Blog: Crossroads Style

July 5, 2022 Black-Owned Fashion Companies to Know

For the last 2 years, we’ve been putting the spotlight on Black-owned fashion companies each week. There are still so many for us to talk about! If you missed our June picks on our Instagram feed, we’ve included them all here for you.


Philadelphia-founded @anima.iris creates vibrantly-colored leather handbags made in Africa. With summer finally here, we think their ZAZA GRANDE in watermelon hues may be our favorite. Visit the online shop to see all the pretty options here.

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Sai Sankoh

Ah, is there anything as luxurious as beautiful resort wear pieces? Black-owned label @shopsaisankoh produces pieces designed by @sai.sankoh, a creator of light-as-air and flowy resort masterpieces like this Blue Eloise Goddess Kaftan. Shop the site here.

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Chelsea Paris

@chelseaparisint is a brand that creates luxury footwear inspired by designer Theresa Ebagua’s African heritage. Designs are then crafted beautifully in Italy. Their Izzy style shown here is a customer favorite. See all the stylish pieces on the brand’s website here.

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Lisa Folawiyo Studio

We’re excited to feature Black-owned @lisafolawiyo_studio. Using Ankara textiles, and working closely with craftspeople for finishing touches, the label puts attention to detail front and center. Shop the entire line here.

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We’ve included only a few of the Black-owned fashion companies we’ve featured on our Instagram feed. Jump over there to see even more. You can also join us back here on our website next month when we’ll feature our July picks!