11 Black-Owned Clothing Boutiques You Can Shop Right Now in Chicago

Protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement continue to occur peacefully across the city and the country. With these protests comes a surge to support Black-owned businesses. 

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Go on social media, and you’ll find a variety of resources, pictures, guides, and hashtags that help demonstrate your support for the Black community. According to CNN, there was a spike of 300 percent for the search “how to find Black-owned businesses in your area.” 


Companies like Yelp and UberEats have stepped up their game and are helping to support Black-owned businesses on their site. The company plans to introduce a tool to help people filter for Black-owned businesses more easily. UberEats announced that it will waive all fees for black-owned businesses until the end of the year. 

Financially supporting these businesses is a great way to advocate for the BLM movement, so we’ve compiled a list of Black-owned boutiques in the Chicago-area. If you are thinking of buying something, consider spending your money and demonstrating your support for one of these black-owned businesses. 

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Shop Opulence Instagram Page

Shop Opulence

This small local boutique is black-owned and is the perfect place to find clothing products such as dresses, jumpsuits, tops, rompers, and more. They are currently offering a Mystery Box that contains 3-4 curated pieces. 

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Kim Products

Kim Products decided to delay their upcoming product drop until a later time as they plan a way to give back to the community. That means a lot of their merchandise on the website is sold out right now, but subscribe so you can get updated on when they restock their Chicago-branded sweats. 

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Ripped Off Instagram Page

Ripped Off

Everything from this black-owned clothing establishment is hand-stitched by the owner. Available products include hats, hoodies, jackets, and tote bags. DM the brand on Instagram for custom inquiries. 

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Bronzeville Boutique

Bronzeville Boutique makes a name for itself by helping people style themselves. Their website is filled with products for women of all sizes, including dresses, jumpers, and tops.  


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Essential Elements Instagram Page

Essential Elements

This Southside black-owned business is aimed at women who want to change the world. In addition to their usual products, they are also selling fashionable masks so you can stay safe. 

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Sir & Madame Instagram Page

Sir & Madame

As you might have guessed from the name, Sir & Madame is a luxury men’s and women’s clothing brand. The husband and wife team wanted to create casual wear with an elevated twist. 

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Kiwi’s Boutique Instagram Page

Kiwi’s Boutique

This Chicago boutique was designed for trendy women who want to shop on a budget. They have everything you need from head to toe in the store, so you are likely to find something you want to buy here!

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Kayra Imports

Kayra Imports is a black-owned clothing, skincare, and fabric business that offers a wide variety of beautiful products. They are even selling a face mask and headwrap set so you can look stylish while practicing social distancing protocols. 

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Cannon’s T-shirts & More Instagram Page

Cannon’s T-shirts & More

If you need custom T-shirts or bulk T-shirts at warehouse prices, then Cannon’s T-shirts and More is the place for you to be. 

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Z Couture Facebook Page

Z Couture

Buy your jeans, tops, jumpers, and more from Z Couture. They are located on Stony Island and have a limited amount of their products for sale online. 

Shop 500 Instagram Page

Shop 500

Shapewear, dresses, tops, accessories, shoes, and swimwear. Shop 500 is a black-owned clothing boutique that offers a large catalog of fashion products. Shop online to support this local, black-owned business. 


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