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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

So we are less than 14 days away from Valentine's Day! Have you already started shopping for your significant other? If you are stumped here are some of our suggestions.  The City Girl Envelope Clutch is always a winner. A very stylish and sophisticated accessory that will suit your favorite girl. Handcrafted with luxurious goatskin leather, (also available in synthetic leather) this clutch will showcase how chic and fashionable your lady is. It's a great gift to present before going out on the town, so she can wear your affection! click here to learn more Another idea is the Crosstown Shoulder bag. Guys, you can't go wrong! A very cute bag that any woman can pair with her outfit is...

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Hand of Fashion: A Speaker Series on Fashion and Ethics Week 1

Last Monday kicked off the Ethical Fashion Initiative and the Fashion Institute of Technology speaker series on ethical fashion. The first week was all about sustainability and founder of EFI Simone Cipriani, who is spearheading this series, excited the attendees with his wit, charm and passion. We were able to attend Monday's night discussion with Marie - Claire Daveu, Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of International Institutional Affairs, from Kering about Sustainability and Fashion. Kering is one of the leaders when it comes to corporate social responsibility in the luxury sector.  Daveu shared what sustainability means to Kering which is smart business, everyone's business, a necessity and inherent to quality; all great points that make an impact in the fashion industry.  Four themes...

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NYFW Recap: HFR Shop, Brunch and Be Social Event and Essence Street Style Block Party

Yesterday ended New York Fashion Week and we want to recap our participation in the HFR Shop, Brunch and Be Social Event! The turnout to the event was great and we received many compliments on the line as well as the new peplum belts. Our new Denimu Toti was a hit! We can't wait for you to see the colors and variations of the bag.  Our beautiful brand ambassadors owned the Essence Street Style Block Party! They educated stylish ladies about the brand and rocked our popular peplum belts. Frequently visit our events page and subscribe to our newsletter for updates on events and when new product hits the site!    

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Harlem Fashion Row New York Fashion Week Brunch, Shop and Be Social Pop Up Shop!

New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is upon us! We have been diligently preparing for the upcoming Harlem Fashion Row (HFR) Brunch, Shop and Be Social Pop Up Shop. The event will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 2pm-5pm at the Norwood Club (Detailed information provided below) Our shop will be situated on the 3rd floor of the beautiful Norwood Club.  We so excited to be previewing our new line of denim totes, the Denimu Toti bag and our new collection of Osu peplum belts (previous collection is sold out).  The event will be fun and chic. HFR has a long standing history of curating amazing pop up shops and we are overjoyed to be among this year's designers. Come...

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Deutsche Welle News Report: Chinese fakes threaten Ghana's textile industry

We have been very vocal on our views of textile piracy in the West African textile market. This DW report is a wonderful eye opener for anyone who is not familiar with the issues in Ghana's textile industry. It is very important to us, that we only use textiles produced locally in Ghana. Once a thriving industry, it has been looted by international piracy. Many Ghanaians lost their jobs and livelihood due to such piracy. Our goal is to support local Ghanaian industry and the people that comprise that industry.  

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