Fans may know her as Sonya Bee, but along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, she is our own Sonya Booker from Gautier, Mississippi.
She is the first featured guest in our new passion project called the KaleidoCOAST podcast, which highlights amazing, multicultural and diverse people, place and things along with MS Gulf Coast. In the interview, Sonya shares how she started her amazing journey as a college student and self-described tomboy who fell in love with fashion after thrifting with friends on the weekends for high-end designer pieces.
The amazingly talented online fashion brand mogul is CEO and founder of Sonya Bee's Boutique, one of the most popular online boutique clothing stores in the United States. Sonya, a proud black business owner, shares her unique pathway to her success, her love for family and lessons learned along the way.
In the podcast, Sonya also talks about being a solopreneur who spent her initial years in a small storefront in Canton, Mississippi and how she grew that into having one of the most popular black-owned online boutiques in the country with an Instagram presence that boasts more than a half million followers.
Recently, several online fashion bloggers, including VH1 News, have featured Sonya Bee’s Boutique as one of the hottest online fashion brands to follow in 2018.
And today, Sonya shares the importance of body positivity for black woman, why black dollars should be respected among the fashion industry and she gives us an exclusive peek into some upcoming new ventures for Sonya Bee’s Boutique. Let’s hear from Sonya Booker on this awesome episode.
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KaleidoCOAST Podcast is a project of Yellow Rabbit PR & Marketing. Hosted by journalist and communications pro Pamela Berry-Johnson, it is a reflective space featuring the diverse and multicultural beauty of the MS Gulf Coast by highlighting its unique and successful people and places.
Social Media Links
Sonya Bee's Boutique - Username: shopsonyabees
Sonya Booker - Username: sonyabee4
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