The Elly Store

The Elly Store

The idea for The Elly Store began in 2009 when Audrey Ng’s niece was born. Living in London at the time and working as a lawyer, Ng received multiple requests from her sister back in Singapore, who was frustrated with the lack of affordable options locally, to buy...
Rags2Riches

Rags2Riches

Reese Fernandez-Ruiz founded Rags2Riches (R2R) in 2007 to work with community artisans to create eco-ethical fashion and home accessories. “Our goal is to be a sustainable and reliable life and livelihood partner to artisans from poor areas of the Philippines,” said...
Lotus Silk

Lotus Silk

In 2005, with a single sewing machine, Vannary San turned her hobby creating beautiful and sustainable silk fashions and accessories into a full-fledged business. Today Lotus Silk, which is based out of a boutique in Phnom Penh, employs 7 women full time in 8...
Nashata

Nashata

Eliza Noordin had problems finding a suitable hijab and clothing for playing sports.  “What we have here in Malaysia are very fitted and not flattering for people who have problems with their figures,” she said.   Noordin founded Nashata to empower modest women to...