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.

Retail

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

7. C&C Beauty Supply

8. Sol-Era Brand

9. Smouve Skin Care

Services

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. Encore Theatre and Gallery

  • What: Local theater and venue for photography sessions, productions, weddings, parties and other events
  • Where: End the Rearit’s in the rear, 9094 Parkway E, Birmingham, AL 35206
  • Contact: Email | Website | 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.