Berabose launches a new collection through film | The New Times
, 2022-05-30 05:27:53,
ELISABETH BERABOSE, founder of Berabose fashion brand, has launched her first collection called 27.
After starting her career as a fashion designer, Berabose worked on her very first collection, named 27, which was launched through a film called 27.
The 27 collection was launched on May 27, at Norrsken Kigali, and it was attended by local renowned fashion icons and international fashion designers, and different models from Rwanda.
Number 27 was the event’s main theme since the designer will turn 27 years old on June 27, and May 27, is her mother’s birthday.
Berabose has worked on the 27 collection since December 2021, and with the help of her team, she made 11 pieces.
“I wanted to redefine what being a woman in Rwanda in 2022 means; that goes to young women, older women, mothers, people who identify as women but weren’t born women, and just women embracing themselves,” said Berabose.
“Berabose Designs is a woman-owned, eco-friendly, and ethical clothing brand promoting women’s empowerment and sustainability. Empowering women is at the core of Berabose Design’s identity,” she added.
The 27-year-old designer believes that women are the world’s true and strongest workforce, particularly in Africa, and that investing in their human capital is one way to help them obtain freedom and break free from traditional roles. Berabose employs only women and offers them fair contracts, safe working spaces, and reasonable working hours.
Speaking of being sustainable, Berabose made sure that the 27 collection is even more eco-friendly by ensuring sustainable processes throughout the entire production chain.
“For this first collection, we used certified organic cotton sourced in…
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