The NYLA Report (pronounced ni*lah) is a daily fix of pop culture, fashion, music and up-to-the-minute celeb news from New York to Los Angeles and everything in between. Founded by Asia Willis in January 2010, The NYLA Report is growing rapidly, while providing Fashion Week coverage, red carpet highlights, buzzworthy music videos and hot celeb interviews. The NYLA Report is an exciting online editorial experience offering the fashion obsessed a user-friendly interface. Stay tuned to The NYLA Report to get your immediate entertainment access and to make sure you’re staying on top of the fashion world.
Asia is a Los Angeles-based fashion blogger and founder of The NYLA Report (pronounced ni*lah). Since an early age, she’s been obsessed with fashion and pop culture. She freelanced for various magazines and websites, including Us Weekly . She reported live from New York Fashion Week and interviewed top people in the fashion industry including Project Runway’s Tim Gunn, Harper’s Bazaar contributing editor Mary Alice Stephenson and celeb stylist Phillip Bloch.
Follow her on Twitter at @AsiaWillis
Shelby currently lives in Chicago, where she’s studying Photography and Art History at Columbia College. She has worked in various departments of the fashion industry. In the past year, she had the privilege of covering New York Fashion Week and working for designer Alberta Ferretti in the NY sales office. She’s incredibly inspired by Patricia Field, Tim Walker and the art that has provided a foundation for great fashion.
Jenessa is a student at Michigan State University, studying Marketing and Apparel/Textiles. She’s learning how to create fabulous clothes and sell them. She has a passion for spreading good fashion sense and aspires to do so for the rest of her life. She always believed that beauty exists not only on billboards and in magazines, but in everything and everyone we come across everyday — all it takes it a little style.
Follow her at @jenessaann
Growing up in New York City and Los Angeles, Braden has been obsessed with celebrities and pop culture since a young age. After reading Vogue, Elle, and Nylon cover to cover, he began filling bulletin boards and notebooks with collages. He is always up to date with the latest in the world of fashion, from collaborations to the latest trends on the runways. Braden has taken classes at Parsons School of Design and was an intern for Seventeen magazine and Seventh House PR in NYC.
Give him a shout on Twitter @Bradenboch
Contributing Movie Reviewer
Liz is a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature who loves going to the movies. She is the founder of yesnofilms.com, a film blog which was created in January 2010. Liz writes for the Detroit Examiner (examiner.com/detroit) and her movie reviews are also published at freeismylife.com. She is probably not as knowledgeable about fashion as her co-writers are, but she does love New York City, and hopes to visit LA one day.
Follow her on Twitter at @yesnofilms
Tafari K. Stevenson-Howard
Tafari is a metro Detroit-based freelance photographer who is a regular image contributor to Getty images, covers fashion and social events around Detroit and maintains a lifestyle portrait clientele. While Tafari has been a photographer since 2001, he recently decided to share his art and creativity professionally. To see Tafari’s work, visit his online gallery: www.photographybytafari.com
Follow him on Twitter at @photosbytafari
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