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Ashro Woman: Hattie H.

Meet Woman of the Week, Hattie H., from NC!

Hattie has loved God and fashion from the time she was a little girl. Growing up with parents that believed in serving the Lord helped groom her for the life she has now: as a wife, mother, grandmother…and founder/senior pastor of her local church. What are Hattie’s favorite things? Her family, her ministry…and sleeping in. When she gets up, however, “It’s business all day. Someone is depending on me, and I love being needed.” She also loves “getting in the presence of the Lord through prayer, getting a word from God to share with His people…seeing people’s lives changed.” Serving at church gives Hattie lots of opportunities to dress up. For her, fashion is about “showing off your best self”. With a wig collection of 95 wigs, Hattie says that walking into her clothes closet looks like you’re “walking into a wig shop.” How fun is that! Thanks for inspiring us, Hattie.

1. Why are you an Ashro woman?
I love Ashro because I can always find a dressy suit/outfit to wear to an occasion. Ashro never disappoint with their sales.
2. What is your favorite part about fashion and style?
I have always loved fashion since I was a little girl. You get to show off your best self.
3. What makes you get up every morning?
LOL, being retired, I sleep late most morning. But when I get up it’s business all-day. Someone is depending on me, and I love being needed.
4. Your best advice?
Be true to yourself and own your own happiness…
5. What small thing makes you happy?
Enjoying life. Seeing family healthy and happy. Serving the Lord. Seeing people in general enjoying life and the family they are with, I love people and traveling
6. What has been your greatest struggle…and your greatest (or latest) triumph?
I have had severe back pain off and on. Lower back, muscle spasms, sciatic nerve damage. But through it all I have learned to trust God and enjoy living my best life.
7. How do you spend your free time?
My free time, is spent cruising the high seas and just traveling in general… I love meeting new people.
8. What do you do for a living? What do you like most about it? What don’t you like?
I am senior pastor… I love ministry! Preaching the word of the Lord and seeing people life changed, as they except the Lord as their personal savior.
9. Who influenced you the most in your life. Why? And in what way?
My mother as a young girl, serving her relationship with the Lord, and her steadfastness. It helped later in my life to prepare me for pastoring…
10. What is your best dish? Who do you make it for—and where do you typically serve it?
Mac & cheese, lol. Everyone love it. Turkey and giblet gravy, Shepard’s pie, sausage casserole. Sweet potatoes. mostly at Thanksgivings/Christmas/ New Year. Sometimes just Sunday dinner. My husband cooks the other sides.
11. Are you a woman of faith? How does that faith affect your life? Please tell us more.
Oh yes, absolutely, All my life growing with parents that believed in serving the Lord with a “PASSION”. It helped groom me for the life I now live as a senior pastor and founder of a local church in my city!!! I love what I do getting in the presence of the Lord through prayer, getting a word from God to share with his people, to help live… in the a challenging very day world…
12. What makes you laugh?
My husband acting silly, lol. My grandbaby she is a joy! Oh my goodness… she is three and she video chats with me every day, the things she talk about… the just random questions she asks.
13. What lessons has motherhood (or being a grandmother) taught you?
The ability to help in times of crisis, when life get hard, and being able from experience, trial and error, when they are struggling with how to cope and how to handle just life, as they mature…
14. Are you a user of Ashro Credit? How has our credit plan helped you budget and get what you need with low monthly payments?
Yes I am, I love it! Often I get Christmas presents or anytime gifts or myself, the low monthly payment helps to order what you need. Me being a pastor… I minister every Sunday and have to change cloths a lot… so having a credit card makes it easy, lol. Although I have to be careful, because with a large variety of dressy/church suits and dresses selection, I just love, love – I would be ordering all the time and they sales are just awesome!!! And the low monthly payment are awesome!!!
15. What occasions/events do you dress up for? (for example-do you often dress up for church, cultural events, charity events, going out, etc.) And how often do you typically get dressed up?
Yes absolutely!!! That’s all the time, every Sunday morning worship, worship services doing the week… and times when we are invited to travel out to minister at other worship services. Love worshiping with other churches and ministering there.
16. Do you wear hats? How often and what type of hat? Do you wear them to church? If so, be sure to share a pic of you in a hat with us!
Yes I do … don’t get to wear them as much, since I have been ordained senior pastor.
17. Do you wear wigs? How often and what length or style? If so, be sure to share a pic of you in a wig with us!
Oh yes, I do I have loved wigs from when my mom bought me one in the ninth (9th). I have now added to my collection about 95 wigs. I have a room in my clothes that looks like you walking into a wig shop!!! I love them…
18. Do you wear headwraps? How often? Where did you learn how to tie it? Share a pic of you in a headwrap with us!
No I don’t know how. Never learned how. My daughter know how to do it really well.
20. How would you describe the Ashro woman? How do you embody her? Does the brand mean something to you? Any memories associated with the catalog?
Yes the brand is everything! When I see others wearing a great looking suit or dressy outfit I can recognize the Ashro brand I always say “Oh yes Ashro!”. Everyone compliments me on the brand.
Image of Hattie H.
Image of Hattie H.

Thanks for inspiring us, Hattie!

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Comments (1)

Congratulations, so proud of you!!! God bless you Mrs. Fashionista, LOOKING FABULUS AS ALWAYS!!

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