Sick of seeing your same old clothes in your closet? Ready for a new outfit to match with your RoHo sandals? Host a clothing swap! A clothing swap is a party where you and each of your attendees bring an agreed upon amount of clothing and accessories to the event. All of the items are fair game, so you can trade, barter, and donate clothes to your friends while snagging some new stuff to breathe new life into your closet. Remember the old saying that someone’s trash is another person’s treasure? The same principle applies to a clothing swap. While...
Who Made My Clothes? Curious about the stories behind our artisans? We love to share who they are and where they came from! We've selected 5 for you today, although will expand on our list through future blog posts! Jacqueline is one of our most talented Master Beaders. Jacqueline left her education in secondary school and was working as a vegetable vendor in the local market. That is until she heard about Lydia's workshop from a neighbor four years ago. She speaks Lua, Swahili and some English and has three children. Her three year old, Stanley, keeps her...
We've been slower in posting lately because we've had our hands full planning our upcoming trip to Kenya & Tanzania! We'll be gone a number of weeks meeting with our current artisans as well as new craft groups making gorgeous products throughout Kenya.