Tamika Maria is an award-winning wardrobe coach, speaks and the author of Standout Style: The Shopping & Style Guide for Real Women”. Tamika founded A-line Style Services in 2008 and has since provided her clients with pulled together looks, complimenting their budgets, bodies and lifestyles.
Tamika has been seen working her style magic on the nationally syndicated daytime TV show, “The Rachael Ray Show”, NBC 5 News, multiple appearances on WCIU’s “You & Me This Morning”, and named one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Game Changers” by Black Enterprise Magazine. In March of 2014, Price opened Standout Style Boutique, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood to provide women a place to shop head-turning pieces and receive complimentary styling.
In addition to styling, Tamika also has a sincere passion to empower women in need, from experiencing homelessness for several months as a child with her family on the streets of Chicago. This experience not only engrained a strong work ethic in Tamika, but also inspired her to create “Dangerous Curves Ahead”, the raved-about annual charity fashion event that empowers women of ALL shapes in Chicago since 2009. In 2012, Tamika launched the not for profit organization, A-line Foundation, which provide mothers in need with life-enhancing workshops, mentoring, and head-to-toe makeovers. Tamika attributes her success to always giving back to the community and being an inspiration to women through her personal story and professional experiences.