06 May 2015

BLF Fashion: Spring Is The Season Of The Lady

May is here and I haven’t been this excited for spring fashion in a long time! I’m officially calling this the unofficial “Season of the Lady.” Yes, we can be ladies at work, home, dates, church, and on the go. Season of the Lady means embracing your feminine side, enjoying being

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18 Mar 2015

Our 5 Favorite Inspirations From New York Fashion Week 2015

Now that the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City (#NYFW) has taken down their elaborate runways and fashion connoisseurs have jetted back home, let’s take a look back at several moments that gave us so much life this year:   Naomi Campbell slaying in Zac Posen. Naomi Campbell is the

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08 Jan 2015

BLF Fashion: Interview with Marissa Kendrick, Founder and CEO of Deleay Lashay

Many in the fashion industry ask and get asked: what’s in a name? Actually, a lot. If you have a brand you have the opportunity to make it greater than average by creating art and making impact in your sphere of influence and beyond. At the age of 25, Gary,

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08 Dec 2014

Winter Fashion For Women: How To Look Stylish In The Cold

The colder months are upon us, and if you live in a chilly place like I do in Chicago, the winter can get drab fashion-wise. Even though the weather can be brutal, you don’t have to look that way. Below are several options for you to keep warm and stay

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17 Jun 2013

Trendsetta: Masters of Illusion, This Year’s Summer Fashions

This summer, it’s all about giving an illusion. Now you don’t have to lie about your size, but you can strategically hide and accentuate certain parts of your body with the new trends in fashion without the need for extra items to hide your extra-ness. I’ll admit that a problem

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19 May 2013

Trendsetta: Met Gala Trends and Hits

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC celebrated its annual Met Gala with the theme “PUNK: chaos to couture” for its spring exhibition. This is a huge time for fashion-obsessed celebrities to wear their most daring, avant garde, and extreme looks that they could not get away with anywhere else.

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25 Jan 2013

Most Stylish Women & Men: Golden Globes 2013

It’s awards season again and this means that the gowns and tuxes are out! We look to the celebrities to shine and set the tone for formal fashion for the year during this season.  Here are some of my personal favorites from this past weekend’s Golden Globes Awards for women

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09 Jan 2013

Trendsetta: Fashion Resolutions 2013

The new year is in full swing and so are the resolutions to get in shape, drop some bad habits, etc. But how many of us have made a resolution towards our fashionable side of life? A resolution is a declaration, promise or pledge that one makes. You can make

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12 Nov 2012

Trendsetta: FLOTUS Style For The Holidays

In honor of the Election and our first family, this post is inspired by our First Lady’s class and style. We’ll show you how you can get the look for this year’s fall and holiday get togethers. The materials, the hem-length, the attention to the silhouette, all of these are

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17 Oct 2012

Trendsetta: Fit to Flatter-Who Really Cares About Size?

Imagine that you are free on a Friday afternoon and decide to go shopping for a lil’ something to wear to the seasonal get together next weekend or that wedding you were invited to. All the styles you’ve admired in the magazines and on TV are in the stores and

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08 Oct 2012

What To Wear? Black Men Chime In On What Styles They Find Sexy

Women undoubtedly rack their brains trying to determine what men like when it comes to defining “sexy”. Well, I took to social media and asked a few of my closest male friends how they defined a ‘sexy look’ and specifically what they like to see women wear.   One thing is

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10 Sep 2012

TrendSetta: Is It Okay to Match Your Boo?

One of the things that me and my girlfriends have a gripe with is when couples go out and not hold hands or kiss in public, but wear the same colors or even clothes out together. It was cute in high school, but does it resonate the same effect when

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29 Aug 2012

TrendSetta: Labor Day Fashion Tips For ‘All White’ Events (For Men & Women)

Labor Day is just around the corner and so are those invitations to “All white” or “White attire” parties. In some fashion circles, wearing white clothes after Labor Day can be a major DON’T. I suggest working with what you have because a lot of the stores may not carry

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10 Jul 2012

Prints: Are You Haute or Hideous?

Treat yourself this summer by wearing some sort of fashion forward print. Whether you decide to wear a floral print dress, jump suit or accessories, prints can make you stand out from the crowd. However, there is a thin line between being haute or hideous with prints and I am

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13 Jun 2012

Blogger Bio: April Spicer (Spice Chic)

A woman of style and substance, April Spicer has a passion for dressing her clients and empowering them to take charge of their image that promotes professional success and personal well being. She is an image expert and fashion enthusiast who uses her infallible eye for style and warm personality

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