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Lubna Najjar
Lubna Najjar, designer and founder of Lubna Designs Inc. and IL Moda PR & Brand Development, is a Jordanian American creative, living the American dream and writing about business, style and self-improvement.

Entries by Lubna Najjar

The Power of Choice

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 3:17 PM

The average working adult makes about 12 decisions before the 9:00 am hour. Obviously, this number varies on an individual basis, but a study by one of my Alma Maters, Cornell University, states that an adult makes about 70+- decisions a day. Once one opens his/her eyes, the 1st decisions...

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3 F's for a Better You

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2014 | 10:14 AM

Fitness, family, and finances. The top 3 F's for New Years Resolutions are officially in full swing at 12:00am Thursday January 1, 2015. Although resolutions are motivating, goal driven and exciting, they are also (more often than not), temporary, deadline oriented and short lived. Are you an individual who evaluates...

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The Most Vulnerable Relationship You'll Ever Have

(1) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 10:44 PM

It's not your friend nor is it your enemy. It's the one constant that we have in this world. It's the one notion created by man and gauged by the sun and moon. It's the one thing we cannot escape. We cannot buy it, sell it or trade it. No...

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What's Your Fashion ID?

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 4:47 PM

For years, I worked in the corporate world wearing none other than a pant/skirt suit, dress pants and a nice top, heels no higher than 2 inches and hair tamed and presentable. My work-life ID was assertive and colorful. My Fashion ID was just like my personality, frank and animated....

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Mentor-less Without Direction: Where Will This Take You?

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 5:47 PM

Mentor-less, connection-less and without much direction, I knew I was in for one hell of a ride when I started my company and decided to go full force with Lubna Designs and IL Moda Columbus. I knew I'd be making mistakes and regretting a few risks. I also knew that...

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A Weak Winner

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:44 AM

You're good at what you do. You know you're strong at your craft. You are one talented individual but you're a weak winner. You are hard on yourself and you do not live in the moment. You are always looking for the next opportunity to do it the same way...

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Happy 4th Quarter Shopping

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 12:26 AM

The "holidays" are quickly approaching. How true is that statement? If you want to state the facts, there are religious holidays all year around so we, in some ways, are always in the holiday season, no? In some countries, the "holiday season" is in the middle of the summer and...

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Secret Sauce

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 1:37 PM

People have asked me: How did this happen? How did this business grow as fast as it did? To many, this company came out of nowhere and has engaged more social media interaction than thought possible in a short six months. Some ask, with 116,000 hits a week on Facebook...

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Fearless in Fashion

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 9:12 AM

As the founder of Lubna Designs, Inc; a womenswear company offering ready-wear and elegant custom garments internationally, founded in Columbus, Ohio, I look to reinvent the whole shopping experience. As a fashion designer, I hope to influence fashion's return to a classic respect for formality -- longer hemlines, dressing for...

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