As you know, this months prime focus here on the PD blog is all about Black History Month and the BLM Movement. Today we wanted to share with you a whole heap of black owned businesses. We are mega excited for this one, lets get shopping!
Photo credit to @sophiesuchan
House of Aama is ran by mother daughter design duo @shabakaaa and @rebeccalouise1967. With dreamy hoodies and totes inspired by traditional silhouettes we think these are the ultimate chill day go-to's. Folkways, Black Experience, Timeless Garments.
Just one look at Tylor's unreal work had us obsessed, specializing in illustration and creating seriously cool stickers meant we were thinking just how many could we stick on out laptops.. Then Tylor dropped tracksuits and we are OBSESSED! Just look at them!
Founder Nancy Twine found in her early twenties a lot of the natural hair companies we not quite hitting the mark with their claims. With a little help with in the form of her grandmothers beauty recipes and a rockstar chemist team, Nancy founded Briogeo Hair Care! Clean & conscious hair care for all.
We just can't.. two words.. feather cuffs! Specializing in vintage and handmade pieces sourced by founder Nathifa Efia, Lait De Coco is like searching through a vintage store of embellished dreams!
If you spend a lot of time on Insta you'll will off spotted this brand. KNC is a poppin' cosmetics company focusing on eye and lip masks along with lip scrub all in super insta-worthy packaging! Doin' it for the gram whilst papering yourself.. Obv! Seen in Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Glamour.. You name it, these babes have concurred it.
If you've not yet heard of LaQuan Smith then begin by googling LaQuan Smith 3D leggings, these were LaQuan's big break and led him on to designing for some of the biggest celebs in the game. Early supporters of LaQuan included Beyonce, Rhianna, Lady Gaga and Kim K, goals! From making it into the Forbes 30 under 30 list to selling out in a pandemic, is there anything this incredible man can't do! ⭐️
Cashmere Nicole is the amazing founder and CEO behind the brand Beauty Bakerie. A single mother and breast cancer survivor! Cashmere prides herself on sharing the message of empowerment and happiness. With super fun packaging and everything being cruelty free, Beauty Bakerie is a must-have in our eyes. Be sure to check out Cashmere's full story here - Be prepared to be feeling seriously inspired as well as swooning over the dreamy make up!
Fashion label Tia Adeola was set up by Teni "Tia" Adeola, originally Tia created the brand from her dorm room in summer 2007. Tia's aim is to rewrite history through fashion, particularly for people of colour. Girl we got you! We love Tia's flamboyant frill designs! Be sure to check out her new fask masks too, who said keeping safe couldn't be fashionable?!
Golde are a super food health and beauty business with strong messaging of suiting every body. Founded by Issey Kobori and her partner in 2017, Golde had the mission of bringing good vibes to the wellness industry. Natural, easy and fun! What more could we want!?
Beauty in hue! Glory pride themselves on clean and conscious skincare promising glowy, dewy and healthy skin (it's a big yesssss from us!). Founded on the belief that skincare products should be created for every hue of skin colour. Be sure to check out how they do this more in detail on their site here.
We are obsessed with the cute branded candles they have released too! 😍
Photo credit to @emmaleger
Be sure to check out the hashtag #blackownedbusiness over on Instagram to find even more wonderful businesses to buy from!
Feel free to tweet us your personal fave black owned businesses over on Twitter too @PublicDesire. We want to celebrate as many businesses as we can 💕