• Fashionology,  Feelz,  Looks

    My First 4 Items from Rent the Runway

    rent the runway Cleobella handbags pom pom williamsburg bag

    After watching a documentary on fast fashion, I am trying to be more mindful of where my clothes come from. The problem is… it is so expensive to get sustainable fashion! I can see why I did not think about this for a while. It will take time to transition to that great length, but I am beginning to open myself to the possibilities of creative ways to wear less fast fashion. One thing I can think of is maybe thrift shopping to find vintage clothing, as fast fashion boomed a lot in the 1990s. It would be great to get staple pieces from the past; But for now, I…

  • Fashionology,  Feelz,  Lust for Life,  WanderLust

    Queen of Haute Couture Guo Pei Proves How Fashion is Art

    “I don’t follow trends or try to compete with anyone. Everything I do stems from following my passion and my love for design.” -Guo Pei, interview with Forbes Magazine Welcome to the world of Guo Pei. She’s made fashion waves across the globe with her haute couture creations. The details found on one gown can take a team several months, and even years to complete. Her inspiration stems from the world around her. From catholic churches, to her own Chinese heritage, Guo makes fashion its own genre of art. You may have seen her Masterpieces at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “China: Through the Looking Glass” show and on…

  • Fashionology,  Feelz,  Looks,  Lust for Life,  Mind + Body + Spirit

    Meet LaTianna, A Therapist & Avant-garde Fashionista

    Exciting news once more!! The founder of PsychoSocial, a media & mental health company, reached out to me to inquire about Fashion Therapy. I also did an exclusive photoshoot in one of my couture pieces. Check out the interview here. I discuss how I use theatre and fashion for mental health and wellness. You will learn more about my personal and professional experiences in this creative art field. Learn more about PsychoSocial and their resources here.     Let me know what you think beauties and beaus. XO, LaTi

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    Feature in Voyage LA: Meet Trailblazer LaTianna

    Wow! What a honor to be featured in Voyage LA Magazine! They wanted to know how I started with using theatre and fashion for mental health. I share my personal story with them. Below is a preview, and you can follow this link to view and read the entire article. Thanks for sharing your story with us LaTianna. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.Well, my story in mental health and theatre began in high school of 2000. It was a hard time for me as a freshman in high school because did not have any confidence or self-awareness. I never truly loved myself.…

  • Creative Works,  Fashionology,  Feelz,  How-To,  Looks,  Lust for Life

    Be My Rugged Valentine

    Hello Beauties and Beaus, I did a fun video editorial shoot with my friend Amaris! She was the star of this show as we showcased 4 outfit ideas for Valentine’s Day. The theme was to be pretty pretty, but with a gangster edge. lol! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti9NN45_CMg&t=106s Editorial Pieces are found here: http://latianna.com/portfolio/tough-love-editorial/ Let us know what your fav. outfit, here are the 4 styles: xoxo, LaTi

  • Creative Works,  Fashionology,  Feelz,  Looks,  Lust for Life,  WanderLust

    BeautyCon Editorial Shoot January 2019

    Greetings ! I wanted to share one thing I LOVE ABOUT LOS ANGELES: POP Up INTERACTIVE MUSEUMS! So far this one takes the cake! A pop up about fashion, fashion icons, and beauty inspiration. This is called BeautyCon. My friend Annie found this gem, and said, “Let’s go!!” We went the same day we planned it! Below are some photos for our editorial with the theme of ‘Self Exploration.’ BeautyCon provides a space where you are free to engage with the world around you. You are empowered to make choices. (As a side note: This is one of the principals of Trauma-Informed care: EMPOWERMENT. VOICE. CHOICE. Having your own freedom…

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    Velvety Little Christmas

    Merry belated Christmas! I wanted to share my outfit for the holiday season. My outfit of choice has been the wine color. Soft textures with an indented print with the wine color has gotten me super obsessed with wanting more of this style. Dress: Velvet floral imprint dress, circular flounce sleeves Boot: Velvet over the knee boots Accessory: Kitty bell headband Hairstyle: Two twisted knotted buns with front bangs For me, this was the perfect outfit. About a year ago I bought this dress from a thrift store near the hair salon. At first I didn’t like how it fit me, but I remind myself I am continually accepting my…

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    Fashion Reflections: Green Fashion Week Highlights

    During my spring break of 2017, I got to meet up with my dear friend Hanne as she covered Green Fashion Week for her non-profit called Passport 2 Freedom. I am part of the board for this organization that uses creativity and fashion as a platform to raise awareness for human trafficking. We engage in all efforts towards ending modern-day slavery and oppression. Green Fashion Week (GFW) is a non-profit international event supported by GD Major and FSA and patronized by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea in collaboration with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. I was excited to get a break from counseling and facilitating groups in creative…

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    Family Fashionistas

    All you need is love.

    John Lennon

    My Grandma Cookie is such an inspiration to me.  She never considered herself fashionista, but it shows as I see her photos throughout the years.  She has influenced my mother as my mom lives and breathes fashion. She has that retail therapy addiction and she has passed it down to me! Lol! I hope you enjoy these photos. Let me know about your family styles! My mama and I Grandma Cookie Loved her clown collection Afro Grandma Cookie Posing by her pool My mom and Grandma 1960s vibin’ My grandma cookie with her first two sons Grandma Cookie looking sharp