About Afterthought Expressions

Afterthought Expressions (AE) is a certified woman- owned African inspired gift and accessory brand located in the Twin Cities. As an emerging brand, we specialize in offering affordable, luxury products such as: unique handmade gifts, accessories, African apparel, home goods, wellness products, and consciously created t-shirt apparel. 

AE  products are available nationwide, worldwide, and via via our online store and local Twin Cities,Mn pop-up events. 





 To bridge the gap between our U.S. based customers and the African continent with access to African accessories, home goods, art, essential items and apparel



We strive to expose, market, and bring global awareness to indigenous & ingenious artisans creating beautiful works that drive continually evolving global connections



Cross-cultural awareness and long-standing bonds shared amongst people of diverse ethnicities, rooted in African influences whether known or unknown.

  • Women's Business Enterprise

  • Minority-Owned

  • Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterpriise (ACDBE)