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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 …

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- …

Chapter 7: July Plan and Goals

Geesh, the time has flew by. Can you believe it, we are already in July? Crazy right! Anyway it is blazing hot outside. Summertime in Michigan its really hot. It goes from 0 to 100 in no time. Blazing, OKAY! I got a lot of pots on the stove this month and I hope to accomplish everything that is on my plate this July. Last month, was a workout and somethings did not goes as plan but I am still grateful for it all. I am here and this is going to be a great summer. I’m putting down my first deposit for this extravaganza trip I am planning. So I am happy, happy!  On today’s blog post I will reflect and share my personal goals,  what’s coming to FashionLayn.com, and a brief fashion report. Fashion Note As I mention before it is super hot in Detroit. My fashion focus for the month is anything that will keep me cool, Okay! I am preparing myself for vacation in August so I am trying to find anything that is inexpensive, cute, and cool! FASHION REPORT: According to July’s issue Instyle Magazine,  “Easy Breezy” flowy pieces are an instant style. It is …

Top 10 Things I Hate About Blogging

I went to Instagram and unleashed my feeling. I even got some of y’all involved in conversation.  I did not notice how many bloggers were feeling the same way. So in today’s post I want to talk about the things that are never really discussed in blogging. The cons of blogging. Today I am listing  my top 10 things that I hate about blogging.

Event Recap: Femology Detroit Blogger Bash at Grand Circus!

Last Sunday I went to event called “Blogger Bash” it was the first of it kind by Femology Detroit .  I heard all about this event through the last event I went to … remember the yoga event. This was the networking event for the season I had to be there.   I have to be honest tho I was super nervous about going to this event because I am socially awkward. I felt like a little girl again going to new school.  Scared to put myself out there however The next thing I know I was talking and introducing myself to everyone. Femology Detroit is a modern business workspace created for women to interact, work, and thrive! founded by Meagan Ward.. shout out to you sis !  This event took place at the Grand Circus. Soon as I walked on the floor I was in heaven.  Balloons, cotton candy, and vendors were everywhere. It was so LIT !  When first walked in I made my attention at the table filled with fruits, cupcakes, and cakes and so many other decadent treats to eat. Then there were cotton candy and yummy drinks.  Special Shout to Balloon Haus that had a beautiful …

It’s July

Just like this month issue of Essence.. “Take Back Your Joy.”  I was super inspired by the tune of magazine. Black women celebrating ways they found happiness and joy in there life and I think I need to focus my concentration. I need more joy, peace, and smiles. When I think of the month of July, I see celebration and happiness. Fashion Note This month I want to still focus on bring lots and lots of color. I still want to get into a bathing suit before we switch are attention to fall clothing.. You know it coming.  Also I want to try out 2 different brands that I never brought to the blog. Shein and Pretty Little Things.com. These online stores have plus size items that I heard a lot of good things about . I am so ready to try these stores ! Blog Note This month I want to still focus on being a student. Focus my attention on learning more about blogging and bettering my platform. I also want to launch of few self care templates  this month. So stay tuned for self care templates they are coming this month for sure !! Lastly I am …

Its May !

Yes its May the month I been dreading about since April. I schedule my wisdom teeth extraction for May 1st. Thus why this post is going up so late. According to the hat in the picture, I have been off duty ! I had plans to complete the day before my extraction however I was so terrified that I could not wrap my head around typing up a blog post.  With all that being said I faced my fear head on, tooth by tooth! Literally !So yes I have 4 teeth missing and I am in lot of pain. Thank God for Motrins lol.  Since getting my teeth pulled I been a little sad. I think my face looks different… well duh my cheeks are swollen! But I still feel like I don’t look the same.  I miss eating normal whole foods, and chewing lol. Nothing like a wisdom teeth extraction that make you appreciate small things like being able to eat. So to get out my mine off the negative let start brainstorming for the blog. No pain or discomfort last forever ! Fashion Note On the fashion note this month we are going to keep it simple.  I …

Check Please ! How I style my Gingham Pants ?

Yes, the spring time is among us and I here for the warm up ! So yes let start off with some prints and bold colors. My first pair of gingham pants and I love them.  Gingham pants give off  kinda a preppy look ! In the magazine the prep look is really in style for the spring ! It can be dressed up or down and  definitely consider a classic look. You can pair it with a graphic tee, pop of color, bright sweater, another print! I decided to pair my gingham pants with a bold color! I get a lot of love when it comes to mustard yellow ! So yellow it is ! As soon as I saw these pants at Forever 21 I knew I had to have them. Its something different, and outside of my comfort zone. So sis go out and get you some gingham pants and style them up ! Why yellow is apart of my daily wardrobe? So I was looking through all my Instagram pictures and notice I have a real life relationship with yellow. I find some way to incorporate yellow in my daily fits ! I enjoy yellow because …

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