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Welcome to 2016!

In Daily Chronicles on January 1, 2016 at 12:05 pm

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Happy New Year  Darlings,

A new year is here. We are blessed with another chance to start anew. Wishing you all much Success, Peace and Prosperity. Whatever was holding you back in 2015, it’s time to LET IT GO! Promise yourself one thing this year… Don’t live in the past! You have the power to make 2016 AMAZING!

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Cynthia Vincent On The Fringe…

In Daily Chronicles on November 3, 2015 at 8:40 pm

Cynthia Vincent Boots

These Cynthia Vincent boots are everything!! Grey suede boots with a western edge.

Available at Anthropologie

It’s A Wrap or is it a Poncho?

In Daily Chronicles on October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm

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Browsing through the Zara website, I found this lovely go to item, and now I’m totally in love with this poncho/wrap.  I love the earthy colours; you can do a lot with this, throw it on over a pair of skinny jeans and a chunky turtle neck, add a pair of Minnetonka knee-high fringe boots, and you’re off to the races! At $49.90, the price isn’t bad either.

Available here.

 

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Your Destiny Reading…

In Daily Chronicles on October 27, 2015 at 12:32 pm

 

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I simply love books which inspire and motivate.  I’m on a major spiritual journey, and I’m absorbing as much as I can in order to succeed on my path to greatness.  I must be able to help others as well as myself.  Growing and becoming the best woman I can be is a constant and daily goal, I must strive for and be better than I was yesterday.  My current daily read is Destiny Daily Readings, inspirations for Your life’s Journey by T.D. Jakes.

This little gem is a companion to Bishop Jakes new book Destiny, which I will start reading soon.  It’s a book of affirmations, meditations and scripture with suggested action steps on fulfilling your God-given role day by day. It’s definitely food for thought.  If you’re on a spiritual journey like I am, this book is for you. Purchase yours here.

Happy reading.

Stylish Shaggy Wear…

In Daily Chronicles on October 19, 2015 at 4:48 pm

 

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October is really and truly here!  This morning it was 35 degrees, but thank goodness it got up to 55.  I’m more of a summer 90 degrees person myself, but I don’t mind this part of autumn, where the air is crisp and the sun is shining brightly.  October is layering month and if you’re looking for something funky to dress up those jeans and your heels, this shaggy cardigan jacket is a must have.

I bought this shaggy jacket a couple of months ago for exactly this time of year, lightweight, stylish but warm and cozy at the same time. I love it because it has a 70’s vibe to it and I love clothing from that era. I purchased this one from eBay where I buy a lot of my things, because I’m sure to find unusual and quirky items, which makes me stand out from the crowd.  I’ve had so many compliments on this jacket, I’m thinking of buying another in black!

Available here.

Shaggy Cardi

 

Tradesy In and Out of Your Closet…

In Daily Chronicles on October 5, 2015 at 4:04 pm

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Tradesy!

I only heard about this resale site just this morning.  Since I’ve been out of the blogging loop for a while, I’m not even sure when it came into existence, well I’m glad I know now!! What is Tradesy you ask? Tradesy makes resale fast, simple and stylish; request a shipping kit, snap a few photos, Tradesy will enhance your image to make it look stunning, name a price (or they’ll suggest one if you need help) then use the pre-addressed shipping kit to send your items to them.  Once sold, items arrive in a Net-a-Porter worthy box to their excited new owner.

Tradesy takes 9% of the proceeds, and the rest is yours.  As a buyer, there’s also a money back guarantee, if your new items aren’t up to par!  You can also buy pre-loved and new clothing and accessories from Zara to Chanel to Hermes, just type in your desired brand name and the world is your oyster.

Tradesy seems to have a pretty large inventory for you to choose from.  If you’re looking for a new way to sell that Chloe Marnie bag, that’s been sitting on your eBay site forever, and hasn’t sold, Tradesy just might be the way to move it.

Visit Tradesy here

Happy shopping Darlings!

The Return!!!

In Daily Chronicles, Daily Musings on October 1, 2015 at 4:47 pm

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Wow!!

I can’t believe it’s been 3 months since my last blog post!  My life has been an absolute whirlwind, beautiful new home, new contract, new hair (if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know what I’m talking about! scroll down the page to my IG feed), growing spiritually and tuning into my faith more than I ever have in my life!  God has been good to me! The last 3 months have been trying, joyful, painful, disappointing, frustrating, enlightening, every adjective you can think of; but you know what?  The beautiful thing is, I’m still here, stronger, more joyful and happier than I’ve truly been in the last couple of years.

I’m ready to return to blogging, because my mind, body and spirit are in a wonderful place and I’m finally ready to really grow my brand and take it into the stratosphere. the grand heights, which I envisioned 5 years ago when I started Maylana’s Closet, Maylana’s Chronicles and now Style1963, more on that last one in the coming months. To be honest, my dreams are even bigger, than they were before!

If you’re wondering what the image above represents, it’s the number of my new home. 212 means a lot to me, because when I first moved to NY from London, 212 was my area code, so it seems fitting that I’ve come full circle and am now living at 212 in Washington, DC!

I’ve missed you all, I’ve missed blogging, sitting at my computer composing my blog posts, communicating with my fellow bloggers, and all the extra stuff which goes with being a blogger and building a brand.  I’m so happy to say… I’M BACK!!! And what better way, than to make a fabulous return at the beginning of a brand new month.

I’ll see you all very soon!

Love, Life and Creativity

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 Maylana!

This Bag Saves Lives!!

In Daily Chronicles on January 29, 2015 at 6:59 pm

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I love bringing my own bags to the grocery store and farmer’s market, and I’m a sucker for recycled bags (I’ve got quite a collection), especially those that are created for a worthy cause.  I discovered this tote on the InStyle magazine blog (which is in my WordPress reader). The tote was designed by Kristen Bell, who you may remember as the voice on Gossip Girl and also way back when as the star of Veronica Mars.  The sale of each bag provides life-saving malaria treatment to someone in need.  made with 100% golden jute fiber, with a waterproof lining, and consists of vegan and recycled materials.

At $28, the first run flew off the shelves, but they are accepting pre-orders, which will take 8-12 weeks because they are sustainably handcrafted by artisans in Bangladesh.  I’m placing my order! For yours shop here

Happy Shopping!

Image courtesy of thisbagsaveslives.com

 

Chloe & Theodora Wrap Bangle…

In Daily Chronicles on January 14, 2015 at 8:22 pm

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So I’m crocheting away and watching TV at the same time, when Access Hollywood came on.  I was too lazy to change the channel so I continued to watch.  Now, this is a show I hardly ever watch, but today, I’m glad I did.  This simple and elegant Chloe & Theodora bangle was being showcased on the show and available for purchase via MyHabit.com, for the wonderful price of $25 reduced from $78! It’s 14K gold-plated brass and the stones are Cubic Zirconia. I just love a good sale!! You know I went to my computer immediately and placed my order!  Get yours, supplies are limited.

 

Three Years Old Today…

In Daily Chronicles on January 5, 2015 at 6:01 pm

 

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Maylana’s Chronicles is THREE!! Oh my goodness! Where did the time go?  It has been an amazing journey. So much has happened in my life, in the 3 years since I decided to become a blogger; some things amazing, some things not so much.  What’s important is, it’s been a fantastic and enlightening journey, I’ve learned so much, and I’m looking forward to showing you what’s to come in 2015.

I want to thank my true followers, who have stuck with me, through little to no blog posts, to blog posts every single day.  Thank you for being here!

I love every single one of you

Kisses