First of May

The first Monday in May. It feels pretty good to be back on my blog. So what has been going on with me? Why did I not post all April ? Well, April was such a rough month for me. I started off so hopeful and then……. I was battling with my anxiety, bout of depression, and stress. It was all taking a toll on my mental and physical. I felt nausea, tired, cranky, and scared. Also, I cried almost everyday. I felt so defeated. Simply, I just couldn’t post. My mind was mess. So I told myself its okay and I took a break. Honestly, I felt so guilty for abandoning the things I love to do. So, I used that time to write out affirmations, pray & meditate, and lastly journaling. All not quick solution but they definitely help me understand where all the stress was coming from. Also stress was the main reason why felt sick to my stomach. My body was under stress and it was telling me that I need to slow down and get center again. I also had understand that I could not control everything. I was letting fear paralyze and swallow me …

First of April

Happy Thursday! Yess it is the first day of April. Ahh so great to walk into a new month. New month, new goals, and new intentions. Man this year is really flying lol. Can you believe it ? Anyway I looking forward to having a stable month. I want to have a good month, and really focus on what I can control and surrender to the things I can’t. Listen, yall it is going to be great month. I am manifesting this!. In today’s post, I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note. Let’s get into ! Related:  First of March  Personal Note/ Goals LETS REFLECT FIRST, MADE A LOT OF CHANGES LAST MONTH 🙂 First and foremost, I am really looking forward this month, however my goal is not put so much pressure on myself to accomplish everything. I had so many plans but of course LIFE happens. I was so bummed out that I could not get to the things that I want to do. So, instead I give myself grace and find joy with all the things that I did accomplish. Last month I did a lot, and …

March Favorites: Things I am Loving & Enjoy !

(THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS.  SEE MY DISCLOSURE ABOUT AFFILIATE LINK HERE)  Happy Wednesday! Wow this month has truly been a great month and interesting month at the same time. I can say this month has been long but a good month for me. Some up and and some down, however I am so glad to be here. In today’s post I sharing some of my favorite things in the month of March. Yess, so lets get into my experiences this month. First, let start off by talking about this rib-knit blue cardigan. This cardigan is such perfect introduction piece and color for the spring months ahead. I love this cardigan. Of course I got this piece from my favorite store H&M for $24.99. Listen after they put H&M in Downtown Detroit, I have been in that store just about every weekend. Overall, I love cardigan and what they give to spring weather On another note, I love gold jewelry is now and will forever be my go to. First thing I reach for after putting my outfit together for shoot or everyday is my Old English “D” Necklace. I purchase this necklace from Harper Ray Accessories, a Black Owned Business Brand. This necklace …

Winter-to-Spring Outfit | Ribbed Maxi Skirt +Polo Shirt +Shacket

Happy Tuesday! We are back again with another winter-to-spring outfit that I curated. The weather has been showing up these past couple of weekends. It’s been so beautiful in March. So let’s talk about another transitional outfit.In today’s post I am sharing a simple winter-to-spring outfit. What do you think? Related: Winter-To Spring Outfit | Long Coat + Blouse + Jeans FashionLayn Outfit Deets As I mention in my previous post, click here, curating a winter-to-spring outfit is pretty simple. It is all about mixing a little of spring fashion pieces and winter outerwear. Also, winter pieces with spring outwear. Weather permitted ! Also, adding little bit of spring colors, spring prints, and such. The weather on the weekend has been in the 40s. Being a Michigander, mid 40s is the early spring for us. LOL Anyway, about the outfit. First, I purchase a ribbed knit skirt from H&M. It features two slits on each side, nice little spring touch to the outfit. It only cost $15 bucks!. I love affordable clothing. You do now need to spend a lot of money to be fashionable. To shop more ribbed knit maxi skirts from H&M, click here. Next, if you follow me …

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Winter-To Spring Outfit | Long Coat + Blouse + Jeans

Are you excited for spring? I know I am and that is EXACTLY why I am starting so early. The weather has been looking up in Detroit, so I curated a outfit that can help ease us into spring. Lol its still winter now! In today’s post I am sharing a simple winter-to-spring outfit. What do you think? FashionLayn Outfit Deets A Winter-to-spring wardrobe can be really simple. It is all about mixing a little of spring fashion pieces and winter outerwear. Or winter pieces with spring outwear. Weather permitted ! Also, adding little bit of spring colors, spring prints, and such. Gingham print being my favorite for the spring. First, the spring print! I center the whole outfit around Gingham print blouse button down. This blouse is beautiful and lightweight. This was purchase from H&M at $14.99. I am in love with this blouse. Next, I added my favorite semi-relaxed fit jeans from Old Navy. This jeans are a light wash denim that go well with any spring look, in my opinion. Lastly, added my winter staples: Long trench down coat & my lug sole boots. The coat I purchase from H&M on sale and the lug sole boots …

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First of March

Happy Monday! Ahh so great to walk into a new month. New month, new goals, and new intentions. I am happy to be where I am at now. The month of February was a great month for reflection and some well needed self discovery. Also I was such a chef. I made tons of meals for myself. I think I love to cook. Now it wouldn’t be LIFE if I did not have any issues. I had some winter blues in regards to be stagnant. Feeling like everyone is moving but me. Besides that February was an amazing month. How was it for you? Anyway, I am looking forward to another great month. March is Women’s History Month and another month to celebrate. Celebrate bein a women, especially being Black Woman!. Listen,yall it is going to be great month. I am manifesting this!. In today’s post, I am reflectin, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note. Let’s get into ! Related: First of February  Personal Note / Goals lets reflect first, made a lot of changes last month 🙂 Yay it feels so good to walk into March. I have been really focusing …

Love, Vera – A Black Owned Lingerie Brand | Black Owned Spotlight

Do you act differently when your in your favorite lingerie piece? Lol I know I feel super sexy and feminine in lingerie from Love, Vera. ! Love, Vera is a Black owned lingerie line that bridge the gap for BLACK WOMEN in fashion, and my favorite REPRESENTATION & INCLUSIVITY ! *applause* Founded by Vera Moore and Nate Johnson, check out the interview with Paper, click here. In today’s Black Owned Spotlight post, I am sharing my complete thoughts on lingerie set from Love, Vera! Lets talk about this brand ! ! Related: Telfar Handbag | Black Owned Spotlight My Personal Thoughts & Journey with Lingerie Them: You never wore lingerie before ?? Me: No ! I never found any lingerie that I though was flattering on my body ! Wearing lingerie opens up my own divine feminine energy for myself. See, I never really had a safe place to explore with lingerie or sexuality and sensuality as a Black Woman. Often times pulled so many ways, we are left confused. On top of that, rarely did I see a brand offer plus size lingerie, if they did it did not look sexy at all. Like big bodies don’t wear lingerie to …

Affirmation For the Anxious-Like Me :)

“I can get through whatever life throws at me”

 


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