Recent News

Aariella K was proud to represent Bennett College, NCAT, and Zage Apparel during her recent interview with Niche Social! For all the details about being a double HBCU student and how she managed to bring Zage Apparel to life click HERE!

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Aariella K. was recently crowned Miss Black North Carolina International Ambassador. Since her crowning, she has used her resources at Zage Apparel to donate 94 custom-made "YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL"  facemasks to The Black Period Project. They will be given to women in NOLA along with hygiene packs. 

Zage Apparel has had the honor of being selected to have a feature in " The Black Businesses Matter" Issue of the Young Black Entrepreneur Magazine. Click HERE to learn more about Zage Apparel, our CEO, and how we have managed our business and growth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Zage Apparel has pledged to continue donating 40% of all the proceeds made from the "Unapologetically Black" Collection. So far we have raised $502.07 and have chosen 3 organizations: The Bail Project, Color of Change, and The Equal Justice Initiative. These organizations have views that align with ours in working towards racial equality. Thank you to all who have shopped and supported.

As Aariella celebrated her first AKA anniversary this past week she wanted to showcase her favorite pieces that she designed and made herself in her first year of being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  

Zage Apparel at its finest! 

Aariella is honored that she and her business were selected to be the Black History Month Honoree at Saint James Presbyterian Church in Greensboro NC. She received an Award of Recognition for her work inside the classroom and as a young black entrepreneur. Click Here to read her bio!

Zage Apparel's first-ever Pop-Up Shop Feature! Watch a snippet of Aariella's Interview with FOX 8 and check out some pictures from the event!


Click HERE to read News & Records article about Zage Apparel's first Pop-Up Shop with Belle & Co. at Polish and Threads, Downtown GSO.


Check out Bennett College's article about Zage Apparel and Aariella being a third-year student in their Dual Degree program HERE.

Check out the interview about  Zage Apparel  and the PINK GRL PWR Project with HBCU Digest here:

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Aariella is honored that she and her business were selected to be one of the 20 PINK GRL PWR Project winners for 2018-2019.  Over 5,000 submissions were sent in, only 20 women won the $10,000 prize. 

Watch a snippet of the PINK GRL PWR Project Retreat Unplugged where all the GRL PWR Project Winners and other PINK associates enjoyed an entire 72 hours without technology.