• Rafaela: From Croatia to Gramercy

    Rafaela is a modern day fashionista with timeless taste and an infectious smile. She possesses true New York confidence and her eclectic wardrobe illuminates her dare-devilish personality.

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  • Quay Fleur

    Stella: From Russia to Brighton Beach

    Stella is a Brooklyn beach babe with a cosmopolitan edge. Her personal style reflects a combination of her European roots and her urban upbringing. Now she’s taking on the fashion industry to launch her own line of customized apparel that blends a masculine aesthetic with a sentimental touch.

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  • Gunjan: On Indian Dance, Cuisine, and NYC

    Gunjan is a fashionable New York native who strikes a rare balance between beauty and brains. She is a financial journalist, graduate student at Columbia University, and a classical Indian dancer. Despite the whirlwind of living in Manhattan, this cosmopolitan wonder-woman remains centered through her spirituality and connection to her Indian heritage.

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  • Roxana First Generation Fashion

    Roxana: On Unity, NYC, and Pangean Vision

    Although a Brooklyn native, Roxana was undoubtedly transplanted here from another era. Her bohemian style and free spirit leave you wondering: if this is what living in the desert of Arizona does to a women, where can I sign up? Now Roxana is part music video director and part entrepreneur, with a clothing line Pangean Vision that celebrates unity inspired by her NYC roots.

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  • First Generation Fashion Narges

    Narges: From Iran to Tribeca

    Narges is a fashionable and fabulous Columbia Law student living in the heart of New York City. Transplanted from Vancouver to Tribeca, Narges originally hails from Iran. Although her wardrobe includes a collection of on-trend and head turning treasures, her old world etiquette and warm demeanor affirm that she is truly a Persian princess living the downtown lifestyle.

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  • 6 Shore Road

    Pooja: From India to Soho

    Pooja is the creator, designer, and #GirlBoss behind 6 Shore Road. Hailing originally from India, Pooja has called many international cities home before moving to New York City. This Soho-based fashion label is currently taking the swimsuit market by storm. Pooja’s colorful personal style and experiences traveling the world inspire the vibrant patterns and eye-catching textiles that embody the brand.

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  • First Generation Fashion Nicole

    Nicole on Fashion, Dancing, and NYC Cuisine

    Nicole is an international competitive ballroom dancer, a graduate from Hofstra University, and a fashion designer for two new labels. Her love of fashion began in her early years of rummaging for vintage treasures in her own mother’s closet. As a professional dancer, she developed a unique taste for form flattering pieces and contrasting colors. Today, Nicole combines all of these influences to pull together looks that balance European glam with modern Americana trends.

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  • First Generation Fashion Mahwash

    Mahwash: On Finding a Home in NYC

    Mahwash is a bilingual barrister by day and stunning fashionista by night. Spending her childhood traveling from one city to another, Mahwash developed a radiant personality and charisma. She illuminates her surroundings with her positive energy, even in the fast-paced city of New York which she has called home for the past 8 years.

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