Here are some Black-owned clothing brands.

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1. Sample Industries

Made by sneaker and culture vloggers Bully Hoyle and Tony Wild, it’s said that the brand was started a few years ago, However, it’s always great to see Black businesses thrive. (Source: BuzzFeed)

2. Power In One

Established October 15, 2011, Power In One was made to “Empower Lifestyles by igniting the fire within each one of us through fashion and an idea.” (Source: BuzzFeed & Power In One)

3. Sweet Knowledge

Howard University alum Leslie Antonoff created this brand to allow Historically Black College and University students to represent their school and show school pride through her clothing. She offers different styles for any HBCU student. (Source: BuzzFeed)

4. 10.Deep

10.Deep was founded by Scott Sasso in 1995 in New York. The street clothing brand gives its version of work and sportswear to create streetwear. (Source: BuzzFeed & 10.Deep)

5. 8&9

8&9 is clothing brand out of Miami that specializes in street clothes and sneakers. (Source: BuzzFeed)

7. Kashmir.VIII

Kashmir.VIII was created by artist Kashmir Thompson who is big on Black pop culture. Her artwork caught the eyes of celebrities like Angela Bassett, Issa Rae, Spike Lee, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Tasha Smith. And now her work has been turned into a clothing brand as well. (Source: Buzzfeed & Kashmir.VIII)

8. Christian Omeshun

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Christian Omeshun was founded by A’Shontay Hubbard who is based out of Atlanta. After receiving her fashion degree, she realized a gap in the market for fashionable clothing for curvy and plus size women. The clothes were created for the, “ambitious, curvy woman who stops the show with her charismatic sense of style.” (Source: Buzzfeed & Christian Omeshun)

9. Beautiful In Every Shade

Beautiful In Every Shade wants to, “seek to transform the way everyday people from around the world look at themselves and others.” (Source: Buzzfeed & Beautiful In Every Shade)


GLOSSRAGS is a clothing company dedicated to remembering those who died due to police brutality. The names of Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown and more can be found on the t-shirts. Randi Gloss found the company in April 2014. (Source: Buzzfeed & GLOSSRAGS)