It’s so nice to see that black business are F I N A L L Y getting the recognition and spotlight that they have deserved since day one. A lot of my fellow blogger friends have shared their “Black Owned Business” roundups, and I’ve decided to join in on the fun. It’s been quite the whirlwind of emotions + feelings towards everything that is happening in the world so please excuse me if you feel as tho this post is too late. I’ve done my best to break them up into categories and I will, of course, continue you to add as I discover more of them and try them out for myself 🙂
Happy Browsing! x
I discovered Fanmmon through a post similar to this a few weeks ago. She designed the most beautiful dresses + she makes each dress custom to your size. NO MORE DRESS ALTERATIONS for this girl =. It brought me so much joy knowing that she does that. No body is shaped exactly the same, and it was nice to know that she caters to everyone by providing this option.
DEAR SUNDAY CO
Dear Sunday is a candle company that was started by a gf of mine named Devon. She has the ability to take the feeling of an aesthetic and bring it to life which is what she did when creating Dear Sunday, which is an ode to her favorite day of the week!
ESTELLE COLORED GLASS
Stephanie, the owner of Estelle Colored Glass is a local to the Charleston scene. She dreams up glassware in all of our favorite colors, and it’s handblown in Poland!
Romy Studio was created by Camille, a jewelry designer based in DC. She wanted to create one of a kind statement pieces for everyone’s personal style, and I think she’s done a great job at keeping that vision alive. She has an earring for everyone!
Denise is a mom who was tired of not being able to find allergen-friendly snacks for on the go for her daughter, thus Partake was born! You can find her product online + at Target!
Jade Swim is a swimwear brand that was created to be much more than that. You can take the time from her collection and incorporated them into your daily wardrobe. Who doesn’t love a good versatile piece?!
Shekudo is an Australian based shoe brand. All of their shoes are handmade by Women artisans in Nigeria. They take $5 from every sale to help at-risk women in Nigeria to learn the art of shoemaking to try and help bring sustainability to their lives.
I discovered Clare during the initial stages of the stay at home orders. At the time, I had no idea that the brand was black-owned. Clare Paint takes the hassle out of going to a store to shop for paint + supplies. With swatches twice the size of your hand, you’ll no longer need to buy sample cans!
A brand that is old to me that might be new to you. The team over at Famm Djanm has taken the look of a traditional headwrap and has made it accessible. With how-to videos on how to wrap + colors for every style, I’m sure you’ll find one that’s perfect for you!
NICOLE CROWDER UPHOLSTERY
There is nothing like finding a unique piece of furniture then adding your own spin to it by using a fabric of your choice to complete the look! Not only can Nicole make a piece unique to you, she also sells items chairs + pillows that shes already added her magic touch to!
LA PIERRE COSMETICS
A 10 free nail polish brand started to allow women even through cancer treatments to feel beautiful. I believe her polish can be found soon locally at The Water Room + online 🙂
BLK & BOLD
Blk & Bold is a coffee + tea brand started by two men Pernell + Rod! Their main goal when starting this brand was to help and make doing things for a purpose popular. They are available at Tager + Whole Foods 🙂