Small Business Spotlight: The Jewelry Designer Behind Frankie Bergstein’s Statement Jewelry on Netflix’s Grace and Frankie

If you are both fans of statement bohemian jewelry and Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, you have undoubtedly swooned over Frankie’s signature statement jewelry. After a night of binging a few episodes from the latest season, I watched the credits to see who the costume designer was. It’s Allyson Fanger, by the way. I found the designer and went immediately to Instagram, because that’s how you … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: The Jewelry Designer Behind Frankie Bergstein’s Statement Jewelry on Netflix’s Grace and Frankie

5 Women Owned Subscription Box Companies You Should Know!

1.Curl Box by Myleik Teele Curl Box is a monthly subscription service catering to women with ethnic hair. You can find pacakages from big name brands in the box for a fraction of what you’ll pay grabbing them off the shelves. Curl box has branched off to launch specialty boxes such as Curl Box Natural, Curl Box Kids, Curl Box Skin, and Curl Box Platinum. … Continue reading 5 Women Owned Subscription Box Companies You Should Know!

Small Business Spotlight: The Lip Bar Opens Flagship Store in Detroit, Michigan

The Lip Bar, a woman-owned and cruelty-free beauty brand founded by Melissa Butler, has opened a brick and mortar location in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Melissa has been nurturing her brand for years. She began making the now coveted lipsticks out of her own kitchen. She appeared on Bethanny Frankel’s namesake talk show and became most notable by her highly talked about episode of Shark … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: The Lip Bar Opens Flagship Store in Detroit, Michigan

Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Rich Dennis, who famously sold Sundial Brands, owner of Shea Moisture to Unilever, then turned around and purchased Essence Magazine is keeping busy. He purchased the private estate of famed black hair care entrepreneur, Madame C.J. Walker, for his New Voices Foundation. He plans to use it as a think tank for black women entrepreneurs. Image Credit: Historic New England/David Bohl The “Villa Lewaro” estate … Continue reading Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

As you can see by now, we’ve made some major changes, but some things will remain the same and get amped up in the future. One of those things is the Small Business Spotlight interview series. Small businesses have been given a new turn on life in the past few years as many people are making a conscious effort to shop local and shop small. … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie is loved around these parts. Her sense of humor aligns with ours, therefore she is an honorary digital member of the Diva Chronicles tribe. The self-described Side Eye Sorceress has plenty to say about pop culture and the tea is seldom random gossip, but always hot. She added podcaster to her repertoire and it’s a good one. She sat down with Rich Dennis of Shea … Continue reading Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi