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If you were a teenager in the late '90s, your initial introduction to La La is likely owed to her cohosting gig on MTV's Total Request Live. Since then, the multitalented lady's gone on to act in a handful of feature films and launched her own makeup line and relatively new fashion label 5th & Mercer (sold exclusively at Shopbop). Busy, busy.
But, did we also mention she married seven time All-Star team member and New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony? And, that the two of them have a 7-year-old son together? Yes, a lot has changed since those TRL days. Ahead, we chat with La La about finding balance when you've got a million things to do, why you should dress according to your mood, and why she can't get enough of the Olsen twins.
Photographed by Ted Emmons; Hair by Neeko at Tracey Mattingly; Makeup by Carissa Ferreri at Tracey Mattingly; Styling by Jeff Kim.