EBONY Black Business Month Spotlight: The Fashion and Accessory Brands You Need in Your Closest
For our last installment of our EBONY Black Business Month Spotlight series, we're bringing you a select few favorites in the fashion and accessories world. Black design and creativity is unmatched and well, the world certainly takes note.
Not only have we been the trendsetters when it comes to fashion and beauty, but now we have hundreds—even thousands—of uber talented men and women who have made the leap of taking passion projects and hobbies and transforming them into lucrative businesses and brands. Whether launching online boutiques or opening brick-and-mortar locations, these entrepreneurs are seeking to create generational wealth for their families and communities.
As we gear up for fall—aka a wardrobe refresh—we've rounded up this list of 5 fashion and accessory brands to check out. Although Black Business Month is coming to an end, you can always check our Black In Business hub throughout the year, where we house dozens of stories on Black entrepreneurs doing big things in their respective industries.
Mifland puts its signature colorful prints onto expertly crafted leather goods, shoes, clothing, handbags, and more. Founder and brand director Tobi Egberongbe’s previous experiences and affinity for design, photography, architecture, contemporary furniture helped him launch the Atlanta-based fashion company.
Founder Andrea Bonelli deems herself "a one woman show taking care of every aspect of my business and I work on each and every piece to bring my vision to your hands." The pieces and collections change often, as they are all inspired by Bonelli's current visions and inspirations around her.
Founder K. Hawk started the business with the goal of helping plus-size mothers and women feel better about themselves by offering high-quality products at affordable prices. J'Mone offers a variety of high-quality, Colombian-made shapewear, bras, panties, waist trainers, and more.
Sami Miro Vintage is a Black woman-owned clothing company whose ethos was founded on eco-consciousness. Based in Los Angeles, the brand creates beautiful, detail-oriented, long-lasting and non-seasonal creative staples designed from a high quality and fashion-forward point of view.
CEO Zakia Blain started her brand as motivation for herself during her weight loss journey. Her popular t-shirts with the slogan, F*ck Being Fat, became an instant hit for others also on similar journeys of getting healthier. Now expanded, the company creates apparel solutions for women on their wellness journey, to encourage them to love the bodies they have right now, while also working on the best version of themselves.
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