Putting together a nice fit can require some work. First, you have your clothes, then you have your shoes, and last but not least, accessories. People love to wear diamond necklaces, hoop earrings, and designer watches. However, what people fail to realize is that bags are essential as well. A cool fact about the bags featured below is that they are inexpensive, unisex, and Black-owned!
To start off this list, we have Brandon Blackwood. Before he started his line, Brandon traveled the world to find different materials and fair-trade craftsmen. Blackwood creates bags that vary from duffles, totes, bucket bags, and other accessories. Not only does Blackwood have support from thousands of people around the world, he also receives a lot of celebrity support.
The creators of this brand are identical twins. Their names are Bruce and Glen Proctor. This dynamic duo has interned for Beyoncé and her house of Dereon. After interning for Beyoncé, the two began to dress other celebrities as well. Eventually, they realized they wanted to make a brand for themselves and together they created, Bruce Glen. Their accessories vary with many bright colors, a logo collection, and their creative “Grenade Bags.”
The next designer on this list is Cheyenne Kimora. She’s a self-taught designer from LA with a unique design flair. On her website she offers durags, blunt bags, and crystallized products. Currently, she’s accepting pre-orders that are expected to ship out on June 4th. The style of her bags is like no other. We are here for this designer and her creative outlook!
Haus of $y
Angel Lynn is the creator of the Black-owned business, Haus of $y. These bags are stylish and affordable. Haus of $y bags come in varying colors and sizes. One of the most popular designs she created is their infamous logo bags. The logo bags come in multiple colors including the “$y,” on the front of the bag. Other bags the brand features are their mini tote bags. Both items are available for pre-order on Lynn’s website and bags will ship between May 31st and June 7th.
During the Summer of 2011, the brand, Love, Cortnie, was born. Created in her grandma’s kitchen, Cortnie Elizabeth’s brand was ready to make its mark on the fashion industry. In the beginning, she opened her shop on Etsy and sold only three designs. After that, business went up and she was able to create 200 different styles. Cortnie has created clutches, totes, bucket bags, backpacks, and waist bags.
The brand, Melah Boutique, is a fresh look. Based in the United Kingdom, this business always gives fashionistas a good look. Melah Boutique has handbags and accessories for days, but their most popular bag, “Trina“, gives us life! The bag is versatile with different ways to carry it and the color is very distinctive. Melah Boutique offers a variety of bags such as mini bags, shoulder bags, and perspex bags. These are all great bags to add to your collection. ✨
Being one of the most prominent faces in the fashion industry is the brand Telfar, owned by Telfar Clemens. Telfar Bags were created with more than just one gender, race, and sexual orientation in mind. The bags are made for everyone. Telfar bags have three main sizes so you will always be able to find one that fits you. Not only will you be able to find the perfect size, but you’ll also be able to find the perfect color. Telfar Bags come in many colors ranging from sophisticated black to distinctive azalea.
The brand Vavvoune was founded by New York native, Valerie Blaise. Blaise wants her supporters and shoppers to know that Vavvoune is a leather accessory specifically for the design of the culture. Vavvoune represents showing emotion but effortlessly. Vavvoune bags are the perfect accessory to add to your wardrobe because they’ll give your outfit the look you’re going for. Grace, spunk, or just being casual, Vavvoune has it all. Check out Vavvoune’s collection with Christian Siriano now!
Which designer are you going to purchase a bag from next? Telfar? Haus of $y? Brandon Blackwood? Let us know in the comments!