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Support Black-Owned Businesses Now

Posted on June 04 2020

Support Black-Owned Businesses Now

Here at Ally shoes, our brand was built on being an ally, an ally to the community and to others. As we continue to educate ourselves on better ways to build our community to show up and to continue to be a better ally we want to highlight a list of black-owned businesses to support. It's an important time to show support and love and seek out black-owned businesses in your community or look to our list to find brands and companies that you can support. This is an ongoing list that we'll continue to add brands to this list. Please send any businesses, brands and names our way. 

Fashion

🌟 RLC NYC, Founder: Rhonda Cole designs luxury shirts all Made in NYC.

🌟 Bailey & Ava, Founder: Laurena, creates costumes and accessories that are handmade in Brooklyn, NY for girls.

🌟 The Sixes, Founder: Franci Girard, created The Sixes to give tall women like herself #fashionfreedom.

🌟 Chloe Kristyn, Founder: Bettina Benson empowers women to celebrate their stories with the perfect fit. 

🌟 Nubian Skin,  Founder: Ade Hassan launched Nubian Skin with an edited collection of lingerie and hosiery to provide the essential underwear needs of women of color.

🌟 Good Thin.gs and NinetyNine Products, Founder Jeff Henderson, NinetyNine Products was founded on the idea that people want simple product that works.

🌟 F&W Style, Founder: Alexandria Alli created luxury handbags for busy women on the go.

🌟 J. Harris Designs, Founder: Dorothy Harris created handmade reversible clutch purses. 

🌟 Misayo House Jewelry, Founder: Idunnu Ademola-Tomori: award winning jewelry brand that gives back.

🌟 Suakoko Betty, Founder: Charlene Bendu Dunbar creates modern African-inspired design.

🌟 Tree Fairfax, Founder: Tricia Hash created a handmade minimal leather goods line.

🌟 Aliya Wanek, Founder Aliya Wanek creates comfortable, stylish clothing ethically and sustainably as an extension of the wearer’s individuality.

🌟 Zou Xou, Founder: Katherine Theobalds created a shoe wardrobe of modern essentials that are well-made, unfussy, and minimal.

🌟 Nude Barre, Founder: Erin Carpenter, professional dancer turns frustration to solution, created long-lasting intimates in inclusive shades made for dance, performance, and daily wear.

🌟 BMuse, Founder Brenda, curated a stylish vintage boutique for the modern fashionista.

🌟 Shop A. Au, Founder: Asiyami creates sophisticated pieces handmade by a sartorially advanced atelier influenced by global experiences exuding effortless independence & spirited freedom.

🌟 Bamfeet, bespoke handmade shoes and slides. 

Beauty 

🌟 Pretty Well Beauty, Founder: Jazmin Alvarez set out to create the premiere clean beauty and wellness destination. 

🌟 Flaunt Body, Founder: Cameron Alexis Moore created gender neutral, award winning ingrown hair treatment mask that's an easy to use one and done solution after shaving.

🌟 AbsoluteJOI Skincare , Founder: Anne Beal founded AbsoluteJOI Skincare designed to balance and calm melanin-rich skin for a healthy even tone.

🌟 Mented Cosmetics , Founders: KJ Miller & Amanda E. Johnson started the brand with their original nude lipsticks to eyeshadow palettes to blushes, each of the makeup products is perfectly pigMented to match your skin tones. Women of all skin colors should have makeup that works for them.

🌟 Curl Box, Founder: Myleik Teele created an exclusive, affordable & effortless way to experience products for curly hair. 

🌟 Black Girl Sunscreen , Creator & Founder: Shontay Lundy created a revolutionary sunscreen for women of color made with natural ingredients.

🌟 Belle Bar Organic, Founders: Tianna, Solange, & Annette Bell created the first beauty brand to combine the power of green beauty, natural haircare and e-learning. 

🌟 Base Butter, Founders: Sheneil Monique & Nicolette Camille created the #1 Aloe vera moisturizer for balancing oily + combo skin.

 

Professional Services

🌟  CJC Insights, CEO: Chanel Cathey, is a strategic communications and public relations agency. 

🌟 Brand Style Bloom, Founder/CEO: Elizabeth Lewis, owns a personal branding and personal styling consultancy. 

🌟 Elevated Style By Aliya, Founder: Aliya Thomas creates elevated simplified wardrobes for the modern professional woman.

🌟 Roxanne Carne Personal Stylist: Transforming Women's Wardrobes & Transforming Their Lives.

 

Lifestyle

🌟 Harlem Candle Company, Founder: Teri Johnson, was inspired by the richness of Harlem, NY and created a luxury home fragrance brand specializing in scented candles.

🌟 CapreDM Dating App, Founder & CEO: Naza Shelley, Seize the Dating!™, a mobile dating app designed to help users connect on a deeper level faster by requiring a video chat as a prerequisite to texting.

🌟 Wellfound Foods, CEO: Sarah Frimpong makes food modern eats for health-conscious and time-crunched people. 

🌟 UnOrthoDoc Candle Co, Founder: Dr. Patricia Smith created a 100% organic soy candle company that are hand poured in small batches.

🌟 MKoby Art, Founder: Mel, creates custom illustrations.

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