A Glimpse at our 2019 Houston Style Summit

Photo by Becki Smithouse Photography

Photo by Becki Smithouse Photography

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Our annual Create & Cultivate Style Summit was one to remember leaving everyone motivated to take their career(s) to the next level. Each year, we leave the Houston Galleria with an even bigger and better experience than before. Influencers both big and small arrived at Houston’s go-to culture hub ready to learn, network, and gain wisdom from influencers we’ve grown to love over the years proving that there’s no such thing as an overnight sensation.

Top 5 Mic Drop Moments From the Day:

  • Agatha Ashiofu: Find your passion! Once you find it, the rest will unfold.

  • Agatha Ashiofu: Plan and do the work— Sometimes you have to sacrifice fun for long term success.

  • Sarah Adam Hafez: Whatever your definition of success might be, you have to put that as a priority. Life is too short to wait and say “what if”— Just start and take it slow.

  • Lee Anne Benjamin: In the beginning, I was afraid to share raw moments and what made me unique. Be yourself/share those raw moments. Those are the days where I get the most engagement.

And last but not least, our Keynote Audrina Patridge left us with a charge to:

“Get a lawyer up front, especially one that specializes in your industry.”

Photo by Becki Smithouse Photography

Photo by Becki Smithouse Photography

Who said you can’t have beauty and brains? Whoever made that up can kick it to the curb because our panelist hit the runway with effortless style and grace! Fun fact, did you know by day, Agatha Ashiofu is an account and Jaserah Asadullah is a Petroleum Engineer Technologist? Seriously, women do it all and these ladies make it look so easy.

Shop their looks at The Houston Galleria:

Think we’re done? Think again! During the day attendees watched a live 30-minute tutorial filled with tips and tricks from celebrity makeup artist, Jamie Greenberg; making time consuming beauty looks achievable for our attendees!  

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If you weren’t able to make it this year, be sure to check back later this week for our recap video. 

Follow and stay connected with all of our panelists, keynote guest, and moderators on social: 

Eye For Style: How to create & cultivate your confidence through your closet: 


Sarah Adam Hafez— @SarahAdamHafez on Insta 

Agatha Ashiofu— @IronyofAshi on Insta

Lee Anne Benjamin— @LeeAnneBenjamin on Insta

Jaserah Asadullah—@SimplyJaserah on Insta 

Courtney Kerr— @Kerrently on Insta 


Carrie Colbert — @CarrieC on Insta 

A conversation with our Founder, Jaclyn Johnson and Audrina Patridge

Keynote Speaker 

Audrina Patridge — @AudrinaPatridge on Insta 


Jaclyn Johnson — @JaclynJohnson on Insta

Makeup Tutorial 

Jamie Greenberg (@JamieMakeup), Model: Brittany Puerto (@BrittanyPuerto) - Make up used for this tutorial was provided by Morphe.