There’s so much happening in America right now. Which caused us to ask: what’s the best music playlist for July 4th this year? Our correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a playlist of the perfect American songs for Independence Day this year. Find it on Spotify here.
A glamorous summer evening party under the stars. It sounds like a dream, right? Unfortunately, a swarm of pesky uninvited guests that can turn the whole thing into a nightmare. What’s the secret to making your outdoor living space bug-free? Our intrepid correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and she’s sharing some environmentally-friendly ideas on how to get rid of mosquitoes. Here’s how to make your next outdoor event mosquito-free.
Radical chic was once A Thing, and say what you will – when cultural change takes off in America, it’s often fueled in part by art, music and fashion. And so it is in our current moment – the protest marches for racial and social justice in every state in the nation have given birth to artistry of all kinds. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a curated list of the smart, chic and soon-to-be iconic graphic tees available right now to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Buying one of these BLM tees not only signals your commitment – it also helps provide vital financial resources to charity and organizations on the front line of the fight for racial justice.
Luxury outdoor living. Three little words that evoke a paradise of family and friends, a pool party, ice cold drinks and something delicious to eat fresh off the grill. If this is your idea of nirvana, we’re here to help. What are the best places to find luxury outdoor furniture? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up the best brands and online retailers for luxury patio outdoor furniture, just in time for summer entertaining.
Who are the leading Black fashion designers you need to know now? We deliberately waited until Black History Month ended because we want to celebrate talented members of the African Diaspora all year, all the time! Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy profiles 9 top Black fashion designers you need to know now. Happy shopping!