AmaniDC

An African Fair Trade Boutique in Washington, DC

AmaniDC Style is Newsworthy

We’re so proud of our partners, One Mango Tree, and their founder Halle Butvin who was recently featured in the Express paper (looking stylish in jewelry by Amani ya Juu: our spike bone necklace and bracelet, available in the AmaniDC shop). Go Halle!

Halle Butvin-Founder of One Mango Tree

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“Her job: Owner, One Mango Tree (a fair-trade clothing company selling Ugandan-made goods, onemangotree.com), and a senior advisor in the Smithsonian’s Office of International Relations
Her style: Butvin (shown in her home office with her dog, Hank), frequently travels to Africa to oversee her clothing line, and this year, to help stock the Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s marketplace. “I love loose, flowy blouses paired with skinny pants or tucked into a pencil skirt,” Butvin says. And this ethical fashionista usually sports a funky accessory or two picked up while globe-trotting. “It’s often a big cuff or an artisan-made necklace,” she says.
She’s wearing: Tory Burch “Nicole” skirt and DV by Dolce Vita booties ($295 and $135, Bloomingdale’s, 5300 Western Ave., Chevy Chase, Md.; 240-744-3700); African bone bracelets and necklace ($18-$20 and $53, Amani ya Juu, 3166 Mt. Pleasant St. NW; 202-536-5303) and Yoana Baraschi blouse ($218, Proper Topper).”

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One comment on “AmaniDC Style is Newsworthy

  1. usaamani
    March 10, 2014

    Reblogged this on What's New at Amani!.

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This entry was posted on March 7, 2014 by in In the News, Product Feature and tagged , , , .

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(202) 536-5303

Tuesday-Friday:
12pm-7pm

Saturday:
10am-4pm

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@oneworldtoday is loving her new #fullskirt that she got at #amanidc ! If you have ever purchased apparel at amani, don't be shy! Be sure to tag us @amaniyajuu or @amanidc if you would like us to #regram :) we love showing off our beautiful, handmade pieces! We are pretty excited about our new shipment of the high-waisted skirt in this picture! Available in sizes 4-14 at #amanidc ! Our newest arrivals: Audrey Hepburn style, high-waisted skirts! Come and see these new arrivals (and more!) this Saturday between 10-4. #newrelease #newarrivals #skirts #africa #fallwardrobe #fairtrade Just loving our beautiful, handmade dresses from #matatraders ! Available now at #amanidc . #handmade #handsewn #dresses #fairtrade #fallwardrobe #fairtradefashion

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