Founder, Yemzi

Elizabeth-Yemi Akingbade

Print and Fashion Designer Elizabeth-Yemi Akingbade founded Yemzi™ in 2013 with a small range of organic cotton printed t-shirts on graduation from the prestigious University of The Arts London. The following year she began to master pattern-cutting and garment construction which equipped her with the necessary skills to launch a self-funded fashion venture. Elizabeth describes her womenswear label as “sports-luxe bohemian vibes for the active dreamer.” "Ethical and environmental sustainability is at the core of Yemzi's foundations because I simply think it's only fair to look after the people and planet whilst making fashion. It's clear that style is not sacrificed for sustainability as the Yemzi label contributes to redefining the perception of conscious, slow, sustainable womenswear." http://ww.yemzi.com

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