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#TogetherCoffee and PSL 4Ever

There are some fall staples we just can’t live without. Fuzzy socks by the fire. Hocus Pocus playing on a loop. And Pumpkin Spice in your coffee.  Our team at Sseko HQ are Pumpkin Spice OBSESSED + have the perfect Pumpkin Spice cream recipe that perfectly complements any of our Together Coffee roasts!  Note: This recipe was originally made to complement Together Coffee made as a cold brew, however, it also blends perfectly with hot coffee! To view our coffee brewing guides please select one of the following: COLD BREW / EVERYTHING /  CHEMEX / FRENCH PRESS What You’ll [...]

By |2020-10-01T00:40:14+00:00October 8th, 2020|Together Coffee|0 Comments

Reading, Shopping, Listening and Learning in October

We are so here for fuzzy socks, oversized sweatshirts, a cup of #TogetherCoffee, and some couch time while we get into the best binging, browsing, and buying season of the year. There are so many amazing women to celebrate out there and we have loved getting to know other fashion brands, hearing stories from perspectives all over the country and the world, and get cuddled up with some great reads and life-changing lessons. Don't forget to share the BIPOC artists, creators and educators you're listening to and learning from in the comments! Reading: Ties That Tether by Jane Igharo [...]

By |2020-10-02T06:00:04+00:00October 1st, 2020|Listening, Shopping, Watching|0 Comments

Building a Business with Coffee: How Our Fellows Are Earning a Sustainable Income with Together Coffee

We launched Together Coffee in June and since then it has been making a profound impact on our Fellows community, their families, and their businesses.  As a company, we’d been dreaming up a coffee brand for a while now and had plans to see it come to fruition with the launch of our fall collection, but once Covid-19 hit and businesses around the world started shutting down, it became clear that we needed to take action on this idea as soon as possible in order to ensure we could take care of team both globally and here in the [...]

By |2020-09-18T19:55:21+00:00September 24th, 2020|Sseko Fellows, Together Coffee|0 Comments

September Reading Watching Shopping

What We’re Reading, Watching, and Shopping in September Every month we are putting the spotlight on the BIPOC creators catching our eye. We are watching, reading, shopping, listening to, and learning from vibrant designers, writers, educators, and more! Share who is inspiring your day in the comments. Reading Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi This month, Yaa Gyasi dropped a stunning follow-up to her national bestseller ‘Homegoing’ in this stunning novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. A Ph.D. candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Gifty is studying depression and addiction. Two subjects were particularly close [...]

By |2020-09-08T22:08:41+00:00September 17th, 2020|Business, Watching|0 Comments

Wait There’s More: Introducing Drop 2

You thought we were done? Oh no… we have a Fall 2020 part TWO and we’re so excited to finally share it with you! Moody florals, rich leather hues, tee shirts with impact, a new pattern for the Multiway Shawl, and more are HERE!. Midnight Bloom In autumn, one of the things we miss most is florals. Well, we’re changing the springtime = flowers mindset with the new Midnight Bloom pattern. Available in the Split Seam Blouse, headbands, our full-length Kaftan, the Chiffon Skirt, a bandana, a scarf, and, of course, the Multiway Shawl. We were chomping at the [...]

By |2020-09-05T05:05:31+00:00September 10th, 2020|Business|0 Comments

5 Ways to Support Your Student and Your Sanity This Back to School Season

This year has been a nonstop series of unexpected events. As we head into a school year like no other in our history, many parents and kids are experiencing anxiety and stress. Whether you’re working from home and managing remote learning or returning your children to school knowing that the environment has drastically changed, your feelings are valid.  We know we can all get through this TOGETHER, but it’s going to take more than the average back-to-school pep talk to overcome the discomfort 2020 has delivered. Morning Dance Party Yep. You heard us. Crank up some tunes and get [...]

By |2020-08-06T00:43:36+00:00August 27th, 2020|Business, Sseko Tips|0 Comments

Why Should I Shop Fair-Trade?

We are big believers in the importance of fair trade, but many coming to Sseko are learning about this certification for the first time. In an age where people are becoming increasingly conscientious about where they shop, how their products are made and who is making them, fair trade knowledge is a means by which you can start to shape how you shop.  What is fair trade? Fair Trade USA® describes it like this: “Fair-trade is a global movement made up of a diverse network of producers, companies, consumers, advocates, and organizations putting people and planet first.” Fair-trade establishes [...]

What We’re Reading, Watching, Shopping, and Listening to in August

As summer starts winding down these BIPOC leaders are heating things up. From delightful cooking shows we’re catching up on to beautiful words that strike our soul, these are the women breathing life and knowledge into our lives. Reading The Death of Vivek Oji, Akwaeke Emezi  “Emezi offers a richly textured depiction of a middle-class community in Nigeria . . . Vividly written and deeply affecting.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Akwaeke is both a young adult and adult fiction author whose work has caught the eye the New York Times Notable Book, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the NYPL Young Lions [...]

By |2020-08-06T00:24:01+00:00August 13th, 2020|Listening, Reading, Roundups|0 Comments

The Fall 2020 Beyond Collection

The leaves haven’t started falling yet, but we totally are. We’re dropping new styles for Fall in two phases and today we want to introduce to you the first half of the collection. A gorgeous array of transitional looks that won’t have you overheating on the warm, end-of-summer days, but will give you all the feels of swapping your seasonal wardrobe. Allow us to introduce the Fall 2020 Beyond Collection. With brand new pieces and the return of some fan favorites, we know you’re going to be as excited as we are.  Apparel  Handwoven Stardust Ikat We’re thrilled to [...]

By |2020-08-06T00:08:43+00:00August 6th, 2020|Shopping, Sseko Style|0 Comments

How to Build a Business and a Marriage in Quarantine

Would you rather have to listen to your spouse conduct a 4th zoom meeting for the day or conduct your 4th zoom meeting of the day?  Would you rather stare at your spouse’s desk collection of dirty water cups and coffee mugs or build a wall partition so you can happily ignore it.  Sheltering in place has forced many people to spend more time than ever with their partners. Gone are the evenings of sharing your day since you mostly shared every moment already. We’re all spending so much time with our significant other that it’s difficult to find [...]

By |2020-07-23T19:55:50+00:00July 30th, 2020|Business Advice, Sseko Fellows|0 Comments