Every Monday we bring you a feature on a talented blogger who inspires us. This week we are happy to share Taye, the voice of the popular Lifestyle blog Stuff She Likes. She’s a true LA renaissance woman as a popular blogger, fashionista, host, vlogger and foodie. She’s been included in countless major online beauty fashion/beauty news sites like Glamour, Refinery29, Huff Post, Stylist, Daily Candy and more. Read more about Taye here.
Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
Born and raised in Los Angeles. Lover of all things life. I have two maltipoos that are completed rascals . And my glass always seems to be half full. Even when it’s not
What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?
Fun, loyal, passionate.
What Profession other than yours would you love to attempt?
None I am doing what I love.
What is your favorite quote?
If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is perfect, we shall never begin.
What inspired your blog?
A desire to get my photography seen. Then it just sort of took on a life of its own.
What is your favorite social media platform and why?
Instagram. Because it’s visual.
Where do you find inspiration for blog posts?
In everything everyday. My dog Oliver’s desire to get out of a cage a couple years ago inspired me to write an entire post on what we are willing to do to get what we want.
What do you think it is about your blog that keeps people coming back for more?
My style is ever changing. One minute I am dressed super girly the next I am in a monochromatic all black ensemble.
How does a brand get your attention for a feature?
It’s different everytime. Often times they contact me, but if there is a brand that I want to work with I will try to find a way to contact them.
What do you love most about blogging?
That I am my own boss. I create my content. The perks are quite amazing as well. I have always loved fashion food and beauty and the fact that I get to play in those fields on a daily basis is incredible.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Hopefully hosting a show or part of an ensemble cast hosting a show. Still blogging on a larger scale. Hopefully raising a family as well
In your opinion, what separates a great blog from an unsuccessful blog?
I think the measure of success for everyone is different. Starting a blog is hard and maintaining one is harder. If you you are blogging consistently and putting yourself out there then that is success in itself.