Effortless Grace, Style & Branding Expert: Dayna Bolden
Q&A: Laura Williams
Article & Interview: Louise Wheeler
Black women in our generation have been working hard to create a platform where they can be inspiring, uplifting, and encouraging to others.
Dayna Bolden defines the word inspiring with the confidence she exudes in her effortless style with managing her work-life balance while building her brand. Originally from Cincinnati Ohio, Dayna relocated to Baltimore with a dream and a strong pursuit of her passion after graduating from college.
From mother to wife, to corporate America to pursuing fashion endeavors, Dayna has found a way to balance the obstacles of life and face any adversities by pressing forward in her goals and ambitions. While she embraces her natural beauty and style, she encourages all women from different backgrounds to embrace their natural beauty. Her humbling personality, fierce style, encouraging words, and radiant beauty continues to inspire women all over the world.
As Dayna zeroed in on her goal with creating her blog, she teamed up with her best friend to create a brand with the goal to make a difference and make her presence known. Dayna wanted motivate women that you could do anything you put your mind to. Her eye for style and naturalista techniques propelled her blog to becoming successful to date. As she humbly remains to be in awe of her success, her strong following on social media continues to grow along with many doors opening for her brand.
While maintaining a full-time job, keeping family values in mind, and building her brand, Dayna emphasizes that time management has been key in helping her find balance with her home life and her business. She continues to work hard at networking and introducing her brand to the unfamiliar, while strongly encouraging any aspiring bloggers to do the same.
“Stay true to who you are and your vision. Don’t be distracted by what everyone else is doing.”
While keeping this affirmation in mind, Dayna still continues to reaffirm her goals daily. Still working to inspiring women around her, Dayna hopes to encourage her beautiful baby girl to never give up and put her mind to anything she wants to be in life. The words “I can’t” doesn’t exist in her vocabulary, and she motivates women to live life to the fullest.
“If God is in her, she will not fail.”
– Dayna Bolden
Dayna closes out our conversation with some feedback on women being confident in their own skin- “Being comfortable in your own skin is what helps with confidence, you only have one life to live, so do whatever makes you happy and put your mind to it. You only have one life to live.”
Dayna has big plans in the future for her brand. She has hopes to continue to inspire women with beauty, style, and grace with the expansion of her brand. It was truly our pleasure to be in her presence during our cover photo shoot.
IG: @ itsdaynadane