Chest and Sling Bags from Black Owned Brands

A black leather sling bag with compartments and silver zippers
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Updated March, 23, 2023

Chest bags (also known as sling bags) are both practical and stylish.  They are large enough to hold your wallet and phone among other devices, and they are hands free.  In this post, we review where to find sling and chest bags from black owned brands.  Many textures, colors and styles are available. 

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  • African Royalty Designs (advertisement) has a selection of African print sling bags  made with Ankara fabrics on the outer shell and polyester on the inner shell.

  • Ashya has a leather slingback bag with several color options at Nordstrom (advertisement). 

  • Athena (advertisement) has sling bags made of real horse hair and genuine leather.  Colors are black and white.

  • Luxxe Kollection (advertisement) has a diverse selection of chest bags that include black sororities among other cultural representations. 

  • WSEL Bags (advertisement) offers a black sling bag with  several compartments that include a bottle pocket, tablet pocket, and charging port.  

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  • Ashya has leather sling bags in several colors.  Bags are also available at Nordstrom (advertisement) in multiple styles and colors.  

In reviewing these sling and chest bags, I hope you find one that works for you. 

Happy shopping!

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