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April First…

Happy Wednesday everyone. How have you been doing?  Are you making through the stay at home orders &  the social distancing? For me, I trying to make it. Some day are certainly better than others. To be honest, I am so happy to be in a new month because March has been the longest year in history. We are certainly in a new norm now, and I actively trying to get adjusted to it all. So I happy to get back to blogging! On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of April.. As of lately, I have been trying to find many ways  to keep me calm and ease my anxiety in March.  I have been at Club Quarantine almost every night with Dj DNice, I meditate with a few locals LIVE , and I join the TikTok craze. In this time I definitely trying to keep my mind calm. March was so no way near what I expect it to be, however I am going to make the best of April. Related: March First… So for me, I going find all the positive …

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8 Tips On How to Work From Home

Hey everyone! How have you been doing? I know for me I had to adjust to a lot of new things in a short amount of time. For the most part social distancing has me stuck at home. It has been hard because I am naturally an extrovert. Sheesh we are currently in some crazy times. With the recent outbreak of coronavirus aka “COVID-19” or  “the Rona”, it has so many people at home, either working from home, at home with kids or full blown quarantine.   Are you working from home? For me I have been working from home for almost week now. This is all new to me. It has been quite an adjustment, however I am thankful that I have the luxury to do so. I have to be honest, one day I was going stir crazy trying to get everything together and now I am starting to settle into my work space at home. On today’s post I am sharing 8 tips on how to work from and how I adjusted to it. If you are new to working from home remotely, these tips will help set you up for success. 8 Tips On How to …

OOTD | Faux Leather Jacket featuring Shein

Happy Tuesday everyone! The weather was pretty amazing this past weekend. It started off a little nippy on Saturday, however Mother Nature showed us Detroiter some love on Sunday. It was in 60s and it felt amazing. Finally, I can feel comfortable wearing just a leather jacket. That’s exactly what I did! I wore my new brown faux leather jacket from Shein. On today’s post, I am sharing some brief information on the leather craze, my faux leather jacket and how I styled it. This certainly another winter to spring look. Related: OOTD| Casual Spring Outfit featuring Miss Lola Related: My Favorite Cardigan Sweater for the Spring   FashionLayn Outfit Deets Now, leather jacket or wearing something leather is definitely a fall classic. However, to see leather in general be so magnified this spring, it is different but it works. Leather jacket, dresses, leather on leather suits, and/ or leather pants. This fabric yet again is reigning supreme. So I took heed and got my hands on something leather…. well faux leather at that. I was in awwww when I got this faux leather jacket on Shein. The color alone was beautiful. One my new favorite pieces added to my …

My Favorite Cardigan Sweater for the Spring

Happy Hump Day everyone! Can you tell I’m ready for spring time? Yes I am so ready but for the time being is still cold outside. When weather is in between or in other world being bipolar, I go for transitional or winter to spring look.  A cardigan sweater is perfect transitional piece for the spring. To add, it is timeless easy to style spring fashion. On today’s post I am sharing some brief information on my new favorite cardigan sweater. Related: OOTD | Casual Spring Outfit featuring Miss Lola FashionLayn Outfit Deets As I was saying the weather is really in between. One week it can be bitter cold or then the spring temperature can start to peak. For Michiganders the mid 40s feel so good to us. So I took heed of last weekends weather to bring another winter to spring look. My new favorite piece in my wardrobe is my ribbed cardigan sweater.  Cardigan are definitely on trend, especially a cropped style. You can wear this with shirt under, or where it like I did as a stand alone piece. This everyday fashion find features a v neckline, and white button for closure. It is 100% cotton, …

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March First…

Happy Monday everyone! How was the month of February for you? Did you enjoy your extra day? Well the month of February treated me pretty good. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of March. For me, February seem like it was the longest month ever. It was good but certainly long. Fashion wise I tried some new brands; those pieces were great. On the blog tip, it was the one of the most successful blog months I had.  And personally, I was a social butterfly. I went on date. Hehe lol. Overall it was a great month and I was not sweating over the small stuff, just living life.  Related : February First… So the month of March  is going to be lit. I am being intentional and speaking positivity into the universe. To add to the “lituation” it is Women’s History Month.  Yass sis. What a time to be a woman;  a black woman at that.  Let the month of March commence. Yet again, I have some great content plan, and fashion on the horizon. Let’s go March. Fashion Note It is …

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Beauty Talk | FashionLayn Beauty Picks | Black Owned Brand Edition

Hey lovelies! I’m back with a new and improved Beauty Talk. If you know, makeup is a big part of my life. I like to look good, and enhance my beauty.  Yes, I love to do m own makeup and I do it everyday.  So, it is only right I share all my go-to products. On today’s post I am doing just that, sharing my favorite products. This post is extra special to me. To go out on bang for Black History Month, I am sharing all my favorite black owned beauty brands, black collaborations, and such. Note: some of these products that I am featuring are not black owned products. However, the product could be very inclusive for Black skin, or the products is collaboration. Will be specified respectively. FashionLayn’s Beauty Picks  Favorite Skin Care Product Sunscreen should worn all year round.  I have been sticking to my sunscreen routine. This sunscreen I am featuring by far the best sunscreen I have ever used in my life. To be honest, I have been consistent with using the Black Girl Sunscreen because I love how it gives me beautiful glow. Ultra sheer and no white or purple residue.  This is …

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OOTD | Casual Spring Outfit featuring Miss Lola

Hey Lovelies! I am so ready for the spring time. Its been so cold. Finally we out first taste of warm spring weather. So I had to take heed. I am feeling so cute and casual in this white peasant top from Miss Lola. Now my new favorite store! If you want to know more about my experience with Miss Lola, check here. On today post I sharing a casual spring time outfit. You know me I love a easy casual look. This is transitional, winter to spring wear. FashionLayn Outfit Deets When I think of spring, I think of light colors, and fresh looks. I love outfits that can take you from day to night. This outfit definitely one of those looks. I have this beautiful white peasant top from Miss Lola. This top features puff sleeves, which is on trend this spring. I decided that this top would look great with a light wash straight legged jeans from Old Navy. Most people have been ditching their frayed hem jeans for classics denim jean, according to Who What Wear. Since we are in between seasons, I thought it would be cool to add my suede leopard print ankle boots. …

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Single Life Series | 30 and Single

Hey good people. Happy Valentines Day! How you feeling? I know I feeling good, just showing myself with some extra love today. Now, I would never thought I would still be a single woman. I had my life mapped out so differently, mmkay! I knew for sure I was going to be married by 25 so forth and so forth. Well I am off my so call plan for 5 years. I am 30 years old and I am single. Prefect combination, right?! Surprisingly, I feel okay about. I am riding the wave. Just continuing on with my life. On today’s post I am sharing my personal thoughts on my single life and dating as a millennial.Also, I am going to tell you why I think I am still single! Let’s go. The Single Life So, I am single like $1 dollar bill, okay. If you would have told me that I would be going on decade as a single woman, chilllleeee I would not believe you. “Welp believe it, sis.” I am 30 and there are no new prospects or no dating what so ever. (Lol, well I do have a crush on someone.) However, if I heard wedding …

Single Life Series | 10 Things To Stop Saying to Your Single Friends

Hey lovelies, I am back with another post from “Single Life Series”. Now if you been reading, you know that I have been single for quite some time, okay. Like I said on my last post my single status has been my choice, or force upon me unwilling. Anyway, over the course of time I have found myself in many conversation about being “single”. Certainly some things said in this conversation about my relationship status has made me uncomfortable and annoyed. As single person, we get a lot of annoying advice from people that mean well. However there are some things that single folks want people, like our friends and family members to stop saying to us. On today post I want to share my top 10 things you should stop saying to your single friends! Note: If you would like to shop the look, click here. My Experiences Last year, my uncle comes over to my parent’s house to get his gifts for holiday. He greets me with love. Before we can even sit down, he blurts out…. “Alayna!! Where’s your boyfriend?” At this point my inside are heating up. He has literally been asking me this question since …

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