Black Pound Day is just around the corner! So, we thought we’d highlight some of our favourite black owned business to support this upcoming Black Pound Day and Beyond. Read on to see the brands that have made the cut.
Jamii is a discount card and discovery platform, which makes it easy for you to find and shop at the best of independent black-owned businesses in the UK. The Jamii card saves you up to 40% on each purchase when shopping with one of our partners. It works online and offline, lasts for a year.
Village and Home
Village and Home is modern and luxurious home interiors company inspired by cultural themes common in Africa and the Caribbean. Their products make the ideal gift for lovers of bright and bold colours. We love the plantain and okra print aprons!
Vitae London produces stunning luxury watches, but at prices that don’t break the bank. Their product range has expanded and they now offer accessories and sunglasses. And when a timepiece is purchased from their classic range of watches, the brand helps a child through education across sub-saharan Africa (you can learn more about their 'Your Watch – Their Future' scheme on their website).
Very Puzzled has a very simple brand mission to provide children and young adults of African Caribbean heritage with products that are reflective of their culture and heritage. The 100 piece Africa Map Giant Jigsaw Puzzle is an Afrocenchix favourite.
Launched in 2017, KitsCH Noir is a greeting card brand on a mission to represent the love, joy and humour within the Black British experience. Each card is designed with the intention to uplift and celebrate the beauty of a more inclusive, and diverse society. KitsCH Noir is now stocked nationwide in some of the UK’s leading stationery destinations.
Bespoke Binny is a British based business offering a range of handmade homeware and gifts items made from West African cloth. Products range from pillows, lampshades, aprons, oven gloves, table runners and card holders, and now you can do virtual lampshade making classes!
CND Drinks is a father and daughter family business ( their name CND comes from Crowther-Nicol and Daughter). Based in South London, they specialise in homemade tropical drinks. There core line includes ginger beer, sorrel and fruit punch with a number of additional specials. Curious about their drinks? Why try their taster pack.
Everything AfroTouch Design creates has a touch of West African design at its core. They offer African inspired stationery, greeting cards and gift items that celebrate the wonders of West African culture and lifestyle. Their notebooks and planners are a great way of jazzing up your office!
Afrocenchix, our Black owned hair care business is run by women that understand and care about those with Afro, tightly coiled and curly hair. We believe businesses can be ethical and sustainable whilst serving community needs with excellence. Our products are never tested on animals, we use environmentally friendly preservatives and our raw materials are ethically sourced including organic, fair trade Shea butter from a cooperative in Ghana.
From our Birmingham beginnings we‘ve gone worldwide: Afrocenchix products have been loved by customers from as far afield as India, Canada and Ghana. Watch our video, below, to learn more about what Black Pound Day means to us.