1826 jours

5 ans. En quittant Bruxelles le 3 décembre 2014, j’ignorais à quel point cette date deviendrait tellement magique parce que ce jour là croyez moi, elle ne l’était pas . J’ignorais que 5 ans plus tard je me féliciterai d’avoir pris cet avion alors que j’étais tellement effrayée et que j’avais quelques bonnes raisons de renoncer. J’ignorais que cette étape qui me semblait déjà être dure, n’était vraiment rien comparé à ce qui m’attendait. J’ignorais que le plus dur ne serait pas d’ouvrir le restaurant 15 semaines plus tard dans un pays que nous connaissions à peine et où nous avions 3 contacts en tout et pour tout.

 

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This is Rwanda : Bernadette Umunyana & Dokmaï

Today I am glad to present you an other made in Rwanda brand that I really like a lot. Dokmai offers beautiful bags and accessories made in leather or vegan leather, mixed with wax . The workshop is in Kigali and give jobs to very qualified artisans. The collections change on a regular basis, and Bernadette is full of creativity. You can also make you own customized bag or any others accessories like a colorful laptop bag or wallet . I have few pieces and the quality is quite impressive, she also made for us the menu holder at the restaurant. Now I let Bernadette tell you more about her brand !

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Made in Rwanda : Sonia Mugabo

Sonia Mugabo is a young talented fashion designer. Over the past few years, her brand has become immensely successful. Sonia has a knack for bringing out the best in women and materials. Feminine and slightly vintage, her successive collections are different but they share a capacity to exalt our femininity. Her boutique is located next door to her workshop where her dressmakers are able to customize any outfit, to create one for you or simply to alter a piece of clothing from the shop.

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