Thrift Without Borders: Puerto Rico

It’s fuchsia, fun and a jumper! Who doesn’t love jumpers? They are so easy! On a trip to old San Juan last summer, due to great guidance from my Airbnb host, I found an amazing thrift shop steps away from the shore! Ever been thrifting in a bathing suit? lol (#DeesNotes I MUST find a thrift shop…

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Fuggedaboutit! 5 NYC Commuter Acts of Kindness

I live in Brooklyn and it’s VERY  seldom you hear or read stories about kind, welcoming,  or friendly New Yorkers,in fact there are loads of articles about the very opposite. Huffington Post and  Time Out both compiled a list of jokes about New Yorkers in 2012 that over a million people read and shared! I read…

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Its On With DeVonne Thrift Swap!

The moment I have been waiting for is finally here! ::Drum roll please:: Its On With DeVonne is having a Thrift Swap! In Partnership with Out of the Closet Thrift Store Bring your gently used: Coats.        Specs.     Skirts. Shirts.        Pants.     Hats. Jewelry.     Blazers.  …

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Focus is MEAN in 20 16

House clothes comfy, Lauryn Hill’s voice meditative (Thanks  Pandora) as the room dimly lit and scented  candles slowly become a backdrop as the thoughts of my mind translate through the ink to pad as I manifest for 2016. Had to set the scene for yall,  all about the Feng Shui lol So I asked myself: “DeVonne,…

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Essie Golden’s Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

” We have not because we ASK NOT” Essie Golden a body conscious advocate, blogger, model and curator of #GoldenConfidence is a woman that I followed on Instagram for many months before I  mustered up the confidence (no pun intended lol ) to just contact her. Whats the worst that can happen, Right? I saw…

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Sara Bellum aka FatBellyBella aka Medulla Oblongata aka Low Down Loretta Brown… My Girl Erykah Badu

  The beautifully dope, abundantly talented, conscious and timeless Erykah Badu SLAYED the Red Carpet for tonight’s 2015 Soul Train Awards on BET and Centric. After hosting this very same awards show in 1998 and killing  the fashion game then in only a way a Nubian Goddess could: It was only expected that Badu would pull…

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