Bask In Black Girl Magic With Black Owned Brands

The phrase “Black Girl Magic” originated from the work of CaShawn Thompson in 2013 to celebrate and lend voice to the achievements and positive attributes of black women. The idea was to celebrate Black Girl Magic (e.g., poise, talents, aspirations) while also acknowledging the subversive contexts for which black women and girls navigate to glean…Read more »

Flaunt Your Femininity With The Peasant Top Trend From Black Owned Brands

You may have noticed that peasant styled tops are trending.  What does this reflect?  Flowing and loose fitting tunics and smock silhouettes, and in particular sleeves that tend to be puffy and loose.  These include the traditional puffy at the shoulders with elastic at the wrists silhouette, as well as ragland, bell,  Juliet, and tiered…Read more »

Head and Crown Jewelry from Black Owned Brands

Head adornments are an African tradition.  Find more than 25 black owned head and crown jewelry items below!   Crown jewelry goes back thousands of years and reflects several African cultures, not limited to the ancient Egyptians, Amazigh of North Africa, and the Maasai.  Intricate hairstyles (e.g., cornrows and locks) in addition to head wraps…Read more »

Find Hand Fans From Black Owned Brands

The blueprint for the modern day hand fan dates back to the reign of King Tut.  Long handled fans were used in religious ceremonies, conveyed wealth and influence, and served the practical purpose of cooling.  Over the millennium this evolved into smaller hand fans which again served multiple purposes (e.g., advertising and communication, self-cooling, making…Read more »

Going To A “White Party?” Find your Outfit from a Black Owned Brand

Photo by CreateHerStock – Vintage Tex Isha Gaines 6 As “white parties” have grown in popularity, you may find yourself being invited to one.  In this post, we present 65+ white party outfits from black owned brands in a variety of styles and price points.  The focus is on dresses and jumpsuits.  We cover items…Read more »