In Real Life

I’ve been asked over and over why I don’t show the faces of the artisans who make Expedition Subsahara products. For me, the reason is deeply personal, but I've decided to share.  Growing up, I always saw images of Westerners...
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Sometimes, just a little of something can add a lot of personality, style and energy to a space. That’s the case with Expedition Subsahara baskets. A piece here and there can make a huge statement — adding a punch of color and...
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While the numbers vary according to exactly what statistic you’re looking at, there’s no way to get around the fact that the fashion industry is a huge cause of pollutants and waste worldwide. Often, clothing and accessories are made with...
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There are some words in Wolof, my native language, that don’t easily translate to English. “Teranga” is one of those words. Translated, teranga means “hospitality,” but in Senegal, it’s so much more. It’s a state of being. It’s going above...
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