Whether your looking to connect with the Dallas community or simply shop black for Juneteenth, Soul Saturday at Common Desk Oak Cliff has you covered. Soul Saturday is a specially curated pop-up shop targeted at uplifting and enhancing black entrepreneurship in Dallas. At Soul Saturday we invite the community to both shop with product-based businesses as well as speak with representatives of service-based businesses. This highly anticipated event also aims to help build a platform for social interaction and innovation in the Dallas- Fort Worth area.
The event features some of Dallas’ most unique black brands, which includes Gold Soul Candle Co., ISLP, The InkSpot, LLC, IA By HTown Babes, Creations by Ria, The Uptown Lush, Brookee and Co., Basil and Sage, Jessquisite, and Simply Me. This diverse group of black businesses features everything from home decor to fashion and beauty.
Gold Soul Candle Co. – Gold Soul Candle Co. is a home fragrance company that specializes in unisex signature home scents for fragrance lovers. The company has a year-round scent catalog of 8 signature scents that range from sweet and delicate to warm and smoky. Recently the company has also expanded their product line to include a line of luxe wax melts and linen sprays.
ISLP, The InkSpot, LLC – ISLP, The InkSpot, LLC is a creative production company and multicultural creative agency based in Dallas. As a Black + woman owned business, ISLP is a true original. In 2020, the company inked a vegan, organic and sustainable lifestyle brand called Pennies & Pens to inspire and empower multicultural millennials to ink the life they’ve always wanted.
IA By Htown Babes – IA By HTown Babes is a fashion forward boutique that features everything from dresses to trendy sets and tops. The company was founded by Ashley and Laura, two sisters from Houston, Texas, who decided to start the business to “Create the Life That They Could Not Wait To Wake Up To.”
Creations by Ria – After over 20 years of creating home decor, Maria, founder of creations by ria has created a line of African- inspired home decor to display at Soul Saturday.
The Uptown Lush – The Uptown Lush Nail & Lash bar is located in the heart of Dallas, Tx. They offer a chic and fly alternative to spending hours upon hours at your local nail/lash salon.
Basil and Sage – Basil and Sage is a monthly themed Mens and Womens subscription box service featuring health/wellness, beauty/grooming, and lifestyle products from black owned businesses across the United States.
Simply Me – Simply Me is a bath, body and spa company created founder Nicole. Simply Me is a passion project of Nicole’s that produces products that comfort, soothe, pamper, and inspire.
Brookee and Co. – Brookee & Co. creates custom glassware and drinks. Founder, Brooklin, creates all of her own custom projects for clients and has a wide-array of creations to choose from.
JessQuisite- JessQuisite provides a variety of delicate deliciousness and healthier lifestyle options with an exquisite twist.