POST PRESS RELEASE: Lifting Liberia Through Luxury and Craftsmanship

New York, NY September 10, 2016 — Robin S, Founder of Sareptha Rose premiered and sold her collection at the launch of the Africa Fashion Week during a Adiree concept store in SOHO, 104 Charlton Street (between Hudson Street and Greenwich Street). The concept store took place during New York Fashion Week on Saturday September 10th, as a part of a New York Fashion Week [Africa] activation called Trunk Collectives (
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Trunk Collectives is a platform hosting multicultural and ethical brands to present, sell and build brands capacity. The platform is designed to help expand the popularity of vendors as well as to advocate diversity through a contemporary series of sales events and concept stores.

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This year’s platform was sponsored by Aveda and New York Surgical Arts. Featured designers were from shop Adiree and premium vendors such as Sareptha Rose by Robin S, Tegaa, and Shangani Fashions.
Robin S is a strong believer in economic improvement, who through her brand, Sareptha Rose, helps to empower the idea of African crafts, while creating products for clients. With the ambition for increasing trade of traditional crafts, Robin S does so by selling her own handmade products consisting of leather handbags and wallets. Through a vintage style, this brand sets a platform for consumer access in developed markets for African craftsman and women.
Sareptha Rose goes beyond design by setting a platform that presents a movement for progression of African countries. The brand demonstrates that African countries can go beyond raw commodities through methods of trade of finished products. The brand helps to expand the Africa Crafts Industry through sells overseas that take place in the USA. The handcrafted designs are created by self-taught designers who travel throughout Africa for the materials used in their designs. The brand helps to create jobs for a multitude of people who have a talent in craftsmanship.
According to Forbes, one of the ways to improve an economy is through the promotion of economic growth using innovation… Read the full press release of Sareptha Rose at Trunk Collectives.
Africa Fashion Week

A social enterprise: a platform for trade, marketing and development of multicultural brands inspired by Africa through ethical practices and fashion. Made from the need to bridge the gap, connect continents, and provide a platform for international retailers and designers worldwide.

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