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Here Are Some Black-Owned Travel Essentials You Should Know About

By Parker Diakite

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As you finalize your New Year’s resolutions for 2019, which more than likely involve more traveling, make sure that you are well equipped for this upcoming travel year.

Here are some black-owned travel  essentials you should know about:

Made Leather Company Travel Bag

MADE Leather Company was created after the company’s founder, Lenise Williams, fell in love with leather goods in Marrakech, Morocco.

Founded in 2016, MADE Leather Company’s goal is to allow people from all over the world to experience a little piece of Morocco with its handmade leather goods for men and women.

Photo courtesy of Made Leather Company

Luggage Tags

Avoid the mistake of grabbing the wrong bag with BarrisTourista’s luggage tags.

Photo courtesy of BarrisTourista

Passport Booklet

Protect your passport with Jet Black’s, a boutique travel firm that offers a variety of travel-related services focused on countries in the African diaspora, leather passport holders.

Photo courtesy of Jet Black

Black Travel Box                                         

Because traveling is hard enough, the creator of the Black Travel Box created access to skin and hair care products that will you to flourish no matter where you are in the world.

Photo courtesy of Black Travel Box


Vitae London Watch

A lot of you travel to unwind and unplug from your phone, but you still need to have a sense of time during your vacation.

Vitae London is a watch brand based in London, England that produces stunning watches that don’t break the bank.

Vitae London combines classic and beautiful designs with social justice. Each watch purchased from Vitae London supplies a child in countries throughout Africa with two sets of a school uniform, a bag, and footwear to see them through the year.

Photo courtesy of Vitae London Watch

Glamourina Activewear

Are you planning some adventure during your next vacation? Then do so in style! Glamourina’s workout apparel is helping to motivate women of color to live healthy, active lifestyles by providing cultural, athletic apparel.

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