Slippers by Kene’ – Is an initiative to promote the development of the local (Nigerian) industry, by using locally sourced materials and workmanship, to provide bespoke handcrafted slippers. It is a footwear line from the eponymous fashion accessories label ‘Kene Rapu’ which was introduced in October 2011. Kene holds an LLB Law degree from the University of Bristol, UK. Prior to that, she spent her secondary school years at the Cheltenham Ladies College, UK. She moved back to Nigeria in July 2011 and was called to the Nigerian bar in November 2013. Kene is now pursuing a Masters degree in Fashion Entrepreneurship, at the renowned London College of Fashion, UK. In addition to her academic background, Kene has always had a fervent passion for fashion and the growth of the Nigerian fashion industry. Her love for fashion, eye for detail and creative nature inspired her to start her own company– Kene Rapu Enterprise, – which is positioned to be an integral part of the value chain in the Nigerian fashion industry.
Check out the collection here.