sarep + rose
The ethos of Sarep + Rose encompasses many things, but what is at our core is to preserve, promote, and ultimately invest in traditional African craftsmanship. We combine traditional handwoven textiles and traditional leatherworking skills with contemporary design to build the platform for these traditions to thrive.
Their founder and their teams of leathersmiths travel around the continent searching for leathers and materials for these designs. They themselves have traveled from near and far to find opportunity in capital cities. Most of the leather is from Mali and Guinea and Kenya countries with rich and expansive cattle herding cultures.