America’s Next Top Model – Howard U Grad – Fashionable Foodie-Fashion, Lifestyle & Beauty Journalist Motivational Speaker – Community Activist -Model- Glamour Magazine Glambassador Media Personality – Black Radiance Cosmetics Ambassador – Character Education Consultant
Born in Columbia, SC and bred in Washington, DC. BiancaChardei has been a part of the entertainment industry since the tender age of 10. As a child, Bianca was always intrigued by Arts. She was featured in various Wal-Mart commercials, PBS programs, hosted her own televised talk show and even taught Liturgical Dance. BiancaChardei has a BA in Journalism and Fashion Merchandising with a concentration in Public Relations From Howard University. Upon entering college , Bianca immediately began working on her career .She grew a strong appreciation for the diversity and the vast Arts outlet that DC embodies. She became a freelance fashion writer for various publications, modeled in DC fashion Week and became the face of many local boutiques. She soon became one of DC’s most requested and valued models which eventually led her to Fashion Scene in NY and LA. Since 2006, Bianca has been featured in various BET Rip the Runway commercials, NYFW and graced the runway’s of the some of the most respected and top designers nationally and internationally. In 2009, Bianca landed a spot on the 13th season of the hit show America’s Next Top Model. Since the show she has been featured in Campaigns for Jeffrey Campbell Shoes, Indique Hair International and three upcoming Fall Campaigns, Espion and Collection, Aman Itomi Jewelry Collection. In 2015 Bianca was one of the faces of Maggy London, a women’s ready to wear line carried in Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Belk and Aman Itomi Collection & and International Luxury Hair Line, Lux Extensions.
Bianca is also the face of Lux Extensions, and Aman Itomi Jewelry. In her Home State of South Carolina Bianca has had her own Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Segment on WACHFox that aired biweekly as a part of Good Day Columbia at 730am. Due to her High Volume of Followers and Viewers she will be launching her Fashion,Lifestyle and Beauty TV Show September 2017.
In 2008 Bianca Chardei Richardson started LoveYourself an organization geared toward Women.
LoveYourself is a nonprofit 501c3 geared toward Empowering Women. The main objective and mission of LoveYourself is to increase self esteem in young women through self grooming, innovative and holistic activities. After a successful summer with Camp LoveYourself in 2015 in Bianca’s homestate of Columbia,SC, LoveYourself is expanding to Charleston , SC , Orangeburg, SC , New York and Washington,DC. LoveYourself is currently comprised of young ladies ages 4-17. LoveYourself also Hosts various events throughout the year to empower women.
As an extension of LoveYourself, BiancaChardei conducts Character Education Workshops in Public Schools and Colleges. Workshop Topics Include : Leadership, Preofessional Development and Image, Self Esteem Building, The Importance of Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Literacy, Finances, the Importance of Higher Education, Hygiene, Fashion & Beauty Hair, Skin & Nails Tips, Nutrition, Wardrobe and Many More.
The Primary Objective of the workshops is to increase the self esteem of young women through activities that enable students to carefully identify and define positive self love, self image and the importance of making healthy life decisions. Secondary Objectives include increasing writing skills, comprehension , problem solving , cognitive learning and critical thinking. Bianca Utilizes theatre, visual art and music as her creative tactics to keep students engaged and interested. LoveYourself Also has an amazing curriculum written to not only boost self esteem in Girls but encourage them to be Entrepreneurs and Seek Careers within Science, Math , Technology and Engineering. For more information visit loveyourselfalways.org
In 2017 LoveYourself will open its doors to the “LoveYourself Center for Female Empowerment” Bianca is the Founder and CEO of 27anCO, a boutique Media Firm specializing in MultiMedia Strategic Marketing for Fashion, LifeStyle , Beauty Brands and Professionals. For more information visit twentysevenandco.com
BiancaChardei is based in SC and currently between DC & NY, reading for films, a red carpet host, and a Entertainment TV Correspondent for various TV Stations and Publications. Bianca makes various appearances on TV Networks as a Guest and Expert not only discussing Fashion, LifeStyle and Beauty but Community Issues such as Domestic Abuse, Race Relations, Racism in the South, Gun Violence(Bianca’s brother was murdered in 2012), Women’s Issues and many more. Bianca also delivers keynote speeches across the US.
Bianca is also currently a Glambassador for Glamour Magazine and Black Radiance Cosmetics. BiancaChardei travels as an Educational Consultant across the US conducting workshops on Character Building, Self Esteem and the Importance of Healthy Decision Making. She will be releasing a recipe book in September.
BiancaChardei is a phenomenal young lady that continues to leave a lasting positive impression with everyone she encounters. Her spirit of Influence is truly changing lives. For More information, Media Footage and more visit biancachardei.com
2016- The State Media Company TOP 20 under 40
Black Pages Top 40 under Under 40
Who’s Who Amongst Young African American Women in the US