One thing particular | Monday | lifestyle


The Jamaican accountant-turned-boutique owner, Marsha Fashina began cracking numbers for top New York magazines but fell in love with the creative process behind the scenes. Despite being on the money side of the business, she was intrigued by the bold colors, patterns, trends, and even the models who rocked the runway. So she switched to fashion full time, starting a virtual business and the occasional pop-up shop. After two years, her boutique House of M took root and now carries a variety of looks and fashion essentials, from extra small to three extra large sizes. Fashina shared her five style essentials with Something Extra: a blazer, high-waisted palazzo pants, a cotton shirt with buttons, a black dress and jumpsuits. Read her story on