In honor of Black Business Month, we've compiled a few Ladue News stories about the diverse metro area restaurants, boutiques and other businesses you can support today.
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Looking for a way to uplift and support the Black community? Bring your business to these restaurants, boutiques and other establishments owned by Black entrepreneurs.
Local pastry chefs Sharon Harter and Hannah Kerne created Bakers for Black Lives to raise money for metro area nonprofits dedicated to social justice initiatives.
From capturing U.S. Rep. Cori Bush to the nation’s first police academy hosted at a historically Black college or university, this St. Louis-based photographer’s lens locks in on the truth about his fascinating subjects.
Bold Spoon Creamery prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients in all of its ice creams – such as milk and cream from Greenville, Illinois’ Rolling Lawns Farm; goat cheese from Bloomsdale, Missouri’s Baejte Farms; and coffee from St. Louis’ Kuva Coffee Roasters.
The newest location of Maplewood’s must-stop coffee shop is a fresh, floral storefront in the Saint Louis Galleria. Get the details on Oliver's Coffee + Flower Bar expansion here.
The Collective STL supports various aspects of well-being through its nonprofit model.
This Black woman-owned business addresses skin and hair care issues caused by dermal sensitivity, eczema and more with a line of nurturing, growth-inducing products for women, men and children.
Perfect Skin Code is a Black woman-owned beauty brand with skin care products designed by a medical mind.
Entrepreneur AK Brown is uniting and empowering Black creatives in the metro area with hopes to bolster St. Louis’ reputation as a trend-setting city.
When Mikayla Mains started creating polymer clay earrings during her downtime at home, she was actually molding and shaping her future business: Golden Hour Design Co.
Adria Nicole's St. Louis-based beauty brand, BLK MGK WOMAN, offers products crafted with intention.
When not managing Brazen Boutique, Jance Chartae spends her time helping other established or soon-to-be boutique owners find the success she has enjoyed with The Boutique Academy.
Southwell started her platform to demonstrate that women can achieve their desired styles on any budget, but she recognizes that the fashion industry, reflecting current times, is shifting and evolving.
Influenced by her upbringing, Latoya Thompson founded a beauty company that creates products for Black women and gives back to the local community.
A small sweets shop recently reopened its storefront to the public.
A beloved neighborhood business recently bounced back from closure with help from an angel investor and continues to serve the community during uncertain times with curbside pick-up and delivery.
Stop and smell the roses – or the coffee – or both! – at C. Oliver Coffee + Flower Bar in Maplewood.
Local company korédé was formed at the intersection of fashion and function, bringing gorgeous and practical handbags to the metro area.