Support 17 Black-owned Birmingham retail shops + creative services NOW

Screen Shot 2020 06 02 at 11.38.13 AM Support 17 Black-owned Birmingham retail shops + creative services NOW
Yogi Dada includes handmade earrings, pendants, dog tags, cuff links and more. Photo via Yogi Dada’s Website.

Redirecting whose pockets your dollars are going into is one of the many ways we can effect change. Birmingham has a long and 5-star list of black-owned businesses that we will continue to direct your attention toward. Take a look at 17 retail shops and companies providing creative services.

*NOTE: Hours, walk-in capability, and other factors may be affected by the new citywide curfew as well as COVID-19 regulations. Make sure to call ahead to confirm they are open.


1. Tres’ Fine Clothing

2. Janelle’s Attic Gold

  • What: Consignment, vintage and antique items and clothing
  • Where: 1904 2nd Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020
  • Contact: (205) 213-2858 | Facebook

3. Yogi Dada

4. Jazzi B’s Custom Creations

5. Jon of Art

6. Raschad Couture by Ramone Raschad

  • What: Custom made garments and clothing store for men and women. (He sells facemasks too!)
  • Where: Shop online
  • Contact: 205-715-8841 | Facebook | Instagram

7. C&C Beauty Supply

8. Sol-Era Brand

9. Smouve Skin Care


10. Asthetik Bham

11. A. Boswell Photography and Media Services

  • What: Visual media concepts, photography, videography and instruction on visual media techniques
  • Where: 85 Bagby Drive Suite 221 Homewood, AL 35209
  • Contact: (205) 222-2133 | Website | Facebook

12. Coco Moore Makeup

13. KB’s Creative Studio

14. Dollhouse Dance Factory

  • What: Dance studio offering a variety of classes for ages 3-18
  • Where: 5357 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35212
  • Contact: 770-265-1111 | Website | Instagram

15. Valia Rose Events

  • What: Event planner crafting unique experiences for weddings and more
  • Where: 240 Oxmoor Circle Suite 106 Homewood, Alabama 35209
  • Contact: (205) 421-9656 | Facebook | Instagram

16. Parkway Cultural Arts Center

  • What: Art gallery, studio, stage and host to events in Birmingham
  • Where: 213 Gadsden Hwy Suite 108, Birmingham, AL 35235
  • Contact: Facebook | Instagram

17. Vibestreet Studios

For more Black-owned businesses to support, check out BE BHM, a program of Urban Impact Birmingham, whose mission is “to push BHM to become its best self by equipping all of its entrepreneurs.”

They have an incredibly helpful black business & nonprofit directory. Check it out here.

Make sure to take a look at our previous guide of 7 Birmingham-area businesses owned by people of color you should check out in 2020 and 17 Black-owned restaurants to eat at in Birmingham. Let us know who you’re supporting on social @bhamnow.

Irene Richardson
Irene Richardson
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