Halloween Apparel and Accessories, Nail Art, and Home Decor from Black Owned Brands

In this post we review Halloween themed apparel, accessories, and home decor from black owned brands. You will find tees and sweatshirts, earrings, totes, head wear, face-masks, Halloween nails (e.g., press on and decals), along with wreaths, centerpieces, and door mats to help make your Halloween celebration special. Go directly to any of the categories…Read more »

Juneteenth Reflections: Stereotypes and Safeguarding Our Rights

Juneteenth 2021 will mark 155 years of celebration for American Descendants of Slaves (ADOS). Juneteenth should also be a time of reflection regarding how our freedoms were lost and reclaimed. In the 1600s and beyond, Europeans, in their quest to enslave others, used Africans’ manner of dress, customs, and religious practices as a pretext. It…Read more »

Attention Shoppers and Black Business Owners: Join the Holiday Soirée

The National Association of Bench and Bar Spouses (NABBS) foundation is hosting a virtual Holiday Soirée & Gift Guide on Saturday, November 21, 2020.  Shop With Leslie is a proud sponsor of this event.  You can participate as a shopper and/or black business owner.  The NAABS Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization established in 1982.   In…Read more »

Mother’s Day, Self Care & Rejuvenation with Black Owned Brands

Rejuvenate means to renew, refresh, and make younger or more lively.  Body scrubs remove dead skin cells and give it a glow, smooth rough surfaces, increase circulation and moisture absorption.  Body scrubs should be a part of your self care regiment as they also help you feel more relaxed and confident.  Exfoliants are generally made with either…Read more »

Sweet, Vegan, and Healthful Treats from Black Owned Brands

As the holidays set in, you may be wondering about entertaining, or what treats to bring to events including family gatherings, office parties, and the like.  There are plenty of diverse offerings from black owned brands.  In this post, we identify these by type to include the following. Cakes Chocolates Cookies Cupcakes Ice Cream Shakes…Read more »

Get Festive For the Holidays With Black Owned Brands

 Chris Benson With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to plan.  In this post we review Christmas and holiday themed items from black owned brands. These include accessories and clothing, tree decorations and Christmas stockings, goods for serving, entertaining, and gift wrapping.  Greeting cards and pieces for celebrating Kwanzaa are included.  See the…Read more »

Mother’s Day Gifts & Handbag Trends from Black Owned Brands

As Mother’s Day approaches you may be considering what item(s) can truly express the gratitude, honor, and esteem you hold for the women (e.g., mother, grandmother, aunt) who raised you.  While no tokens can fully convey these sentiments, appreciation can be expressed with a gift.  In doing so, consider the MANY hand bags from black…Read more »