The Soko Edit is a curated platform that supports entrepreneurs and their businesses. Inspired by the joy of browsing local boutiques for hidden treasures, they chose the name “soko”, which means marketplace in Swahili, to represent their ambition: to bring the excitement of discovering small brands to an online platform. With The Soko Edit, you will not only be able to browse interesting brands from around the world, but also learn the stories behind the makers.
At The Soko Edit, values are important. This helps them find fascinating entrepreneurs and curate enjoyable, engaging content. They’re committed to finding interesting brands with unique stories from around the world. Their entrepreneurs are at the heart of how they choose to champion diversity. Having different views and cultural influences makes for more dynamic and open conversation where we can all continuously learn from each other and better our community.
In this conversation with The Soko Edit, Rae covers the HOZEN Story, brand values, and shares a little bit about herself. Thanks for reading!
Founder and designer of Cled: an LA-based jewelry line that uses sustainable, cruelty-free and discarded materials. Picture upcycled glass bottles turned into art (that you actually want to wear).
Jenna: LA-based influencer and friend of the brand. We love her vibe and chill approach to life.
Shop owner and fellow vegan posted up in Des Moines. Get to know Angela and her dreamy boutique Marnē.
Birthday twin, newlywed, and all-around dream queen living in Marin.
Get to know the founder and designer of Conrado: thoughtfully-made women's wear constructed with deadstock materials at her family's factory in the Philippines.
Our #1 gal and go-to LA photographer. Sweetie / powerhouse!
Native Cali girl with a business in Bali - nice life!
Funny lady, master chef, and kick ass mama living in horse country New Jersey.
Read Rae's convo with Sendle, our go-to and trusted domestic shipping service that operates 100% carbon neutral.
Jax hails from Mass(achusetts) and is damn good at finding that "me" time.
Listen to Rae's conversation with Stephen Carl, New York-based marketing expert, on how to be a sustainable and vegan brand.
1/2 of the creative duo, Tropico Photo based in Atlanta.
Snow bunny living in northern Vermont who has at least five HOZEN bags and counting.
Meet Mel B. from the Bay Area and peep her super chic mama, Teresa with her own Belt Bag!
For our new series called Bag Lady, we will be profiling you! We love learning what you're into and think this is a fun way to connect and inspire. I figure it makes sense to share a bit about my...