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A little Etsy lamp makes the 9-to-5 so much better & brightens your space + mood. 16 cool, quirky desk lamps to add spunk to our at-home workspace.
If you are a regular, ordinary, been-sitting-here-for-ten-plus-years metal desk lamp — abandon hope all ye who enter here — it's time for some fun. Working at home has become the usual for many, and I'm here to tell you that a little Etsy lamp could make your 9-to-5 a whole lot better. I've rounded up a bunch of really...
We're obsessed with Boon Supply, an eco-conscious home goods brand donating 40% of earnings to a cause. Think cool containers & reversible wrapping paper.
Boon Supply is a brand that initially hooked me on their solid selection of (what I'll call) Prettier Home Essentials, but they're also a brand I'm happy to share for one other huge reason: they donate 40% of all earnings to a fundraiser/organization of your choice. We love brands who are committed to giving back, and have been really...
Black Friday 2020 predictions? On it! Our Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales game plan includes the best deals, sell-out risks & retailers on our radar.
One topic that keeps coming up — whether at work or in my personal life — can basically be boiled down to "holidays already?!" Depending on to whom I'm speaking, it's either, "holidays....ALREADY???" or "holidays already!!!" and while the tonal inflection varies, the element of surprise is the same. Ready or not, here they come. The specific question I get the most...
Supporting Black-owned businesses & small shops w/ a li'l monthly love. Jewelry, face masks & cute home goods are in our style edit.
Welcome to our Black-Owned Business Favs of October! As always, we're on a mission to spread some serious love for these awesome brands -- all Black-owned. You may recognize some from our Black-owned Business Directory and others are new gems that we discover along the way. Either way, these pieces are SO much fun to browse through, like Em's evil...
The Mrs. Jones Venice Beach dress SO GOOD: sustainable, featuring pockets & perfect to wear w/ Vans sneaks. From a black woman-owned business, too.
Guys -- you're gonna wanna kill me. OK, that might be a bit dramatic. Let me start over, ahem. I have good news, and I have bad news. Worth The Wait: A Sustainable Dress With Pockets (+ Perfect For Sneakers) The good news: this graphic, striped, voluminous, pocketed Venice Beach Dress from Mrs. Jones (which, you may remember, I have been lusting...
It's our monthly roundup of our favorite black-owned businesses & products — fashion, home & beauty (+ gorg jewelry, too). Here's what we're shopping.
It's time for one of our very favorite series here at TME: Black-Owned Business Favs of the Month! So. Many. Tempting. Things. Gah! I (Syd) don't have my ears pierced but these earrings in Linzi's list or these from Laura's list make me wish I did. And I still find myself scrolling through Beads Byaree and sighing dreamily over all...
In honor of BlackOut Day, we're encouraging our readers to shop our fave Black-Owned Businesses. From face masks & beauty to dresses, our personal reviews.
Hey there!! It's BlackOut Day, a day of economic protest in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. The original idea behind BlackOut Day is that no person of color would spend any money — this is an economic element of protest. Recently, however, the definition of BlackOut Day has been expanded to also encourage BIPOC, and their allies to seek...
Committed to the 15% pledge, we're rolling with our favorite Black-owned businesses for fashion, beauty & home. The full directory, right here.
I recently picked up this Nina Simone top from Black-owned business Grant BLVD. They're local to Philly and uber-focused on sustainability. This particular top, for example, is made from old shirting fabric, so each one is a little different. AND? They come with a matching face mask. Grant BLVD's Nina Simone Top (Sustainable & Seriously Cute) I went with...
Sustainable, fair-trade, local & women-owned  — our top picks in fashion, home & beauty are all from black-owned businesses (gorg jewelry, too). #addtocart.
And just like that, it's Friday again. In lieu of our traditional Sales Report, today's post is all about further highlighting some of the amazing brands from our Black-Owned Business Directory, plus a few new ones we just discovered. (We did some serious "Ooooing" and "Ahhh-ing" over new-to-us AAKS raffia bags on our team call today.) Though we're technically...
Our local loves for Westchester includes mom entrepreneurs w/ small businesses from food to virtual styling to pre- & postpartum exercise. Let's support them!
Sometimes I forget this is REAL. One day I avoid the news at all costs. The next, my Google search looks something like this: "Coronavirus, NY updates" or "Coronavirus in Colombia" -- my family is in quarantine there, too. Is it just me? At times it's so easy to forget about it in the comfort of my safe home. I'm...