You Should Support These Black-Owned Businesses In Asia

The next time you’re traveling in Asia, be sure to support a black-owned business.

Here are five black-owned businesses you can support across the continent.

Barong Tagalog- Manila, Philippines

Dante Lee and his wife’s family founded Barong Tagalog in 2015. 

The company manufacturers and serves as a wholesale supplier of Barong Tagalogs: the official formal garment for men in the Philippines. 

Brush & Saccy Bespoke- Shanghai, China

Brush & Saccy, founded by Benjamin Kontoh, is reportedly the very first black fashion designer, men’s stylist, and bespoke tailor based in Shanghai.

D’ART Shtajio- Tokyo, Japan

D’ART Shtajio is an animation studio founded by brothers Arthell and Darnell Isom.

They revolutionized the Japanese anime industry by introducing Westernized elements of art and storytelling to the Japanese standard of animation.

Honey Hair- Pyeongtaek, South Korea

Jessica Fry is the owner of one of the largest beauty supply stores catering to people of African descent residing in South Korea.

Soul Food House- Tokyo Japan

Founded in 2015 by David and LaTonya Whitaker, Soul Food House is a family-owned restaurant located in the heart of Tokyo, Japan.