Aurora James founded Brother Vellies in 2013 with the goal of keeping traditional African design practices and techniques alive while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs. Handmade across the globe, Brother Vellies creates luxury accessories that celebrate cultural histories and timeless design.
Why we love Brother Vellies: Brother Vellies is a Black-owned brand that is committed to sustainability. The handmade pieces are produced around the globe, including in South Africa, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Italy, Haiti, and New York City. By investing in a Brother Vellies, you will have a one-of-a-kind heirloom piece in your wardrobe.