Studio One Eighty Nine founded by actress Rosario Dawson and luxury executive Abrima Erwiah.
Prints are central to the collection, including geometric patterns, stripes, dots and swirls. Fabrics include rich blue indigos hand-dyed in Mali from the plant extract; mud-cloth made using the traditional bogolanfini technique, hand-dyed in Mali in brown, black, and white and featuring patterned designs such as hand-painted village scenes of everyday life in Africa.
The Studio One Eighty Nine Fashion Rising Collection was on display at Palazzo Morando on Via Sant’Andrea 6 at Vogue Talent’s from the 18th to the 21st of September.
Studio One Eighty Nine’s Spring 2015 Collection is available for special order immediately and will be on sale on their website and with select retailers starting in January 2015.
The proceeds from the sale of Studio One Eighty Nine Fashion Rising Collection products go back to supporting women, job creation, education, and empowerment projects.