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50 Most Influential Women

The 50 Most Influential Women event was created to spotlight and recognize the important role women play in the greater Charlotte region, in the economy, and in society. The following individuals were nominated and judged by their peers and have been chosen to receive this award because of their influence and leadership in the Charlotte Mecklenburg community.


Busting Fashion Myths

Sonya Barnes wants to help you find your effortless style....

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Tone Networks

An online community where you can get expert advice...

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Leadership Charlotte: 

Alumni Connections

Sonya Barnes Alumni Spotlight

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The IT List

Charlotte's Most

Stylish Women

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Charlotte International Fashion Week Reimagine Fashion Show

The single day event themed "Reimagine Fashion" featured 14 designers from around the country showcasing a variety of art inspired designs ranging from high-end ready-to-wear, wedding, couture, recyclable wear and children fashion. In addition to the swank VIP red carpet reception, luxury vendors and, high-energy runway shows, Plitzs also awarded 10 individuals with the first Fashion Icon Award of Excellence for their commitment to the growth and sustainability of Charlotte's growing fashion community.


The importance of having the the right essentials in your Wardrobe

Sonya Barnes tells us about the Beauty boot Camp...

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4 Pro Tips For Sale Shopping

Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski says to focus on wardrobe building blocks, like coats or dresses, when sale shopping.

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People of CLT

An interview with Sonya Barnes, Owner of Sonya Barnes International, “The Brand Ecosystem”

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