MSU junior, 20, opens DBN Boutique for Black women in East Lansing

EAST LASING — Frustrated by a lack of shops for Black ladies in East Lansing…

EAST LASING — Frustrated by a lack of shops for Black ladies in East Lansing — and by unreliable on the web suppliers — a Michigan Point out University student is using trend into her own arms.

Immediately after months of renovations on a M.A.C. Avenue workplace area, Onylah Taggart opened the doors final week at DBN Boutique, which offers a mix of types catering to young Black gals.

“We need to have extra apparel stores,” said Taggart, a junior promoting management university student. “We shouldn’t have to sit (at property) appropriate there and get items on the net and cross our fingers to make guaranteed it will come in time.”

Taggart stated most students can store for clothes in downtown East Lansing and all over MSU’s campus, but Black girls have to leave the metropolis to locate a retail store that fits them. By now, she’s operating very low on what she phone calls DBN’s “Kim K” sets — a crop best and leggings.