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WELCOME TO INCLUSION

PHOTOS BY SARAH SALVILLA

Inclusion Wellness Spa is the first completely accessible all-inclusive wellness spa where individuals can attend regardless of their abilities. This spa is designed to accommodate all guests from able bodied. Inclusion wellness spa is a first in the nation spa specifically tailored to accommodate and include everyone, thus the name Inclusion. Continue reading

ON THE WAY UP

SHANNA OF SHERO

PHOTOS BY CHRIS CONLON

Shanna of SHERO – The Pop Sensation

Shanna Baccari, who prefers to be referred to simply as “Shanna”, is a Pop singer, dancer, and actress who was born and raised in the Greater Rochester Area. Shanna is a part of the singing duo, SHERO, with her duo partner, Meredith Doyle. If you have attended the Rochester Fringe Festival within the past few year years, you have more than likely seen Shanna in action with SHERO.Continue reading

A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum
FASHION

A FASHION LIFE LIVED: Lucky Nahum

PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER “GOODKNEWS” CARDWELL

A Fashion Life Lived…But Not Yet Complete

Even in an industry that changes daily, reinventing oneself isn’t the easiest of tasks. In music, we’ve seen it in the careers of someone like Madonna, but even she, one of the best at it, seems to be now traveling on flat tires. Often, initially designers and big design houses can do it with the input of a design team the head designer overlooks, and then completely by having other designers take over the duties of Head Designer.Continue reading

COVER STORIES

THE GIVE BACK: ROLAND WILLIAMS

Roland Williams made it out of Rochester and went all the way to the Super Bowl. He didn’t forget about his hometown. While growing up in the 19th ward, he experienced first-hand the negative residuals of poverty, single-parent homes, trauma and incarceration and saw how these factors destroyed the lives of too many people. As a proud Rochestarian, Roland wanted to make an impact. He himself was a product of the Rochester City School District. So, he came back and started the Champion Academy.Continue reading

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Meet Marc at oNe

PHOTOS BY CHRISOM B. PHOTOGRAPHY

From a reputable salon to an aesthetic center like no other, Marc San Fillipo has had one heck of an odyssey encompassing the last two years. Trying to navigate the signs, overcome the obstacles and listen to the universe redirecting him to a place where he can institute beauty the way he has always intended.Continue reading

COVER STORIES

JENNA SIMONETTI: AN ANGEL AMONG US

PHOTOS BY JAKE LEVIN (CAPTIVATE MEDIA)

Sometimes, you just can’t judge a book by the cover. On the outside, Jenna is beautiful, sweet and looks like she has it all, but her story is much more than that. She is amazing! Her struggle was a real one. She shares her story with Rochester Woman to be an inspiration to others.Continue reading

FASHION

Meet Ashley Michaelsen

Born into the modeling and acting world, Ashley has served over 25 years of experience both in front of the camera and behind.Highlights include TV shows “How I Met Your Mother,” “What Would You Do?,” and feature films “ The Dog Lover” starring Lea Thompson, “Pray For Rain.” starring Jane Seymour.Continue reading

WOMEN WHO INSPIRE

Nikki Greene – WARRIOR WOMAN

Nikki Greene is a Buffalo Native who moved to Rochester with the intention of becoming an Electrical Engineer, and here she is now…about 30 years later as a mother, model, and actress. All three of these things she was told would be impossible for her, yet HERE SHE IS proving that anything is possible when you work for it!Continue reading

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