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‘Inspirations’ Sheer Scarf by Jonathan Green
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Handmade Gullah Sweetgrass Drink Coasters . Traditional Hand Crafted Folk Art . Natural Woven Home Decor . Made in the USA
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Stratton Home Reddish Brown Tulum Woven Lantern Stand
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Drew Rose Designs Ceramic Woven Trim Planter
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ColorBird Stripe Tassel Tablecloth Cotton Linen Dust-Proof Table Cover for Kitchen Dinning Tabletop Decoration (Rectangle/Oblong, 55 x 120Inch, Blue)
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GULLAH NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (HARDCOVER)
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MASTER PIECE CHASING SENSE GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
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Woven Bamboo Placemats, Set of 4 By Anthropologie in Blue Size SET OF 4
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Woven Wicker Rattan Wall Decor, Round Seagrass Boho Kitchen Decor, Minimalist Rattan Chargers & Placemats for Dining Table & Wall Art, Rattan Wall Decorative Basket
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MASTER PIECE GATHERING GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 30X40
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Willow Row Multi Colored Ceramic Coastal Decorative Jar – Set of 2
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Finnhomy Sideboard Buffet Cabinet, Kitchen Storage Cabinet with Rattan Decorated Doors
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GULLAH GEECHEE HERITAGE IN THE GOLDEN ISLES (PAPERBACK)
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Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
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RING SHOUT GULLAH ISLANDS – UNFRAMED PRINT ON CANVAS WORLD MENAGERIE
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Set of 4 Woven Striped Placemats – Frontgate
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Yaheetech Set of 2 Weave Arm Chair Mid-Century Metal Dining Chair Y-Shaped Backrest Hemp Seat, Black
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Arthur Court Designs Sea Horse Twisted Seagrass Placemats – set of 4
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‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
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GROWING UP GULLAH IN THE LOWCOUNTRY (PAPERBACK)
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MAMA DOONK’S GULLAH RECIPES (PAPERBACK)
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GULLAH CUISINE: BY LAND AND BY SEA

About Us

Mrs. Michiel Perry, 32, is a South Carolina girl who loves all things Southern and stylish. With a little inspiration, while planning her wedding in Charleston, S.C., and decorating her first home in Maryland, Mrs. Perry was inspired to develop a lifestyle brand focused on African-American women with a Southern connection called Black Southern Belle.

With her digital lifestyle brand Black Southern Belle, Mrs. Perry wanted to create an online and offline resource of lifestyle inspiration for African-American women in the South. In 2015, Mrs. Perry and her team expanded Black Southern Belle and developed an editorial division, ambassador program, online store, and the Black Southern Belle Collective. Black Southern Belle has been featured in numerous outlets, including HGTV, Essence, Black Enterprise, Draper James, Apartment Therapy, Brides, Today, Levo League, AOL Lifestyle Collective, and more. We have also done marketing campaigns with Pure Leaf, American Express, Gildan, Walmart, and various Fortune 500 companies.

Before launching her business, Mrs. Perry managed marketing and partnerships at Lillybee. In this collegiate and sorority lifestyle brand, she launched a collegiate ambassador program and led the blogger outreach program. She caught her small business and startup bug while working here and still wears Lillybee products at least twice a week.

Tiffany Farney serves as Black Southern Belle’s editor and communication manager. She is also an independent communications consultant working with home, design, and lifestyle brands. She was honored as a PR News PR Rising Star 30 and Under in 2017. Her dedication stems from a desire for impactful PR that makes a difference for her clients. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring antique shops, traveling, and collecting vintage cameras.

11 Comments

  1. Isabel
    April 13, 2016 / 11:37 am

    I just happened upon your blog. It’s a rare gem. I am a Charleston native living in Atlanta and in the process of remodeling our mid century ranch. So keep the design inspiration coming. Black woman love life too, even in the midst of difficult circumstances. Isabel,

  2. Janice Williams
    May 24, 2016 / 5:03 pm

    Upscale Resale Finer Consigner
    1432-1434 Main Street
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    727-831-3371

    Minority owned Upscale Consignment Furniture & Decore
    Looking for opportunity to be featured in your mag or newsletter

  3. June 26, 2016 / 12:35 pm

    I am just absolutely intrigued by eveything I’m seeing here, Ms. Perry! Your upcoming event popped up in my feed as a Suggestion about 5 minutes ago. ☺ I was born and raised in Georgia, currently in the Midwest and so ready to return home! Blessings to you and your business! Black Southern Belle! Love it!

  4. August 6, 2016 / 4:23 am

    I love this site and all of the ads. Born and raised in Savannah, GA and I’d love to advertise with you.

  5. Vivian Mitchell
    August 13, 2016 / 11:36 pm

    I love Black Southernbelle!!!!!

  6. Shelia Cherry
    February 2, 2017 / 1:34 pm

    I would love more information on weekend trip with my ladies in May to Charleston

  7. K.Parrish Dixon
    May 30, 2017 / 9:35 pm

    I love this Blog!

  8. Dakota Erikson
    September 19, 2021 / 1:22 pm

    I love your BSB website, the articles, the enrichment. Thank you.

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