Featured Black Owned Businesses
In honor of Black History Month, we’ve curated a list of Black owned businesses — sourced by our clinicians — to further demonstrate our commitment to supporting Black entrepreneurs and small business owners.
When I started as a nurse, I’d feel like I was gambling every time I purchased a new set of scrubs; it seemed that many companies’ products were designed by individuals that never actually used their own products. When I find new items for our inventory, I ask myself: “Is this something I’d feel comfortable wearing on a long shift?" - Elisabeth Borno, CEO & Co-Founder
Renowned Scrubs is a medical apparel clothing line that launched in 2018 and was conceptualized by founder Davida Hairston in 2015. Hairston works as License Practical Nurse in pediatric primary and urgent care and has always dreamt of bringing fashion into the healthcare setting, one uniform at a time.
Having worked in medical sales, founder Bianca Reese was inspired by the dedication of the clinicians she worked with and set out to transform the medical apparel industry. In 2020, she officially launched Sway with the goal of elevating their uniforms to mirror their commitment to excellent patient care.
The brand's name, Imani, and symbol, Ujima, translate to Faith + Collective Work & Responsibility. These Swahili elements symbolize Imani's ultimate goal of cultivating a culture conducive to the development of ethnic minorities in Medicine.
Babes in Scrubs created a platform with four goals in mind; Empower, Inspire, Admire, Connect. The Babes brand aims to create a safe space for professionals to come together, share their stories, and truly influence others in a positive light.
Mess in a Bottle creates MESSages that evoke change, provide a voice to the voiceless, and create a community of unapologetically authentic humans.
"I was six years old when my family moved from Nigeria to the US. The transition was difficult, as I struggled to fit in. But when I grew older, I embraced my uniqueness and no longer desired to blend in. I found my individuality through clothing that helped me stand out from the crowd. Fashion became my form of self-expression and empowerment, especially in college, where my love for community and African culture bloomed." - Addie Elabor, CEO and Founder
After working as professional nurse for seven years and traveling widely, Sherene and Jazmine understood the need for nurses to look beautiful. Both passionate about fashion and life, they created “ProFashional Nurse” to show nurses that they can be professional and still rock good looks.
Sunday Rituals is a Black and women-owned brand established in Maryland by Esther Forté. Sunday Rituals was born from Esther’s love of self-care. After her battle with post-partum depression, she realize the true importance of self-care.
The Modern RN is dedicated to helping you meet your productivity goals and self-care goals all at once.
Protective eye wear for healthcare providers, by healthcare providers.
Legacy Compressions is a small business located in Washington DC, founded and operated by nurse anesthetist with over 25 years in the medical field. Each sock is designed to improve blood circulation which eradicates the heavy feel and leg fatigue often experienced by nurses.