Alexis Williams is a mother, retired Air Force, woman of God and entrepreneur who lives life in color and helps others do the same through clothing from her Afrowaiian boutique.

Her booming business, Aloha Glamor, was birthed during extreme adversity when she lost her child, Lauren Taylor. When she finally started to see a glimmer of hope, she decided to celebrate and honor Lauren Taylor by bringing some color to people's lives and helping them feel beautiful, no matter their size or circumstance.

She has been selected as The 2019 Young Careerist by The Light House Business and Professional Women's Organization, Lauded as a Top Influencer at the 2019 Success Women's Conference and has been nominated as one of The 2020 top 50 Black-Owned Business Women in the state of MS.

Alexis is the founder of The MS Gulf Coast Black-Owned Business Association which is a social media platform that connects 4k+ Black-owned businesses and consumers.



“There is no heartbeat.”
These four words, four years ago, changed my life as I knew it. As soon as I got to labor and delivery, I told the intake nurse I hadn’t noticed movement from my daughter since that morning. "
"I had my own notion of what grief was before this day. I thought it was a sad time that followed the death of a loved one and you’d have to push through. But instead, there is an absorption, adjustment, acceptance. Grief is not something you complete, but rather endure."