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Fashion Accessories brands

Fashion Accessories brands

Accessories elevate your outfit. Our culture elevates the community. Our style elevates the world. Its no secret that we are the trendsetters for everything, from rock n roll to rap, from scarves to the direction you wear your cap. We are the originators. These are a few black owned brands that are here to elevate us all.

AAKS

This craft is the art of weaving. Using skills and techniques that are unique to this part of Ghana, the craftsmanship is the foundation of our brand. This is where AAKS handbags are made. The bags are woven incorporating the use of raffia and finishing off with leather. It takes approximately one week to complete a handbag. This attests to our unwavering dedication to modern style and interpretations using traditional methods.

Made by hand each bag bears the finger prints of the person who fashioned it and we add a signature tag to prove authenticity. We strive for beauty and individuality in each product and natural variations in texture and color forms part of our designs.

TORI SOUDAN

Today the Tori Soudan Shoe Collection is about timeless sophistication and sexy, fearless style. For Tori, shoes are emotional and she designs stories as she calls them that express the unstoppable Tori Soudan woman and that inspire women to look into their closet with fresh eyes. Her designs, which are handmade in Italy by master artisans, are also evocative of her love of art, photography, fashion and exotic destinations, all of which translate into a heady dose of color, texture, wit and directional detailing – be it architectural shapes or a provocative combination of unique skins and opulent fabrics.  “I love creating dimensions in my designs, I play with light and reflection, smooth vs soft surfaces and sheen vs matte as it’s essential to me to move beyond the ordinary into something that denotes distinction.”

AGNES BADDOO

Inspired by simple forms with function and an interest in genuine craft and techniques, Agnes Baddoo creates leather goods that are well made and classic in both Los Angeles, California and New York City, New York. Agnes Baddoo is a luxury lifestyle brand specializing in leather goods that is committed to consistently providing well-crafted investment pieces to a global discerning customer.

AMINAH ABDUL JILLIL

AMINAH ABDUL JILLIL is a Luxury Shoe Brand launched in August 2012. Aminah’s shoes are known for a bold yet feminine design aesthetic that has led to Global Distribution in over 50 countries including brand partnerships with premier luxury fashion retailers  Harvey Nichols and Level Shoes.

Born in Anchorage, Alaska Aminah Abdul-Jillil began as a professional dancer in Los Angeles, performing with some of the biggest names in music including Britney Spears and Janet Jackson.

In 2019, Aminah was awarded ’Accessory Designer Of The Year’ by ESSENCE Magazine. What makes Aminah Abdul-Jillil’s designs unique is her excitement to “try something different”.

ANU CROWN

Anu Crown is a new online business providing fun, quality and easily accessible hats, which the firm calls brims, via the firm’s website and pop-up experiences.  The firm carries brim wear with classic cuts, specifically the popular fedora, that provide both style and functionality.  Creating a brand that is much more than just a hat, Anu Crown is becoming family. Just as you embrace your family.

ANIMA IRIS

Africa is the future and its fashion industry is on the rise. In response to all those childhood questions about her identity and its place in the world, Wilglory built Anima Iris, a unique high fashion brand that is situated at the inevitable rise of this sector. Influential, innovative, and groundbreaking, Anima Iris is disrupting the global fashion industry by redefining “luxury” and including Africa in its narrative, once and for all. Most importantly, she is doing so at the intersection of fashion, sustainability, transparency and social responsibility.

Perry Co

Our first signature shoe, The Prelude. A versatile, mid top sneaker fit for both men and women alike. Our shoes are made using premium leather. The insole is lined with leather and finished with a classic white Margom sole.

Mingo Gold Collection

Jewelry is a powerful expression and reflection of your inner heart. The Mingo Gold Collection is an assortment of thousands of fine quality jewelry pieces at a price to complete every one of your fashion choices. The Silver Collection brings a Radiance to your Style. This two tone silver and purple earrings gives your look that extra glimmer.

Focus & Frame

We sell stylish and affordable prescription and non prescription glasses online. Focus & Frame Eyewear allows those who require prescription glasses and those who may not to get a framed look. We are a company that believes eyewear can be used to highlight the many qualities of you.

Yam

Yam was conceived when my mom brought home a jewelry making book when I was young. An activity that unknowingly implanted an idea for a company later recognizing her legacy. Yam is an ode to my late mother, upcycled materials and new nostalgia.

 

 

 

Ultimate Staff
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