About Ashley

This Is Me

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Ashley Dunn 36, 

TV Host, Correspondent, Journalist, Fashion Stylist, On Air Style Expert, Influencer, Brand Ambassador, Philanthropist, Proud Feminist and Creator Of “Dunn Up”, an Online Style Series featuring Practical and Affordable Style For Women Of All Backgrounds and Body Types. Ashley Believes There is something for everyone, it’s just all about showing the viewer how they can incorporate these looks into their lives. Married for 7 years to her Best Friend, Co Creator and Photographer Darryl Dunn, who shoots all of the content for “Dunn Up”. “Having a Partner Who Understands as well as a partner to navigate life’s twists and turns especially in entrepreneurship has been a true and constant blessing” 

-Ashley 

Born and raised in Dallas, TX. Ashley graduated high school in 2001 and began college at Prairie View A&M University, she went on to Graduate From Prairie View in May of 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Fashion Merchandising. Ashley became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. while attending Prairie View A&M University In November 2002.

Ashley began working as stylist in 2006 and made the jump to working as a Full Time Stylist in December of 2012 with a clientele list including Celebrities, Socialites & TV Personalities. Ashley started working as an On Air Style Expert in 2013 and has been a regular Featured Fashion Contributor on various news outlets including BET Networks, Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS and The Livewell Network, with regular segments ranging from fashion to lifestyle. Named By Black Enterprise as 2015 Fashion Icons to watch, Yahoo's 2017 Inspiring Bloggers To Follow, Top 100 Professionals in Houston, Top Stylist, Girl Boss Award, Houston Chronicle's 15 Fashionable People to watch & a host of other awards, Ashley has been recognized both locally and nationally for her contribution to the fashion industry including Essence, Yahoo, & United Airlines Hemisphere Magazine. Not One to Shy away from Opportunities, Ashley has added Brand Influencer to her growing list of Jobs, in which she Partners with Big Brands Including Verizon, JCrew, Nordstrom, Macy's, Kendra Scott, Shoe Dazzle, and Several Other Companies to promote their products via Social Media ranging from Tech to Fashion. When Ashley is Not Styling, Talking Trends on TV or Pushing her Favorite Products on Social Media she is also a Host, lending her expertise to Panels, Fashion Events, Community & Tech Events.

Ashley is always ahead of current & future trends. Fueled by her love and respect of fashion entertainment and beauty, Ashley continues to push the envelope. She recognizes her call,

and whether it's mentoring, giving back to the community, lending expert advice, Ashley continues to emerge as a strong force in the fashion and entertainment industry. 

Ashley's well-earned reputation and following have grown immensely and she is now based in Los Angeles continuing the dream she started in College. It is her creative vision, passion and unique style and most importantly Faith that have made her one of the industry's most sought-after Stylists & On Air Personalities today.

Ashley's Mission is to simply empower women to never give up on their dreams and passions. Ashley’s Journey has been one of struggle and success and she uses those stories and experiences to motivate the next group of ambitious girls and women.

“I believe women are inspired & motivated by other women, which is why I utilize my platform as a means to uplift, encourage & inspire women to be their best selves" -Ashley