@vavvoune founder, Valerie Blaise, is a self-taught designer whose bags are crafted locally in Brooklyn. The label’s multi-use Claret bag really stands out to us: you can wear it as a baguette bag or a belt bag! Visit their online shop to see all the options here.
2. Octave Jewelry
Brooklyn-based and woman-owned @octave_jewelry is a Black-owned jewelry line that hits all the right spring notes. Founder and designer, Ope Omojola, creates sculptural pieces in “organic geometry” from metal and stones. Follow their feed to see the stones from start to finish, then shop the site here.
3. Sammy B
The next spotlight is on @sammybydesignsny, whose pieces are created by Project Runway Allstar @samanthablacknyc. The line stands out for its sleek silhouettes and vibrant colors like tangerine and lime. It’s no wonder why celebrities love the label! See all the stylish pieces on the brand’s website here.
4. Dana Scott
Dana Scott is an LA-based label that creates casual favorites with lots of style. You’ll want to check out their joggers, leggings, and bike shorts, and then follow their Instagram feed for excellent styling inspiration.
We’ve included only a few of the Black-owned online clothing shops we’ve featured before. You’ll find even more on our Instagram feed. You can also join us back here on our website next month when we’ll feature our April picks, focused on sustainable brands!