From Backstage to Center Stage: The supreme cast discuss the death defying love story of TV One’s latest biopic, alongside it’s creative mastermind, Tasha Smith


Style like many art forms is innovation. SHEEN MAGAZINE pays homage to the brilliant work of style geniuses and creative minds across the world with new and familiar faces showcasing their latest projects and fashions in its latest issue, “Style From the Director’s Chair.” The captivating September/October 2017 issue brings readers behind the scenes with the cast of When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story led by the ingenious Tasha Smith who gives us her take as the new century renaissance woman of Hollywood.


In the glossy issue, the star-studded When Love Kills cast, Lance Gross, Lil’ Mama, and Tami Roman, share candid moments on set, the challenges and rewards of playing their respective roles, and how it has impacted their lives.

“I think that what she teaches her actors is how to find it yourself, how to dial in, tap into whatever emotions are necessary.” – Tami Roman on Tasha Smith

Why Did I Get Married star and Empire regular, Tasha Smith, discusses her exciting transition from on-screen to behind the scenes with her first directorial debut, as well as the relevancy of the twisted love story of Falicia Blakely, and how it relates to women today.

“I wanted to show some humanity about the tragic mistake that this young girl made because of her need to feel loved… Like Falicia, some girls can get caught up and end up being manipulated in their mind because of their lack of self-love. I just wanted this movie to show, and warn young girls to beware of the Dino’s out there.” –Tasha Smith

Dear White People star Ashley Blaine Featherson dishes on her glowing skin and body care line for an exclusive Beauty Spotlight. Rising beauty sensation, Glam Makeup Diva fills us in on the perfect skin care regime and shares her coveted beauty techniques.


Master Hair Stylist, Cynthia Meadows, delivers the top secrets to protective styling and the latest beauty flight. Just in time for fall rejuvenation, SHEEN caught up with Dermatologist Dr. Nikki Hill, to educate us on how to keep our skin healthy while transitioning seasons. From mesmerizing eye looks made simple using Anastasia Beverly Hills and Make Up For Ever palettes, to transforming your hair into runway ready styles for any occasion, we’ve got you covered.


Beyoncé’s notable longtime stylist, Ty Hunter, discusses dressing one of the world’s greatest fashion icons, and his upcoming honor as our Fashion Innovator of the Year in Harlem on September 10th. Celebrity stylist, Germaine Hill, reveals the five essential items that every fashionista needs in their closets, while Project Runway alum, Terri Stevens fills us in on her latest inspiration for her fashion house.


Model and fitness guru, Agu Ukaogo, heats up Bravo’s new show, Invite Only Cabo, while budding actress Sydney Park, and vocalist, Toni Romiti, shine in the spotlight with their undeniable talents. October turns PYNK for breast cancer awareness, with our top product picks that give back to the women who have risen above the afflictions of the disease. From our renowned HBCU Tour stops at our celebrated historically black colleges and universities to the new age transition of fashion, SHEEN is bringing you style from the director’s chair and beyond.


SHEEN MAGAZINE’s September/October exclusive 2017 Style From the Director’s Chair issue hits stands on August 30, 2017.


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