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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 …

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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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Single Life Series | Why You Should Start Romancing Yourself?

Hmm…. who said you had to be in a relationship with someone to have romance? For myself, I am a single woman and I refuse to sit around and wait for someone to romance me. I am going use my time that I have alone to romance myself. The best love comes from self anyway, Right? Romancing yourself is ones way of taking life into their own hands. You get to know yourself and spend time with all the things that you enjoy and that give pleasure. On today’s post, I am sharing why you should start romancing yourself . In addition, I am sharing a few ways on how you can start romancing yourself. When it comes to romance, we  all expect it to come from our partners,a lover, or significant other. Romances is affection, we need it.  It is in our nature to want to be love. When romance is absent in a relationship it can be dull. So we might seek it out from someone else. Why seek it out from someone else when we can get it from ourselves. What about the relationship with have with ourselves. It is a relationship, and we have to take …

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Valentine’s Casual Date Night Outfit Featuring Miss Lola

Hmm, I think I am going to take myself out on date.  I am feeling so sexy and flirty in this puff sleeve blouse from Miss Lola. Who said a girl couldn’t treat herself to dinner? I am romancing myself. Anyway, I thought it would be great to share with you all my causal date night attire. I came across this site called Miss Lola, that have some trendy clothes. Maybe a cute find or two for the Valentine’s or whenever.  On today’s post I am sharing my thoughts on this blouse and my experience with Miss Lola. FashionLayn Outfit Deets When I go out on date, I love to stick to a causal look. Something that can be worn day or night. So on today’s outfit of the day I decided to wear my favorite KUT from the Kloth jeans with a bold, exaggerated puff sleeve blouse from Miss Lola, and strappy heels. The puff sleeve blouse is definitely on trend for Spring 2020. It is one of those versatile pieces to add to you closest, and it really amp up your jeans. You can opt for a neutral shade or classic print, like polka dots. The blouse 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 …

I’m 30! 30 Thoughts On Turning 30

Today is the Big 3-0! Happy birthday to me! I am especially thankful to see another year. Today I celebrate my birthday, my life, and very big milestone. Just this time last year, I was writing that I was afraid to get older. Nothing like a young person telling you, 30 is old. Sheesh I would believe them. I was in this weird place about it because the world tells you by 30 you should have all together and figured out, or you hit expiration date on a personal level. What kinda of bs is that? Anyway, I told myself that I was going to embrace my new life, and not get caught up in premature thoughts on being a 30 year old. It is just another great day for me! 30s are definitely the new twenties. Life is going to get better at this point. On today’s post I am sharing 30 thoughts on being a 30 year old! I’m not getting older, I’m getting better! 30 Thoughts On Turning 30 1. Age is a state of mind. I am thirty but that does not make me old. If you believe and tell people you are old… inevitably you …

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