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Ashro Woman: Lynn M.

Meet Yvette from Farmington Hills, MI

A true girly girl, people person and woman of faith, Yvette believes in living in the moment. “Take no thought for tomorrow, live today!”  

Her style has that same vibe. 

“I dress up for everything! Life itself is the perfect occasion to look your best!”

As much as she loves style, faith is her life. “I don’t think I could survive in this world without my faith.” In fact, it was her faith that got her through her greatest struggle: losing her sister and the greatest influence in her life, her mother. “Knowing that they’re safe in the arms of Jesus gives joy.” 

For Yvette, living in the moment is enjoying the little things—like watching old sitcoms with her husband and making chicken/broccoli casserole for her family. What makes her laugh? “Mean people make me laugh!!!! It’s such a waste of time!” We couldn’t agree more!

smiling black woman wearing sunglasses, heart necklace and white shirt
Name
Yvette B
Where do you live (city & state)?
Farmington Hills, Michigan
1. Why are you an Ashro woman?
I love the clothing line
2. What is your favorite part about fashion and style?
I am an absolute Fashionista!! I’m a true girly girl and I love beautiful clothing and fashion!
3. What makes you get up every morning?
I’m grateful for every morning the Lord allows me to open my eye!! New Mercies!!
4. Your best advice?
Live in the now moment! Take no thought for tomorrow, live today!!
5. What small thing makes you happy?
Starbucks coffee!
6. What has been your greatest struggle…and your greatest (or latest) triumph?
The loss of my mom and sister was my greatest struggle. Knowing that they’re safe in the arms of Jesus, gives joy!
7. How do you spend your free time?
With my husband watching old TV sitcoms
8. What do you do for a living? What do you like most about it? What don’t you like?
I’m an escrow agent, and I love that I work at home!! Because I work from home, I don’t get to connect with people as much as I’d like. I love people!!!
9. Who influenced you the most in your life. Why? And in what way?
My mom was greatest influence! She was a woman of great faith!!
10. What is your best dish? Who do you make it for—and where do you typically serve it?
My best dish is the chicken and broccoli casserole! My family loves it when I have family gatherings.
11. Are you a woman of faith? How does that faith affect your life? Please tell us more.
Absolutely!!! My faith is my life!! Without it, it is impossible to please God!! I don’t think I could survive in this world without my faith!
12. What makes you laugh?
Mean people make me laugh!!! It’s such a waste of time!
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?
I dress up for everything! Life itself is the perfect occasion to look your best!
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!
Love hats! I wear all types of hats; to church, work, to play!
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!
Yes… love versatility!
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!
Yes, usually during African American events. I learned to tie them on YouTube.
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?
The Ashro woman is a woman of style and grace! A woman of strength and confidence!
smiling black woman wearing headwrap and pink shirt
smiling black woman wearing red African print headwrap and matching outfit

Thanks for brightening our day, Yvette!

If you’d like a chance to be a future Ashro Woman of the Week, share your story with us—then watch your weekly Ashro emails to see if you’re featured next! Already filled out our questionnaire? Then you’re all set (you may see yourself featured in next week’s email)! Make sure to tell your friends and family to sign up for emails. We can’t wait to see you!

How is Yvette keeping the faith during Covid-19?  “Move forward and roll with the punches.”

Watch her video interview now >

1 thought on “Ashro Woman: Lynn M.

  1. I love the idea of dressing up when going out anytime! I hope to start doing the same thing when I go anywhere 😊

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