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Top 10 Black-Owned Stationery Brands You Need to Know

As writers, we all love to update our stationery collections. Changing up styles gives us a creative refresh. Opting for new note books, calendars, pencils, and cards is sometimes one of the best shopping sprees we can have. There are so many amazing Black-owned stationery brands that are sometimes overlooked due to the domination of white owned big-box brands in the stationery space. Supporting Black-owned brands gives some of that business to the Black community, therefore helping to close the racial wealth gap. Here’s the thing, those Black-owned brands are plentiful and are found online and in brick and mortar stores. You just have to find them and spread the word. Here is a look at some of the top Black-owned stationery brands in 2021.



Looking for a digital stationery subscription? This Black-owned brand has you covered. They offer crafting projects and planner products that you can print at home. Black entrepreneur and celebrity crafter Amber Kemp-Gerstel founded the company and her bright spirit is reflected in the original designs. Connect with them on Instagram.



This Black-owned brand celebrates the Black woman by featuring her on many of it’s designs. The character “Eeni” is described as an eclectic fashionista with her suitcase always packed. The brand features planners, stickers, art prints, cards and more. Connect with them on Instagram.



Founded by a Black woman and created for those who want to embrace a positive place of creativity, Greer Chicago is changing the stationery game. Chandra Greer’s collection features beautiful greeting cards for every occasion and colorful stationery among her other designs. Connect with them on Instagram.



This Black-owned brand was created with the young writer in mind and embraces that main character energy. Founder Sierra Elmore took her passion for writing and turned it into a colorful collection of aspiring products. From affirmation pencils, to tote bags with a message, there is a little something in this collection for all writers. Connect with us on Instagram.



Effie’s paper is taking on Black Girl Magic in a very trendy way. The chic collection features stationery and accessories for work and travel. Kalyn Johnson named the brand after her grandmother, a Black woman who inspired her. Connect with them on Instagram.



This Black-owned, brand born out of Dallas, TX is giving what it's supposed to give.

Owner, Elisha McGhee has found a passion for creating stationery for the young professional. Her work goes beyond stationery, as she offers intent sessions focused on helping writers get a clear vision on their goals. Connect with them on Instagram.



Addies Rawr is a gift shop for Black women. Owner Adrianne calls herself a modern artrepreneur and started creating designs in 2012. Her stationery, gifts, and art are all centered around Black expression.  Connect with them on Instagram.



Marie founded this line to combat the lack of diversity in stationery lines around the world. She took her passion for journaling and turned it into a celebration of Black art and culture.

Connect with them on Instagram.



This Black-owned brand is for those crafty people who love to pick up a new skill. Rachelle started this brand with those crafty creatives in mind. Her line features planners, journals, stickers, inserts and more. Connect with them on Instagram.



Vanessa Demosthene took her passion for stationery and created a whole Black-owned business out of it. Her collection features bags, pens, cases, notepads and more fun stationery designs. She even has a collection tailored to kids! Connect with them on Instagram.


Now that you know some of these Black-Owned stationery brands it’s time to shop, share, and support these business owners. Check out the full XOXO Sierra collection. Don’t forget to connect with us on Instagram to stay up to date on sales, events and new product drops.

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