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Fashion Spotlight! Shade By Deshawn

Have you ever been out and noticed someone rocking a fierce set of shades and were moved to ask “where’d you get those beauties”? Well, if you have, chances are they might have mentioned the brand Shade By Deshawn.
Launched in 2017, Shade by DeShawn is a collection of hand-picked fashion forward frames for fashion forward folk, designed by multimedia artist DeShawn Timothy. Available styles range from trendy chic to classic retro.  Gone are the days that shades are used to block out the sun rays. The perfect set of eyewear adds the finishing touch to any look, making a bold fashion statement.
Shade by Deshawn offers high quality fashion at an affordable price sure to fit everyone’s budget. Visit them online today at and follow the brand on Instagram @shadebydeshawn

Success Diaries “Turning Your Dream Into Reality” Tour Heads To Philadelphia

Summer is here and the Success Diaries Tour is headed to Philadelphia, PA for its 5th Installment.  Shopaholic City kicks off the second leg of the Success Diaries “Turning Your Dream Into Reality” Tour and the brand has new surprises in-store for this event series. 

Attendees will hear from industry insiders from various backgrounds and get resources and tips that will help establish their brand and/or catapult it to the next level.  Not only will they hear from phenomenal noted speakers, they will shop with exclusive vendors, enjoy signature cocktails, a social mixer.  We won’t give away all the event details , just know that we have some amaaaazing surprises.

What city will the tout head to next?? We will announce the next destination at the Philly event.

There’s still time to nominate your city. Email info@shopaholiccity to request us today!

Vendor & Sponsor Opportunities for Success Diaries Philly Edition Available Now!

Business Spotlight!! Ilé Olufunké, LLC

Newark based soft furnishings company Ilé Olufunké, LLC specializes in luxurious custom design home décor. In the Yoruba language, Ilé means House  and Olufunké means, “God’s gift to cherish”. The brand offers authentic African aesthetic that are hand made in various countries including Nigeria, Niger and Ghana. 

These stunning products are designed to add flare to your tables, kitchen, bedroom and other areas in of the. You will love and cherish Ilé Olufunké, LLC’s unique home adornments. 

Business Spotlight!! Lap of Luxury Land Cruises

Have a Special Occasion coming up and want to arrive in style? Well, you’re in luck! Lap of Luxury Land Cruises offers in and out-of-state transportation services. Whether it's a Wedding, Girls Night Out, Bachelor Party, Tailgating, Driver Service, or more, Lap of Luxury Land Cruises premiere charter service has got you covered. Mercedes Sprinter Van is available to transport you in comfort and style to destination.

Visit Lap of Luxury Land Cruises online today for more information and to schedule your next outing.  Experience the crème' de la crème' of luxury transportation today! Enter Coupon Code CITY for a discount on your ride.

Entertainment Spotlight! Olatunji and Olaniyan #TheGloBoyzz

Rising stars Olatunji (Tunji) name meaning “surrounded by honor” in Nigerian and Olaniyan (Lani) name meaning “wealth returns again” are Atlanta natives taking the industry by storm.  Affectionately known to many as The Glo Boyzz, this dynamic duo are truly budding entertainers, from their charming charisma, undeniable talent and cool demeanor, these young heart throbs are sure to keep the industry buzzing and craving more.

Lani age 14 and Tunji age 12 can both be seen on this season of Sundance’s hit show Hap and Leonard Season 2.  Olaniyan’s character Ivan is a season regular with his brother Olatunji playing his body double. This platform is just the beginning as they both plan to continue on this amazing journey and work on future projects. 

Olatunji and Olaniyan’s mission is to spread awareness Albinism, a condition they both were born with and that “affects 1 in 17,000 people globally.  It is a condition in which a reduction or absence of the pigment melanin causes the person to have white skin, light hair and some vision problems”. The duo created the non-profit organization The Glo Boyzz with the intent of educating others, combat bullying and spread the message of unity, acceptance and tolerance. The two are heavily active in various charity initiates in Atlanta, and plan to travel the world going to schools, hospitals, and orphanages spreading this message.

When not on set or out in the community you can find Tunji at local high school games performing for the crowd.  Known by friends and family as being “the life of the party”, Tunji’s incredible dance moves have landed him many video features for artists in Atlanta.  He is currently in the studio working on a new project that will be out soon.

Lani, who family and friends describe as being mature for his age, is a born athlete who played AAU basketball for years helping lead is team to a championship in 2013. He can be found playing ball, video games, or hosting kid friendly events in Atanta.

The GloBoyzz have so much amazing things in the works. They are in the process of closing headphone endorsements and coming out with a sneaker line.

Keep up with the GloBoyzz on Instagram @tunjithurmon @olaniyanthurmon @thegloboyzz

And online at

Be sure to tune in to this season on Hap & Leanord Sundace.

For booking and other information on the Globoyzz contact their manager Dakari Thurmon @KingGyasi 770-899-6954

For more info on Albinism visit:

Spotlight!! Julian R. Lark, Celebrity Stylist & Owner of Kontrol Magazine & REVEL by Julian Lark

Fashion expert and sought after style consultant Julian R. Lark delivers everything you need to know by way of The Lark Report, an online style destination, and offers what you need to wear with REVEL by Julian Lark, which features a couture clothing collection REVEL PRIVE’ and noted Luxury Cosmetic Line REVEL.  Some of today’s most stylish celebrities have been spotted rocking REVEL, from Michelle Williams, to Karrueche, Dondria, Lisa Wu, Toya Wright, Cynthia Bailey, and the list goes on.

In addition to styling many of today’s A-List Celebrities, Julian is Editor-in-Chief of Kontrol Magazine, one of the hottest digital and print publications for the latest on all things fashion, lifestyle, beauty and entertainment.  Kontrol Magazine cover stories have featured many influential celebrities in the entertainment industry, some include Angela Simmons, Ashley Everett, Malinda Williams, Brandy, Kandi Burrus, Elle Varner, Nick Cannon, Tamar Braxton, KeKe Palmer, La La Anthony.

Celebrity Stylist & Visionary Julian R. Lark embodies all the qualities of a fashion icon.  His keen eye for couture style paired with his business savvy has earned him a slot as one of the fashion industry’s most influential. With so many accomplishments to date and much more underway, Julian R. Lark is definitely one to watch and worthy of Spotlight!

Keep up with all things Julian R. Lark on the web and get the Lark Report at

Subscribe to Kontrol Magazine at and check out Revel by Julian Lark at

Julian R. Lark, Celebrity Stylist & Editor-in-Chief of Kontrol Magazine


Event Alert!! Miki Howard Live In Concert February 29th

If you’re a lover of good music and phenomenal vocals to match, you definitely must at be 63Thirty5 tomorrow night to see the Legend Miki Howard Live in Concert.  With Billboard Top R&B Hits like “Love Under New Management”, “Come Share My Love” and my all-time favoriteAin't Nobody Like You to Miki's credit, you are definitely in store for a night to remember.

Hurry up and get your tickets while limited supply lasts. You don’t want to miss this epic night of elegance brought to you by Darnell Jackson Events.

Make sure you check out upcoming events at 63Thirty5 located at 6335 Jahnke Rd A, Richmond, VA 23225



Casting Call Alert!! UVC’s Fashion Model Call

Come out of February 5, 2017 for The Motherland Of Goddess Nu Kings & Queens Rising” Fashion Showcase presented by U R Power Founder Uganda The Goddess, Voices of Silence & Carla Miles (UVC). Seeking Models All Shapes, Sizes & Ethnicities for this International Fashion Extravaganza.

If you are a Designer who’d like to participate in the showcase, a Potential Sponsor or Vendor Interested in Advertising your brand, email your inquiry to:

MUA’s & Photographers interested in participating in this event email:

Call Location: 444 Theatre located at 444 Highland Ave; Atlanta, GA

Call Time: 4:00pm Sharp 

All Models Should Send Head & Full Body Shots Prior to the Casting Call to:

Business Spotlight! Nun But Sugar Kids Spa

If you’re looking for a place to take your little princess to celebrate a birthday, special occasion, or just experience a day of pampering, Nun But Sugar Kids Spa is the perfect spot. The SPA provides a safe haven where fun, relaxation and self-esteem building takes place. From mani and pedi’s, to cucumber facials and much more, your little princess will look and feel like a star.

Nun But Sugar Kids Spa is located at 184 North Ave., Suite 103; Jonesboro, GA 30236.  They are open Tuesday thru Friday 3pm-7pm; Saturday & Sunday 12pm-7pm.

Stop by and give your little one the pink carpet experience. While you’re there, be sure to ask about their signature famous bath bombs and scrubs. Oh, and be sure to tell em’ Shopaholic City sent you.

Follow them on Instagram @nunbutsugar

Spotlight!! Celebrity Hairstylist Shaquille’ Butler, CEO of Sensations by Shaquille’

Shaquille’ Butler is the epitome of a young Mogul on the rise.  With a successful brand: luxury hair line, premiere hair care products and a rolodex of celebrity clientele and socialites, Shaquille is on his way to building a beauty empire well before he reaches 3O years old.  Sensations By Shaquille’s luxury hair and products can be seen on runways, in digital and print publications, worn by socialites and all who are lovers of quality hair and haircare.

If you’re looking to get slayed by one of the best in the business and are in search of quality products, contact Shaquille’ today to book your appointment or to place an order.  Follow Sensations By Shaquille’ on social media at Instagram| @sbsthebrand | Facebook @sensationsbyshaq

Tangi Miller, Actress & Model