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Black Owned Everything: Zerina Akers Teams Up With Instagram To Help You Buy Black This Holiday Season

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

Zerina Akers' Black Owned Everything is Now An E-Commerce to Champion Black Businesses

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