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Skating Resources!

Happy Monday everybody! As we mentioned in our last blog, there are still skaters out there separated from our lovely sport of skating, and we want to help you continue pursuing your goals as an athlete. So this week, we are highlighting some Instagram pages that hold virtual events or are great avenues for skating education and enjoyment. Resources for the socially connected quarantine skater: @americanicetheatre has many branches (including New York, Berlin, Dubai, the list goes on!) and is hosting monthly virtual yoga classes, their next opportunity being Sunday, November 22nd with a class on breath work. They will also be hosting their first Virtual Winter Seminar Saturday, December 5th. @skatersedge_ is putting on a virtual summit called “EmpowHERed”...

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To Glide Again

Here at Brilliance & Melrose, it’s no doubt we are all about the passion, artistry, and enticement of figure skating. Ever since March, we have all been tested in many aspects of our lives, especially since the sport we love has been put on pause. In some states and countries, not just once, but twice ice facilities have been shut down until further notice. With the pandemic still in effects, we have to make the best of whatever situation is thrown our way. Thankfully, there are so many resources out there for us to carry out our artwork. We can focus on getting more flexible, jumping higher, taking new forms of dance classes, the options could go on in the...

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New Arrivals : CLOTHES

As a designer, I always dreamed of having my own clothing collection, but hey! The sportswear industry is a scary market to jump into. A few weeks ago, I sew a jewel on one of my tops and suddenly, my ideas came together. The style of Brilliance & Melrose is unique, and the idea of creating jewelry designs on clothes is unique too. As soon as I figured it out, I started to sketch. Next thing you know, the production was in motion and the collection was coming together. Little detail : I am a trained fashion designer and I have over 10 years of experience product development. Useful stuff. THE FABRICS The. Most. Important. Part.  The fabrics I picked...

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Progress & Creativity

Our lives have completely changed over the last couple of weeks. All for the best? Certainly not. All horrible? Oh... I don’t think so. What is keeping you busy these days? Brilliance is excited to connect with you Increasing the social media presence of the brand is the goal of the month. I want to talk with you, see your videos & follow your progress. The Instagram account has just reached 2000 followers and I can’t wait to reach 5K. Any tips? New collection… coming soon! I woke up one day feeling wild, sketched a bunch of ideas, found a factory and placed a PO. Boom. With the pandemic and all the other things going on, I truly don’t know...

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Challenge Yourself... Differently

No need to say- Brilliance & Melrose is one of the very many small businesses who’s facing the economic challenge that comes with COVID-19.  As a new entrepreneur, the last few months have been incredibly intense and I am so very grateful for all the opportunities that came my way. Being realistic,  a lot of my hard work will be fading out while we are beating up that beast, but you know what? That’s okay. Crying over it won’t help anything. Using that precious time to work on my weakness will. BUSINESS SKILLS Man, I have a lot to learn. I am a fashion designer & a professional figure skater. I founded a company 2 years ago, it became a...

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