Leather

TDS Creative: Sandstorm Kenya Part II
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If you missed the first part of this story we suggest you start here: no seriously! Talking about this Kenyan brand so far has covered everything from drones, to a Hollywood movie and the Royals. However this all didn't happen over...
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It all began with a fallen star and a meteor: Mugo Muna tells all about the Bora Wear brand
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Getting into this interview, Mugo went straight into it. “The biggest competition is mitumba”. There is a huge price gap between what you can get in toy market and the Junction Mall, he states. “You have to convince people to...
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Rift Valley Leather “changing societal expectation of leather products in Kenya, one bag a time”
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Rift Valley Leather was started by Robert Topping as designer and Roly Adlam as Director. Robert Topping, whom we met, together with Zadock Langat, the Marketing Director explained his entry into this company when he first visited Kenya in 1998...
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Introducing Rift Valley Leather- founded on providing quality leather products
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Robert Topping and Roy Adlam set up Rift Valley Leather in 2009 and produced their first products for sale at the 2009 Jamhuri Christmas Fair. They purchased a few machines and with two trained fundis (Swahili word for person skilled in repairing or...
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IQUIRA- Wangari Kariuki- Environmental Health Officer on a fashion journey
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Wangari Kariuki, the Designer behind the brand Iquira, began her designing journey with one client; herself. Dissatisfied with what she saw in the market, she decided to make earrings for herself, bought the necessary supplies and began designing. After a...
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