Target Now Offers $7 Beauty Boxes

With the “retail apocalypse” amongst us, many brands have been filing for bankruptcy and revamping their methods of delivering products to consumers, but Target has continuously found ways to remain afloat. Target is now selling $7 themed beauty boxes that contain sample sizes of products for your hair, skin, and more.  Gone are the days where you have to wait for your monthly subscription box to hit your stoop to try new products that you normally wouldn’t consider. Target offers these beauty boxes in stores and at a price point that is wallet friendly and the best part is you are not committed to a subscription! Stop by your local store to explore these options.

 

 

All The Masks

All the Masks Beauty Box

This set comes with 5 masks to pamper yourself and a $1 coupon off of St. Ives Facial Care.

April Beauty Box

Monthly Option Box

Target’s April beauty box features a variety of items including Experiential Simply Nourish Body Wash and Skin Food Travel Size.

Be YOU(tiful)

 

 

Be You(tiful) Box

Be YOU(tiful) is loaded with 8 beauty products and 4 coupons to help you achieve that flawless look.

Wakeup and Makeup

Wakeup & Makeup

A great box to purchase to discover new options for your morning routine.

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The Best Places to Buy African Clothing Online

Style evolution is a must in every women’s fashion journey. Incorporating vivid colors, prints, ruffles, cut-outs, etc. are just a few ways to breathe new life into your wardrobe. In many cases, African clothing will provide all of the above with just one piece. Known for fabrics rich in culture, African clothing has many prints that tells a story of the continent’s history. Whether  representing your African heritage or simply seeking to expand your options, you can never go wrong with shopping for African clothing at any of these featured retailers.

 

 

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Christie Brown

This Ghanaian label brought luxury to the web series An African City, and had us all wishing we could jet set to Accra to stock up on their collection. Launched in 2008, Christie Brown is a contemporary line infused with African art and culture and boasts signature pieces with exquisite detail.

 

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D’IYANU

In 2014, Addie Olutola left Corporate America to pursue her dream of launching an affordable ready to wear label that was heavily influenced by her homeland, Africa. Based out of Philadelphia, D’IYANU offers unique and quality fashion and accessories for women, men, and children.

 

Tribe of Dumo
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Tribe of Dumo

Originally an African inspired accessory line, Tribe of Dumo has transformed into a fashion brand that has something for everyone. Tribe of Dumo’s vast selections include head wraps, rompers, kimono sets, vests, tulle dresses for girls, and plus sizes. Known for their frequent Pop Up Tours, be on the lookout for their stop in your city!

 

 

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L’AVIYE

L’AVIYE is the confluence of African and Western culture that features clothing, accessories, handbags, and shoes for women. Their elaborate African fabrics are used to create stunning pieces are perfect to make a statement.

 

 

Featured image – Instagram/@laviye

 

The Best Sites to Shop Vintage

What’s not to love about vintage pieces? Shopping vintage can be the most rewarding retail therapy you will ever experience. Whether thrifting or buying throwback pieces online, you will find hidden gems that will not only make a statement, but these unique items will define your style.

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Spanish Moss

Founded by stylist, designer, and art director, Suzanne Ford Carafano, along with her husband and photographer, Vincent Carafano, Spanish Moss is a vintage online boutique that has selections from the Victorian to grunge eras. The shop also boasts Suzanne’s ready-to-wear brand, American Gold, that is exclusively produced in America from recycled fabrics.

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Vintage Inclined 

While most are aware of the greatness that is ASOS, not many are familiar with their marketplace which features independent designers as well as vintage boutiques. Sold via the ASOS Marketplace, Vintage Inclined hand picks clothing and accessories from the 1950s-1990s for both men and women.

Peekaboo Vintage
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Peekaboo Vintage

What started as a small brand curating vintage pieces in Portobello Market London has launched into a premium boutique that expanded beyond London with its partnership with ASOS. The selections range from velvet tops from the 80s to the 70s black sequin harem jumpsuit above.

 

Lev Store
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Lev Store

Lev Store has all of your favorites from the past including florals, stripes, polka dots, high waisted shorts, and more. The store offers retro items for all occasions at affordable prices.

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Archive Vintage

Archive Vintage offers designer clothing, shoes, accessories, and home items from the 60s-90s.  Their inventory also contains dead stock, vintage pieces that have never been used.  You can find high end designers from Kenzo to Geoffrey Beene and they accept returns!

Featured Image – archivevintage.com