The DC Public Library is excited to host an Author Talk with Celebrity Stylist Ty Hunter, former stylist to Beyoncé, and current Stylist for Billy Porter, on his book Makeover from Within.
You don't want to miss this conversation led by Jamil Fletcher, the Founder of Swerv Magazine. SWERV Magazine is a national lifestyle periodical celebrating the culture and community of African American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people throughout the USA. In celebration of Black Pride Week, Swerv Magazine will bring author Ty Hunter to discuss his book Makeover from Within: Lessons in Hardship, Acceptance, and Self-Discovery. Ty will also discuss his career journey working with stars like Beyonce and Bill Porter and answer a series of questions from the audience. Following the conversation, Ty will sign copies of the book for the audience. Learn more about the book and the speakers below.
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About The Book
Makeover from Within: Lessons on Hardship, Acceptance, and Self-Discovery
A moving and uniquely inspiring book of self-reflection and motivational musings from Ty Hunter, stylist to the stars.
In this nuanced mix of memoir, photographs, motivational musings, and wisdom, legendary celebrity stylist Ty Hunter recounts his life's trying times and brightest moments. Faced with physical, mental, and emotional obstacles that range from a gunshot wound to caring for his sick parents to simply existing as a Black gay man in America, Tychanneled his energy into surmounting the unconquerable, along the way developing a resilient spirit—one that begs to be shared with the world.
In overcoming his own hardships and blossoming in his career as a stylist, where he worked with superstars like Beyoncé and Billy Porter, Ty has developed a knack for inspiring self-confidence in others. Perfect for the unstoppable badass in your life, this book tells the story of a vibrant soul who defeated the odds and whose goal is to guide you to a brighter, more positive future.
Featuring a foreword by multi-platinum Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress Beyoncé and an afterword by multi-award-winning actor, singer, and author Billy Porter.
About Ty Hunter
Ty Hunter was Beyoncé's stylist for 18 years, currently works as Billy Porter's head stylist, and launched a fashion line with A Cloud. Ty's substantial following on Instagram, where he shares motivational life advice, demonstrates the high demand for his words of wisdom.
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