWestwoodOfficial @PriyankaBose20 @RedCarpetGreenDress @EmmaRoberts @Swarovski @Ecoslaundry @MissyRante @BRHickmanPhotos @Jono_Pattinson and the entire team for making this such a great year. Really can’t wait for you to see our finished video from the party this year, it’s nearly done! The campaign was founded by Suzy Amis Cameron over 8 years ago to showcase ethical fashion at the Oscars. Follow us on @RedCarpetGreenDress and stay tuned for our full video when it’s ready – thank you! Countdown to bank holiday on its way… _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Follow us on @RedCarpetGreenDress and stay tuned for our full video when it’s ready – thank you!

OSCARS 2017

On my way Oscars Sunday. I wore a piece I designed to the Oscars in a marigold colour because I wanted to channel some celebration. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the colour psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. My jewellery is from @AweInspired and has a powerful story of survival (see earlier post). The hair clips in my braids are a tribute to African braid art – these beautiful braids by @BraidsByRubee took 10 hours and I wanted to showcase them properly so more to come. Pop over to @RedCarpetGreenDress and thank you for supporting us all! More to come – still in it. Makeup by @MakeUpByKai. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Oscars Sunday. My jewellery is @AweInspired_. I was thrilled to be wearing a Signature Diamond Medallion from AWE Alive We’re Empowered (@aweinspired_) a new fine jewelry company on a mission to honor, unite, and celebrate all survivors, regardless of affliction. AWE jewelry is made of solid sterling silver or 14k yellow gold: designed to endure like the survivors it honors. The AWE Medallion’s four droplets represent the ingredients of survival (blood, sweat, tears of sorrow, and tears of joy) and 20% of each AWE sale benefits four charity partners that directly serve those in need of assistance on their road to survival. Check out our girls on @RedCarpetGreenDress. Another year, more lessons and more blessings. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Thank you Lancôme!

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Lancôme is the latest cosmetics brand to draw on the power of the influencer for a new product launch. In its new My Shade. My Power. campaign, the brand worked with 40 women from the UK and Ireland to showcase the 40 shades available of its Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation (£31.50).

Having launched on 22 February, the foundation builds on the Teint line of foundations created by the L’Oréal-owned brand, which also includes Teint Miracle. The spokeswomen include dancers, sportswomen, scientists and businesswomen from different age, race and religious backgrounds.

Lancôme shoot for Teint Idole

I am so excited to be able to finally share that I am one of the faces for the new Lancôme campaign for their Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation.

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I’ve loved the brand since they named Lupita N’yongo as an ambassadress last year. For me, Lancôme’s embraces a unique vision for women, one in which self-expression or who we already are is key, versus who we are being told to be! That’s why they were such a cool partner for the Tribe earlier this year. This campaign image was shot at the London Headquarters one wonderful Saturday in the company of ‘Aleroh Beauty’. Thank you CharlotteWood.Mua for shade matching me so perfectly!

Lancôme invited real women, each kicking ass in their real lives, to be part of their Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation campaign presenting the widest shade range from any makeup brand, period. They found our shade, we found our power; I’m shade 10 and my super power is ‘Consciousness’. From working with ethical fashion on the Oscars red carpet across to a space to empower women with The Tribe, my super power is consciousness; I am intuitive and want to be part of movements or projects that truly make a difference in the world. I was honoured to join Read more…