Peace Through the Eye of a Needle I was brought on board to work on a new project for a social innovation company that was founded on building peace between Palestinians and Israelis. It is grassroots peace building through fashion. The word interesting does not begin to describe my journey....
I just got home from a crazy whirlwind trip to Isreal and Palestine. Almost daily I was back and forth between Israel and Palestine meeting with the team members from both sides. From a small village made from rubble in Palestine to Tel Aviv to a Peace Building Summit in the West Bank, it was like a major history lesson in 8 days! Stressful. Amazing. Enlightening. Fascinating.
I have never been to the Middle East, so learning about the roots of the fashion brand Two Neighbors was essential for me so I can help them build their brand for the USA market.
Two Neighbors is an emerging fashion social innovation brand that brings women from Palestine together with women from Israel to make beauti…
Jan Klier, a talented photographer friend of mine who is based of NYC, did a small photo shoot for me. It is interesting to see how the background and lighting of a shoot can make it appear sexy or dramatic. He took a few simple wallets and iphone cases and some lighting skills and made the items appear very luxurious and fabulous. Its amazing what a little fur and black background can do!
I met this really great family owned business in Milan that manufactures and has traditional and unique hardware for handbags and leather goods. In fact, I liked them so much that I decided to help them to bring their business to the USA market. They have great quality hardware and I like the fact that they are a family run business and they can do smaller MOQ for custom hardware!
Check out their online catalog here, and if you want to order something please feel free to contact me or contact them directly, I teamed up with them to help with the USA market. Smart Accessori
If you need help with your handbag design and collection development, please email me at email@example.com I have been in handbag design for 15 years and can help you design and get your collection manufactured. We work with leather and non leather materials.
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