Black-Owned Small Businesses To Support This Holiday Season
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is just around the corner. If you are looking for ways to up your holiday travel style or land the perfect holiday gift for your traveling friend, here are few black-owned options to consider.
Founded by Christelle and Michelle Nganhou, twin sisters from Cameroon, Grass-fields was created with a simple aim to put the love back into African print clothing again. Expect to find jumpsuits, dresses, tops, skirts and more for women in stunning patterns and electric colors. The perfect holiday gift for yourself or that fashion-loving, traveling woman in your life.
This Etsy shop offers leather bags and accessories featuring antique keys. Each product has a unique design and style, ensuring that you stand out from other travelers. The sturdy leather fabric will also hold up to all weather conditions no matter where you are heading.
Beija-Flor Naturals is an organic skin and hair care company that was the first American beauty line to include fair trade, nutrient-rich botanicals ingredients from Brazil. With locations in Oakland and San Francisco, CA as well as a beautiful online boutique, you can grab these products just in time for holiday travel.
Rosco Spears is a fashion stylist and creative director based in Los Angeles. You can shop his collection of inspired products including a passport holder that’s perfect for holiday travel, a wine sack that would make an excellent gift, sneakers, and more.
The Lip Bar
The Lip Bar is “makeup for busy people, beginners and anyone who is trying to reclaim their time.” Promising an easy, seven-minute makeup routine with only six products, The Lip Bar is just what you need for the busy holiday travel season.
KSM Candle Co.
This Baltimore-based candle company will create the perfect spa wherever you are traveling. It will also make an ideal holiday gift for anyone who appreciates handcrafted products. The line of products includes candles, sage, tote bags, incense, and more.