Black

This Fashion Archivist and Shop Owner Is a Collector of Black Stories and a Lover of Literature

What makes a purchase “worth it”? The answer is different for everybody, so we’re asking some of the coolest, most-shopping-savvy people we know—from small-business owners to designers, artists to actorsto tell us the story behind one of their most prized possessions.

Who?

Keesean Moore began working in a vintage store in high school, where he gained an appreciation for the intentional curation of items. Keesean bought and sold vintage objects in college before moving on to an international career as a fashion stylist. Now, he’s the owner of Moore Vintage Archive, a store and fashion library in Philadelphia that specializes in vintage womenswear. Alongside the carefully selected collection of designer clothing at his store, Keesean displays an assortment of Black literature and cultural objects.

Keesean in his Philadelphia home office with his prized possession: a signed copy of Essex Hemphill's Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men.

Keesean in his Philadelphia home office with his prized possession: a signed copy of Essex Hemphill’s Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay

Read More

Best early Black Friday 2021 deals from Amazon to Walmart

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and it can get a little intense. Though it’s changed a bit in recent years — lines wrapped around stores before sunrise and frantic races to product displays have now transitioned to online sales — Black Friday still requires some pre-planning.

To prepare you for the big day, we have broken down the basics of what you can expect on Black Friday, plus, expert-advice for how to best prepare before you start to shop — whether you’re braving the crowd or staying in this year.

When is Black Friday 2021?

Black Friday happens on the Friday after Thanksgiving. This year, it falls on Friday, Nov. 26.

What time do Black Friday sales usually start?

Despite the holiday being named Black Friday, many retailers, such as Amazon and Walmart, have started rolling out deals way before Thanksgiving

Read More

Apps to help score Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals

If the supply chain issues are as dire as expected, instead of a “ho ho ho” holiday season, shoppers may find it’s more of a “uh oh, oy” time of the year, with fewer presents around the tree.

And so experts are suggesting to shop early, just to err on the side of caution – and look out for deals as prices may be higher across the board.

Citing the chip shortage and transportation issues (including backlogged seaports and truck driver strikes), Mark Fried, president of TFG Wealth Management, says you can expect “limited supply” for products like consumer electronics this year, both at retail and online: “The concern is once what’s on the shelves now may not be restocked before Black Friday and if you’re ordering online you should also start earlier as we don’t know if items are going to show up at your home in time.”

Read More

Can’t wait for Black Friday 2021? Shop these early deals at Walmart, Best Buy and more

Black Friday 2021 is nearly upon us and big name retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and more have already started offering savings.

Black Friday 2021 is nearly upon us and big name retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and more have already started offering savings.

Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

We’re getting closer and closer to the holiday season, which means everyone is waiting for Black Friday savings on appliances, technology, toys and more. During the annual sales event—the biggest shopping holiday of the year—shoppers can find the best discounts of the year from Best Buy, Apple, Target, Amazon and more. This year, Black Friday lands on Friday, November 26, but we’re already seeing several retailers—including Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart—hosting early Black Friday 2021 deals.

Tackle your holiday shopping early with deals and expert advice delivered straight to your phone. Sign up for text message alerts from the deal-hunting team at Reviewed.

Read More