Hand embroidered mini handbag, denim upcycled handbag, EMPWRMNT x Alsama
Hand embroidered, up-cycled denim handbag.
A collaboration between designer Nathalie Ballout and Alsama Studio. All materials locally sourced in Lebanon.
Handcrafted in Beirut by the women artisans of Alsama Studio.
Alsama Studio is located in the heart of the Bourj al-Barajneh refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Studio currently employs 25-30 artisans, particularly Syrian and Palestinian refugee women, as well as Lebanese women living below the poverty line, who create bespoke, hand-made embroidery art.