Yes, No, Maybe So?: Solange


*Photos courtesy of google images.

Solange Knowles was recently spotted on the red carpet in Stephanie Rolland 2012 Haute Couture. When I first saw her in this white peplum gown I was wowed! Personally, I loved it...but it may be too much for some. What do you think? Yes, No or Maybe so?

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@lacenleopard /

1st Giveaway!!!


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After emotionally detaching myself lol, I decided to have a giveaway of one of my FAVORITE statement necklaces! I'm new to blogging and I appreciate you all for visitng, reading, commenting, sharing and supporting... and I just want to show that appreciation :) So...

Rules of the giveaway are:

1.  Join this site with google friend connect.
2. "Like" Lace N Leopard Facebook page here
3.  Leave a comment below with your name, email and how you would rock this silver and gold braided statement piece.

The giveaway is open to US residents and will run from today until May 4th. The winner will be chosen randomly and announced here on Cinco de Mayo!

Good luck ladies!

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OOTD: Oh Baby!


Ok, so like a MILLION of my friends are pregnant...even my bestest friend! Shout out to my god baby Rowen! TT can't wait to meet you lil man :) Well, this weekend I had the pleasure of attending my stylist friend Delicia's babyshower. I just know that baby Denim will be like the most fashionable kid on the planet with a mother like Here is a little more my outfit of the day. One baby shower down 4,251,254,462,530,056,302,630,253 to

All this baby shananigans got me thinking about a baby girl. Hmmmm.... O_o

Much love,


Blazer: Thrifted
Pants: Rainbow
Tube Top: Previously owned
Necklace & Watch: Passed down from my Grandmother

Weird Pregnancy Fact : The Father Might Show Symptoms of Pregnancy >>> It's surprisingly common for a father-to-be to start gaining weight, getting morning sickness and even feel cramps in his lower abdomen. The condition is known as a sympathetic pregnancy or the Couvade Syndrome, which comes from the french word couvee meaning "to hatch".

Article: 10 Weird Pregnancy Facts No One Tells You About


Lace N Leopard Store : A Few New Items!

We all know how hard it can be to find fashionable plus size clothing at a good price. In light of that, about a month ago, I decided to start selling a few gently worn as well as brand new items from my closet. This week, I added a few items and started a Lace N Leopard Store to make item purchasing more easier. Take a might just find something you like!

Ps. Most items are $20 and under and if you have anything specific that you are looking for, email me an let me know..I might just have it to sell :)

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*Items range from L to XXL

:: Interesting Fact of the Day :: In the 1940’s, the FCC assigned television’s channel 1 to mobile services (two way radio’s in taxi cabs, for instance) but did not re-number the other channel assignments. That is why your tv set has channel’s 2 and up, but no channel 1.

OOTD: Think Like A Man


To say I had a great weekend would be an understatement. Even though I got to see a private screening of Think Like A Man about 2 months ago, the movie was SO cute that I wanted to see it again. So, when a few friends invited me to go this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity. Dinner, drinks, great conversation and a good movie? Couldn't have asked for a better time :) Here, is a little of my outfit of the day and my night out with the girls...

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I had the chance to meet Kevin Hart a few months back...He is the coolest most humble dude ever!

Pants: T&Y Fashion
Heels: Previously owned
Top: Thrifted & cut to go off the shoulders
Earrings: Passed down from my grandmother

OOTD: School Dayz


Yeah, so I BEEN graduated high school and college many moons ago '_'  lol. But, this sweater that I thrifted for $1 a few days ago made me feel like I was on my way to campus. I paired it with some stone washed jeans, funky heels passed down from my grandmother and geeky specs to complete the look. Here is a little more of  my outfit of the day.

Ps. Oh and because I LOVE learning random facts, I will start posting interesting facts here are there. Yeah I'm a dork O_o lol. If you have any you would like to share also, please feel free! I would love to see them!

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Interesting Fact of the Day: Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10th of a calorie. 


OOTD: Headpiece


I don't know what it is but it seems like as I've gotten older I do not watch music videos anymore! I'm literally asking, "Oh they have a video for that song?" lol. So anyways, I kept hearing about Brandy and Monica's song together...heard some good things..heard some bad. But no matter what the opinion was on the song, I heard that they both looked great on the video.  Which prompted me to look it up a few days ago. As soon as I saw Monica and her headpiece I knew I HAD to have one of my own! Like now! I'm a good DIY'er if I REALLY REALLY apply myself..but I'm not into doing too much. If I need more than 5 materials...I'm So I searched for an easy way to do this. I found a few videos to get an idea of what I wanted to do and then just improvised using all materials that I already had. Here is my outfit ofthe day with my DIY head piece :)

Much love,


Dress: Cefian
Flats: Previously owned
Watches: Passed down from my grandmother

DIY Notes: Take a long chain and measure it to the size of your head, where it would fit comfortably on you. Cut the chain, and connect the two ends by opening the loop with round nose pliers and securing the loop again. I found a charm bracelet that I already had and removed one of the charms that I wanted to be my focal point. Goto the middle of your chain and open a loop, thread your charm through the loop and secure again with pliers and your done!

Ps. If my notes were not clear enough, I posted a youtube video on a 3-way head chain below to help you!

Head Chain Tutorial

Monica and Brandy - It all belongs to me


Photo Op: Jontrell


Goodness! I have been busy busy busy! Just getting a chance to sit down, relax, internet surf and blog :)'s post is a photoshoot that I did with Southern girl Jontrell. Originally from New Orleans, this down south girl was full of sass and fun. We decided to go for an edgy type shoot full of chunky jewelry, cool shades and fun colors. Here is a little more of my shoot with Miss Jontrell...

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Makeup & Syling by me

Work Related: Makeup to Breakup


I don't know about yall, but there was a time in my life that I was completed addicted to makeup! I would not go a day without a full face of makeup, yep..lashes and all. And not to say anything is wrong with that, but I started noticing I didnt like the way I looked unless I had it on. Anyway, one day my mom was like "baby, your so pretty why do you wear SO much makeup?" It took my mom to say it...but I really reflected on what she said. The next day, I went cold turkey. I went into work, sans makeup, and people actually thought I wasnt feeling was like wow. Since then, I stopped wearing so much makeup to work and only get fancy with it on the weekends for the most part. you feel pretty without makeup? What are some items that you cant go without on a daily basis?

Here is a casual day at the office with a little foundation and lip gloss...


"Hair tied chillin with no makeup on...that's when you're the prettiest hope that you don't take it wrong." - Drake

Jumpsuit: Derek Heart Plus
Cardigan: Zenobia
Scarf: purchased at Fallas $5
Heels: Thrifted

OOTD: Mommy's Lil Man : Meet Trenton :)


So you can totally tell he didnt want to take pictures right? lol. Everyone meet stinky butt 5 year A few things about Trent:

  • He is a true miracle from God, born as a micro preemie at 1lb 7oz.
  • Loves Iron Man, Spider Man, Captain America...basically anything super
  • A typical boy.
  • The funniest kid I know :)
Here's a little more of Trenton's style...

Much love,


Shirt: Nautica
Jeans: Previously owned
Shoes: Nike
Hat: LA Dodger Fitted

Yes, No, Maybe So? : Housewives


Kandi Burruss’ was recently spotted on the blue carpet in this number designed by friend and fashion designer Reco Chapele. What do you think? Yes? No? Or Maybe So?
On another note…NeNe was looking good if I do say so myself!

Much love,


*photos courtesy of The YBF.