All posts by Sky Raigoza

How Two Friends Created a Thriving Business: Maria Maleta

Who says business and friendship can’t mix? Co-founders Ana Neto and Daniela Marques of bag brand Maria Maleta have proven nay-sayers wrong. These two childhood friends started their very own handbag brand and it’s been a huge success. And to top it off – they have redefined career and friendship goals. Ana and Daniela grew …

Cupid & Psyche: Divine Cruelty-Free, Vegan Lipstick

Animal rights champion Tracy Toler-Phillips is the founder of Cupid & Psyche Beauty, a lipstick brand that reminds us that inside every woman is a goddess. The brand features lipsticks that are cruelty-free, vegan, and low-waste. The brand’s packaging is made from recyclable paper and the lipstick’s tube is made from recyclable plastic. Plus, all …

Work and Play: Namaste & Crochet

We all need some time to ourselves to unwind and relax, especially with everything going on in our lives these days. Sure, there are a lot of ways we like to chill at home, from watching a movie to vibing to our go-to playlist. But many of us are feeling so stressed and off our …

The Latest in Inclusive Fashion: MZ Fair Trade

Exhorting and paying people of color next to zilch is still an issue today. There are many businesses and companies that take advantage of POC. Thankfully, not everyone does. Some people genuinely care and this includes Shelley Tennyson and her company, MZ Fair Trade.  Zoe Elle had the opportunity to talk with Shelley Tennyson, founder …