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Have you noticed we've somehow all started dressing the same? Let's change that! Discover independent fashion and beauty brands and hear Esta Fiesta's thoughts on current industry events.

Have you noticed we've somehow all started dressing the same? Let's change that! Discover independent fashion and beauty brands and hear Esta Fiesta's thoughts on current industry events.
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Have you noticed we've somehow all started dressing the same? Let's change that! Discover independent fashion and beauty brands and hear Esta Fiesta's thoughts on current industry events.

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English


Episodes

Midyear Beautylution Update

6/19/2018
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Remember back in January when we all made beautylutions? Have you been keeping up with yours? I have! But I haven’t been doing a great job of sharing my journey with you. In this episode I’m letting you know what I’ve tried, what’s been working and what was a HUUUUGE mistake. We’re discussing double cleansing vs Clarisonics, Lush’s all-natural, sometimes vegan face products the best sunblocks and k-beauty moisturizers. If any of the products I mentioned interest you check them out...

Duration:00:30:08

Oh, I just can't wait for these things!

6/5/2018
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There's so much to look forward to this June but I'm focusing on these three things: Crayola for ASOSFashionNova for Men Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook and use #PoisednPolished to continue the conversation! Follow Esta Fiesta on Instagram and Twitter Sign up for the newsletter and visit poisednpolished.com for a complete list of past episodes and resources and visuals from this episode.

Duration:00:19:23

Phoenix Shaving

5/22/2018
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Do you even wet shave bro? Douglas Smythe from Phoenix Shaving is teaching me why every man - and woman - should ditch multi-blade razors in favor of traditional shaving. Douglas broke down why those multi-blade disposable razors are bad for your skin and how we all got tricked into thinking they were the best thing since sliced bread. We also discuss whether or not you need beard oil and more details about men’s grooming habits. Most importantly Douglas is teaching me how to help...

Duration:00:42:24

Making Sense of Mudcloth

4/24/2018
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What is a mudcloth? That's what I asked Natalie Harris of The Tiny Closet during our discussion! Mudcloth as fashion is a new concept I was introduced to when I spoke to Melody Asherman of Everrything Rrouge last January. I'm learning more about the fabric, including how it's made, which West African country it comes from, and which city in America seems to like it more than the rest. We also discuss East African fashion (specifically leather goods from Kenya) and of course... Wakanda...

Duration:00:19:36

The Tiny Closet

4/10/2018
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What would you do if you threw out 90% of your closet and still didn’t like what was left? Natalie Harris decided to find her personal style and launched a blog turned boutique The Tiny Closet. I spoke to Natalie about what it really takes to be a minimalist, finding personal style, and why you should on EVERYTHING in the store. Natalie also introduced me to the concept of “aspirational shopping” and how fashionable TV makes us buy clothes that don't really speak to our lifestyles. Shop...

Duration:00:50:38

Louis Vuitton? Nobody Thinkin About That Brand!

3/27/2018
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Talking about the hottest beauty and fashion stories this week so far. What Virgil Abloh's appointment at Louis Vuitton means for luxury brands; Kim Kardashian encouraging her fans to have more fun with makeup and going from a Fenty Face to a Fenty bawdy!

Duration:00:29:00

Spring 2018 Fashion Trends

3/13/2018
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It's (almost) spring so you know what that means... new fashions to add to your wardrobe! I'm sharing the top trends that have me excited for warm weather and the trend none of us should get into, unless you're the queen of England. Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook and use #PoisednPolished to continue the conversation! Follow my on Instagram and Twitter Sign up for the newsletter and visit poisednpolished.com for a complete list of past episodes and resources and visuals...

Duration:00:20:13

Everrything Rrouge

2/13/2018
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I sat down with Jersey-bred, Parsons educated fashion designer Melody Asherman of Everrything Rrouge. We chatted about how her Liberian heritage influences her designs and her thoughts on how authentic Project Runway actually is! Melody also told me about her decision to transition from pursuing a career in psychology to chasing her fashion dreams and taught me a thing or two about Liberian style! Follow Melody Asherman on Twitter and Instagram. Check out her website at...

Duration:00:39:06

Grammys 2018 Red Carpet Recap with Inside Pop's Amita Patel

1/30/2018
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If you miss Joan Rivers red carpet commentary as much as I do you'll love my Grammys 2018 Recap! I'm playing Fashion Police with guest Amita Patel from Inside Pop Podcast, judging all the noteworthy looks from this year's award show. We discuss our thoughts on Alessia Cara transitioning from grungy teen to young lady, the faint presence of white roses in support of Times Up, and how one is supposed to pronounce Lil Uzi Vert's name. Of course we also pick our best dressed and worst...

Duration:01:10:02

Winter Day Dates - What's a Girl to Wear?

1/16/2018
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What would you wear to a lunch date in the winter? Didi (host of Channel Ascension) needs some fashion advice so I’m telling her how to stay cute - but warm! - on a casual lunch date in New York City! I’m also introducing a new segment called “Retail Therapy” in which I release what's currently weighing heavy on my heart. Hear me out! Want to see some examples of the types of dresses/ shoes I suggested Didi wear? Click here for shoppable pics! While you're shopping for new boots...

Duration:00:20:55

New Year, New Skincare Routine!

1/2/2018
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Happy New Year!! It’s 2018 so of course we’re kicking off our New Year’s Beautylutions! I’m sharing what I learned from last year’s challenge and how I’m planning to step up my skincare game this year. Of course I’m also sharing my favorite trends from 2018’s fashion forecast and my excitement for Pantone’s Color of the year… Ultraviolet! But first I had to pour one out for 2017 since I didn’t get to put out a year-end episode due to good old fashioned technical difficulties. I’m...

Duration:00:44:43

Ruby Red Roots (Barri)

12/5/2017
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Me neither. Then Jersey-based hairstylist Barri, aka Ruby Red Roots, schooled me all about dyes, porosity, and other things you need to know to maintain healthy hair. Barri tells me about how she decided to turn her lifelong passion for hair care and styling into a career and became an Aveda Institute trained stylist. We also chat about the changes you should make to your hair care routine as the weather gets colder and how to choose the best chemical color based on your hair type and...

Duration:00:49:11

Let's Purge Our Closets!

11/21/2017
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If you start today you can have a fully cleaned out closet by New Years! I’m breaking down the foolproof questions you need to ask yourself so that you can make smart decisions about what deserves to stay in your closet. I’m also introducing a new segment called Over It! Links: Box for storing "sentimental" items Places to sell used clothing: Poshmark Grailed (menswear) Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook and use #PoisednPolished to continue the conversation! Sign...

Duration:00:23:24

Sampat Jewellers

11/7/2017
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I’m drippin in diamonds with Jinal Sampat of Sampat Jewellers! Jinal joined me to discuss her family jewelry business. She’s breaking down how to tell if your diamond is quality, what size engagement ring you should aim for, and the current need to bridge the gap between traditional Indian and contemporary American styles. She’s also putting me on to a gemstone I wasn’t familiar with called tourmaline and sharing her thoughts on non-Indian women copying Indian...

Duration:00:51:47

Should I trust this beauty review?

10/17/2017
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How do you know you should trust a beauty review? This week we’re talking about how to verify if a beauty review is valid! I’m breaking down what you should look for in a reviewer and how to determine if their feedback will be helpful for your specific beauty needs. I’m also participating in Inside Pop’s #BigSell30 challenge! Sharing a piece of pop culture I think you should check out! Links: My review of an unnecessarily expensive oil My tarte foundation review My...

Duration:00:27:04

Fall 2017 Fashion Trends

10/3/2017
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Would you rock Grandma couture? I wouldn’t. This week I’m sharing some of the hottest trends for Fall/Winter 2017. Listen to this season’s it colors, the fresh new take on a boudoir-inspired style and the one look I’m not here for in ANY decade. Links/Resources Club Monaco’s Onyekachi top Express Tie Waist Rolled Sleeve Tee Mango Printed Culottes Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook and use #PoisednPolished to continue the conversation! Sign up for the newsletter and...

Duration:00:11:24

BONUS! - Fenty Beauty Review

9/22/2017
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Bonus episode! When Jessyca Renee was here we also spoke about Fenty Beauty, so here's a bonus episode with our thoughts. We walk through every item Fenty Beauty offers, paying special attention to the highlighters. Open your notes app and jot down our recs before you order your own. Make sure you stick around till the end for exciting news about Fenty Beauty's next launch! Links/Resources: Shop my Rihanna recs from Sephora here.sign up for eBates to get at least 4% cash back Don't...

Duration:00:23:46

Manolo Blahnik Doc (ft Jessyca Renee)

9/19/2017
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Did you know there’s a Manolo Blahnik documentary in theaters right now? I saw it with luxury planner Jessyca Renee and we agreed it’s a solid 3.5 out of 5 stars. We’re discussing our first impressions of the film including what we learned about Manolo the man, why the title of the film is trash and how we think Naomi Campbell could use a geography/history lesson… or are we just not well-traveled enough to match her knowledge? But first - Jessyca shared her background in the fashion...

Duration:00:49:39

The September Issue

9/5/2017
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My summer vacation is finally over and I'm sharing the highlights with you guys! Taking this episode to fill you in on what my break taught me about rest and share details about what I did during my two month hiatus. Hear about my first gel manicure, my trip to the Podcast Movement in SoCal and advice for how to stand out when you attend a conference! I'm also introducing a new segment called "The Fashion Statement" in which I provide hot takes on current fashion events. For the first...

Duration:00:49:58

Summer Break!

7/5/2017
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I'm taking a summer break! Wanted to take a few minutes to thank you for listening all season and explain why you won't hear from me for a while. I'm also sharing some of the feedback I've received over the course of the season. - Esta Fiesta Please follow me @itsestafiesta on all of the social media! Don't forget to sign up visit poisednpolished.com where you can sign up for the newsletter and check out past episodes. Til Labor Day, be safe and get your beauty rest!!

Duration:00:14:06