Summer Pool or Beach Style by Jodie Filogomo

#Summer Pool and Beach Style for Women over 50

One of my favorite fashion bloggers featured me and my water-sports' lifestyle on her blog this week. If you haven't met Jodie at Jodie's Touch of Style yet, please stop by and read her blog. Jodie tells readers "You may not love the idea of putting on a bathing suit or being seen in one, …

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The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

When launching and running your own small business, what do you think is the most important element for success? Is it having a great product? Ideally, yes. Is it having clever marketing skills or genius business acumen? Sure, these help. Ask Carey Reddick,II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand …

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Seasonal Sensations Link-Up April Flowers

Seasonal Sensations Link-Up: April Flowers

The Seasonal Sensations Link-Up is back! For the entire month of April, we will celebrate the beauty of spring with our photos of flowers, blooms, blossoms, floral landscapes, Easter and Passover floral decorations, even photos of clothing or crafts featuring flowers. Be creative! Let's fill up cyberspace with virtual blossoms! I have already seen and …

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Tiffany's in New York: A 10-year Old Fashionista's Perspective on New York Fashion Week

Tiffany’s In New York: A 10-year Old Fashionista’s Perspective on Fashion Week

How does a 10-year old fashionista score a trip to New York Fashion Week? Sometimes, it’s who you know! Her uncle is none other than Carey Reddick, II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand company. “My uncles know that I like fashion and surprised me with this trip. They …

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New Titan Warrior bow tie line made for event

Bow-Ties for Warriors

And by warriors, I mean people who give back to their communities. Have you heard of Leonard Simpson, the Fashion Forward® founder and popular, San Diego media personality? His signature fundraising event, 10 Best Dressed Awards, recently commenced its 9th gala on Thursday, November 17, honoring 15 women and 12 men within the San Diego …

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Why Mickey Needs a Handbag

Why would Mickey need a handbag? To give to Minnie as a gift, of course! After all, both Mickey and Minnie Mouse already sport their versions of bow-ties. The San Diego-based company Above-Time is branching out from its exceptional bow-tie line to include couture handbags and other sportswear items. Carey Reddick, II and his team …

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Dorian, Above-Time brand ambassador, reframes himself.

Above-Time Celebrates One Year of Bow-Ties

Did you know bow-ties are all the rage? If not, then read on how Founder and CEO Carey Reddick, II has leveraged his evolving business around bow-ties and other accessories. Above-Time has been busy promoting and selling bow-ties and developing the brand during this past year, while creating a business model that celebrates community and explores creative …

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The Art of Bow-Ties: A Gallery Re-Brands

Carey Reddick II, CEO of Above-Time, Inc., makes friends easily. This attribute is a very good thing when one is launching a new and emerging retail business. Enter Alexander Salazar, art gallery owner, who is having a busy day. While Reddick sets up a store front display of bow-ties, Salazar is multi-tasking. As I interviewed …

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Above-Time model shows off newest bow-tie

Paddling for Bow-Ties: How Community Shapes the Above-Time Brand

How does community shape a business brand? As a close family friend of CEO Carey Reddick, I have watched Above Time evolve and grow into the amazing brand that it is. Last August (2015), Reddick officially launched Above Time, Inc., his upscale bow-tie and fashion accessories line, which appeals to people who wish to live …

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Baby Bow-Ties: Above Time Launches Children’s Line

Last year I began blogging about a San Diego-based company called Above Time. Founder Carey Reddick II wanted to rock bow-ties that were both fashionable and hand-made of organic, luxe and vintage materials. “Above Time is about living in the moment and not letting time get the best of you. The company was founded in …

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The Business of Bow-Ties

When Owner & Chief Designer Carey Reddick II crafted his well-organized business plan and strategic vision, he was as surprised as anyone when he was invited to meet with Disney executives to discuss future opportunities for his line of bow-ties. His meeting with Disney resulted in an interest for using the line of bow-ties for …

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Bowties Against Bullies

Above-Time premiered its new line of fashion accessories on August 15th in San Diego. The buzz in the air was palpable at the premier. Friends, family, media and fashion lovers gathered for this historic event for the official brand launch of Above-Time. The models, representing diverse cultures, rocked the runway showcasing the bow-tie collection. The …

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A Well-Garnished Life

Are you living a well-garnished life? This idea has several meanings, the first and obvious definition is “adornment or decoration.” Another meaning is that, we, as individuals, want to live our lives to the fullest, and with pizazz. For many, fashion accessories create that feeling of pizazz. And nothing says well-garnished like carefully-chosen accessories, tailored …

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