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17 Years and Still Gold!

  17 years ago….Golden! I ran into a former client and she is still going strong. I remember her telling me that night they went to the Hudson Hotel and strangers thought they were Royalty from an African country.   It was a beautiful wedding filled with cultural customs. They were even written up in the Daily News!Headpiece by Legacy Beauloni Chance meeting Robin on the Bus.

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Screen Actors Guild Flashback

Ruby Dee Davis The Golden Globes 2021 are coming up this weekend and I am reminded of my Screen Actors Guild Red Carpet moment with a legend. Here is that my re-accounting of that magical night in 2008: It's 5:40 pm and the Screen Actors Guild red carpet coverage is about start. Ruby Dee legendary actress is nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Award. I designed her gown for the event. My red carpet moment begins.Switching between the E Channel and TV Guide (they need to get Joan Rivers back), I watched the inane interviews that reduced everyone to silly school kids at a prom. It was torture. Actors and Actresses exchanged dialogue about staying in shape and stilletos. They...

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Back in 1999

Back in the day working with The Ground Crew, many stars would come back stage to interview, be seen, see what's going of course Jon Stewart joined in the fun to see what it was like.  This was for Esquire magazine and how excited I was that I was included in the article and also a photo opt.  I wrote a little essay about my experience, here is what I said: A View From the Ground BEHIND THE SCENES WITH HOW ONE GROUND CREWER SEES IT February started out with a bang for me. I was in three magazines, Essence, Brooklyn Bridge, and Esquire! Back in mid January, Michelle (from the Ground Crew) calls me "Cassandra you're in Esquire...

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