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6 Black Owned Brands To Support Now And Always

As February unfolds, so does an opportunity to honor and celebrate the rich contributions of Black individuals to every facet of society. Black History Month is not only a time for reflection on the struggles and triumphs of the past, but also a moment to amplify the voices and support the endeavors of Black creators, entrepreneurs, and innovators who continue to shape our world today.

We're shining a light on 6 of our favorite brands, artists and creators to support year round.

DALLAS BASED

Good Cycle

With a career spanning over a decade in the fashion industry, Nikayla has honed her expertise and commitment to sustainability has led her to establish Good Cycle, not just offering vintage clothing but crafting a circular lifestyle.

BOOK / AUTHOR

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

"A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape families and nations,Homegoingheralds the arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction." - Good Reads

PODCAST

Yearbook by Chad Sanders

The producers of the Armchair Expert Umbrella and author Chad Sanders have come together for Yearbook, a podcast series revisiting the year that shaped who they are.

DESIGNER

Brother Vellies

Brother Vellies was founded with the goal of keeping traditional African design practices, and techniques alive while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs. Now handmade artisanally across the globe, Brother Vellies creates luxury accessories that celebrate cultural histories and timeless design.

ARTIST

Rachel Chinouriri

Rachel Chinouriri is an enchanting musical talent whose soulful voice and introspective songwriting captivate listeners with their depth and sincerity. Hailing from London, England, Chinouriri infuses elements of R&B, pop, and indie folk into her music, creating a distinctive sound that resonates with audiences across genres.

BEAUTY

Habit Cosmetics

Founded in 2013 by Aja Frierson when she saw a space in the beauty market for an all in one plant-based product. She rarely saw women like her represented in the clean beauty space, so she set out to build an inclusive clean beauty brand, and to create the all around best clean makeup products. Habit also believes in giving back and is partnered with 1% for the Planet to donate 1% of sales to The Ocean Cleanup, an organization dedicated to clearing plastic from the world’s waterways. 

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