Shop it: Bevel Shave Kit, $75, getbevel.com
Shop it: Bevel Skin Essentials, $35, getbevel.com
Founded in 2015 by Thebe Magugu, the eponymous label is a contemporary South African fashion brand producing women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, celebrating its African cultural roots with a modern approach.
Shop it: Thebe Magugu Zebramud tie-dye skirt, $473, farfetch.com
Black Opal is a legacy beauty brand founded in 1994 by the late Nikos Mouyiaris, his wife Carol Jackson Mouyiaris, and dermatologist Cheryl Burgess, M.D. The brand got a recent reboot under the ownership of Fashion Fair alum and former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, alongside Johnson Publishing alum, Cheryl Mayberry-McKissack.
Shop it: Black Opal True Color Flawless Perfecting Concealer, $8, blackopalbeauty.com
Shop it: Black Opal True Color Skin Perfecting Stick Foundation, $11, blackopalbeauty.com
Mateo New York
Mateo New York, founded in 2009 by Jamaican jewelry designer Mattew Harris, is a fine jewelry collection that takes inspiration from modern art.
Shop it: Mateo Duality pearl drop earrings, $575, mateonewyork.com
Lauren Napier Beauty
Founded by Lauren Napier, Lauren Napier Beauty consists of refreshing makeup remover wipes that take off eye makeup, and are irritation free thanks to ingredients like rosewater and Vitamin K.
Shop it: Lauren Napier Beauty Flaunt Facial Cleansing Wipes, $46, laurennapier.com
Shop it: Lauren Napier Beauty La Rose Facial Cleansing Wipes, $50, laurennapier.com
House of Aama
House of Aama is the spiritual expression of mother and daughter duo Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka—materials range from orange faux fur to light, delicate lace.
Shop it: House of Aama paprika silk halter top, $100, houseofaama.com
Founded by Breighl Robbins, Ebi (meaning family in Yoruba), is a line of wellness essentials made with the fourth trimester in mind.
Shop it: Ebi The Tisane, $40, weareebi.com
Founder Anifa Mvuemba launched Hanifa Clothing in 2012. Its latest collection, Pink Label Congo, was inspired by the “hope of the Congolese spirit.”
Shop it: Hanifa Zaire denim set, $379, hanifa.co
MOVITA is a supplement company founded by Tonya Lewis Lee with the goal of helping women achieve a healthy level of nutrition in their daily lives The supplements are infused with berries, veggies, and probiotics.
Shop it: MOVITA Multivitamin Bottle, $38, movitaorganics.com
Shop it: MOVITA Prenatal Bottle, $41, movitaorganics.com
Founded in 2010 by Amaka Osakwe, Maki Oh is a womenswear brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction.
Shop it: Maki Oh silk satin Adire constellation shirt, $420, makioh.com
Khiry, founded in 2016 by Jameel Mohammed, is a luxury and modern jewelry brand that is inspired by cultural practices, history, art and design throughout the diaspora.
Shop it: Khiry Isha hoops with rose quartz, $465, khiry.com
Kimberly Goldson, founded in 2011 by sisters Kimberly Goldson and Shelly Powell, is all about brightly colored, statement pieces.
Shop it: Kimbery Goldson Lizette wide-leg shorts, $99, kimberlygoldson.com
Daily Paper was founded in 2012 by three friends Hussein Suleiman, Jefferson Osei and Abderrahmane Trabsini. It is an Amsterdam-based menswear and womenswear fashion brand inspired by the African heritage of its founders.
Shop it: Daily Paper postcard repost shirt, $102, dailypaper.com
Shop it: Daily Paper postcard repost shorts, $79, dailypaper.com
Laquan Smith, founded his eponymous brand in 2013. His distinctive garments and eye for detail, instilled by his grandmother, created a passion, and he’s become known for his sewing and pattern making.
Shop it: Laquan Smith Animalia bodysuit, $300, laquansmith.com
Phlemuns, founded by James Flemons in 2014, focuses on the reconstruction of clothing, specifically denim, for a more sustainable approach to fashion.
Shop it: Phlemuns logo cloud sweater, $155, phlemuns.com
Shop it: Phlemuns sweatpant cloud, $155, phlemuns.com
Kenneth Ize, founded by Kenneth Ize, reinterprets traditional West African Fabrics by creating original luxury designs while collaborating with small communities of weavers and artisans across Nigeria.
Shop it: Kenneth Ize Jojo fringed checked trousers, $383, farfetch.com
AFRA is a hair jewelry line created by Guyanese celebrity hairstylist and barber Nigella Miller. “I was inspired by ancient Egyptian royalty and how they wore gold in their hair,” Miller explains. “I want black people to feel like royalty every day. We deserve to look and feel as powerful as we truly are.”
Shop it: AFRA Hair Beads, $80, Afranyc.com
Shop it: AFRA Afro Pic Comb, $300, Afranyc.com
Mowalola, founded by Mowalola Ogunlesi in 2017, is a Nigerian-British designer inspired by her London lifestyle and Nigerian roots.
Shop it: Mowalola indigo and green denim Xscape dress, $588, ssense.com
Stella Jean is recognized as the first black Italian designer who is recognized for her multiculturalism, and ethical clothing designs.
Shop it: Stella Jean oversized pineapple appliqué shirt, $247, farfetch.com
Shop it: Stella Jean tiered geometric print skirt, $601 farfetch.com
Asata Maisé’s eponymous line is made up of one-of-a-kind vintage pieces inspired from classic films—she adds her own modern aesthetic to each design.
Shop it: Asata Maisé patchwork mini baguette bag, $170, asatamaise.com
Shop it: Asata Maisé terry cloth bucket hat, $95, asatamaise.com