Kenyan Fashion Designer Liz Ogumbo is currently running a showroom boutique & fashion, along with styling consultancy through a design that represents the modern, fashion-savvy woman. Ogumbo’s bold, elegant and timeless pieces embrace self-definition through sleek cuts, simple-yet-provocative designs and attitude that comes from the inside out in an eco-friendly attitude.
The mission: Since its conceptualization in 2007, Liz Ogumbo’s Fashion brand has specialized in offering the global market a kind of design that exemplifies our lifestyles in an eco-friendly manner, while enhancing our individual expression. Her design is inspired by her African heritage pointing to the fashion-savvy individual by using sleek cuts in a simple-yet provocative design and attitude from the inside out to ensure that every day is celebrated as an opportunity to leave our mark also through what we wear.
The vision: Liz Ogumbo’s Fashion brand envisions being the African leader in bringing economically, socially and environmentally sustainable African fashion to the world while empowering African Communities alike.
Ogumbo’s core values and guiding principles are: Integrity; Eco-friendly; Community Development; Sustainability; Empowerment; Women; UBUNTU; Style Innovation; Standing Out; and Self Expression.
Having showcased her design work in fashion weeks around the world including: Arise Africa Fashion Week; South Africa Fashion Week; Mozambique Fashion Week; Africa Fashion Week New York; LACE, London; FRESH, Dakar (Senegal); Turkel Fair, SANAA Africa; Design Indaba, CPT promise us to see her moving forward throughout the school of life. And in her words: “I believe less is more when you ooze confidence, hence I have minimized fuss and accented the beauty of our individuality as beautiful women TODAY. My philosophy through what we wear is that every day should be celebrated as an opportunity to make our mark.”
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Photography by Pasma Almeida.