Makeovers Revealed: Tina Berry

Makeovers Revealed: Tina Berry

Tina, the winner of our Encourager makeover is wearing: poncho, $1,145; turtleneck, $820; pants, $398 from Rodes for Her. Tina’s before photo at J Michael’s Salon and Spa. Tina Berry, 48, doesn’t mind sharing her time with others — all while being the...
Mixing the Tough with the Professional

Mixing the Tough with the Professional

As late as the ’60s and ’70s, high school vocational classes were often segregated by sex. Girls were relegated to home economics to learn to cook and sew, to prepare for becoming housewives. In shop classes, boys learned to make and repair things, to prepare for...
Makeovers Revealed: Bhavana Barde

Makeovers Revealed: Bhavana Barde

Bhavana, the winner of our Hot Stove Hottie makeover, is wearing: Dress, $375 from Rodes for Her.      Preparing a hearty meal for family and friends is a cinch for Bhavana Barde, who opened her own catering company called Super Food Veda in 2011. A native of...
Nature is All She Needs

Nature is All She Needs

When Joy Fitgerald, 72, agreed to meet me at a lavish Simpsonville farmhouse, complete with a motorized iron gate, circular driveway, outdoor pool and kitchen, firepits, a pristine pond, and a bucolic horse barn, she immediately shooed away the fanfare. “This is not...
Speaking Out and Looking Good

Speaking Out and Looking Good

Little did Cara Silletto know that singing Motown songs in her family band at age 7 would help prepare her for a career as a professional speaker on workforce solutions, especially employee retention. “For me the professional speaker world is the perfect blend of...