Alexice To's Profile
I created My Fair Label because I wanted to use fashion as a vehicle for the social and economic empowerment of women in my home country Burkina Faso. By promoting and supporting their craft through a fair trade business model, I saw the potential to create opportunities that would increase and stabilize their income.
COPROMOF is the women’s sewing cooperative that I collaborate with to create my clothing. We share a mutual goal which goes beyond fashion; this goal is to alleviate poverty by providing jobs to marginalized women in the city while promoting the beauty and versatility of african fabrics of all kinds. Together we research new fabrics that are either artisinally or industrially made in Africa and explore their potential with simple and elegant designs.
As an advocate of the fair trade movement, I am…
- Born on September 20
- Joined April 29, 2011