Black-owned eyewear brands are a growing force in the fashion and accessory industry, offering unique designs and high-quality products that cater to the needs of individuals seeking both style and function.
From sunglasses to prescription glasses, these brands are creating products that cater to a diverse range of customers and provide a refreshing perspective on the traditional eyewear market. With a focus on innovation, sustainability, and community, these brands are not only making a statement with their products but are also making a positive impact in the lives of their customers and in their communities.
Whether you’re in need of protection from the sun’s harmful rays or require prescription lenses to see clearly, there is a black-owned brand that has the perfect solution for you.
Black Owned Eyewear Brands
SWAV Eyewear is an inspirational eyewear company that sells stylish sunglasses & frames to inspire you to never give up on the Vision you have for your life.
Ember Niche eyewear was established to provide imaginative eyewear and to promote the concept that “Your face is your brand.”
3rd Eye View
Paying homage to the esoteric concept of a speculative invisible “inner” eye, 3rdeyeview has provided perception beyond ordinary sight since it’s founding in 2014.
GODNII is a distinctive vision and fashion company most known for its emerging eyewear lines made in small batches from premium, sustainable and plant-based materials.
Shades of Shades
Shades of Shades is a luxury nude eyewear brand that believes in self-love and unity and offers a range of 14 custom complexion palette shades.
Eyewear Love Affair
Eyewear Love Affair is an Oakland-based boutique that takes pride in curating a collection of edgy optical frames that are not only stylish but also high-quality and durable.
Kimeze is a London-based unisex eyewear brand established in 2021. Their collection features fashion-forward acetate and metal frames handcrafted in small batches, and they are committed to using sustainable materials in their packaging.
Alexandros Eyewear creates fashionable magnum size frames for consumers that struggle to find designer frames in their sizes.
Anwuli, pronounced Ann-woo-lee, is a name of Igbo origin which means ‘Joy.’ Anwuli Eyewear is on a mission to bring joy to the wearer through its unique and inspired eyewear designs.
The CEV Collection offers a range of sunglasses and blue light blocking glasses. CEV, which stands for ‘Clear Eye View’, believes that a focused vision is key to making changes in life, achieving goals, and finding purpose.
AFRINAAD is all about making fashion statements and revealing your boldest, baddest, and most confident inner icon. Their purposely lensless brand will have all eyes on you.
HYVE-Life offers a diverse range of styles including vacation sunglasses, everyday sunglasses, blue light blockers, clear lenses, and more. Their name, an acronym for “Helping Your Vision Evolve”, reflects their commitment to helping customers improve their vision.
by Tony O. Lawson
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