Dudley Discoveries: Black-Owned Brands & Makers
February: a time to share the love and celebrate Black history, culture, founders & makers. And while the list goes on and on, we’re marking the month with a round-up of favorites from Team Dudley.
The socially responsible, women-empowerment mission (and joyful designs!) of footwear/accessories labels Shekudo and AAKS.
Bold prints in velvet and silk by Lisou London.
Lauren’s mod-meets-modern sunnies by Shades of Shades.
Brigeo’s solutions for winter-weathered hair.
The “Feel Better Every Day” ethos of beauty brand Brown Girl Jane.
A strong female protagonist based on a real life: Carolina Built by Kianna Alexander (coming soon)
The buzzy debut novel that has it all—family, intrigue & dessert. Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
For the Home
The simple luxury of table linens and other home goods at Bole Road textiles
Prints, prints & more prints from Jungalow
Will Smith’s portrayal of the world’s most famous sports dad in King Richard, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green
The relatable adventures in being a grown-up from the podcast Done with Adulting
The “feel good ceramics n thangs” from self-described joy spreader & butter lover Sequoyah Johnson of The Coy Collection
Dynamic, pop-art inspired illustrations by Simone Martin-Newberry
An incredible mix of color and media from artist Jamilla Okubo
Inclusive fashion inspo to double tap and follow over @influencingincolor
Left: Melancholia as Resistance Jamilla Okubo, Right: Desert Gazebo Simone Martin-Newberry