2020 has been an explosive year so far. Just as we were coming down from the festive high, still hanging on to our New Yearâs Resolutions the coronavirus hit. People began shopping local for safety and due to burgeoning sense of loyalty to businesses that were local and/or small.Â Then social unrest and protests began in pursuit of justice and equality for black lives, triggered by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Many of us posted our black squares in solidarity on Black Out Tuesday.Â Now what? As protests rage on Black Pound Day was launched. Itâs an initiative spearheaded by Swiss World (Music Artist/DJ So Solid Crew) carded for 27th June 2020. Whether you want to shop on the day or extend your arsenal of go to brands; hereâs a list of 64 Black owned UK brands that every mother should know.
Black-owned Fashion & Accessories Brands
|Fashion Forest London||Clothing||https://www.instagram.com/fashionforestldn/|
|Grace Amber Rose||Accessories||https://www.instagram.com/bygraceambrose/|
|Hannah Pratt Clothing||Clothing||https://www.instagram.com/hannahprattclothing/|
|Nique Forde (Throâbacks)||Foot Wear||https://www.instagram.com/niquefordepresents/|
|Rare Culture London||Accessories||https://www.instagram.com/rareculturelondon/|
|Teah Wilson Design Store||Fashion||https://www.instagram.com/the_twds/|
Black-Owned Food and Drink Catering Brands
Be the hostess with the mostess with these food caterers and drinks makers. Donât break a sweat order in,Â savoury or sweet treats, Â alcoholic or virgin mixes.
|Dimple Boy Cakes||Baking||https://www.instagram.com/dimpleboycupcakes/|
|Skinny Cook||Ready Meals||https://www.instagram.com/skinnycookinc/|
|Roti Masters||Street Food||https://www.instagram.com/roti_masters/|
|Sugar Puf London||Baking||https://www.instagram.com/sugarpuflondon/|
|Paint and Punch||Drinks & Event||https://www.instagram.com/paintandpunch/|
|Windrush Bay||Food Subscription Box||https://www.windrushbay.com/Â|
Black-Owned Hair Skin and Body Â Brands
Can you every have enough products? Personally, I say not. Itâs treat to have a little something in store to fit your mood. Searching for good skincare and
, a day spa for me time? Look no further.
Black-Owned Interior Decor & Home Furnishings Brands
You home is your castle as the saying goes. Sometimes you want something different and special for certain room or as a house warming pressie, the brands below will take you from Easter to Christmas.
|Bespoke Bennie||Bespoke Furnishings||https://www.instagram.com/bespokebinny/|
|Black Belle Prints||Home Wares||https://www.instagram.com/blackbelleprints/|
|D_N_A Designs||Soft Furnishings||https://www.instagram.com/d_n_a_design/|
|Donald Baugh||Bespoke Furniture||https://www.instagram.com/donaldbaugh/|
|March Muses||Christmas Decorations||https://www.instagram.com/marchmuses/|
|MK Interiors||Furnishings & Interior Decor Designs||https://www.mkkidsinteriors.com/kids-interiors-shop/|
|Stacy Ann Cole||Artwork||https://www.instagram.com/sacoleart/|
Black-owned Children’s Toys & Books Brands
Finding quality diverse childrenâs toys and accessories is challenge. I know. In 2020, find black doll or book with multicultural characters takes hours to find. The list is not exhaustive but you are highly likely to find what you are looking from one of the brands below.
|Clarkes Closet||Dolls & Accessories||https://www.instagram.com/clarkescloset/|
|Green Bean Collection||Books & Plushies||https://www.instagram.com/greenbeancollection/|
|Muffin Sister||Nursery & Home Decor||https://www.instagram.com/muffin_sisters/|
|Nia Ballerina||Dolls & Accessories||https://www.instagram.com/nia.ballerina/|
|Nhya Grahpics||Greeting Cards & Stationery||https://www.instagram.com/nyha_graphics/|
|Post Bookâd||Book Subscription Box||https://www.instagram.com/post_bookd/|
|Soul Cap||Swim Cap||https://www.instagram.com/soulcapofficial/|
|Very Very Puzzled||Puzzles & Maps||https://www.instagram.com/veryverypuzzled/|
|Zuree Dolls||Dolls & Accessories||https://www.instagram.com/zureedolls/|
Black-Owned Cosmetic Brands
Iâm no makeup guru but my bugbear when looking for making is being faced with the usual pinks, reds, corals and nudes that not quite nude. If you luv vibrancy and sparkle as much as I do, Iâve got a few treats for your below, as well as nudes that are fit for any black beauty queen.
|Momineral||Makeup & Skincare||https://www.instagram.com/momineralmakeup/|
The lists above are not exhaustive. I some brands I have used myself. If you follow me on Instagram you will know which one; other I found from the via blogger recommendations, UK Black Business Show, Janeâs List Â and Sow-FullÂ pages.
Have you heard about Black Pound Day? Will you be shopping on the day? I hope you find the list helpful. If you do, please share it to your family and friends who will also find it helpful.
If you know of a Black-owned brand that would be useful to mums, leave their details in the comment box below.
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