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Today’s Red Lips Fashionista of the week is Yonneque Zeno out of Austin, Texas.
Yonneque started smoking cigars almost two years ago. She was introduced to cigars by a cousin, on one evening out on the town. Her cousin convinced her to try a cigar, by ascertaining that if she tried one, she would love it, after he went into the details of the beauty and construction of a cigar. Once she, obliged, he gifted her with a Groovy Blue. And, this was the start to Yonneque’s cigar journey.
When Yonneque is having a cigar, she likes to pair her cigars with sweet red wine, or she’ll make what she calls a “foofy” drink, which is a mixture of vodka, cranberry and pineapple or another variation could be a mixture of coconut rum, cranberry and pineapple with lots of ice.
Yonneque likes the Ezra Zion boutique brand.
Ezra Zion has weekly releases, which covers an array of blends and flavors, and I love to rotate between releases. I also love most Drew Estate brands. One of my favorites is Deadwood Fat Bottom Betty. Maduro is a favorite. I tend to navigate toward medium-to-full-bodied blends.
Yonneque was selected to be a Red Lips Fashionista to inform our readers that she is a new cigar lounge owner, Ashes, THE Cigar Lounge! Her establishment is the first African-American, female-owned, cigar lounge in Austin, Texas. Fantastic!!!!!!
When asked what does fashion mean to her and how would she describe her style, Yonneque said:
I’ve always been known for my love of fashion. My classmates in high school recognized my fashion sense early on by voting (Best Dressed) for me. Whether it’s simple chic, classy, business, casual, or dressing down with jeans and sneakers, I enjoy toying with all styles. My love is pairing inexpensive finds to make a cute and affordable ensemble.
To learn more about this Red Lips Fashionista, please view/follow @ashesthecigarlounge
Featured Image/All Images are courtesy of Yonneque Zeno/@ashesthecigarlounge
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