Francis Lola reveals how she creates content for her fashion blog

Growing up, Francis Lola’s family members and friends would always ask her where she bought her clothes.

When she started her blog in February 2014, her intention was to just post outfit breakdowns and stories about her life as a merchandising student. Instead, it turned into a career.

Now, Lola’s Instagram account boasts more than 348,000 followers, and her accompanying YouTube channel has more than 18,000 subscribers. She considers herself a style blogger and a content creator.

“Becoming an influencer kind of happened by accident,” Lola told In The Know. “It just kind of fell into my lap, but it’s really fun.”

The behind-the-scenes work to make constant content for her different platforms is nonstop. Lola said she meets with her photographer for photoshoots around twice a week.

“I’ll pack my car with five, six outfits and then we’ll just run around and find some cool spots to shoot

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The Amazon Summer Sale Is Like Prime Day for Fashion and Clothing: Top Deals So Far

Clear your schedule for the Amazon Summer Sale, also called The Big Style Sale, which focuses on discount summer fashions. Amazon’s Big Style Sale, Amazon’s biggest sale in fashion to date, kicks off Monday, June 22.

Not only does the sale include Amazon brands, but it also features luxury brand markdowns within Shopbop, which Amazon acquired in 2006. That means shoppers will see deep discounts on brands like Kate Spade, Tory Burch, Rebecca Minkoff, Marc Jacobs, Quay and many more.

According to CNBC, the online retail giant intends to jumpstart sales to sellers and retailers whose sales were drastically affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as well as the postponement of the annual Amazon Prime Day, which is usually held in July. The Amazon Fashion Summer Sale also serves as an opportunity for shoppers who have been hit financially in recent months to

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Macy’s just put a ton of designer shoes, fashion and home products on super sale

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Even now, there’s no shame in checking out a good sale as a break from the news.

As I scrolled through my own inbox for new deals to snag, Macy’s clearance sale appeared — and it’s offering up to 80 percent off on thousands of products right now. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to see that there are nearly 7,000 items across home, fashion, accessories and even designer brands that are discounted.

Nowadays, I really need my coffee and was personally surprised to find this single-serve coffee machine from Crux that’s under $40. But that’s not the only kitchen gem you’ll find in the home section. Some other great

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60 Black-Owned Fashion Labels and Clothing Stores You Can Shop Right Now

There’s a lot of work to be done in the fight against systemic racism and police brutality against Black Americans. You can protest, vote, battle for policies aimed at ending discrimination in law enforcement, call local government officials, and donate—if you can, whatever you can—to bail funds and other vital organizations. (We have some suggestions, if you need ’em.) And while you’re thinking about where you can put your money to work, it makes sense to apply that same consideration to your closet, too. To that end, we’ve put together a (by no means complete) list of black-owned fashion labels and clothing stores. Whether you’re looking for a fit-worthy sweatsuit or a masterfully crafted business suit, start here next time you’re stocking up.

In just seven short years, designer Kerby Jean-Raymond has built Pyer Moss into one of the most vital and consequential fashion labels in America.

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