OUR FOUNDER & OUR STORY

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IT ALL STARTED WITH A VISION AND A PRAYER. IN 2016, I HAD A DREAM AND IN THE DREAM I SAW A BUNCH OF WOMEN WEARING ITEMS THAT HAD MY NAME ON IT. I WAS VERY CONFUSED AND IMMEDIATELY WENT TO PRAY ON WHAT I SAW IN MY DREAM. IN THAT PRAYER TIME, GOD REVEALED TO ME THAT ONE OF MY MY TALENTS IS TO DESIGN. I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A LABEL FANATIC SO I COULD NOT SEE THE VISION. IF I CAN BE HONEST, I DIDN'T BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE WOULD SUPPORT A BLACK WOMAN OWNED LUXURY HANDBAG LINE. I WAS WRONG. THIS LINE IS NAMED AUNDI AFTER MY MIDDLE NAME WHICH IS AFRICAN. THIS LINE IS FOR EVERY WOMAN WHO HAS BEEN TOLD SHE COULD NOT DO SOMETHING, BUT SHE PUSHED THROUGH ANYWAY. THIS LINE IS NAMED AN AFRICAN NAME BECAUSE WHO TOLD US SOMETHING NEEDED TO BE EUROPEAN TO BE CONSIDERED LUXURY? THEY LIED. WE ARE LUXURY, BLACK IS LUXURY, AFRICA IS LUXURY. PERIOD. 

-RAEVYN HOKETT, FOUNDER & CHIEF DESIGNER