Be like Rihanna: We’re Taking Shots In Here

The 2017 Grammys will forever be remembered as the year Rihanna dazzled the cameras with her bedazzled flask. Although the customized handmade flask by celebrity fashion designer Glitter Death took 16 hours to crystallize, it only took one share on social media to become the most desirable accessory of the night. View this post on…

Celebrating Four Years of Southern Laced by Giving You CREATIVELY LACED: 5 Steps to Unleashing an Uninhibited Creative Process

“The constant gnawing and wanting to take nothing and make it into something. Stillness that irritates restless fingers connected to a steady wrist. The need to see the outcome of dreams manifested. The unmistakable gift one must live with from day-to-day. It’s a shadow in the dark waiting to be captured, written, sketched, hummed… It is the passion to create.” – Kelly Stone

The Nine Days That My Breast Stood Still (Part Two)

UnCaged phoenix. Note to self… the next time I write Part One for a blog post, I need to post part two the same day [Some of you made it very clear that you did not plan to wait too long for part two.] Nonetheless, thank you for all my readers who reached out to…

The Nine Days That My Breast Stood Still (Part One)

UnCaged phoenix. (Sunday March 4th, 2018) …. I believe that the Universe provides subtle hints to where our lives will take us. Now that I have the gift of hindsight, I think it sent one to me four days early, and of all places, it was sent to me on the bridge. No, I am…

3 Trendy Looks for Curvy Women

When it comes to shopping, finding plus size fashionable pieces can sometimes be a chore. Although there are specialty stores that cater to curvy women, some may find the selection limited and/or boring. That’s why we decided to link up with former Southern Laced Beauty of the Week Chay Crews to give you three looks…

The 2nd Annual Southern Laced Creative Arts Awards

UPDATE 2/19/18: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF PARTICIPATION. STAY TUNED FOR MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS. Southern Laced would like to recognize individuals who inspired communities through the field of arts in 2017. Awardees, which include artist working in literary arts, visual arts, theater, music, singing, design, and dance from the Jackson Metro Area…

NEW YEAR REFERRAL PROMO: Do You Need Extra Cash?​

Last year, I introduced you to the new cash back app, DOSH.  Didn’t I tell you it was going to take over social media? My family and friends were able to make so much money! Some were more persuasive than others. For example, my sister has a degree in Marketing. So, it wasn’t a surprise…

Southern Laced 2017 Year In Review

“Growth and pain births success.” – Kelly Stone   2017 has been heaven and hell for Southern Laced. Fortunately, we made it to the end without giving up. If I were to give this year a name, it would definitely have to include the words “growth” and “pain”. GROWTH In order to move to the…

How to Make $200 in Less Than 24 Hours

There’s a new cash back app that’s taking over social media by the name of DOSH that promises to give you $5 after you connect your prepaid or debit card to the app. As an added bonus, DOSH will also pay you $15* for every successful referral until December 31, 2017. Of course, I was skeptical…

​Featured Couple Isaiah Butler and Adrianna Neal #26

Question: Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Isaiah: I’m from Fort Polk, Louisiana. Adrianna: I’m from Brandon, Mississippi. We both still live in Brandon. Question: How did you meet? Isaiah: We met in high school. We had English together during our Freshman and Senior year. Question: Describe the…

Street Style: Creative Tramaine W. in All White for Dîner en Blanc, Lifestyle Coach Claudia Lollia in Casquette from H&M, and Model Deirdre Jones in a Jacket from The North Face

Southern Laced is constantly looking for the latest fashion trends. What better place to find them than in the streets, which some deem as the real runway. This week’s fashion picks for Fall 2017 features Creative Tramaine W., Lifestyle Coach Claudia Lollia, and Model Deirdre Jones. Take a look at their street style. CREATIVE TRAMAINE…

SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH TONY T. YARBER

Tony T. Yarber was born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in the west Jackson neighborhood known as Subdivision #2. Yarber, who is the Pastor and founder of Relevant Empowerment Church and former Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, is a renowned motivational speaker and a pioneer in leadership development. He is also the author of Man Tips:…

Street Style: Fashion Entrepreneur Ehbonny in “Petal Palazzo” pants, Stylist L. Roy in “Bob Marley” tee, and Fashion Model Chay Crews in a “Money Green” Bomber Jacket

Southern Laced is constantly looking for the latest fashion trends. What better place to find them than in the streets, which some deem as the real runway. This week’s fashion picks for Fall 2017 features Fashion Entrepreneur Ehbonny, Stylist L. Roy, and Fashion Model Chay Crews. Take a look at their street style. FASHION ENTREPRENEUR…

Happy Birthday to Me!

For my birthday this year, I’m asking for donations to Jackson Association of Black Journalists. I’ve chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you’ll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. Every little bit will help me reach my goal. CLICK HERE TO DONATE NOW!!! Lace…

Street Style: Fashion Stylist Yo! in “Remixed Denim” top, Stylist L. Roy in “Poplin Patchwork” floral mini dress, and Makeup Artist Sha’ahn in “Pink Velour” jogger

Southern Laced is constantly looking for the latest fashion trends. What better place to find them than in the streets, which some deem as the real runway. This week’s fashion picks for Fall 2017 features Fashion Stylist Yo!, Stylist L. Roy, and Makeup Artist Sha’ahn. Take a look at their street style. FASHION STYLIST YO! …