INTERVIEW

Love, Fashion & Friends

Every mom knows that juggling between her personal and work life is a big challenge but to always look like she just got a makeover is unimaginable. In this constant juggles it is easy to forget about yourself and just grab leggings and oversized T-shirts. Dileiny from lovefashionandfriends.com has only one thing in mind: to show all moms, all women that it is easy to look polished. With her styling tips you will only wish to have heard of her before.

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What inspired you to start blogging?

I have a degree in English Language and Literature, I’ve always had a passion for writing. Another love of mine is style and fashion. My inspiration were my passions, blogging was a way of tying them together.

On your site it is written that your blog is a style guide for the modern mom. How so? Can you tell us more about why moms?

I talk a lot about, “the modern mom” or “the woman on the go” but who is she?

It’s the woman that does it all! She goes to the sports games, takes the kids apple picking, she’s a party planner, a side hustler, works a job (or two), keeps a social, romantic and exercise life!

What does she need? She needs to look and feel good but she has to do it as fast as grabbing a Big-Mac at the McDonald’s drive thru window.

Moms are so busy, and so many times I see mothers with kids not looking great. They wear leggings and oversized t shirts, they don’t put any makeup on and they look tired. They don’t know how easy it to look polished. I wanted to help those moms, I wanted them to have a place where they can find easy style tips to look polished on the fly.

What style do moms look for?

The modern mom will keep her closet staples but will add trends for an updated look.

How would you describe your personal style?

My personal style is always evolving, but it’s always feminine with an edge.

Who inspires your style the most?

I don’t turn to one person for an inspiration, I am inspired daily by different people but If I had to pick one person I would say it’s my fiancé. His style is effortless and always on point. He’s helped my style evolve into something a lot edgier than it used to be, and I love it.

What is your favourite brand?

I love Zara, their pieces are simple but with an edge. I am normally in the store loving every piece.

What is the most essential item from your wardrobe you can’t live without?

My Levis Wedgie jeans.

What shoes do you love the most for winter?

Block heel booties.

What is the first thing you notice on another person’s outfit?

Shoes.

What are your handbag essentials?

My handbags for the part are classic Louie Vuitton’s. I have 4 LV bags and they have been In my hand or hanging from my shoulders for the last decade and they never go out of style.

What is your favourite lipstick (shade) for winter?

Red!

Which fall and winter fashion trend do you love the most?

Right now I am loving teddy bear coats and dusters (the super long cardigans)

What are your biggest passions?

My biggest passion is my blog, I love mind mapping ideas of new content and putting it all together for my readers.

With party season ahead of us what is your favourite party outfit?

For the party season I am obsessed with sequin blazers. You can wear them with pretty much anything and look cute and festive.

Follow Dileiny at lovefashionandfriends.com.

 

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