July First…

Happy July everyone. Yes, We made it yall! We made it out the first half of 2020. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of  July. June has definitely been an emotionally month, some high moments and some low.  I was able to officially celebrate Juneteenth, which has been recognize as an holiday in Michigan.  I use that time to learn, celebrate with family, and teach others.  Next year, I look forward to this holiday, I want to have an actually party.   As a country we definitely have a lot more work to do when it comes to addressing the problems we face. However, I plan to make the best out of July. I refuse to let myself be carried away with all stress, and pain. With what is going on I plan to get closer with my faith, and help be the change I want to see for this country. We need more empathy and honesty. Overall I am thankful for health, my family and friends and look forward to great month. What do you look forward to?  Related: June First Related: June …

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June First…

Half way through the year and 2020 is one those things that just keeps on giving, and not in a good way.  I am currently at lost for words, not knowing exactly how I should start. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of June. Usually I would tell you my thoughts on still being under the stay at home order. Well this post I am going to start off a little different. I want to use my platform to bring some awareness to what is going in the Black community. Let me be honest, my heart is grieving right now. Yet again,  my system is shock right back into the reality of deeply rooted systematic racism in the USA. Again, another unarmed black man, George Floyd, has been taken due to those that are sworn to protect us, the police.  Not only was he taken however Breonna Taylor was unarmed and gunned down by police,  and Ahmaud Arbery’s life was taken by two white men, and so many black men and black women .  Police brutality has been ongoing issue for years, new …

May First…

Happy Friday everyone! Is it me or did April fly by. In a blink of an eye we are now in May. Wow!! So how are you doing? Are you working from home? Are you still under a stay-at- home? For myself, I am still working from home and Michigan has extended the stay at home order. Overall, I am okay with it all. I am thankful that I have the option to work from home, and happy that I have more time to myself- it’s kinda of a blessing in disguise. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of May. During the stay at home, I have been able to take time out to redecorate my home, save more money, eat a little better, and get close to my mom. Like I said it has been blessing. I make more time  to pray and meditate during all of this. I need it because this new normal at times has me stressed out or super tired. Overall, it has been somewhat taxing at times, but I am looking forward and open to May. The …

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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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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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February First…

Happy Monday! How was your January for? As most of y’all would say “January was a trial, I’m going start again in February”. Sis, I get it! January towards the end was really heavy. It certainly left most of us in a whirlwind of emotions. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note. For me, January was full of excitement, chill, with some sadness. However, I was able to celebrate my life. I turned 30 and brought in my birthday in Vegas with some of my closest friends. To add to the excitement I shared my 30 thoughts on turning 30. So many thoughts, to check it out click here.  I had a lot of fun and overcome with a lot of emotions. With our beloved, Kobe and daughter Gigi’s  death on our shoulder it certainly put us all in state of shock and disbelief. The tragic death of those in the helicopter brought me back to reality. Life is so fragile. Our life is so precious.  I learned that we need to value our time on this planet. We all have an expiration date, so we need …

FashionLayn Turns 5 | 5 Things I Learned from Blogging

It that time again. If you are visiting FashionLayn today, you get to celebrate with me. I am celebrating my 5 year blogging annivesary. On January 26th FashionLayn turns 5 years old. I can’t believe it! It so crazy….Where has the time gone. Let’s break out the champagne!  In the course of time I have learn and done so many things. My blogging career has definitely push me outside my comfort zone. To add, I met a lot of great people in the process. Since I learn so much, I thought it would be great to share a few things I learned over the course of 5 years.  On today’s post I am sharing my top 5 things I learned from blogging! Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Blogging 1. Never stop pitching brands. I have gotten a lot of no’s and unanswered emails in this career. Being a blogger/ influencer and trying to get companies/ brands to work with you is hard work. You have to make them believe in you. How can your blog/ business help them? What makes you different? What can you bring to the table? I learned over my 5 years of  blogging, you have …

January First…

Happy 2020 sis! Did you doing anything fun for the New Year? Well I spent my new year with the parents. It was snowing and I was too lazy to make the trip to city, where it’s litty lol. So I just was those specials on the tube and brought in the New Years with sparking wine, lol. Well is day 1 of 365 days, and I am feeling so fresh and clean. I get to start my year off fresh and put my best foot forward. You get to wipe the slate clean. I get why everyone loves to celebrate New Years. On today’s post I am sharing my personal goals, latest fashion report and trends, and brief blog note. I am super motivated this year and I can’t wait to share. Fashion Note We are in a new decade, my good sis . I was thinking to myself that I want to elevate my sense of fashion. I don’t want to do or WEAR the same thing from yesterday. I going to swipe some things out of my wardrobe. This month I am turning 30 and I want to transform/ and step up my wardrobe. Take a few …

Final Chapter | December Plan and Goals

Less than 30 days til the New Years. We are in the Home stretch and I know for myself, I want to make every second count. I am feeling the holiday spirit all around me. My attention has been focus on really getting closer to my family instead of being caught up in the gift giving. Any who, my Christmas tree is up and on the contrary I am finishing up on shopping. On today’s post I am sharing my personal goals, latest fashion report and trends. To add, I am going share with you all all the great post and goals to come to FashionLayn.com. Fashion Note We are in full swing of the holiday party season! Company parties, holiday parties with the family or friends. Cozy night with a special someone or wrapped up with a book. This month we will be dressing a little more while. Yet again this month I want to focus my attention on spicing up my wardrobe. Little more dressy and a little less casual this time around. Fashion Report: According to December’s Issue of InStyle Magazine Satin dresses are still making a statement Sparkly Cocktail dresses & Faux fur Knits on Knits- …

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