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NotBasicBlonde Podcast

Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, my guest and I are discussing, how he created  Kim's Kardashian viral moment.

Talking Points:

  • Would you please tell our listeners about yourself 
  • How did you start your career in fashion 
  • Famous Kim Kardashian image that went viral, would you please tell us about a creation process
  • How do you think would we be the next viral star
  • What do you think of the future of fashion weeks
  • What are you favorite fashion trends of 2021
  • Being in fashion industry and being very famous editorial director, what are the biggest challenges 
  • Where do you get your fashion inspiration from
  • What advice would you give someone who wants to have career in fashion


Mickey Boardman @askmrmickey V

Boardman was raised in Hanover Park, Illinois and graduated from Purdue University in 1989 with a degree in Spanish.[After school, he spent a year in Madrid, Spainteaching before moving to New York City to study fashion design at The Parsons School of Design. Since 1993, he has written the advice column “Ask Mr. Mickey” in PAPER Magazine. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Out and German Vogue. Boardman is an active commentator on the New York social/fashion scene and appears as a cultural commentator, lifestyle expert and fashion guru for networks like VH-1, A & E, CNN, Style Channel, E! and Fox News.

Boardman was recognized as one of New York magazine’s “Most Photographed Faces in New York” and voted by Fashion Week Daily as one of the most-invited people.Boardman has been featured in magazines and books like Smile i-D: Fashion & Style, 20 years of I-D Magazine, Simon Doonan’s Eccentric Glamour, Contrast Magazine and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Look: Portraits Backstage at Olympus Fashion Week. Also a philanthropist, Boardman has been active in many charitable efforts including Mr. Mickey’s Sidewalk Sale, Doctors Without Borders, Coalition for the Homeless and Red Cross earthquake relief for Haiti and Chile. Boardman is a dedicated supporter of Citta, a charity that builds schools, clinics and women's cooperatives in India and Nepal.

Olyasha Novozhylova - NotBasicBlonde @notbasicblonde_ NotBasicBlonde Podcast - @nbbpodcast

Olyasha Novozhylova is the founder and creator of Not Basic Blonde, a fashion, and lifestyle blog dedicated to inspiring young women to create an extraordinary style.

Graduated from Georgia State University with a BBA in Managerial Sciences, Olyasha successfully built a career in IT/Project Management, before she became a full time blogger.

A model, blogger, entrepreneur, author, and celebrity podcast host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast. 

As the founder and host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast, where no topic is off limits, Olyasha provides millennials an ultimate guide on entrepreneurship, dating, marketing, self-development, astrology, spirituality, fashion, coaching, beauty, health & wellness.

Author of the children’s book 

Cutie the Unicorn – It’s ok to be different, Olyasha teaches our younger generation how to express their individuality.

The Russian model led an impressive 15-year career in fashion and runway in Atlanta and overseas, as well as enjoying several acting roles.

Now a leading influencer, Olyasha shares her beauty, wellness, and fashion tips with an audience of over half a million. 

As seen in YahooFinance, Jezebel magazine, Thrive, Medium, and Fashion Week Online magazines.

Olyasha has also partnered with brands such as Cartier, Revolve, PrettyLittleThing, PGA, Steve Madden, Too Faced, Vital Proteins, Tarte, DryBar, Drunk Elephant, etc. 

When she’s not documenting her travels through the world, Olyasha is busy masterfully educating women how to create iconic looks with a mix of affordable and designer pieces, as well as offering makeup, skincare, and fitness tips to encourage her followers to live their best and most beautiful lives!