Black-Owned Pop Up @ West Elm
In recognition of Black History Month, West Elm Bakery Square will be hosting a day of pop-up shops supporting local Black-owned businesses. In 2020, West Elm committed to the 15 Percent Pledge to support Black-owned businesses, with a promise to allocate 15% of shelf space in stores to local Black-owned business’ merchandise. To date, West Elm has donated over $200k to the 15 Percent Pledge.
On Sunday, February 21 from 1-5 p.m., West Elm Bakery Square will host Kin of Duncan, Blakbird Jewelry and Knotzland, three local Pittsburgh Black-owned businesses, for a day of pop-up shops in the store.
Owned and operated by Jazmiere Bates. Kin of Duncan is a fur kid brand that allows pets to match thier favorite human! Pet gear is handmade by youth entrepreneur Jazmiere bates. Now making masks during the Covid-19 crisis.
Owned and operated by Selima Dawson. Handcut metal jewelry. “super slow fashion.” Born in NYC, made in PGH.
By founder and lead designer Nisha Blackwell. Sustainable, circular lifestyle brand creating low-waste bowties and curating other sustainable treasures aimed at making the world a better place.