Why I Am Over Setting Resolutions in 2020

How has 2020 and the month of January treating you? I know for myself, so far I doing everything I supposed to do. I have been trying to get into a rhythm. I’m not going to lie it been hard. I set a resolution every year. My resolutions range from fitness, eating healthier, and self care. However, like most resolution I set, they become too hard to achieve. It maybe unrealistic or super vague. No action plan oh how I am going to tackle this kind of change. The next thing I know I become unmotivated within the 2 week or month mark and abandon them. I am over setting a resolutions for the new years.  You can say I am “anti- resolutions” this time around. Instead I am setting intentions. Setting an intention is different approach to goal setting. Goals represent a future plan. (Nothing wrong with goal setting). To amp up our goals, setting a intention everyday give purpose, I intend to …. To add, they work alongside our lifestyle. An unintentional life accepts everything and does nothing. An intentional life embraces only the things that will add to the mission of significance. -John Maxwell My Intentions I …

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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- …

Thanksgiving Approved Outfit | Moto Jacket + Dress

Who is ready for Thanksgiving food? I know I am.  I am ready to chow down on some good food and get closer to my family and friends. When its comes down to picking a Thanksgiving outfit, I like to where a outfit that allows me to stuff my face and still look put together. On today’s post I am sharing my easy go to thanksgiving approved outfit. Staying put together and full is the key when thinking of a Thanksgiving outfit. This outfit I put together was inspired by Rochelle of Beauticurve.com, a plus size blogger. A year ago she put together a few looks for Thanksgiving, and this look was one I was inspired to recreate. Anyway, this casual multi print dress is just what we need to for Thanksgiving. It is put together, and roomy. You can take this dress to dinner table with the in laws or a night out one the town. Very versatile.  It is an  inexpensive dress, that features a lettuce trim neckline, elastic waist with a remove self tie sash. This dress is currently $19 on the Shein site. To complete this look I added my a black thigh high boots and …

Chapter 11| November Plan and Goals

Happy November everyone! Look how quick we transition from Halloween to  the Holiday season, LOL.  If you saw my timeline on Facebook  you would see funny post and memes referencing the Grinch and the girl dancing super hard to jingle bells. Well that how I am going to pull up at my parent’s house for that tasty meal my mom is going to prepare for Thanksgiving. (Sidenote: I am going to help her with the cooking this year).  Yes I love food and Thanksgiving food is such favorite of mine. To add to the occasion, November helps me put things back in to perspective, Gratitude. I try to practice gratitude to all year round. However, it more sweet when you share it with others. So, we all gather around the table, my mom and myself, tell each other all the things we are thankful for. Yes! November is going to be another great. I am being very intentional when I say that. On today’s post I am going to reflect on last month while sharing my personal goals  and share latest fashion styles and trends. To add, I am going share with you all all the great post and goals …

Weekend OOTD|Fall Easy Everyday Coat |Shein

It is that time yall. It is that time to start consistently wearing a jacket or coat. Honestly.. I am not ready to trade in my light jackets for a heavier coat. I have to face facts! I live in Detroit, and I can not escape from the cold weather. Anyway, I have been looking at different style of jackets and coats. Long coats, trenches, moto jackets… all types.  I recently purchase this inexpensive long coat from Shein. Guess how much I spent on this coat? Take a guess! Let me know in the comment section.  On today’s post I will sharing my thought on this coat, and how I came up with the the quick easy classic everyday look. The secret of great style is to feel good in what you wear. -Inès de la Fressange On the weekends I like to keep my looks very simplistic. Very minimal!. To also mention is was quite chilly. I needed a coat to keep me warm, but also serve up style. So I pulled out my long houndstooth notched coat that a purchase for Shein. This coat is such a classic piece, and it can be worn any where. Style it up …

OOTD| How To Style A Romper In The Fall?

Rompers in the fall? It’s kinda cold. Hmmmm. Let me be clear, I had upmost full intent to wear this in the summer. However, I did not get around to wearing it. I have too many clothes. And yeahhhh…. I wear some of the same pieces all the time. I know! So, I am trying to be a bit more intentional when trying out new things. How can I pull off a romper in the fall? Well I did it! It’s October and I got my body in a cool cheetah print romper from Forever 21. Sidenote: It currently on sale! I think I look super cute or whatever. As of the lately, Michigan weather has been up and down. Cold and breezy in the morning, warm mid day, and breezy when the sun starts to set. So how do you style yourself in this wishy washy weather. Layering is key and invest in transitional apparel.  I think a romper could become a great transitional piece to add to your wardrobe.   On today’s post I am sharing how I wore my romper, and others ways to style a romper in the fall. Rompers are so cute until you are peeing in …

Chapter 10|October Plans and Goals

My girl! How you feeling??  We made it to a new month! Yes a new month, new goals, new mindset, new intent, and new focus. Yes this month I feel awaken. I feel like I can accomplish anything that I put my mind to it. I spoke to one of my friends and he was basically gave me some needed spark in my butt to get my creative juices flowing for the month of October. Last month, creatively I felt drain and my page and everything seem to suffer. My mind was out of it and I got back in the insanity salad of comparing myself. You know just being really hard on myself. Anyway, I am back and I feel refreshed. I  am over my hurdle and I am ready to create again! Produce amazing content and work out my business plan. On today’s post I am going to share with you what to look forward to this month on FashionLayn.com. Fashion Note Fall fashion season in now in session. Being a Michigander is quick tough in the fashion department. It very cool in early morning, however mid day it can be quite humid. How do you dress yourself …

Fall Classic Outfit featuring Amazon Fashion Favorite

(This post contains affiliate links.  See my disclosure about affiliate link here)  Falllllll !! Your finally here. I’ve missed you! Clearly, I couldn’t wait to put on something warm and fall like. For the first day of Fall I decided to share with you a classic fall piece that I found off Amazon. Something really easy to put together and AFFORDABLE. I was scrolling on Amazon debating on buying a new lens or not.  That what I do when I shop on Amazon, I look for electronics, and photography equipment. Some how I found myself on the Amazon fashion page. I was introduce to the fashion world of Amazon and I love it. On today’s post I sharing a my new camel shaggy fleece  that I recently purchase from the site. This fleece is so unique and Chillleeee the price point.  Yess, Amazon! I have joined the wave of tons of people, loving to shop on Amazon for amazing affordable fashion finds. If you want to know more just keep on reading! Fashion Is What You Buy. Style Is What You Do With It. -Unknown FLEECE + JEANS + ANKLE BOOTS You know how easy it is for me to get caught up …

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