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Toya Bianca Turner
Revenue Manager | Fashion Blogger | Business Woman | Caribbean Queen
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Long black kaftan with white embroidery: TEA Tunics Handpainted Earrings: Yumnah Najah xx Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Island Style
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If most of us are honest, the jobs we currently hold are stepping stones to something else. We literally are in one job while constantly on the lookout for something better. Some of us hold out for decades between jobs, and others move around after short stints, never staying at... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Island Style
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Within the last 9 months, I have moved from Accounts Manager to an Assistant Finance and Marketing Manager into my present position as a Reservations & Marketing Associate. One would think that I had changed companies, but I haven't (not yet) - and here's what all this transitioning has taught... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Island Style
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As an employee and a business owner, I have, over the past decade learned a few things that every new job applicant should know. Read on to learn the top 5 reasons you are not getting hired. Your resume and cover letter are poor. Hiring Managers do not spend all... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Island Style
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When you're interviewed for a new position, many times your interviewer will ask: Are you a team player? Most interviewees will say: "YES, I work well with others. I'm a great team player." This sounds great - in theory, but it seldom is the truth, and is, to be brutally... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Island Style
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The boardrooms across the region are, as in most other places across the globe, largely populated by men. There are several prevailing reasons why this is so - the old boy's club and the fact that most women tend to take a few steps back during maternity leave, among others.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Island Style
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From our days on the playground right up to our daily lives in the boardroom, we are always in competition. Nothing feels better than being told that you're doing a great job, better than everyone else .... right? The question is how do you win at work without becoming the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Island Style
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Hey Loves A great opportunity has come up that I hope I will be able to share with you soon. I know I've been absent a whole lot, but the business of blogging really requires dedication- and I just haven't had the time- or the help- that I've had in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Island Style
As a child I would often imagine that I had a time machine. I would fantasize about stepping inside and choosing a year and off I would go. Perhaps this was inspired by some long forgotten childhood movie, who really knows? These days I find myself fantasizing about that time... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Life Lessons
When I was graduating from state college, I spoke to a woman I admired asking her what I should do in University. I was a decent all-round student, so I believed that the world was my oyster- I wanted to do everything- and I needed direction. "Do something that pays... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Life Lessons
Thanks guys This piece was a great score from Zara. Everytime I go in there it's like Christmas xo Toya
Toggle Commented May 6, 2013 on Black Armani Exchange Dress at Island Style
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The Little Black Dress- a wardrobe staple. A few of them survived my last closet purge, but this one is by far the leader- it is silk fitted and flared. Perfect for dinner- and speaking of which: This is what I wore: Dress: Armani Exchange Shoes: Christian Louboutin Necklace: Zara... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at Island Style
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Thanks loves ^_^
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2013 on Letterman at Island Style
Thanks. You gotta do that sometimes!
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2013 on DVF Kaftan at Island Style
I think it was a good read, KaeToya. She managed to keep it informative yet engaging by sharing her own life experiences. It's great to see how she managed to achieve success through a combination of intellect and networking. Read it again- I will likely do that too Tee
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2013 on Pleated Maxi at Island Style
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Its the weekend! My plans are to get some rest and visit my mentor. I'm done reading Lean In and I'm excited to sit with her and discuss my plans for the year. The first quarter has been such a challenge- and it sometimes becomes very hard to stay motivated.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2013 at Island Style
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Hello loves! Is anybody else having a rough time with the weather? They say a steady drizzle is worse than torrential rains- and it's drizzling again today. This post is another one from my birthday weekend when I had a lazy Saturday at Sheer Rocks. I also wore a black... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at Island Style
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Hello Loves Hope you all had a fantastic Easter weekend. I spent mine in full wedding mode as a bridesmaid for one of my best girlfriends. It was a beautiful, classy and fun event and every turn was a new photo opportunity. Truly a well thought out event. I wouldn't... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at Island Style
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Outfit details: Initial Sweater: Zara Shades: Burberry Jeans: Buffalo available at Upscale by 212 Pumps Christian Louboutin xo Tee Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Island Style
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Hello luvs, ... first look at what is coming next from my line. "Ethnici-TEA" will be: organic cotton, artisian embroidery, and lots and lots of volume. It's way more work - logistically... than I anticipated; but I'm excited to have new pieces to share with you guys come March. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Island Style
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Xiea Hull (shot by Brass Angel Photography) at Turner's Beach Denim Jeans: Buffalo Tee: Upscale by 212 Earrings: Upscale by 212 Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at Island Style
Thank you Helen. Are you a blogger?
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2013 on Waist-ing away at Island Style
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Hi Loves This dress and bag are available at UPSCALE. Please click LIKE on our page, thanks ^_^ The shoes are YSL The belt is zara Thanks for visiting! Tee Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2012 at Island Style
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This look: Blouse & Necklace available at UPSCALE (blouse also available in salmon) Waxed brown denim jeans, pumps, jacket: ZARA Red leather clutch: Longchamp This outfit is a combination of all the things I'm currently obsessing over- Upscale (shameless plug), waxed skinny jeans, collar necklaces, elbow patches, and color-blocking. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Island Style
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Maxidress: Zara, Turban: TEA Tunics, Watch: Michael Kors, Bracelet: Judith Turner Designs, Aviators: Burberry This is what I wore to work this weekend. I'm still slumming it without my DSLR, but I hope that I can get back on track tomorrow. It's gonna be a busy Sunday for me as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2012 at Island Style