Aminah Adbul Jillil
Aminah Abdul-Jillil went from being a world traveling back up dancer for the world's biggest pop stars to one of Instagram's most coveted shoe designers. Her designs are feminine and fierce. Shop here.
T-Strap Pump, $285
Crystal Pump, $385
Bow Flat, $189
Brooklyn-based Aurora James created a line of footwear to celebrate the African styles that inspire her. Her take on traditional African footwear is made with the help of local artisans in South Africa, Kenya, Morocco. Shop here.
Checkers Congo Sandal, $285
Saffron Dhara Sandal, $781
Mickalene Thomas X Brother Vellies Birds Shoe, $650
Afua Dabanka incorporates her Ghanaian heritage into her luxury footwear brand, Mo Saique. She meshes the European and African influences to create incredible collections. Shop here.