What’s on my reading list?
Books to Get You Through 2020
Here are a lot of the books I’ve read in 2020. I’m including the kids books that have either become quality-time reading for our family or have kept my kids enthralled (off-screen) for long periods of time. All books are links to purchase through one of the DC area Black-owned bookstores.
Lani’s Anti-Racist Musings: Outtakes from the Newsletter
Yes, this is a fashion blog, but it is a fashion blog for humans. Acknowledging others’ humanity and struggle is important to us at Real Life Style. I’ve compiled some of my writings into this blog for those of you not subscribed to the newsletter.
Lani’s Favorite Podcasts
One thing that might strike you after reading this list is that there is only one fashion podcast on it. I read Women’s Wear Daily, the fashion industry newspaper (well, now online), daily. That’s enough for me. In my podcasts I want someone to tell me how to get stuff done more efficiently, make time for fun, be happier, be a better parent, and run my business more successfully. Hopefully these are things that interest you too! Below you will find a personal list of my favorite podcasts. If you live a relaxed life in LA, you might think I’m …
What I Wish I Had Known at the Start of My Career
Call this creepy or kismet, but the same week I had scheduled to write a blog about what I wish I had known about personal styling before starting my career and business, Lori Mihalich-Levin of one of our favorite blogs, Mindful Return, wrote in her newsletter that she was just interviewed by Sara Holtz on her podcast entitled “Advice to a Younger Me.” Of course I immediately wanted to steal that title, but instead maybe I will just pitch Sara to be on her podcast! I have already started listening to past episodes.. We are in our third year teaching …