Lysande Travels: New York Fashion Week with Stefani Nicole

Lysande (pronounced "liss-ONDH") caught up with blogger, influencer, model, and dynamo Stefani Nicole last week as she arrived in NYC for New York Fashion Week's Curvy Con - no joke, we were her first appointment after landing in the Big Apple! Stefani is living the Lysande lifestyle: traveling the world, spreading messages of love and body positivity, and expressing… Continue reading Lysande Travels: New York Fashion Week with Stefani Nicole

Featured: “Akumal” Wire-Framed Headband

I am both happy and sad to say that Lysande's (pronounced "liss-ONDH") Limited Edition "Akumal" fabric is my favorite fabric ever.  Happy because, come on, it's my favorite fabric ever! And sad because it's all down hill from here! Womp womp.  I mean, not really.  I only choose stunning, high quality fabrics to work with… Continue reading Featured: “Akumal” Wire-Framed Headband

Featured: “Sidewalk” Wire-Framed Headwrap with Jessica Reid

There is a new wire-framed headwrap on the website, thanks to my dear friend (and founder of SheQuipped! and model!) Jessica Reid (@msjreid on Instagram).  Several months ago she offered to take me to the African market in Harlem where I shopped for African batiks with her and her mom.  After making and shipping the custom headwraps, Jessica… Continue reading Featured: “Sidewalk” Wire-Framed Headwrap with Jessica Reid

Lysande Travels: New York Area Day Trip

Welcome to the first installment of #LysandeTravels!  Overview: New York Area (DMWeil Gallery, New Paltz, Storm King Art Center)Duration of trip: 7 hours (or a full day or even a weekend) Darrell and I love taking big trips (3 weeks in New Zealand, anyone?), but also relish in the possibilities of a weekend afternoon adventure.… Continue reading Lysande Travels: New York Area Day Trip