Parsons School of Design alumnus with a BFA in fashion, who has worked in the menswear industry for several years. Past lives have been in the East Village and Lower East Side of Manhattan; more recently transplanted to Harlem. Currently living in a 1907 "French flat," an Edwardian era middle-class apartment.
Prints and color are a key fashion trend of the season and African textiles are now looking fresh again with bold colors that can be used for the home. We noticed Cassava Leaf Boutik at the recent Harlem Arts Festival in Mount Morris Park and marveled at the collection of updated ethnic prints that were the main design elements of the custom pillows and soft furnishings. For the time being, the Cassava Leaf home collection can be purchased via Estsy for those who are interested: LINK