On Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, rolling out magazine, the premiere urban weekly covering music, politics and culture, in a partnership with CVS/Pharmacy Beauty Club, debuted the 2012 Mirror Mirror Beauty Awards in Atlanta. The exclusive VIP reception and award ceremony honored Atlanta’s trendsetters and leaders in the beauty industry, as well as several pop culture beauty and fashion icons.
The 2012 Mirror Mirror honorees included Grammy Award-winning singer, actress and spokesperson Chilli; supermodel Cynthia Bailey (BRAVO/”RHOA”); Grammy Award-winning songwriter Kandi Burruss (BRAVO/”RHOA”); hit songwriter Tameka “Tiny” Harris (VH1/”T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle); NY Times best-selling author and TV personality Toya Wright; Bernard Bronner, president and CEO of Bronners Bros.; fashion and entertainment blogger Tammie Reed; Myleik Teele, founder and chief experience officer, curlBox; Lois Reid-Hines, founder of Tropic Isle Living hair and skin products; Derek J, reality television personality and owner of The J Spot Salon; Terrance Terry, owner and creative director, Luxe Nail Bar; Taliah Waajid, founder, World Natural Hair Show and Black Earth Products; Reggie Marble, director of marketing, Bigen; Erica Richardson, owner, Oh! My Nappy Hair salons; Shenipa Crawley, owner, Weaves For Forty; Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas, president, Atlanta Technical College; Kimberly Walker, contributing beauty expert, Ebony magazine; and Melissa Brown, manager of multicultural marketing, The Home Depot. An intimate crowd of Atlanta elite key influencers, socialites and tastemakers applauded the honorees including hip-hop artist T.I., music industry veteran Shanti Das and many more.
Atlanta’s newest hotspot, The Indigo Bar, hosted the ceremony; complete with an exquisite view of the city as a backdrop. DJ Tracy Steele (HOT 107.9) provided the soundtrack for the evening, which consisted of great fashion, exotic food and beautiful people. “Rolling out is excited to partner with CVS to recognize these trendsetting men and women who are titans of industry in their own respects with the inaugural Mirror Mirror awards,” said Munson Steed, CEO, Steed Media Group. “These honorees are setting the pace for what’s hot in fashion and beauty; the awards were designed to highlight their huge impact on today’s urban style.”