We’ve seen over the last few months that the world can really make major changes if we want it to. Please know that Made You Look is committed to learning, listening, donating, and fully becoming an anti-racist ally in every which way we can.
If you’re in the market for some kid’s books + toys + clothes, here are some amazing Black owned businesses and makers to check out:
Brave + Kind Bookshop - a carefully curated selection of diverse and beautiful kids books
Le Petit Elle - gorgeous vintage inspired clothing
Me-Charis Dolls - amazing handmade dolls
Ashay by the Bay - the largest independent collection of African American and multi-cultural children's books
Sun and Lace - beautiful leather baby and toddler shoes
Marlo Bea - gorgeous handmade head wraps for kiddos
Little Likes Kids - puzzles, memory games, and more that showcase a ton of diversity
Kido Chicago - an awesome neighborhood toy store in Chicago
Harper and Iman Dolls - handmade linen keepsake dolls
And please, please send more suggestions our way!
Quote by Angela Davis, graphic by Oliver Jeffers