a lifestyle apparel brand that depicts real snapshots of the black experience.
Our past: unnerving, yet inspiring. Our future: uncertain, yet hopeful.
It’s when life, as we knew it transformed, and our cultural narrative was forever altered.
Colonizers tried to strip us of our names, our roots, & our legacy. And still, we’ve managed to leave a vast imprint on American culture. 1619 pays homage to--and reclaims authorship of--our experiences.
We are the descendants of kings and queens--shape-shifting since 1619.