The Azores Collection by Avadora Mimouni

Graciosa by Avadora Mimouni
Flores Island by Avadora Mimouni
Corvo by Avadora Mimouni

Avadora Mimouni born in the Azores Islands of Portugal dedicates Her 2022 Collection to the Azores archipelago, a group of 9 Islands of the coast of Africa.

Avadora Mimouni was born in the Blue island Faial

Celebrity producer makeup artist @ Original Living Magazine launch wearing Avadora Mimouni Purse

Zoe Christou Welsh ( left) Donna Sousa & Nelly Nastase (rigth)
Donna Sousa

Donna Sousa, Founder ,CEO & lead artist, of Makeover Artistry by Donna Sousa Productions is a Celebrity hair
and makeup artist. Award Winning and Internationally published. She has had years of makeup artist training with well known makeup companies. Donna’s production company,  “Makeover Artistry by Donna Sousa Productions” creates concepts, organizes venues, chooses the models, photographers, beauty team and works with designers, one on one, to realize their vision in private publications as well as on social media. 

Donna’s interest in the beauty industry started when she was a child. She began styling her friends and families’ hair at the early age of nine. Her passion for doing makeup and hair is inspired by her desire to make people look and feel more beautiful .She accomplished her goal with great flair and talent. 

She has been working tirelessly in the makeup and hair industry for decades never losing her enthusiasm for creating beauty. She serves as CEO of Makeover Artistry which she founded in 2000. 
She works with private clients at her studio that is located at the Salons at RGE in Warwick RI . After owning several salons, over the course of her career, she changed direction in her career path slightly.
Donna established MakeoverArtistry by Donna Sousa  to concentrate on her crafts as hairstylist, colorist ,
and makeup artist. She developed a luxury bridal business . She and her team of experts extensively work with brides helping their dreams reach reality for their wedding day. The luxury bridal portion of the company has been a great success. 
Among her many accomplishments include bringing her expertise to fashion weeks around the country,especially New York. She has done much of the same for her editorial productions and has worked with an array of well known designers. 

Makeover Artistry’s Productions spearheads a project by first finding a location and venue. They then develop a concept for the editorial theme and choose which models and designers are best suited to realize her vision. She then finds the photographer, videographer, jeweler, accessories and depending on the project sometimes even a florist.
Once this is done, then the production is ready to come to life. 
Her work has been featured in Vogue Italia, Vogue UK,
Seventeen magazine, Red Silk Carpet International Publication, and the Red luxury life to name a few. Her work has appeared on many magazine covers as well.  Donna has also been recognized for the Best of the Grammys 2018 for her work that was published in the Vogue blog. She has been in charge of NY Fashion Week back rooms for the creative side. 
Lead Makeup Director for several designers and genres of New York fashion week/worldwide including Couture, Society, EPN NY Fashion Week, plus many more …She served as lead artist for an array of designers including Patricia Fields , Cynthia Rowley, Adam lippes , DA by Daniel / Daniel Alexander, Yumi Katsura, Prashant Goyal, Elie Balleh, Glenkora Comte,Kent Stetson, Avadora Mimouni , Isabel Original, among others.

She has been part of RI Styleweek, Boston Fashion Week, Mass Fashion week, Society Fashion Week, New Orleans Fashion Week, New Hampshire Fashion Week, New England Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week & Couture Fashion Week. 

Donna specializes in complete makeovers, weddings, photo shoots, television and film.  She has worked for several magazine publications and continues to do so. Currently, she is executive artistic director of Aspiring Magazine, Creative director for EPN New York fashion week magazine, Key Makeup Artist and Director of Editorial Content For Original living magazine, Features editor for the Red Luxury Life magazine.

Donna is also an Award winning Bridal artist where she has had the honor of receiving the Hall of Fame Award for Excellence.
Her list of magazine experience includes being Creative director for The Magazine Lifestyle Publication/ Creative director and director of content for The Wagner Group of magazines/including Bella Rose Bridal/ Inspirational lifestyle publications, Creative Director and lead artist @Bon Chance Worldwide. Artistic Director for Fashion and Fame magazine ,Creative editorial coordinator for Original Living Publication, Executive Creative Director and Editorial Producer for Aspiring Magazine and last but not least, Developer and CEO for Makeover Artistry by Donna Sousa Productions. 
As her career evolved she recognized she has a gift for connecting people. She is also a great motivator helping make people feel better about themselves. She has acted as a catalyst for many clients – expanding their careersthrough her vast connections.Kindness is her key to good leadership and helping others.  While running teams, behind the scenes for NY Fashion Week she does her best to coordinate dozens of artists and models. She accomplishes this by always coming from a place of creative Patience while leading the artists to achieve the designer’s Inspirations.
Additional Awards and Recognition include: 
Winner of Red Silk Carpet International Award for
Best Makeup Artist & Best Creative Editorial Producer  
Couples Choice Awards 
2013 thru 2021 (Wedding Wire)
Brides Choice Awards
2013 thru 2021 ( The Knot)
Hall of Fame Award
Boston Fashion Awards

Carissa Lawson Model of Philanthropy Rules the Runway during Nyfw For Avadora Mimouni Collection

Carissa Lawson is the morning news anchor at News 12 New Jersey. She is a New York City native who grew up in Queens. Lawson is a proud graduate of New York University with a degree in broadcast journalism. Lawson left the greater New York area after college graduation to pursue her broadcasting career with a dream of someday returning.  She spent nearly a decade working her way up the ranks in North Carolina. She then went on to anchor the evening news at the CBS affiliate in Louisville, Kentucky, before making her way back to the Northeast with an exciting stint at CBS News as a freelance correspondent in New York City. During that time, she accomplished three major things all at once: She moved to a different state, had her first child and started a brand-new job! She tells people the experience has taught her you can do just about anything with prayer and perseverance.Lawson has won an Associated Press Award for feature reporting.  She co-anchored the newscast at the CBS affiliate in Louisville that received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast. She was also part of the CBS affiliate team that received the coveted National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) Service to America Television Award, among the highest public-service honors in broadcasting, that honors exceptional public and community service. Upon graduation from NYU, Lawson earned the James Fenimore Cooper Memorial Prize, which is presented annually to the most outstanding undergraduate student of journalism. She was also inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society in journalism and mass communication.nullLawson is the mother of a wonderful little girl who keeps her Mommy busy!  She is co-leader of her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop and volunteers for the Parent Teachers Organization at her daughter’s school. She enjoys traveling in her time off and is also a vegetarian who advocates for healthy living. She enjoys every opportunity she can get to help others understand the lifesaving importance of leading a healthier lifestyle. The passing of her aunt due to breast cancer has strengthened her convictions about a way of life she tries her best to live out each day.

Summer Coleman rules the Runway @ Prestige Top Model

Summer is a 15 year old homeschooled High School Sophmore who is a designer of ete Alexandrie, Models and acts.  She is considered a teen influencer for some of the latest trends and designs.  She aspires to grow her Teen yoga line and get a degree in Medicine.  

Summer Coleman
Summer Coleman
Summer Coleman
Avadora Mimouni Handbag

Trisha Reddy @ Prestige Top Model NYFW

Hand Bag Avadora Mimouni Collection

Trisha is 11 years old and is from Tennessee. Trisha loves every opportunity to learn art, be creative and bring a smile to others. She enjoys Dance, Performing Arts, Music, and helping others. She is an agency-represented Actor and Model and recently had an opportunity to be part of Bank of America Commercial. She has also appeared in LifeWay Short film along with the LifeWay kids rebranding campaign. She is a brand ambassador of multiple companies along with having a Brand deal with James Ward Mansion, Lush Cosmetics, Amika, etc.
She continues to rediscover her talent through every event or competition. She was crowned Miss South Asia World 2020 Preteen Runner up, Worlds Pre-Teen Miss United Nations 2021, and Worlds Pre-Teen Miss Volunteer State Tourism 2021. Trisha discovered her talent in the Modeling and Fashion Industry being a Brand Ambassador for great designers and in her recent runway in NYFW. She traveled to New York and worked with different designers and photographers, gaining experience and developing more Modeling interests. She will be traveling to Paris for Paris Fashion Week next year.
Trisha is an editorial model; she takes directions well and works well with others. She has appeared in multiple magazines, including Cover Model for All Eyes Magazine and Model of the Month for Wild Child Magazine. She is always grateful for her supporters, photographers, and agents; she takes every challenge with her determination and enthusiasm and aspires to dream big. She is the Student Governor in her class and loves to help others, volunteer, and be involved in community-building activities. She wants to be a role model to others in giving back to the community.

Model Trisha Reddy

Alyssa Casa Nyfw Prestige Top Model

Alyssa Casa is a 19 yr old model, actress and fashion designer.

She started acting at 6 yrs old and has been seen on many popular television shows , her favorite being Modern Family. Alyssa started modeling at age 9, kind of by accident , and hasn’t stopped. She is a veteran of many print ads and runways including those of New York, Paris , and Los Angeles.

After graduating high school at just 15 yrs old she was able to focus on her passion of Fashion Design. By 16 yrs old she was the CEO of her own company Alyssa Casa Designs, and was showing lines in New York and Paris. She was awarded the Prudential Spirit of Community Award and the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts. Her project involved providing beautiful , comfortable hospital gowns for critically ill girls.

Alyssa is now continuing her education and love of fashion by attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

In her free time Alyssa is very adventurous. She loves to travel and has enjoyed things like shark cage diving and surfing in Hawaii, zip lining on some of the biggest courses in the world, and learning to fly small airplanes. Her charitable causes include saving sea turtles and stopping human trafficking.

MODEL Alyssa Casa

Instagram: @alyssacasa
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