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Happy New Year to all our supporters at Cecily Ophelia. 2020 was  a challenging year for everyone, but despite it all, we are so proud of what we have managed to achieve! We are so grateful to our artisans, our collaborators, our wonderful team of supporters and all of our amazing customers for your incredible support this year- as always we couldn't do what we do without you. Thank you! From the launch of our Limited Edition CECILY X KAMUMS bags, to our special collaboration with IGC Fashion, and an incredible partnership with Fashion Open Studio and Sarabande's House of Bandits, 2020 has been filled with so much excitement and discovery. We look forward to welcoming more of this energy in

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Fashion Open Studio X Cecily Ophelia at 'House of Bandits'!

December 4th, 12:00AM - 15:00PM Bringing Sarabande to the artistic forefront, the Sarabande pop-up store 'House of Bandits' will serve as the central hub for Sarabande artists for 3 glorious months. The store and gallery space will sell work by a range of the 100 artists and designers that the Foundation has supported to date. The name itself was created by Foundation ambassador, journalist Tim Blanks who coined the term ‘Sarabandits’ for the Foundation’s ‘renegade’ alumni. Join Cecily Ophelia at House of Bandits for the screening of a short film exploring her practice and craft community in Kampala, Uganda. Cecily will be at House of Bandits to discuss the film and share her special insight into the making processes behind her meticulously hand-crafted pieces. The designer will also be demonstrating...

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CECILY X KAMUMS : Craft, Community, and Circularity

Cecily will be joining Fashion Open Studio during London Fashion Week, September 2020. Please see below for more information and click the link to register! CECILY X KAMUMS : Craft, Community, and Circularity will showcase the planet and people first approach that underpins Cecily Ophelia’s work. We will be showing a film that explores the craft community the designer collaborates with, and the development of her new accessories collection. Kanyogoga Mums are an incredible group of craftswomen based in the Kangogoga district of Kampala, Uganda. The film will be followed by Cecily in conversation with head artisan Jessica Kugumikirize, to discuss collaborative creativity as a way to generate employment opportunities, support economic development, challenge sale culture and fashion seasonality, and redefine luxury.  

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