About Louella Reese

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Hi! Thank you for visiting Louella Reese, a Charlotte based life and style blog run by me, Laura Leigh Elliott. The name Louella Reese comes form a variety of sources. Including my nickname as a child {given to me by my grandpa}, Lou. My grandmother’s name, Alda {which inspired Ella}, whom I received my love of fashion from. And finally, Reese, my sweet Yorkshire terrier. Sadly, she passed away last year but will forever live on as the mascot of Louella Reese. On Louella Reese, you will find lots of fashion inspiration, travel destinations, sweet recipes, and home decor which includes our current rental home {you can see more here}. 

Like so many, I originally started Louella Reese as a creative outlet. Working in the pharmaceutical industry there wasn’t a lot of room for creativity or the ability to express yourself. My creative side was itching for an outlet in which I could write and a share my love for fashion. After scouring Pinterest for weeks, I came across a fashion blog. There a spent hours reading her posts, clicking links to shop, read other blogs, and head to additional posts.  Shortly after, I decided to start one of my own, Louella Reese was born. In early 2017, I decided to take Louella Reese full-time. 

If you want to know a little more about the me, you can find 25 random facts about me here.

And, if you want to chat a little more, you can email me at louellareese@gmail.com. 

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you enjoy Louella Reese!

xo Laura Leigh 

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I aim to provide unbiased editorials. However, I wish to disclose that (i) I sometimes receive free products from marketers that I sometimes review or discuss in our editorials, and (ii) I may run advertisements on my site concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation.

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