5 Black Owned Clothing Brands To Support in 2019
Updated: Jul 8, 2019
Black culture is the influence in popular mainstreem fashion, and yet, black owned clothing brands seem to not get the recognition when it comes to the lime light. We recently been getting commercial respect by brands such as Off-White, Heron Preston, Romeo Hunte, and Fear of God but they have taken up such a tiny percentage of the market for all the influence we have in music and sports fashion. Well, it’s time for us to introduce you to just 5 of the many black owned clothing brands. Some you might have heard of and some you haven’t. But none will disappoint you.
KOR (KingdomOfRoyal) Founded by Eric Lawrence Jr. influencing his city Boston with help of his many friends and family through their many pop-up shops and events, this quality driven brand is a high fashion streetwear company. Influenced by the music, fashion and sports industry, this lifestyle brand always reflects on quality and state of mind and body. Find out more about about Kor by clicking on image above.
Brooklyn Circus founded by Ouigi Theodore a retro-urban fashion boutique and label a menswear brand with an aesthetics inspired by old and new classic American prep that aims to tell the story of style throughout American history and to emphasize the power and style of urban america. Find out more about about Kor by clicking on image above.
Daily Paper Founded by three friends, Hussein Suleiman, Jefferson Osei and Abderrahmane Trabsini, of Somali, Ghanaian, and Moroccan descent Inspired by the founder’s shared African heritage, Daily Paper fuses traditional aesthetics from the continent with modern and casual designs. Today, Daily Paper is a well-respected label in the fashion world, counting collaboration with brands from PUMA to colette. Find out more about about Kor by clicking on image above.
Public School NYC Founded by designers Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow represent the restless energy of the city in which they live and work. Founded in 2008, Public School is redefining the landscape for menswear and women’s wear through their specific New York state of mind, blending ideas of convergence, reappropriation, and disruption. Find out more about about Kor by clicking on image above.
Ikiré Jones Founded by designer/musician/lawyer Walé Oyéjidé and tailor Sam Hubler. They use Design as a vehicle to tell stories that illuminate the nuanced lives of marginalized people. Find out more about about Lkire by clicking on image above.