Sh*t Bougie Black People Love

A Bougie Black Love Story

When I first saw these engagement photos of friend of VSB (and awesome writer) Brandelyn Castine and her fiancee — captured by J.A. Washington — two thoughts came to mind:

1. These are awesome! I need to reach out to her and see if she’s cool with me posting them on VSB.

2. Wait…why didn’t I think of this shit first??? I sell them, I wear one of the seven I own (five shirts and two hoodies) all the damn time, and The Bougie-ass Wife Person owns a couple too!!! Dammit!!!

Seriously though, who doesn’t love a Bougie Black love story?

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Damon Young

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB. He is also a columnist for GQ.com and EBONY Magazine. And a founding editor for 1839. And he's working on a book of essays to be published by Ecco (HarperCollins). Damon is busy. He lives in Pittsburgh, and he really likes pancakes. Reach him at damon@verysmartbrothas.com. Or don't. Whatever.

  • miss t-lee

    Yup. They caught my eye on tumblr yesterday.
    A very cute idea.

    • Damon Young

      thanks for the tweet, btw. i’d already seen them — she’s one of my facebook friends — but thanks and sh*t still

      • miss t-lee

        But of course, Champie :)

  • I sure love a Bougie Black Love Story, but I’d love to make one, too.
    *waggles eyebrows*

  • so this is gonna be a regular thing?
    what ever happened to vsb dating site?
    im asking for #basketballreasons

    • Sigma_Since 93

      Aly broke the internet with her Hott Todding Photo

      • Aly

        Bye Sigma lol

      • h.h.h.

        #StreightFactsRightChea

      • BWHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAA.

  • Skegeeaces

    That warms my bougie black heart.

  • TeeChantel

    That’s sweet.

  • Jason Douglas

    Where can i purchase these shirts?

    • TeeChantel

      You can buy them through the tee-spring campaign. Champ and Panama promote it here on VSB. Not sure when it’s gonna happen again but I hope its soon I have a few ladies that would love to buy shirts.

  • Sigma_Since 93

    Me and Mrs. SS93 get the same thing.

  • h.h.h.

    this is nice.

    looks like the dream lives.

  • AlwaysCC

    love it!

  • uniquebeauty79

    Beautiful. I love black love. Love is awesome.

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