Oct 7, 2021
National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period of time between September 15 and October 15 where we celebrate the contributions and cultural influence of Hispanic Americans in the United States. As a company based in Texas, we are no strangers to the Hispanic influences we see and appreciate throughout the state. But despite Hispanic Heritage Month coming to a close, we wanted to ensure we leave our community with Hispanic businesses and creators they can uplift and support long after this month is over.
In this blog post, we shout out a few of our favorite Hispanic businesses and creators. Find endless inspiration through these brands' designs, products, and even discover brands and accounts you never knew existed!
Shop Latinx is an e-commerce marketplace for Latino-owned businesses. Founder Brittany Chavez created Shop Latinx to empower entrepreneurs to keep making and creating and improving each brand’s discoverability. What sets this marketplace apart is that it focuses on each creator and business owner’s individuality by sharing the shop owner’s background and mission. She hopes to increase the lifespan of each of these businesses and make it the go-to spot to discover new brands, you might not have found otherwise.
Jam+Rico is a jewelry business with designs connecting customers to the Caribbean. Owner Lisette Scott is of Puerto Rican and Jamaican descent and has always been inspired by Caribbean culture, food, and colors. She started Jam+Rico as a way to dive deeper into her love of designing and her heritage.
Julissa Prado started her hair care business, RizosCurls, as a way to make quality curl products for any curl type. When she was younger, she struggled to find products that worked for her hair and set out on a mission to make the best curly hair care line. Her products are cruelty-free and silicon, paraben, and sulfate-free. A clean hair product for all! Plus, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, @rizoscurls is providing 10% off site-wide. Use code PLANOLY10 to redeem, and head to our mobile app to check out our Preferred Partners program.
Corianna and Brianna Dotson are twin sister entrepreneurs and DJs. They started their eyewear company Coco and Breezy and have since had Lady Gaga and Prince wear their designs. They bring their culture and sisterhood into everything they do. Their joint Instagram is full of content to brighten your day, push you to step up your fashion game, and dance along with them.
Luna Sundara is a Peruvian-owned business specializing in aromatherapy and home decor. Founder Sandra Manay started Luna Sundara after getting in touch with her spiritual side and realizing a lack of Peruvian-based oils in the US. Now registered as a wellness company, they hope to empower Latin American artisans to harness their unique craft and to continue enriching people’s life with natural, sustainable products.
Franchela Franco is a stylist and model who shares eye-catching outfits, and makeup looks. She is proud of her Dominican and Virgin Islands roots. She offers styling sessions to elevate anybody’s wardrobe. But if you need quick style inspiration, her Instagram is full of beautiful looks for any occasion and season.
Check out more Hispanic-owned businesses on our Instagram!