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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

What to wear to your office holiday party

12/4/2018
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It's party time! Ohhhhh it's parrr-tay time! Gonna have a (office holiday) par-tay!! Who else just realized the office holiday party is just days away and you haven't gotten your outfit together? Don't worry boo, you know I got you! On this episode I'm sharing tips on how to figure out what to wear to your office holiday party, regardless of if your office dress casual or conservative and if the party is at a fancy nearby hotel or being held in the big conference room. Of course I also...

Duration:00:12:42

Interior Design 101

11/6/2018
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Today I'm sharing some simple tips for decorating your home! I'm teaching you how to brighten up a space that doesn't get much sunlight, maximizing space with multi-tasking items, and what to do about wall decor. Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook and use #PoisednPolished and #PodIn to continue the conversation! Follow Esta Fiesta on Instagram and Twitter Links: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace White Paint Glass wall shelves from The Container Store String Lights Mirrored...

Duration:00:27:05

Lauren Alayne

10/9/2018
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It’s a Poised n Polished first - I’m talking to a makeup artist! Sephora Account Executive Lauren Alayne joins me to talk all things makeup, including how much makeup we tend to wear on vacation, how to deal with makeup shamers of any gender and what makes people gravitate towards a particular MUA. Lauren is also answering a few listener questions! She’s sharing her thoughts on IG MUAs, how to get long lashes without falsies and how often you should switch out your beauty blender. In...

Duration:00:45:23

It's Almost Fall So We Can REALLY Start Dressing!

9/18/2018
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Which one of you prayed for fall so they could get these fits off? I'm sharing my favorite trends that you should try out if you really want to get these fits off this fall! I'm also breaking down NYFW. Not how it went but what it is. Is fashion week a professional event or just an over priced party? I'm breaking down why it exists and what the purpose of all those celebrity filled parties are REALLY about. Check me out on Bri Books Podcast! I'm chatting about fashion, fashion magazines...

Duration:00:21:08

The September Issue: B'day Edition

9/4/2018
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This episode drops on Beyonce’s 37th birthday so it’s only appropriate we discuss her Vogue September 2018 cover article and what a great example she's setting. We're also discussing that viral Brooklyn nail salon video - yes, THAT ONE - and what it made me think about supporting black-owned beauty businesses. But first I'm catching you up on my summer, including my quick thoughts on why you need to see the birthday girl on her On the Run II tour and my recap of TWO independent beauty...

Duration:01:01:31

Season 4 Teaser

8/14/2018
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Season Four of Poised n Polished premieres Tuesday September 4 with an ode to Beyonce, recap of the Project Beauty Expo and my thoughts on the Brooklyn nail salon brawl. Make sure you subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Spreaker Overcast, Acast, or wherever you listen to podcasts so that you don't miss an episode! Follow @PoisedPodcast on Twitter and Facebook Follow @ItsEstaFiesta on Instagram and Twitter Sign up for the newsletter and visit...

Duration:00:01:21

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 and...

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 up...

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