Photo by: Josh Moody
Who am I? Just guess, guys wanna touch my chest-KIDDING! Just showing my age.
My name is Layla Lane and I am a Public Relations graduate and fashion enthusiast living in one of the World’s greatest cities, Toronto! The 6ix! T-Dot! T.O! Turonno! etc…..etc…
I created Wear Black, Drink White, a fashion and lifestyle blog, as an outlet to explore my style evolution and love of cooking, interior decorating, DIY, beauty and more; growing up I didn’t read Harry Potter novels I read FASHION (Magazine) and was stoked when staying home sick (playing sick) to watch The Food Network and Martha Stewart Living all day.
The two questions I ask myself everyday are “what am I going to wear?” and “what am I going to eat?“; thus Wear Black, Drink White.
Reading my blog you see the finished product post natural disaster my closet and I create every morning. My style is ever-changing and evolving alongside trends and ultimately influenced by how comfortable I am in something. I never dress to be someone else or look uncomfortable. To me there’s nothing worse than a woman pulling, tucking and picking at her outfit all day. I want to wear the clothes, not have the clothes wear me, I’m not a model, life is V real off those the glossy pages.
I think growing up as a woman it’s hard not to feel influenced and guided by the media, which is why having an outlet like Wear Black, Drink White is important to me and to the readers. Although photos can be deceiving (yes I am a thinner size) I am about 5’1 and look 16 (I’m 25) so I have my own body issues and demons I fight with everyday; feeling comfortable in what I’m wearing is how I get over them . Don’t let the fashion industry dictate what you wear and how you feel about your body. It is how we consume fashion and make it our own that the word style truly comes alive.