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.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Vote for Hemma at BYOC to Benefit The Hemma Foundation

Hemma is pairing up with the community development organization Community Lab this Thursday for the last happy hour event of the summer to benefit global development. The networking events, called Bring Your Own Cause (B.Y.O.C.), brings together everyone from nonprofit organizations professionals, students, and anyone else interested in the topic. At the end of the event, everyone will vote for their favorite cause of the night with all proceeds going towards the winning non-profit organization. Stop by and vote for The Hemma Foundation to assist the educational system in Ghana.
Thursday August 12th The Delancey Lounge 168 Delancey Street 7-10PM

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