Plus, 58 other Black-owned brands to support
As George Floyd's death continues to spark international protests and civil unrest, many have been pointing to the multifarious ways people (particularly those who are white) can be allies to Black people and be actively anti-racist. Namely, speaking out against injustices, donating to anti-racist charities, and educating oneself. Most importantly, far from being one-off performative actions, allyship should be woven into daily life and involve where you decide to shop.
In response to the demonstrations currently place, Instagram accounts – such as those run by Julee Wilson, Emily Ames, Jamii, Black Women's Directory, I Am Kristabel, and Alyssa Coscarelli – have been sharing their favourite Black-owned brands.
We have rounded them up and several of the ELLE UK team's best-loved businesses to create a list of 59 Black-owned fashion companies to support now and forever...