Success in Stilettos : Shirley Yang

The Ambitionista is proud to feature Shirley Yang, Vice President of Social Strategy at StyleHaul​ Founder of SOFFICI, a fashion for philanthropy brand among our #SuccessInStilettos Series. Get some insights on a day in the life of a certified girl boss, pursuing her passions with her new line of luxury bag accessories while running strategy for one of the leading Style networks.

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What Is Your Work Wear Go To?

"I like to wear dresses, a form fitting dress, preferably black. The material is key. Winter time I add a fur vest, summer time I wear a light blazer outside of the dress."

How do you stay sane and on top of it? 

"Deep breaths and good bedtime reading."

Which women do you admire in your life? 

"Too many. I admire women who are brave, kind, and authentic."

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What ​are​ your Everyday Favorite Beauty Products?

"My regular routine is good moisturizer. I also LOVE jojoba oil for good hair."

What do you splurge on? 

"Good shoes and good food."

What did you want to do when you grow up? 

"Inspire as many people as I can. Leave the world a better place - that's the Millennial in me talking."

What was the biggest obstacle you have faced that in the end helped you?

"I've had people try to put me down in the past, it definitely made me stronger. It is very true what they say, I want to look back and thank them."

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What does success mean to you?

Success means balancing the Science of Achievement and the Art of Fulfilment. It's when I do things larger than self and and inspire others to also be successful."

If you could meet a younger you from 10 years ago, what would you have told her? 

"Don't worry so much, get more sleep."

What Is One Activity That You do Everyday without fail?

"Hug and kiss my little chihuahua." 

What Is Your Favorite Quote?

"Chance favors the prepared mind, the more you practice, the luckier you become"
- Richard Branson


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RESPONSES

  • Taylor says:

    This is an enlightening interview. Thanks for sharing this. I admire her for her craft and business professionalism at such a young age.

  • Arianne says:

    She looks so young and stylish! And already Vice President in a company. Great job Shirley 🙂

  • Nikki says:

    I’ve been to her website and all her bags are gorgeous! SO much talent!

  • Khalid says:

    Very lovely and fashionable girl and pretty you are have work as module before?

  • Jenni Clarence says:

    I can totally relate to her regarding facing an obstacle in life. I have also had that moment when almost everyone doubted me and but also wanted to see me crawl, but I stood my ground and soon showed them that what they did actually inspired me to do better and be better.

  • Carmencita says:

    That’s a beautiful quote that she chose. Thanks for sharing her story!

  • Leigh Curtis says:

    Ahhhh… she’s got a chihuahua.. means she’s a loving owner, too. I like her!

  • Gabrielle S. says:

    I also use jojoba oil for my hair. Thanks for sharing this, I’m learning a lot about her and her fashion sense because of your blog. so grateful!

  • Shauna says:

    She’s beautiful and talented and witty. I like good shoes and good food, too. These should always come together, doncha think?

  • Naomi says:

    She’s indeed a #ladyboss! I hope she gets more sleep often, unlike me who drinks at least 3 cups of coffee just to stay awake at night to work. I’d love to be a Shirley Yang one day!

  • Desiree Lynch says:

    This is a great article. I’m glad you’re featuring other successful young ladies who are conquering the world in their own little ways. I love this feature!

  • Richelle L. says:

    Very stylist and metro. I love her desk too, so neat and artsy!

  • Kylene Adams says:

    She’s a fan of black and white, and she looks great in it. She’s beautiful!

  • Ashley says:

    What a beauty! She looks so young to be handling a lot of jobs. I find her very artistic and stylish 🙂

  • Steve says:

    Shirley is so beautiful and talented and has a sweet and kind way of thinking about the world too. We need more Shirleys!

  • Bella Jones says:

    She’s a #certifiedgirlboss indeed! I saw her line of luxury bags and I love ’em!

  • Margaret says:

    Her collection of bag accessories are beautiful and soft.. I love them all!

  • Fangirl Genevieve says:

    Women power! Girls Rule! LadyBoss is the new “it” girl.. So happy to have seen this feature of Miss Yang. I’m a big fan of her bag accessories designs!

  • Zia says:

    What a babe! And a girlboss no less.. Keep these stories of strong women coming, Heidi 🙂

  • Malenna says:

    Her bag accessories sure look cute and artsy. I’ve bought one for my Prada and so far, I am loving the furs 🙂

  • Suzanne says:

    Love her style.. Artsy and colorful and exciting!

  • Pauleen says:

    I’m a big fan of her creations. Her bag accessories are so awesome and totally gorgeous!

  • Haydee Lyn says:

    I’m a big fan of her bag accessories!

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