Hemma creates fresh, elegant collections using authentic hand-woven Kente, a textile rich in African royal tradition. Kente began to flourish in West Africa in the 17th century and still remains prominent representing social prestige, luxury, and cultural sophistication. Each garment is uniquely handmade from intricately hand-woven Kente imported from Ghana. By incorporating the same techniques used to dress Ghanaian nobility for centuries, Hemma allows each client to exude royalty. By investing in quality pieces that last a lifetime, the lives of Ghanaian school children are also impacted. A percentage of all proceeds will be donated to a West African middle school where the designers instructed classes.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Shopping With the Pros - Darling on AmNY

The editors of AmNew York picked their favorite boutiques in NYC for summer shopping with Darling among the best to snag summer frocks. Darling is also one of our favorite boutiques and where you can shop Hemma today. There's an amazing selection of whimsical dresses, one of a kind jewelry, and Hemma originals exclusive to Darling. Stop by and enjoy! Darling, 1 Horatio Street New York, NY 10013, (646) 336-6966

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