Burhemian Chic, California Cool

Cynthia Cheng California-based Ettika, a line of jewellery started by Ettie Rafeili and Joey Rafeili is an all-American brand inspired by their surroundings in Los Angeles.  Every colour of the rainbow can be found in this collection, which includes not only bracelets, but anklets, earrings and keychains as well.  The pieces which have both a bohemian […]

Results: Most Did Not Watch MJ's Memorial Service

Last Tuesday, Michael Jackson’s memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles aired on most television channels.  While 30% of Prospere Magazine readers watched the service, most, at 55% did not.    10% wanted to watch, but did not have the time, and the remaining chose other (at 5%).   I’m assuming that “other” meant that […]

Keren Taylor: Helping Girls Build Confidence and Self-Esteem Through Writing

When Keren Taylor was laid off from her job in 2001, her friends suggested that she “take time to decide what to do.”  This time-taking eventually led to her starting WriteGirl, a Los Angeles-based program which empowers girls through mentorship programs on creativity and self-expression. These programs can be weekly one-on ones or group session.

Emily Lau Makes Smaller Women Look and Feel Good

Former TV writer/producer, Emily Lau, launched The Little Bra Company in 2007 because she no longer wanted to “make do” with the types of bras she had.  It wasn’t that they were too small.  Actually, they were too big.  In order for Emily, who is small-framed, to have bras which fit her properly (and make […]

Sex is Back in the City*

T U Dawood It’s been four long years since the iconic HBO television show Sex And The City went off the air in 2004, but our favourite New York quartet of femme fatales living the high-flying life is back, this time on the silver screen. Women around the world saw bits of themselves in these […]