Our Story

 

 Welcome, we’re so happy to have you here. We're sisters who grew up in Marin County, CA, a predominately white area, where we never saw women like us represented in our neighborhood clothing stores. It wasn’t until we got older that we realized how detrimental this was to our confidence and identity as black women. 

In spite of our personal struggles, our love for style always remained and for that we can thank our beautiful grandmother who constantly inspired us to be fly at all times. She always had a cute outfit that left her beaming with confidence but she also had a love for collecting items that didn't really have a purpose. Our grandmother gave us the two defining factors that have helped us create MNMAL and that is a love and admiration for personal style and the appreciation for what it truly means to live a minimalist lifestyle. 


MNMAL is our way to provide black women with representation while providing them with pieces that speak to their body and their wardrobe. If we can use our passion for style and love for minimalism to shine a light on women who are often ignored then our mission is accomplished.

As we continue on this journey our purpose is to celebrate women and enlighten them on intentional buying so they feel empowered to build their own sustainable wardrobes

- Natalie & Xiavanna