Raquel Riley Thomas, owner of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty stunned on the red carpet at the recent Fashion Group International awards ceremony.
New York City, New York May 14, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – The event was held Tuesday in New York City with a sellout crowd of 300-plus celebrating the finalist and winners of the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star awards. Designers such as Jason Wu and Tracey Reese were attendance as well as Nina Garcia, editor in chief of Elle magazine.
Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty was a finalist in the FGI Awards Beauty Category. The brand, which was founded by Army Captain Veteran, Raquel Riley Thomas, in 2020, was a finalist alongside 6 other beauty brands. The brand supplies a quick and easy solution to the way women apply and wear cosmetics. Founder, Raquel Riley Thomas, produced the formulated concept 3GL: Glamour Lashes, Glamour Lids, Glamour Lips.
Raquel Riley Thomas attended the event in an Ade by Femi velvet ensemble. She wore a Versace Medusa buckle belt and matching Versace platform boots. She topped it off with a chain linked clutch by Christian Dior. Raquel was styled by Natasha Edwards, a Personal stylist & Image Consultant out of Atlanta, Ga.
Raquel wore her hair long and straight with the color being of a mixture of brown and golden tones. This was a change from her normal dark tresses we have seen in the past.
“I decided to lighten her hair to give a different appeal than her norm of dark hair. Plus, with summer approaching we wanted to have a little fun with her hair color,” states Breana Phillips, owner of Hair by Bre.
Her own makeup brand was used for her face, to include the best seller, Virtuoso all-in-one makeup kit, which features 41 colors.
FGI’s CEO Maryanne Grisz told FN: “The finalists this year inspire hope. There are so many unique points of view and evolution within the industry that they represent across the board.”