INNOVATION USA WINNERS 2011
By translating Ghana’s traditional textiles to American styles, Afia connects their craft and industry to the consumer in an “urban indigenous” style. Afia connects skillful artisans that would otherwise be land-locked due to poor networking opportunities to the industry to the international fashion market, in a way that respects and glorifies their incredible tradition and work.
Carrie Parry achieves a timeless style rooted in sustainability and wearability. It’s a concept, an aesthetic, a philosophy, and a lifestyle, designing clothes of the finest quality rendered from responsible sources that transition effortlessly from day to night, season to season. Sophisticated, tailored and with an appreciation for luxury and simplicity, CARRIE PARRY is in the details, from intricately textured fabrics to whimsical touches and fastidious workmanship.
Inspired by innate beauty and humanity, Rebecca Street aspires to a new ethos in fashion.
RS mission is to purvey sustainable luxury garments while empowering individuals and
communities and healing the planet.
Soham Dave believes in optimum utilization of resources through the use of natural biodegradable hand crafted materials. They support female artisans to become entrepreneurs and act as a bridge between artisan and final customer. Soham Dave look to create harmony between urban silhouettes and eco- friendly processes.