Black-Owned Brands That We Love
February 1st marks the first day of Black History Month, and we are celebrating Black-owned businesses across the country that have made strides in their achievements.
During this month, we suggest advocating for black communities by using your spending power to support Black-owned businesses.
We’ve compiled a list of Black-owned businesses that we love, and know you will too.
Omi Woods jewelry are contemporary heirlooms that celebrate connections to Africa and her diaspora. Omi Woods jewelry is individually and ethically handmade with fair trade African gold and globally sourced recycled and conflict-free fine metals, intended to be collected, worn everyday, gifted for special occasions and passed down to future generations so its meaning can live on for generations to come.
Shop the collection here.
Coco and Breezy
Coco and Breezy Eyewear was founded by twin designers Corianna and Brianna Dotson. The twin sisters were bullied as kids, so much so that they made safety goggles to protect them from onlookers. It created an alter-ego for them. Fast forward to 2009, the iconic Coco and Breezy Eyewear was born.
Zou Xou makes shoes for those who dress for themselves, the thoughtful dressers who seek pieces that are as functional as they are rousing; as fresh as they are long-lasting. The collection is a narrative of classic shapes made with a modern lens, brought to life through old-school craftsmanship and exceptional materials.
Ami Cole is clean beauty made to reveal your inner excellence. With years of industry experience, Ami Cole knew that there was something missing for melanin-rich skin. Striving to surpass the superficial, to bring profoundness to how we create and connect.
Show and Tell Concept Shop
Show & Tell Concept Shop, founded by Alyah Baker in 2011, is a platform for unique, vibrant, inclusive designs that promotes Unapologetic Style and Joyful Living. Carefully curated assortment features their handmade collection alongside an evolving selection of ethical and sustainable goods from like-minded brands. Show and Tell believe in socially responsible practices, authentic self-expression, and radical acceptance and celebration of people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, Women, and other marginalized communities.
UOMA Beauty is the most inclusive black-owned beauty brand. Founded by Nigerian born, former beauty executive Sharon Chuter, the UOMA Beauty range is rebellious, innovative and created for all. She draws inspiration from her Afro heritage and infuses it with fierce modernity to create a truly fresh aesthetic.
Lemlem is an artisan-driven brand of beautiful women's resort wear made entirely and responsibly in Africa. Inspired by the unique Ethiopian hand woven patterns, their core mission is to preserve the local art of weaving in Ethiopia and inspire economic growth on the continent.
Brooklyn Blooms draws inspiration from fashion, nature and art, using flowers as the medium. Mixing textures, colors, and silhouettes applies to arranging flowers just as much as it applies to creating the perfect look for every individual who is uniquely their own.
ARCH NYC, Founded in 2018 by Jazmin Veney desired a space in the industry of her own, on her own terms. A footwear brand for fashion enthusiasts that offers capsule collections of creative and quality products with an emphasis on novelty attributes. A statement making brand for statement pieces.
Love, Vera as a whole is a celebration of black women, black entrepreneurship, and black cultural influence. Committed to closing the opportunity gap for black women in fashion and raising the bar for representation & inclusivity, and supporting Black women. Love, Vera welcomes all - no matter your race, color, creed, or orientation.