ON THE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA
AN IBU IS A WOMAN OF RESPECT
It is also a collection of luxurious garments and goods for the home handmade by women artisans around the world.
As they spin, dye, weave their stories in cloth, Ibu artisans craft more than beauty;
they craft their own independence, educate their children, lead communities. They change futures.
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Ibulliance: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Dress
My husband had no idea what he was starting, sending me a link to a NYTimes article as he perused it online. Weeks later, I got around to opening it and discovered a remarkable story of two women who both worked in Kenya; had a dress custom made out of local fabric for traveling ease, and upon returning home, compliment after pleading compliment later, found that they had accidentally created the perfect dress. Friends and strangers were crazy for it. So, in a wild leap of faith, they returned to Kenya, found a group of sewing women and local limited-run fabric, and began Zuri.