Great Rompers From Black Owned Brands

 Andrew Robinson Summer is on and one needs clothes to fit the season.  Rompers are a warm weather staple, and there are many from which to choose from black owned brands. Products are organized by type (casual, dressy, and somewhere in between).  Casual meaning rompers you could wear to the mall, movies, picnics, festivals, for…Read more »

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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 this summer.  In preparation for this, check out offerings from black owned brands.  In this post, we focus on dresses and jumpsuits.  We cover items offered through emporiums, fashion labels, and…Read more »

Sterling Silver Jewelry from Black Owned Brands

Juan Manuel Merino In our view, sterling silver jewelry is always fashionable.  It is also long-lasting and less expensive than gold.  In shopping for sterling silver, it is important to recognize authentic labels.  Sterling silver is 92.5% silver and often denoted as 925.  Jewelry labeled as “sterling” is another indicator.  Silver plated jewelry on the…Read more »

Trending Jewelry, Moderate Prices, and Great Valentine’s Day Gifts from Black Owned Brands

Jewelry trends for men and women in 2019 have been described as “maximal.”  That is, big, stacked, and embellished.  These include large and layered chains, coin and charm jewelry,  large hoop, feather, and off the shoulder earrings.  Also trending are headpieces, ear adornments,  wallet necklaces, cuffs for various parts of the arm, open cuff chokers,…Read more »

Cardigans, Shawls, and Ponchos from Black Owned Brands

Photo credits:  Rui Silvestre and Tyler Nix Though cardigans, shawls, and ponchos can be worn throughout the year, they are especially useful as the weather turns cooler.  What’s more they add style to an outfit through texture and color; and all have been trending for some time.  There are several options from black owned brands…Read more »