The "Write" Stuff
You’ve read their stories! You’ve enjoyed their thoughts! Now it’s time to meet the people with the “write” touch who’ve helped to establish Bravura Magazine over the years as your go-to source for all things music, Bollywood, Hollywood, fashion, lifestyle & more!
Tamiz Rezvi, Creative Director
Tamiz has played a vital role for Bravura Magazine even prior to taking the role as Creative Director. He has always shown a positive attitude towards the rest of the team and though he’s criticism can sometimes be constructive, everyone has always bettered themselves with his advice.
Since stepping into the role of Creative Director, Tamiz has immediately shown charge and taken on challenges & multiple challenges. He’s engaged himself in creating and putting together Bravura Magazine’s 5-year anniversary digital issue, which is quite the task. However he has carefully monitored all those submitting articles, and has carefully worked towards all deadlines.
Additionally, he’s never hesitated to take on the hats of an art director, copywriter, or lead designer. He has guided our team of employees with skills and experience related to graphic design, fine arts, motion graphics, and other creative industry fields.
Did we fail to mention that he’s also an amazing photographer?! Yes…we take full advantage of him over at Bravura Magazine!
Anand Patel, The Fine Line
Anand is currently majoring in Communications, with a double minor in Spanish & Psychology at Hofstra University. Prior to moving to NY, Patel lived in Memphis, TN where he attended Memphis University School – one of the most elite single-sex institutions in the Mid-South region. There he was an editor for his school’s literary magazine, as well as, newspaper along with being an avid thespian which gives him keen insight into all aspects of style — the good, bad, and the ugly.
He possesses a fierce passion for photography, fashion everything, reading and writing English, flora and fauna, music that moves me, anything that can be played on a screen, food (cooking and eating)…basically anything that catches his aesthetic eye!
Patel has worked at Couture Fashion Week, as well as, Brooklyn Fashion Week, where he volunteered his time backstage, helping out with hair, make-up, filmography, lighting, guest services, management, runway modeling, etc.
Feel free to E-mail or follow him on Twitter and Instagram – @anandppatel.
His motto: There is a fine line in fashion that separates making or breaking a look, but as long as you make it work, you’re perfectly fine.
Ashley Rice, Beauty Editor
Ashley Rice is a self taught makeup artist from New Jersey, with over 6 years of honing her craft. She thrives to keep up with the latest trends and techniques by attending makeup workshops and seminars. Ashley’s mission is to ensure that every client feels confident and beautiful, while providing them with them with the latest techniques and tricks. Ashley’s bubbly and energetic personality makes her clients feel at ease. Her talent and personality has gotten her to do the things she has only dreamed about.She has done a national ad for Sephora inside JCP. She also worked with one of Beyonce Knowles band members Crystal J.Torres, by doing her makeup for her debut album “Life Lessons Vol.1″. Which also lead her to help Crystal with a look for an American idol appearance she did as well. She has worked with a cast member from The Real housewives of New Jersey, Penny Drossos. Her work has also been be featured in magazines. Currently Ashley is working with two fitness models and will be there go to makeup artist for there upcoming projects and fitness competitions.Ashley enjoys when women feel as though they have an extra boost of confidence just from the makeup application experience or just burst out into tears. It makes what she does that more enjoyable knowing she has the ability to change how someone views themselves. Ashley has a true talent of achieving a flawless application for her clients with ease. She has delighted thousands of women with her makeup magic. Now is your chance to experience that magic too!
Kathyn Hessenauer – Intern to Editor-in-Chief
Kathryn Hessenauer is a classic Southern California girl, vibrant, young, and stylish with uncanny creative potential. She often goes by the nickname Kat, which was given to her by some of her closest friends. She is currently studying at Arizona State University majoring in a B.S. of Communications. Kathryn has always been passionate about her writing. Her passion becomes indisputable through her blog, Kat’s Corner. Her vibrant and animated personality is so well delivered as a reader you feel as if you personally know her.
Other than Kathryn’s passion for writing this down to earth California girl can be found soaking up the sun at her favorite local beach or off adventuring trying something bold and new. Kathryn’s taste for life is so inspiring. You never know what she is going to do next. Keep your eyes peeled as this aspiring young go getter makes her mark in society. Be sure to check her Tumblr page out as well!
Ananya Kiran – Contributor
Ananya lives in Seattle, Washing, with her roots from South India. She is an Engineer by education, Assistant Professor by profession, Blogger by choice, and telling stories is her passion.
She strongly believes that we can bring a positive change in the world through the stories we tell and so she calls her blog “Ananya Tales,” – tales which talk nothing but the truth! She loves connecting people, issues, and ideas together to create new opportunities. From fashion to social issues, she covers a variety of topics.
To know more visit her blog Ananya Tales where even her readers interact and exchange their opinions.