Holiday Gift Guide:

100 Black Owned Businesses to Support

Nov 21 2016

Holiday Gift Guide: 100 Black Owned Businesses to Support

It’s that time of the year again! Every holiday season there are major talks of boycotting Black Friday but there should be an even bigger push to support Black owned businesses instead. We’ve rounded up over 100 amazing Black businesses to spend your dollars with this holiday season. Scroll down to find some amazing brands for men, women, children and even gift wrapping. For more Black owned business you can support be sure to check out our growing directory HERE.


My Filibo

Price Range: $10-$15

Inspired by Caribbean and African heritage, these vibrant lapel pins are the perfect statement piece.

Gregory Sylvia

Price Range: $69 – $425
Gregory Sylvia is a luxury brand of fine handbags and leather goods for the discerning, design-focused consumer.

Made by Malyia

Price Range: $35 – $295
Made by Malyia is a New York based handmade jewelry brand designed with you in mind. The collection features delicate and dainty necklaces, body chains, hand chains and faux nose jewelry.

Christoff Davis

Price Range: $5 - $200 
Looking for vibrantly designed home goods, stationery and accessories? Look no further than the remarkable work of New Orleans artist Chanel Christoff Davis.

Perspectives Yoga Wear

Price Range: $25 – $49

Everybody has that one friend who checks the fitness goals. Perspectives Yoga Wear, a women's athletic wear and lifestyle brand will be her best friend. Behind you, of course.


Elle Vie Body Butter

Price Range: $3 – $30

Elle Vie body butters and oils are made with quality ingredients. Give a gift that smells delicious and adds a sense of escape to your skincare routine.

The Wrap Life

Price Range: $9-$132

Get into these eye-popping head wraps! The vibrant colors and exciting patterns offered by The Wrap Life make for a perfect stocking stuffer.

J. London Boutique

Price Range: $5 – $50
London Boutique strives to provide affordable clothing options that empower women to dress for success.

Siwatu Jewelry

Price Range: $30 – $150

Siwatu Jewelry celebrates love, African culture and creativity through beautiful handmade jewelry. Their unforgettable designs are made to last long and reconnect us to our roots.

City Republik

Price Range: $12 – $90

City Republik is an ethnic contemporary women's boutique featuring apparel inspired by women of color and boho chic fashion bloggers.


Price Range: $25-$45 

This monthly collection of beauty and lifestyle products is filled with all things “Bad and Beauty-full”.

Aminah Abdul Jillil

Price Range: $125 – $385

Aminah Abdul Jillil is a luxury shoe brand specializing in fashionable pumps, flats, sandals and boots. With a stamp of approval from our girl Ri-Ri, the designer (Aminah Jillil) urges her shoppers to "try something different".

Soho + Cienega

Price Range: $50 – $89

Handmade jewelry by Soho + Cienega will add a unique touch to any woman’s wardrobe! Take a look at their exclusive chokers and bracelets.

Oh Honey Skincare

Price Range: $3 – $25
In 2015, Oh Honey’s founder turned her lifelong relationship with natural skincare into a business venture. This year, she has just what you need to maintain gorgeous, glowy skin over the holidays. Check out her holiday gift set and so much more at her online shop!

Pear Nova

Price Range: $4 – $40

From vibrant holiday shades to celebrity-acclaimed nudes, Pear Nova has an extensive offering of nail shades to flatter any skin tone.

Karibou Journals

Price Range: $40-$50

These stunning Karibou journals are founder Arielle’s answer to issues of depression, anxiety, and self-doubt. Build up the queens around you with a constructive outlet.

High Fashion Thrift

Price Range: $7 – $180

High Fashion Thrift sells high-quality, gently worn clothing and accessories. Find unique style and exclusivity with this online treasure.

Soul Sense Box

Price Range: $35
The Soul Sense community is here for all things self-care. Their monthly subscription box will help you “get your mind, soul, and elbows together.”

Moijey Jewelry

Price Range: $29-$11,400

Moijey Fine Jewelry & Diamonds is your fine jewelry expert for custom rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more.

Yes I Am

Price Range: $10-$45

Designer Michelle Cadore’s apparel and accessories are designed to remind you of your dopeness.

Therapeutate Parfums

Price Range: $240 - $480 
100% Botanical fragrance and apothecary masterfully crafted employing raw materials that are organic, wild harvest and therapeutic.

Queen for Life Fitness Program

Price Range: $47-$750
Slide into the new year with a brand new glow. Fitness coach Riona will help you find a fitness and nutrition plan that works for your lifestyle!



The Wrap Life

Price Range: $14 – $69
The Wrap Life provides amazingly vibrant handmade head wraps, jewelry, and gift cards. 

The Bloom Beautifully Box

Price Range: $39 – $99
The Bloom Box is a self-care subscription box delivered to busy women in need of some TLC.


Style & Travel Girl

Price Range: $12 – $50
Style & Travel Girl offers 1st class accessories to millennial travelers.

Jolie Coquette

Price Range: $129 – $189
Los Angeles based brand Jolie Coquette offers a line of fashionable, functional playsuits for women.

Moijey Fine Jewelry

Price Range: $29 – $11,400
Moijey Fine Jewelry & Diamonds is your fine jewelry expert for custom rings, bracelets, necklaces, diamond and more.

Therapeutate Parfums

Price Range: $240 – $480
100% Botanical fragrance and apothecary masterfully crafted employing raw materials that are organic, wild harvest and therapeutic.

F&W Style

Price Range: $16.95 – $325
F&W Style is a Luxury Leather Handbag brand for busy women on the go!

Heaven's Honey

Price Range: $25 – $75
Heaven's Honey is a luxury, natural body care subscription box that features full size products from Artisans.

CRWN Magazine

Price Range: $20 – $75
CRWNMAG is a print magazine for natural hair and the women who wear it.

Vêtu de Joy

Price Range: $37 -$150
Vêtu de Joy is a print-obsessed online boutique for the stylish jetsetters & the travelers at heart.

Beauty Bakerie

Price Range: $10 – $38
Beauty Bakerie offers a full cosmetic product line of some of the world's sweetest ingredients.

Aminah Abdul Jillil

Price Range: $125 – $385
Aminah Abdul Jillil is a luxury shoe brand specializing in fashionable pumps, flats, sandals and boots.

Coco And Breezy Shades

Price Range: $120 – $499
Coco and Breezy Eyewear are known for their fashionable but functional eyewear.

Legendary Rootz

Price Range: $25 – $37
Legendary Rootz clothing celebrates Black pride and afrocentrism.

Dear Naturalista

Price: $19 - $40
Dear Naturalista provides apparel, mugs, and totes for natural hair lovers and kids.

Orijin Culture

Price Range: $22.99 – $175
Orijin is a brand connecting all African descendants through its cultural magazine and unique fashion line. 

City Republik

Price Range: $10 – $49
City Republik apparel and accessory collection includes trendy young contemporary styles.

Peace Images Jewelry

Price Range: $7 – $130
Peace Images Jewelry provides amazing handmade jewelry from necklaces to body chains.


Price Range: $20 – $387
The online marketplace features modern and trendy African-inspired fashion for women and men. 

Spring Break Watches

Price Range: $59.99 – $150
SPGBK is a contemporary watch brand, focused on providing fashion pioneers with affordable and high quality watches.


Tiannia Barnes Shoe Collection

Price Range: $350 – $595
Chic heels and flats for women who are bold, edgy, and sophisticated.

Sheryl Jones Jewels

Price Range: $200 – $12,000
Sheryl Jones Designs creates fine jewelry from necklaces to rings and more.

Bovanti Cosmetics & Spa

Price Range: $8 – $85
Bovanti is a family-owned business providing a wide range of cosmetic products from makeup brushes to foundation.

Ona Bags

Price Range: $149 – $589
ONA is a purveyor of fine, handcrafted bags and accessories for men and women.

MasterMindz Market

Price Range: $18 – $35
ONA is a purveyor of fine, handcrafted bags and accessories for men and women.




Price Range: $8.99 – $15
Sugarfoots is a handmade rag doll and children's book company based in Washington D.C.

My Muse Dolls

Price Range: $15.99 – $79.99
My Muse is a socially-minded start-up that designs, manufactures, and distributes customizable 18-inch multicultural dolls.

KaAn’s Designs

Price Range: $22 – $26
KaAn’s Designs (pronounced Can’s) is an Indiana-based company ran by a husband and wife duo that make hip tee’s for little trendsetters.


Black Action Heroes by History in Action Toys

Price Range: $24.95 – $68.95
History in Action Toys designs action figures of authentic American heroes to educate your children about our history. These heroes include Benjamin Banneker, Bessie Coleman and Matthew Henson.

Knotted Bowties

Price Range: $10
Knotted creates bowties for men and children available in an array of designs, all fit to suit any occasion.

Cocoa Babies provides clothing and accessories for babies and children.

Uzuri Kid Kidz

Price Range: $2.59 – $36.99
Uzuri Kid Kidz sells dolls, Party supplies, puppets and more that reflect African American culture.

Because of Them We Can

Price Range: $12 – $50
Because of Them, We Can campaign was birthed out of my desire to share our rich history and promising future through images that would refute stereotypes and build the esteem of our children.

Abc Me Flashcards

Price Range: $15 – $90
ABC flaschcards was designed to help children learn about their rich cultural history.

Natural Girls United Dolls

Price Range: $79.99 – $169.99
The company provides ethnic dolls with natural hair styles and accessories to reflect black women.



Price Range: $5 – $150
lkdKids is the perfect place to get accessories for babies and kids. From crib quilts to onesies to dolls.


Pretty Brown Girl

Price Range: $3 – $50
Pretty Brown Girl was birthed from the concern about the effects on girls who rarely see images of their own likeness depicted in a positive manner. You can purchase their famous “Pretty Brown Girl” baby dolls, accessories and clothing for your little girl online.


Yinibini Baby

Price Range: $10 – $50
All of the clothing and accessories are all handmade or screenprinted and /or block printed by hand. The cutest, most stylish fabrics: made of 100% cotton, 100% organic cotton, 50/50 cotton/bamboo blend and 100% cotton chenille.

Hue-Man Bookstore

Price Range: $2 – $50
Hue-Man Bookstore created an online store still very much focused on the Diaspora market. Their goal is to pioneer a new business model that couples its hi-tech vision with hi-touch events around the USA and abroad called “Pop Ups”

Juniper Strong

Price Range: $8.99 – $15
Children’s book with a mission is to create marketplace viable content, that children will love and parents will appreciate. The series showcases images of African people in dignifying terms.


Price Range: $65 – $95
The artisan crafted footwear company soleRebels provides sneakers, slip-ons, sandals, and more for kids, women, and men.

The Yummy Mitt Teething Mitten & Toys

Price Range: $9.99 – $43
Eco-friendly toys and teething mittens for babies.

Zyrobotics Learning Toys and Apps

Price Range: $10.99 – $159
Zyrobotics® provides inclusive mobile apps and toys for educational and accessible play.

"Wesley Learns to Invest" Children's Book

Price Range: $6.99 – $21
Wesley Learns to Invest teaches children how to invest their money by following Wesley and his dad as they walk through a financial journey—from discovering what the stock market is, to choosing the right stocks and receiving a dividend check.

The Rad Black Kids

Price Range: $25 – $4,900
Zimbabwean inspired skateboards, guitars, and street/surfwear.

“Daddy, There’s a Noise Outside" Children's Book 

Price Range: $15
“Daddy, There’s a Noise Outside,” takes the complex issue of protesting and breaks the conversation down so that a 1st grader can understand.

Cocoa Babies

Price Range: $5 - $14.99
Cocoa Babies provides clothing and accessories for babies and children.


Home/Adult Games

The Shade Of Life Game

Price range of products: $12
The Shade of Life is a party game for messy individuals, bitchy civilians and attention whores.


Price Range: $18.50 – $175
LLULO is a dynamic independent fashion/lifestyle brand and cultural presence. We are a creative collective representing prolific design, lifestyle and cultural identity within the digital space and retail forum.

Flo Wine

Price range of products: $45 – $160
FLO Brands offers a different taste for every situation. Selling Moscato, Chardonnay and more.

Kashmir VIII

Price Range: $25 – $100
Visual art for by Cleveland born, Georgia based artist for your home décor. The artist features collections inspired by the popular sitcom Martin, A Different World, and Living Single and other contemporary hip hop references.


Price range of products: $22 – $100
Terracotta pottery hand crafted in the style of traditional Nigerian pottery.

Black Blocks: A Game About Being Black in America

Price range of products: $35
Black Blocks is a card game that uses the power of laughter and short-storytelling to start deeper conversations about the subjects we tend to avoid most. Black Blocks shines a spotlight on the subtly racist elephant in the room, and invites you to join in on the conversation.

That Artista Paintings and Prints

Price range of products: $25 – $740
Original paintings, drawings & exclusive prints, all inspired by artist Philece R's journey.

B. Smith

Price range of products: $9.99 – $200
The B. Smith with Style Home Collection, which debuted at Bed Bath & Beyond in 2001, is the first line from an African-American woman to be sold at a nationwide retailer and includes bedding, tabletop and bath products. From duvets to doormats, Smith’s décor line continues to grow with a variety of pieces for entertaining and home and incorporates her signature “Afrasian” design concept, which merges core African and Asian elements.

Not So Urban Coffee & Roastery

Price range of products: $12 – $15.50
Not So Urban Coffee & Roastery is a small batch micro roaster specializing in responsibly, ethically & sustainably sourced coffee from Africa, South/Central America and Asia.

Tonya's Cookies

Price range of products: $9 - $42.95
Tonya's Cookies can be found in more than a dozen Whole Foods locations. Tonya's Cookies make perfect gifts for any occasion, be it for family or coworkers.

Bolé Road Textiles

Price range of products: $25 - $599
Bolé Road Textiles provides modern textiles for the home: pillows, curtains, table linens, and more.

Black Card Revoked

Price range of products: $7 - $18
A laugh out loud, sing it like you mean it, must have game if you love black people and black culture. Also the home of card games "Nerd Card Revoked," "Gay Card Revoked," and more.

OT&O Home Interiors LTD

Price range of products: $75 – $375
Unique handmade home accessories inspired by African culture!

Mouton Noir Wines 

Price range of products: $16.99 – $75
Wines from Oregon made by Andre Hueston Mack. Products include Chardonnay, Rosay, Pinot, Chardonnay, and more.

BAUS by Victor Group

Price range of products: $12 – $50
BAUS by Victor Group offers customized promotional merchandise and ready-made essentials for moguls in the making.

True African Art

Price range of products: $29 – $3,499
True African Art is an online gallery website selling original African paintings by 60 African artists.

SaVoy Scents

Price range of products: $18 – $20
SaVoy Scents is a handmade candle and home fragrance company based in the southern part of New Jersey.

Republic & Co.

Price range of products: $16.99 – $40
Republic & Co is a Chicago based lifestyle brand providing Martin-themed apparel and card games.

The Puku charger

Price range of products: $49 – $69
The Puku charger features an exceptionally powerful, portable, and rechargeable battery for smart phones, tablets, mobile or hand-held devices with USB chargers.

We Montage

Price range of products: $59.99 – $119.99
We Montage creates large photo collages on premium removable wallpaper that is easy to install.



Needle+thraed is a fashion lifestyle brand that merges the beauty of artisanal craft with modern design. Selling everything from 

Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars

Price range of products: $20 – $165
Tres Lindas Cubanas has a cigar for any occasion. 

Southern Elegance Candle Company

Price range of products: $18 – $28
Southern Elegance Candle Company is a small candle business located in Raeford, NC. Southern charm is infused into every creation.

Skarlet Beverages

Price range of products: $8 – $45
Skarlet Beverage Company features elegantly bottled, hibiscus-based beverages from juices to sorrels.


Greeting Cards/Gift Wrapping

Khristian Howell

Price range of products: $8.50 – $48
Khristian Howell provides everything from gift wrapping paper to notebooks.

Veronica Marché Illustration

Price range of products: $4 – $29.13
Veronica Marché Illustration celebrates women of color through vibrant drawings and design. The brand specializes in greeting cards, mugs, phone cases, and more.

Ally Elle Cards

Price range of products: $2 – $16
Ally Elle Cards has some of the most hilarious greeting cards for any occasion. You won't find anything like this by Hallmark.

Mae B Online

Price range of products: $4.25 – $33
Mae B is a lifestyle brand dedicated to creating positive imagery and well made products for women of color. Head to their online store for holiday cards, pillows, notebooks, and more.

Melanin Moments

Price Range: $4.99 – $14.99
Melanin Moments is a premier paper company creating products made with positive identity images designed to uplift and empower people of color.

Paper Anansi

Price Range: $18.50 – $175
Paper Anansi offers handcrafted luxury greeting cards, paper flowers, and event decor.


  • Vanessa Johnson 11/29/2016 at 4:00 am

    This is a great article with some amazing businesses featured.
    I would love to mention my business if I can. . It’s called Virtuous Creations.
    I create beautiful hair accessories including Satin Sleep Bonnets, Hats With Coordinating Earrings, HeadTubes, Hair Adornments and more.
    My website is
    Thank you so much!

  • Konata 11/25/2016 at 8:43 am

    Great article and info! Would like info to have our store added to future lists for consideration. Thanks

  • El-Azhar Najjar 11/21/2016 at 7:19 pm

    Pls add me to your mailing list

  • NaturAll club 11/21/2016 at 6:50 pm is black and female owned. They make 100% natural fruit based hair products that are handmade, made to order and shipped cold! The freshest hair products on the market.

    30% off Black Friday Sale with code BFNC30


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