I started this blog ::: The Pregginista ::: while I was pregnant with my first born son Elijah Mekhi Byrd who was born on April 15, 2010. The Pregginista was created by me for me and the other baby bumps, expectant moms and fashionistas who wanted to remain stylish and sophisticated while being pregnant!
Gorgeous smile and sparkling personality is one way of describing this New Orleans, Louisiana native. In the presence of this charming southern bell, you definitely feel that southern hospitality shine through. As an experienced fashion and style professional, Monica Byrd’s passion and experience in bringing fantastic venues and beautiful people together to create sophisticated and spectacular events. Besides her boutique, Urban Charm; she has a fashion blogger, Charm Chat. She has worked in various fashion-related events including shopping parties, style events, fashion forums and trunk shows.
She is also a contributing writer and fashion trend reporter for various fashion and lifestyles magazines including The Examiner.com, fashion blogs and style newsletters; she works to develop stories and layouts, featuring new trends in both fashion and accessories.
While her penchant for fashion may have started back in the days of playing dress up in her mom’s vintage heels, it certainly blossomed through her teens and she’s never stopped accessorizing! She has her eyes and ears to the pavement, forecasting fashion trends and searching for the soul of fashion whether she is tracking designers, hitting up thrift and consignment stores or scouring vintage magazines. She is extremely passionate about her craft. Whether she is tracking down up-and-coming designers or scouring vintage magazines, Monica has her eyes and ears to the pavement forecasting fashion trends while continuously working in fashion marketing, public relations and advertising industry in downtown Washington, D.C.
She is an innovative and experienced fashionista!!!