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5 Black-Owned Shoe Brands to Support Valentine’s Day

Jan 12, 2023 09:00AM ● By Victoria Ezechukwu-Nwagwu

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When it comes to shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts, many people think of flowers, chocolates, and jewelry. But what about shoes? After all, a great pair of shoes can really make an outfit.

If you’re looking to surprise your special someone with a special gift, consider shopping at black-owned shoe brands. Not only would you be supporting a great cause, but you’d also be able to find some unique and beautiful shoes for your loved one. 

In this article, we'll look at five amazing Black-owned shoe brands that will help you make the perfect Valentine’s Day purchase! So, whether you're looking for something classic, sexy, or fun, be sure to check out these amazing Black-owned shoe brands.


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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. You'll fall head over heels for the glitz and glamour of Aminah Jillil's shoe collections. Each pair is over-the-top in the absolute best way. What makes her designs unique is her excitement to "try something different".

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Arch NYC

This footwear brand suites fashion enthusiasts and offers capsule collections of creative and quality products. This is sure to make your loved one feel special this valentine.

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Having a staple nude shoe in your collection is a must. Kahmune is a luxury line, offering an array of footwear styles designed to match the skin tones of ALL women. All their styles offer 10 colors that ensure that as many complexions as possible are represented. Kahmune shoes are made from premium leathers sourced directly from Italy. Each shoe is handmade by artisans with years of experience resulting in a quality that rivals some of the most well-respected brands on the market.

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Rebecca Allen

A collection that speaks of style, function, versatility and durability. Rebecca Allen shoes are designed to fit seamlessly into your wardrobe so you can focus on everything else. It is both sexy and sophisticated, just what your special one would love.

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Yvonne Koné 

Get cute pairs of flats, boots, pumps, or sandals from Yvonne Koné. Her shoes bring together comfort and elegance with the use of quality materials. They'll be perfect for that special person, this valentine.

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There are a number of reasons why it’s important to patronize Black-owned businesses. It helps to keep the money in the Black community, it helps Black entrepreneurs to continue doing what they love and also create jobs in the Black community.

Furthermore, patronizing Black-owned businesses helps to promote diversity. When you buy from a Black-owned business, you’re helping to diversify the marketplace and send a message that everyone is welcome. We all need to do our part to support Black-owned businesses and help make the world a more inclusive place for everyone.

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 Victoria Ezechukwu-Nwagwu is the Executive Assistant to the Publisher of FunTimes Magazine. She is a communication enthusiast with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication. She is passionate about learning new things and influencing creative innovations.

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