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Event Recap: Media Girls On Tour Chicago
 
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It's always fun to attend networking events to meet new industry professionals, sip cocktails network. This past weekend the Bomb and Bossy team went to Media Girls On Tour, Chicago edition and it was AMAZING!

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The event was held at Salon Lokei and featured vendors and a panel of media professionals including Charmaine Johnise of Black Ink Crew Chicago and Power 92, Bree Specific, Candid Candace of Chicago Tribune, Jade Lucas of 106.3, Samantha Calendar of Essence Magazine, Maha Gorgi of Power 92, Mika Stambaugh of The Mas Ink , and Bria Fachon of Power 92.  

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Conversations ranged from what to expect while working in the media industry, balancing family, social media overload, and how to know when to take a break. Each panelist was able to speak to each question based on their level of experience but they all had one thing in common, knowledge and insight to give to attendees.

It was amazing being in a room filled with so many talented media professionals and we wanted to share some of our key takeaways from the panel. When asked about what to expect when working in media, most of them mentioned to know when to turn your emotions off. In some industries it can be easy to hide your emotions but when you're interacting with an audience who either see your face or hear your voice your must leave your problems at the door.

Event Vendor - Naturallyflawlessskincare.com

Event Vendor - Naturallyflawlessskincare.com

Another good point mentioned was knowing when to allow time for yourself. This can mean adding self care practices into your daily routine which can include, meditation, social media breaks, or taking moments to simply be present to enjoy what's going on around you. 

If you're new to the industry and wanted to learn from a professional it was suggested to seek out a mentor. If you can't physically find a mentor near you, follow them on social media, mimic the things they do, attend the same events as them, or simply contact them to let them know you're in interested having him/her as your mentor. 

Event Vendor - Tasteful Thoughts 

Event Vendor - Tasteful Thoughts 

Overall there was loads of great advice, tips, and suggestions for how to make in the media industry. We would like to thank Blogging Beauties Networking for having the Bomb and Bossy team apart of your event. If you are interested in Media Girls On Tour and would like to know if they are coming to a city near year keep up them on social media here. 

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Met Gala 2018: Looks we Loved from Fashion's Biggest Night
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Last night stars arrived at the 2018 Met Gala draped in ensembles inspired by the theme Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

Some celebrities were draped in simplistic designs while others let their imaginations run wild in intricately designed costumes. Everyone's style was nothing short of amazing but these are some of our favorite looks.  Scroll on...

 

Cardi b alongside Jeremy scott in custom moschino 

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Kim kardashian in golden atelier versace.

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Rihanna in detailed brocade Margiela mini dress. 

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tiffany hadish keeps it timeless in brandon maxwell.

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Issa Rae in plunging Michael Kors.

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Cassie suited in black and white.

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Letita Wright in custom coach.

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Gigi hadid in stained glass atelier versace gown. 

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jennifer lopez stunned in custom balmain.

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sza graced in Atelier Versace and Chrishabana.

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Janelle Monáe in black and white marc jacobs.

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Critics called the Heavenly Bodies theme blasphemous but to us it's the perfect way to show that fashion relates to everything, even in religion. 

We are on the edge of our seats to see what the theme for next year will be. Until then, we await the blessings from this fashion miracle.