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! …

Editor’s Pick: Laced Twitter Quotes of the Week

#10 “Please get “brand new.” Please do not stay the same. Please learn & grow. I’m rooting for your evolution.” – Gabrielle Union, Actress Please get "brand new." Please do not stay the same. Please learn & grown. I'm rooting for your evolution. — Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 3, 2017 #9 “Embrace this new season…

[POLL] What Are Your Plans For Labor Day Weekend 2017?

As I reflect on previous Labor Day weekends, I’m reminded of a poem I penned during a time I was extremely ill. In fear that I would never travel again, I dedicated an Ode to the Summer Solstice.  Check it out and take the poll below… ODE TO THE SUMMER SOLSTICE I want to see raindrops…

Editor’s Pick: Laced Twitter Quotes of the Week

#10 “Too many half healed people looking for a relationship. If you are still carrying baggage from your old relationships, you are not ready.” – Idris Bolton, Motivational Speaker, Author, Life/Relationship Coach Too many half healed people looking for a relationship. If you are still carrying baggage from your old relationships, you are not ready….

Featured Couple Alston Drummond and Shekinah Robinson #25

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am Shekinah Robinson (Charleston, SC) and my husband’s name is Alston Drummond (Spartanburg, SC). We recently married on May 26, 2017, at The River Road and Jasmine Houses and Gardens in Irmo, South Carolina. We live in Greenville, SC where I…

Laced Beauty of the Week: KINNIDI

Name: Kinnidi Instagram: @Kinnidialexiss Location: Kansas City, Kansas Occupation: Model One thing I love about myself is… My personality. Three things I can’t live without… My phone, journals and music. The song that best describes my life right now is… Survivor by Destiny’s Child My sexiest feature is… My eyes. Why should you be the next…

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Southern Laced Interview with R&B and Neo-Soul Recording Artist Urban Mystic

Ghetto Revelations, an album that included Billboard R&B hit single “Where Were You”, was released almost 13 years ago. This album blessed us with the introduction of R&B and neo-soul recording artist Urban Mystic’s rich and powerful voice. His sophomore album, Ghetto Revelations II, gained a lot of attention as it showcased Urban Mystic’s growth…

A Wedding Story In Photos: Introducing James and Sha’Ahn Jackson

I am happy to announce that Southern Laced Featured Couple James and Sha’Ahn were married over the weekend. If you haven’t read their love story, click HERE. Best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Jackson! Feel free to congratulate them in the comment section below. Here are some of their favorite images taken by family and…

Billboard Music Awards 2017 Winners

I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to watching the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. It’s all happening tonight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with host Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris. Excitement is already in the air as we await the best looks on the red carpet and great performances by some of our…

5 Weirdest Things People Do To Get a Whiter Smile

Everyone wants to have white and healthy teeth. When you have whiter teeth, people will have a more positive impression of you. It shows that you focus on hygiene and overall cleanliness. Whiter teeth also suggest that there are no plaque and tartar, causing bad breath. The only thing is that there are certain individuals…

SheaMoisture Apologizes After Backlash Over Ad Featuring White Women

SheaMoisture, a black-owned personal care business, has caused an uproar on social media after rolling out ads marketed towards white women. For over 25 years, black women with natural hair have loyally purchased SheaMoisture’s shampoo, conditioner and body wash. So it came as no surprise when some of these same women accused them of whitewashing….

Happy Birthday, Luther Vandross!

Happy Birthday, Luther Vandross! Today, the most soulful singer I’ve ever heard would have been 66 years old. Gone, but not forgotten. Rest on… Click below to listen to my favorite Luther Vandross song. WARNING: Grab your Kleenex.

New Music Video: BLUSH – ‘Work’

Recently, Southern Laced contributor Carmen Hibbler had the pleasure of interviewing R&B trio, BLUSH. Click here to read [INTERVIEW] Mathew Knowles’ Group, BLUSH, Releases New Song and Sneak Peek of Video.

Laced Beauty of the Week: SERIKUDI OLAYINKA AZEEZAT

Name: Serikudi Olayinka Azeezat Instagram: @_serikudi Location: Yaba, Lagos State Occupation: Student One thing I love about myself is… I don’t give up. Three things I can’t live without… My family, love and career. The song that best describes my life right now is… If by Davido My sexiest feature is… My haircut. Why should you…

Shots Fired Is A Powerful New Series on Fox

Shots Fired, a 10-hour event series created by Gina Prince-Bythewood (“Beyond the Lights,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” Love & Basketball”) and Reggie Rock Bythewood (“Notorious,” “New York Undercover,” “Get on the Bus,”) examines the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town. The series premiered tonight on FOX with a…