Happy Thursday, Bombers and Bombshells!
Head over to FBD’s sister lifestyle site, TheBombLife.com, for tips on how to get publicity without spending a ton of cash!
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In the post, I reminisce on how my relationship began with Lasheya Diaz, the designer behind Shades of Shea (whose catsuit I’m wearing above, and whose dress I’m wearing below).
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I wrote, “I first discovered Shades of Shea when I co-hosted The UGA F.A.M show in New York City. The designer of the line, Lasheaya Diaz, gifted me a dress at the show, and later revealed that she figured out my measurements just by eyeing me and studying my pictures. She’s a genius!”
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“After I wore her dress for the first time (and loved it!), we decided to collaborate again.”
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I continue, “Here’s a tip for young designers. If you want to get your items seen or ‘discovered,’ try to find a way to get close to someone with a following, whether they’re an Instagram star, editor, celebrity, actress, or singer! There are a million brunches, shopping, and cocktail events (!) going down around the nation, where you can potentially meet any of the above.”
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“I’d suggest you, the designer, wear one of your pieces. I always ask designers if they’re wearing something from their line. You’d be surprised how many times they say no! You have to be a walking billboard for your brand…”

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Smootches!