Month: February 2020

Fashion Friday: CIAA Day or Night Look by Styling Your Dress Over Your Jeans

Fashion Friday!! We love bringing creative style looks, to showcase our Apparel Line, as well as fashionable inspirations pictures and pieces to pair with our Tees/Sweatshirts, and just Fashion overall! If you’ve been following us for some time, then you’re very familiar with the different variations of styles that are displayed to accommodate all-style-types from the

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Tuesday’s Cigar Tips: 10 Things You Can Do To Get Ready For CIAA, Cigar Lifestyle Edition!

Hello “Cigar Community” and “Cigar Family!” Thank you for joining us and reading another great article here at Red Lips and Cigar Sticks®, we are thankful for our new, and/or faithful readers, we appreciate you!  CIAA 75th Anniversary of Championship Basketball Tournament  The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s first African American Athletic Conference, will

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Flat Lay Style Look: The Prissy Top

Having fun with textures in this flat lay style look! This lightweight knit sweater “Prissy Top” is perfect for this in-between weather that’s still undecided if we’ll have more colder days or warmer days. Either way, this top will keep you stylish worn alone with jeans or slacks, and/or under a blazer, it’s light enough

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Cigar News: The number of bills affecting cigars will continue to increase and why you should have a CRA Membership.

Cigar Rights of America (CRA) is the first and only consumer-based public advocacy group fighting to protect the individual rights to enjoy premium cigars. Over the past twenty years, the anti-tobacco movement’s reach has broadened, and your ability to enjoy premium cigars and freely participate in a relaxing, social activity has been continually regulated and

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Fashion Friday: Procigar Festival 2020

The Procigar Festival is a truly unique and memorable experience unmatched in the cigar industry that beautifully combines educational opportunities, entertainment, leisure activities, loads of premium cigar smoking and a lifetime of memories. One of the Festival’s most compelling attractions is that it allows guests to have one-on-one dialogues with the industry’s biggest cigar makers,

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Red Lips Fashionista of the Week: Cherise Youngblood

TGIF!! It’s Friday, which means we have another Fashionable/Fun, Red Lips Fashionista to present to you today! We love to see our Sisters of the Leaf (SOTL) that are Shinning and Grinding showcased in a way to display their contribution to the cigar industry! Without further ado, thank you for joining us and reading another

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Smokey Product of the Day: One of the Hottest Cigar Accessories in the Game!!

Who is Bryon James? Bryon James is the founder and owner of Michael Noelle Leatherworx. Often called “Michael” by those who presumably assimilate his business name as his own. Bryon created his leather brand because he simply wanted something that would adequately hold his cigars, cutter and lighter in a sturdy, but delicate space. In

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Motivation Monday: Beauty, Brains & Business

Motivation & Thankfulness! Often times, when we are working on our craft and trying to build a brand that’s recognizable by the masses, you don’t often know, if what you’re doing is being perceived or received well, the unknown is a risk, and it can feel frightening all alone. Being new to entrepreneurship is scary

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Red Lips Fashionista of the Week: RoCarol “Ro” out of the Queen City and Detroit Native!

Happy Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. For centuries, this day has been designated to show expression of love and affection for those you love and

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Working Women Wednesday: Kenisha Thompson

Powerful and Amazing!!!!!! It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Are you guys in the mood for Chocolates and Champagne, or how about Coffee & Cigars? Today’s, Working Women Wednesday Spotlight goes to Kenisha Thompson of Coffee by Kee, who has a roasted coffee blend that she calls the “Aficionado Blend” that pairs perfectly with cigars. This blend

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