November is Native American Heritage Month and of course the introduction to the holiday season. If you’re looking to start your shopping and want to find another way to celebrate and honor Indigenous American communities, then these brands are perfect for you. Filled with a diverse range of beautifully designed pieces, these companies will teach you more about various native cultures and give you the perfect item for any fashionista on your shopping list.
Representing the Northern Cheyenne Nation and Apsáalooke Nation, B. Yellowtail is a female-owned company that sells just about everything you could want to buy. Whether it’s a candle, a t-shirt, or a pair of earrings, the item you buy from Yellowtail is sure to please the eyes. Each piece features bright colors and detailed intricate patterns that make it a truly beautiful work of art and will leave anyone wearing it feeling just as amazing as the piece itself.
One of the most versatile brands on this list, Beyond Buckskin has everything from beautifully beaded bracelets to casual crop tops. Working with various different designers, this company has items from a variety of different tribes and seeks to bring mainstream attention to all the cultures they represent. With jewelry, home goods, and clothing of every different design, style, and price range imaginable, Beyond Buckskin is sure to leave all shoppers satisfied.
3) Section 35
Straight out of Canada with items based on the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, Section 35 has some of the coolest streetwear you can find. With boldly patterned cargo pants, brightly colored bomber jackets, and baseball caps flashing some amazing logos, it’s the perfect place to shop for anyone that likes to make a statement. All their clothes and accessories pair together super well to create amazing outfits that will make it impossible to not feel cool.
Nate is one of the more affordable brands on this list and definitely the most casual. Raising awareness about the Aboriginal community of Toronto, this company sells tops that hold various emblems and references to its culture, creating the perfect blend of honoring tradition and embracing contemporary style. Nate’s items can be styled in a variety of ways and will appeal to people with all sorts of different tastes. They even sell onesies so you can make sure every member of the family will get some style out of their holiday.
Though it has some of the beautiful accessories and art pieces that we’ve seen from other brands on this list, Soul Curiosity really shines in its athleisure wear. Founded by Tessa Sayers of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, the company has a focus on wellness and holistic living that is reflected beautifully in its pieces. With leggings and swimsuits covered in flowers and other nature-based designs, Soul Curiosity encourages its consumers to get out in the world, embrace the beauty of the planet, and find peace.