The Dushi Giveaway Winners Are…

Bellas – WOW. Your list of Christmas wishes was in turns funny, sad, inspiring, and always heartfelt. Thank you ALL for entering. Out of 81 entries, we only have two pairs of earrings to bestow. And Leah of Dushi Trade and I chose AmandaG and DblDee. Congratulations, bellas! I will be in touch for your […]

Bargains for My Bellas

Tis the season to be thrifty — and the signs of the times are immediately apparent at your local mall. Stores like Saks are offering discounts as steep as 70% off, and you just might be surprised at how many parking spots are still available at your nearest Target or WalMart on the weekends. Which […]

The Afrobella Giveaway – The Delights of Dushi Trade

Guess who’s back with a decidedly less controversial giveaway! And we’ve been working on this one behind the scenes for a while. I first mentioned the beautiful jewelry of Dushi Trade back in October. Since then, I’ve learned much more about the designer, Leah Nolden. Leah has a a degree in menswear but after disenchantment […]

You Should Go!

Love how everyone’s jumping on this bargain shopping bandwagon now that times are tough. I’ve got a confession – I have been a bargain shopper for years. And my family totally knows that every year, their presents have been bought at a discount store. Now that things are rough all over, Marshalls, TJ Maxx and […]

Ask Afrobella – What’s a Writer to Do?

I recently got an Ask Afrobella question that’s gone ghost in my inbox, so excuse me if I paraphrase. And apologies to you, if you wrote me the e mail and I didn’t respond personally. I am a total mess w.r.t e mail, to be completely honest. It’s not you, it’s me. I lost your […]

The Afrobella Holiday Dress Guide

Tis the season for holiday celebrations. Although times are tight, many companies are forging ahead with their annual Christmas party plans, and even if you don’t have a work-related function to attend, there’s no end of social events taking place this season. Between Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, you’ll probably need to get […]

About that Harajuku Girls giveaway…

“I want to like them, and I want to think they are great, but I am not sure if I can. I mean, racial stereotypes are really cute sometimes, and I don’t want to bum everyone out by pointing out the minstrel show. I think it is totally acceptable to enjoy the Harajuku girls, because […]