29 Jun '12, 2pm
Must-Have Summer Skirts and Clutches from Fair Fashion Boutique Sarafina
Bita Diomande grew up in developing countries around the world where she honed a keen fashion sense while witnessing stark economic disparities first hand. She created eco fashion boutique Sarafina as a way to channel her love of fashion, and promote fair wage jobs and safe working conditions in low income countries such as India, Madagascar, and Uganda. “Living in developing countries made me appreciate all the resources and human talent that they have. We in the West have often exploited them for cheap resources and cheap labor. Seeing this made me want to create a business where all players were respected and given a fair living wage. By giving someone a job, you can give them a hand to lift themselves out of poverty and ensure that their children will have a better life than they did growing up,” said Bita. Sarafina’s skirts are lovely and attention-grabbing, and can b...