2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Cissy

By Brandi Stage / March 29, 2022

“I hope women will understand that they can be strong, independent, powerful, and still be beautiful.”     Tell us about yourself, Cissy! I’m a retired truck driver, a mother of 4, and a grandmother of 8. I love outdoor activities with my family and friends. I am a born again believer through Jesus Christ,…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Irene R

By Brandi Stage / March 22, 2022

“True beauty is what God has given you, so love yourself. You are beautiful not just in my eyes, but in God’s.”   Tell us about yourself, Irene! A small-town country girl is what I like to call myself. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, MS, the middle child and only girl in my…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Angela B

By Brandi Stage / March 15, 2022

“God placed strong women in my life who taught me that good deeds, a pure heart, and kind words enhance natural beauty.”   Who is Angela? I am a daughter, granddaughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Professionally, I am an elementary principal, mentor, lifelong learner, and servant leader.   How did you come to understand…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Alicia H

By Brandi Stage / March 8, 2022

“Just remember you are what you think you are. So think beautiful and let the confidence of knowing you’re beautiful shine though for everyone to see.”   Tell us about yourself, Alicia! I’m the oldest of three children. I was raised in a Christian home and have two wonderful parents who taught me how to…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Suez

By Brandi Stage / March 1, 2022

“Through trials and triumphs, I have uncovered my inner strength and beauty.”   Tell us about yourself, Suez! First, I would like to give God the glory. He created me, and I’m still learning about this creation I call “me.” Growing up in a large family, I was the peacemaker, the quite one, the one…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Alicia

By Brandi Stage / February 22, 2022

“Beauty is kindness and you never know how your kinds words can help another woman who is struggling.” Tell us about yourself, Alicia! My name is Alicia Nelson. I was born and raised in Hawaii where I was a single mom of two for 18 years. Despite many years of food stamps and struggles, I…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Jennifer

By Brandi Stage / February 15, 2022

“I have been knocked to my knees too many times to count. Inner beauty can come from looking in the mirror and saying, ‘Okay, okay I’m laughing!’” Tell us about yourself, Jennifer! I am 56 years old, and I’ve been a flight attendant for Delta Airlines since I was 22. I intend on dying on…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Chantal

By Brandi Stage / February 8, 2022

“We all have something special within us, in our soul from the moment of conception. If we are able to let that truly shine, our outward appearance become lagniappe.”   Tell us about yourself, Chantal! I am Chantal Louise Derouen Krause. I am the Mom of an amazing daughter and 3 amazing sons, all grown…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Dawn

By Brandi Stage / February 1, 2022

“When I enabled myself to really focus on my own thoughts and dreams, I came into myself – into the beauty that is me.”   Tell us about yourself, Dawn! I’m a Transformation Life and Business Coach, Motivational Speaker, Best selling Authors and Visionary Author. My passion is accompanying women and men alike truly discover…

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2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Suzette

By Brandi Stage / January 25, 2022

“Beauty comes from within. If you feel comfortable with who you are and confident on the inside, your true beauty will shine through.”   Tell us about yourself, Suzette! I am 53 years old and the mother of 2 daughters who are 27 and 22. I have been an X-ray technologist for 29 years. I…

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Brandi Stage is an international award-winning portrait photographer based in Bay St. Louis, MS. She creates an exceptional magazine-style photo shoot and timeless heirloom portraits for women, men, children and pets in her studio or on location.