About Me


Born of a desire to inspire and inform, Chic Savant is your source for style, creativity, and tips to enhance your personal flair.

ChicSavant.com is edited and maintained by it’s creator Candice Lavia. Candice has always enjoyed finding inspiration and beauty all around her—this joy is the primary motivation behind creating this style diary. Candice enjoys the challenge of discovering style and fashion inspiration in unexpected places and incorporating those discoveries into a cohesive look.

Candice’s background includes a bachelors degree in psychology from Spelman College and as well as a bachelors degree in nursing from Saint Louis University.

If you are interested in Chic Savant’s services as your personal stylist or to style your runway show or photo shoot, click here or send an email to chicsavant@gmail.com.

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Candice has been featured on the following sites:

Black Girl Long Hair



Mavens & Muses

Nina M(dot) Wells

Curly Nikki

Fashion Bomb Daily


  1. Bella Mosley says:

    Peace/Blessings : Love ur look, saw you on curlynikki, I live in Cincy as well. Do u do ur own hair, or salon services? Thanks Bella

    • ChicSavant says:

      Hi Jamese! I have to admit, the legs are a combination of genetics (all of the women on my mom’s side of the family have them) and high school sports. I very rarely workout. I do, however, do a lot of walking at work. I know thats not helpful. LoL sorry

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