For years, Janelle made a name for herself as part of Girls on Fifth, a venture with her sister, Jessica. According to her bio, they did this for over two years before Janelle launched her site, Wait, You Need This. Since the launch of her own space to show off her personal style, she’s managed to make a big impact online. If you haven’t heard of her yet, get ready to learn.

Janelle Marie Lloyd

New York City Blogger

Janelle is a Fashion Atlanta-born blogger who has lived in New York for over a decade. According to her bio, she studied at NYU and earned a MBA from the school. She’s a multi-talented influencer who stays busy. She lists herself as working at Google, and she has a love for interior design. Besides the current day job and her work on her blog, she’s worked as a buyer and stylist, as well as having experience in marketing and product development. Her resume includes some impressive gigs, including a stint with Bloomingdale's and work with Ralph Lauren.


Her blog, Wait, You Need This, covers fashion, travel, and home style. She also has a section dedicated to shopping the looks she displays. She talks evening gowns, smart watches, hot spots, and more there.

Wait You Need This 

Given her background in the industry (and her marketing work), it’s no wonder that she has quickly capture the attention of major brands, as well as others.
One of the brands, BHLDN, is a bridal wear company that held an event earlier this year to celebrate a launch. Janelle was one of the fashion influencers they invited to form blogger #girlgang. The girls enjoyed a day of dress-up and bonding that surely gave them lots to blog about.

Janelle Marie Lloyd

Another site, chose her as one of their “10 Fashion Influencers to Follow Right Now”. also chose to feature Janelle in a story about the three most Instagram worthy spots in NYC. If that wasn’t enough, Dune London included her as one of the “Insiders’ 10” who attended a brunch at the Musket Room that was dedicated to showing off their women’s collection. Talk about job goals! Networking with fellow bloggers, food, and fashion sneak peeks? What more could you ask for.

Her influence has also led her to be nominated for The Shorty Awards, an annual event that celebrates artists and influencers in various categories. She’s nominated in The Best of Social Media. The event will be held in October of 2017 in New York City.

Janelle Marie Lloyd

Janelle Marie Lloyd

Not surprisingly, given her marketing background, Janelle is all over social media. She has accounts everywhere, and she’s branded herself well by using the name of her blog for her handled (except for on Pinterest). She shows off her pics, tips, and more so people can enjoy her style, no matter what platform they like.

  • Born: Atlanta
  • Position: Sr. Account Manager at Google
  • Blog: Wait You Need This
  • Instagram: @waityouneedthis

On Instagram, she’s known as @waityouneedthis and has over 42 thousand followers that flock to her dreamy style and keen eye for clothes/locales.
She has a Facebook (Wait, You Need This) that has over two thousand likes.
Her Twitter (@waityouneedthis) has over one thousand followers.
On Pinterest, she is known by her name, Janelle Marie Lloyd, and has over one thousand people checking out her boards for her style, shelfies, closets, and more.

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