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A LOOK BACK: Triangle’s 25 Most STYLISH People of 2012


A LOOK BACK: Triangle’s 25 Most STYLISH People of 2012

Join Carolina STYLE Magazine over the next few weeks as we celebrate the elite list of tastemakers in the Triangle who have made a real impact in our community in the areas of fashion, beauty, business, arts, entertainment and philanthropy. 

We are pleased to present you the Honorees of 2012!



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Name: Sharon Delaney

Occupation: Founder/ Host of My Carolina Today, Owner at McCloud Communications LLC

STYLISH Quality: The Emmy Award winning communications professional and former news anchor for NBC, is the founder and host of My Carolina Today.  With over 20 years experience in the communications industry, Sharon launched her own company, McCloud Communications.






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Name: Kendra Leonard

Occupation: Owner of The Art of Style

STYLISH Quality: Kendra Leonard’s boutique The Art of STYLE is location in Cameron Village.  Nominated as Woman of the Year at the by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in 2010, she continues to spread awareness while supporting the cause.




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Name: Ellen Baker

Occupation:  Executive Coach for The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

STYLISH Quality: Trilingual business professional with a passion for excellence; Baker has experience in designing and delivering cross-cultural learning programs in corporate settings.  Ellen has been recognized by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce as “Business Leader” in the Triangle.




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Name: Gaurav Patel

Occupation: President of Eschelon Hospitality

STYLISH Quality: CEO of the Eschelon Hospitality empire, Patel has made headway in the Raleigh restaurant industry.  Successful with his business endeavors, Gaurav is also recognized for this generous donations to national and local charities.





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Name: YC Brodie

Occupation: Public Relations and host of Fashion Fix on Fox 8 News

STYLISH Quality:  Representing campaigns for Miss North Carolina USA, True You Cosmetics and Pure Fashion, Brodie’s YCB agency  specializes in image consulting, public relations and event planning.  The Second Harvest Food Bank, the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center and the Red Cross are just a few of the non-profits and local charities YC has teamed up with.




It’s that time of year again when everyone wants to know “Who are the 25 Most Stylish People of 2013?”

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Bianca Torres is a native New Yorker with a natural passion for fashion, beauty, celebrity gossip and cuisine. Case Manager turned blogger, shortly after her relocation to Raleigh, NC she began volunteering for local events and found Carolina STYLE Magazine.  Shortly after, she also began writing for Carolina STYLE, working her way up to Contributing Lifestyle Editor. After her promotion, Bianca returned back home to New York and became the magazine's NYC Market Editor.  Currently, she hold the position of Content Manager for Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo and writes for as an NY Beauty/ Celebrity Examiner. Editor, blogger, foodie and cosmetic connoisseur, Bianca loves to give the inside scoop on the latest trends. Contact Bianca at: Website: Facebook: Bianca Torres Tumblr.: Fashion Beauty Culture Twitter: @bianca_inc Instagram: @bianca_inc Pinterest: Bianca Torres


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