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08.27.2015

Late Summer Style

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Style your Ssekos

Now that it’s becoming a bit cooler, it’s time to transition our sandals into fall. We asked our stylish friend (and photographer!) Kat McEachern to show us how she styles her Ssekos for this transitional season. We think you’ll love the looks she came up with! Hey everyone! Kat here of Always and Forever Photography, […]

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08.24.2015

Brave Spotlight: Haley Johnsen

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Brave Spotlight, Style your Ssekos
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Haley Johnsen is a singer-songwriter from Beaverton, Oregon. You may recognize her from Season 11 of American Idol, but this lady’s come a long way since then! In fact, she just released her debut EP, Through the Blue. Singing has always been a part of her life, but it wasn’t until a few years ago […]

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08.20.2015

Sseko Sample Sale!

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: News

Hey Portland-ers! We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting our FIRST sample sale at Sseko HQ on Saturday, August 29th! We will be sharing past-season styles and samples at CRAZY LOW prices (80-90% off). If you’re in the area, we hope you can join us! TIME & DATE: Saturday, August 29th 10 AM – […]

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08.17.2015

Behind the Scenes with our Style Intern

By: ssekointerns
Categories: Intern Life, Life at Sseko, Style your Ssekos

You are probably looking at these images wondering “what in the world is this girl doing?”. Well, you, my friend are gazing upon rare behind-the-scenes images from Sseko’s 6th Birthday photo shoot. If you take a look at the final pictures from this shoot you never would’ve thought that this is how we got there. […]

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08.07.2015

A Sseko Graduation Party

By: Emily Grace Goodrich
Categories: Uganda, Women of Sseko

Time for another Sseko Graduation celebration! This year’s class of THIRTEEN University-Bound ladies graduated last week, and though we’re always excited about their futures, we’re definitely sad to see them go. These ladies jumped into a busy work schedule on their very first day and haven’t slowed down since, finishing up a last minute batch of […]

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07.20.2015

Sseko Turns 6: Lessons We’ve Learned Building an Ethical Fashion Brand

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Life at Sseko, News, Women of Sseko

At 22, Liz Bohannon left a comfortable job at a communications agency and moved halfway across the world to make a difference. The Sseko ribbon sandal was born out of her deep-rooted passion to help bright & brave young women pursue their dreams. (And admittedly, some degree of stubborn determination!) In the 6 years that […]

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07.16.2015

Yoga in the Park: A Sseko Brave Meet-up

By: ssekointerns
Categories: Brave Collective, Life at Sseko
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There are a multitude of reasons that working at Sseko’s U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon makes for a killer gig: A compelling mission that makes getting out of bed on Monday morning about more than a paycheck. The chance to wear and share gorgeous, high-quality products. A beautiful office space full of fierce and inspiring […]

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07.10.2015

“Like a Girl” is a Compliment

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Brave Collective, Intern Life
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“Sometimes I just hate being a girl.” I used to have this thought from time to time, when I would blame my strong conviction or easily hurt feelings on my gender alone. Emotional connection is something that I have always felt very strongly and intensely. I am easily affected by a violent scene in a […]

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07.06.2015

Brave Spotlight: Dawn Bush

By: Holly Hulett
Categories: Brave Collective, Brave Spotlight, Life at Sseko
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It is impossible to start writing about Dawn Bush without declaring up front that she is AMAZING. We’ve had the sneaking suspicion that might be the case ever since she first stepped foot inside our US office in Portland, OR in June 2014. Dawn is our Wholesale Operations Manager, a.k.a. keeper of a million minute […]

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07.02.2015

The Future is Bright: Nikia Phoenix

By: Holly Hulett
Categories: Brave Spotlight, Style your Ssekos, The Future is Bright
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When you first see Nikia Phoenix, you’ll likely be as struck by her unique beauty, name, and style, as we were. Having worked with Nikia before and in getting to know her over the past couple years, we’ve learned there is so much more than meets the eye. She continues to captivate us with the […]

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