Interview: Destiny’s Wild: H-Town’s Diva Darling Fashions A Big Year

LeToya is featured in the January issue of Houston Magazine. In the article they call “Destiny’s Wild”, she talks about her plans for 2012, including her long awaited third album. Check out the full article below!

Destiny’s Wild:
H-Town’s diva darling fashions a big year.

LeToya Luckett started her career as part of a singing act, but her life has evolved into a balancing act. With a movie hitting in February, her third album in production and multiple Houston fashion boutiques to juggle, this celeb/fashionista/entrepreneur is setting an ambitious pace for ’12 that’s sure to put your resolutions to shame.

As a co-founder of Destiny’s Child with Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland, Houston-born Renaissance Woman Luckett  first scored as a musician, winning two Grammys with the group before going solo. Now, the 30-year-old is in the studio every night, hard at work on album No. 3, due to drop in the coming months. Her  first two albums, 2006’s LeToya and Lady Love in 2009, zipped up the R&B charts, and the new disc, said to be inventive, will likely prove similarly successful.

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Lady L Boutique Model Call!

Lady L Boutique is holding a Model Call TOMORROW at the Galleria location! Models will participate in the Luster’s Hair and Homecoming Mall Takeover and model fashions selected by LeToya and featured in Lady L Boutique!

To be considered you must be a female ages 16-24 years old and willing to get their hair relaxed. (Real hair! NO weave!)

For more details send an e-mail to or if you are on Twitter, follow & send a tweet to @LDance Studio, @LadyLBoutique, or @LeToyaOnline!

“LeToya Luckett: Branded”

LeToya Luckett may have established her worldwide fame in the music business as one fourth of the original Destiny’s Child but it is her entrepreneurial endeavors that define her in her hometown of Houston. After departing from the group, Luckett invested her time and energy to opening up her Lady L Boutique in 2004. Now, she maintains two stores and is riding high with her reinvented entertainment career. She is currently preparing a new album and is co-starring in this summer’s action-comedy, “Killers”, alongside Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher. For an industry veteran of 10 plus years, her drive is reminiscent of someone who has just arrived. She hopes that quality inspires her supporters to take a driven approach to achieving their own success. TAP caught up with Lady L to discuss her brand, boutiques and beats.

Why did you begin Lady L Boutique?

Honestly, it came from having a shopping problem. My mother and I sat down and I said, ‘Mom I really want to open a boutique’. I thought it would be a great way for people in Houston to get the fashion they see on the runway and worn by celebrities. My mother has a background in accounting, so she managed the business side of it. I have learned so much from watching her make the deals.

How much did you initially invest in the store?

Our initial investment was between $30,000 and $50,000. I didn’t want go on the credit side of financing; I wanted to pay cash for everything. Read more