LBS Chic: Graphic Sweatshirts and Where To Buy Them

So I’ve pretty much become obsessed with wearing Graphic Sweatshirts on my casual days during the week. I’m not the only one. It seems to be a growing trend ....more

LBS Trend Report: Odile Gilbert X Kérastase Paris Spring 2015 Recap

This past Thursday evening I had the pleasure of attending the “Odile Gilbert Kérastase Spring 2015 Trend Recap Event in NYC”. The extremely talented Odile Gilbert gave us a detailed step by step demo of three of her favorite hairstyles from NYC fashion week. Keep reading to learn how to recreate this style and two others ....more

The Ultimate Purple Lipstick Guide for Brown Girls

Fall is finally here ! The cooler months of the year are the perfect time to swap out old makeup looks for new fresh trends. One beauty trend that we love at LBS is purple lipsticks for brown skin! ...more

Monday Motivation: Setting Higher Standards

I’ve spoken to you guys before about my belief in the power of your thoughts and your mind. It’s one of the reasons my Vision Board Series has been so successful and why many of you have found great success by creating them. There are so many layers to the overall idea of “I think, therefore I am” ....more

Baby’s First Apple-Picking Adventure + Tips For Fall Family Fun

Earlier this month, we took Cadence on her very first trip to a farm for some fun family apple-picking. I remember going apple-picking with my family and even with my school classmates as a child. These excursions bring up some of my fondest childhood memories so I knew that’s something I wanted to share with Cadence ....more

6 Ways to Wear Winter Hats With Natural Hair

Winter is slowly approaching and for most of us that means boots, cozy sweaters and hats. During this time of year hats are crucial to staying warm. However, having a huge fro can sometimes get in the way of that ....more

Style Play Polish: 5 Deep Wine Nail Polish Shades

One of the nail trends I get excited for during the fall season is deep colors like blacks, grays and deep reds. I have an overwhelming supply of deep wine nail polish shades but of all the ones I rotate throughout the fall/winter season, these 5 are my favorite: ...more

Lisa Price Discusses Carol’s Daughter L’Oreal Acquisition

As someone who has been a huge fan and supporter of Carol’s Daughter for years now, I was elated when I heard the news that the beauty brand would be joining the L’Oreal family. As a business major in college, one of my very first high-profile interviews at the time was with Lisa Price. Carol’s Daughter was still a budding brand that was rapidly expanding to include a storefront in Harlem and a slew of new product lines ....more

LBS Feature: Refinery 29 x Lane Bryant Denim Photoshoot

Happy Friday guys! I’m super excited to announce my latest photoshoot with Refinery 29 for Lane Bryant. The folks at Refinery 29 asked me to style a few pairs of Lane Bryant’s fall denim selections for an editorial about cool ways to wear denim this season ....more

On The Market: ShoeDazzle Fall 2014 Collection

Calling all shoe lovers! Shoedazzle has done it again, with the newest release of their Shoedazzle Fall 2014 collection. I can hardly wait to restock my shoe closet ....more