Adolophine is from the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire). Adolophine is Baluba and grew up in Kinshasa. As the daughter of a Diplomat, Adolophine has traveled to many countries and developed a zealous interest in philanthropy, languages and cultures. Adolophine’s diverse background and ability to speak six languages fluently gives her the flexibility and understanding to bridge gaps between different cultures.
Adolophine has always had a love for commerce, design and fashion. Her mother, Georgette, bought goods in Europe and then sold it in the markets of Kinshasa. "The colors, sound and energy of the markets in Kinshasa are a part of my soul," she says. Growing up, Adolophine was surrounded by strong women who ran their own business. It has always been a dream of hers to follow in their footsteps.
Founder & CEO
Adolophine has worked in advertising and real estate development. She lives in New York City with her husband Andrew, daughter Georgette and dog Bailey. She also enjoys spending time in her garden at her country escape.
Creative Director & E-commerce Manager
Senami is a fashion designer and digital entrepreneur. Her work has been featured all over the world. She hails from the Republic of Benin but currently lives in New York City. She loves to travel and explore the world.
Africa Liaison Officer
Kapinga Mubikayi lives in Kinshasa, Congo. She graduated from University Protestante au Congo with a degree in Management. She has a great eye, passion for fashion and amazing dance skills. She travels all over Africa learning about different traditional art forms and processes.