Aku Afrika is bringing culture to Jersey City with clothing and accessories, including leather folding hand fans, made from African fabric. A plus — they also sell shea butter.
To shop, check out their Instagram.
Art Meets Chaos
Need to spice up your denim? Well, Art Meets Chao is your spot. This family-owned shop gives its customers custom hand-drawn denim. Afro-Latina CEO, Jahayra Harrell works alongside her husband Donwan Harrell, the creative director and their two sons.
Be the Difference Clothing
Be the Difference Clothing’s motto is to “encourage, inspire and uplift those who wear and see our clothing.”
By custom printing their designs, they want to ensure their customers will carry the “be the difference” mentality.
Location: 528 Bergen Ave. Ste. 4417 Jersey City, NJ
“Designer tailor, southerner by birth and stylemaker by nature” that’s how you can describe DeCarlos Morse, owner of custom suit shop, DeCarlos BeSpoke. Every suit is uniquely curated and handmade at the shop.
DeCarlos BeSpoke will reopen on June 23 and will require appointments. Email or call to schedule. They are limiting in-store capacity to one customer at a time. Face coverings is required to enter.
Location: 150 Bay Street #919, Jersey City, NJ 07302
A clothing line inspired to empower women and remind them that they can become their own BOSS while looking stylish.
Hill & Velez Home Goods and Outfitters
Do you love wearing denim jackets? Then you might want to check out Hill and Velez to get your denim jacket reconstructed with cool custom-made designs.
Fun fact: they’ve even been featured in Essence Magazine for their home good products.
Location: 203 Harrison Ave., Jersey City, NJ (Appointment Only)
Joi Louise the Label
Although the store is temporarily closed, the shop provides curated fashion for curvy women. If you want to be the first to know when the store reopens, leave your email on the website.
Last Place Winners Co.
Last place winner, but first place in style. The shop offers graphic tees and hoodies and they just released their “2020 – American youth save us” tee.
Location: 225 A Monticello Ave. Jersey City, NJ
Myrtle and Flossie
A shop created by moms for moms. At Myrtle & Flossie you’ll find clothing, collection apparel and self-care products.
Secür opened in 2018 and because of Covid-19, it’s uncertain when the shop will reopen. But the good thing is that orders can still be placed by emailing email@example.com or calling 201-347-3477.
Location: 291 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ
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