Feeling stuck on what to get your loved ones for the holidays? Stylist and costume designer Zerina Akers has got you covered!
Nov 30, 2021
Black-owned everything is a way of life. Zerina Akers is the millennial entrepreneur behind Black Owned Everything — the intersection between a marketplace and media culture when it comes to everything Black! Akers, the long-time stylist to Beyoncé and Chloe x Halle, has become a fashion household name for her work as a costume designer for Disney’s “Black Is King.” Not only does Akers’ Black Owned Everything empower a diverse community of creators, but she built the company on the foundation of inclusivity with a mission to amplify Black creators. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Black Owned Everything After the platform was introduced on Instagram in mid-2020, it took over! Today it has built a community of more than 200,000 followers and 14,000 registered Black businesses. “After seeing the overwhelming response from the @blackownedeverything Instagram page, I recognized the need for a luxury retail space for Black-owned businesses to have a global reach. It was a natural progression...
Feb 15, 2021