Truly artisanal luxury
Inspired by a melting pot of cultures & traditions
Rooted in art with a near audible design perspective
WE BELIEVE IN
WITH A HUMAN TOUCHFashion with a Human Touch is not just a tag line. It is a call to action and a mission that is inspired by Kesi's Jamaican heritage, and her deep rooted belief that fashion should support, not harm, everyone along the value and production chain; that it should elevate entrepreneurs the world over, and that it can make a positive dent in the universe.
WE BELIEVE IN
DENTING THE UNIVERSEOne Artisan, One Artifact, At A Time
We celebrate the beauty of the artist as well as its wearer
From conception to consumption,
Kyu By Kesi focuses on the artists and artisans
who inspire, create and craft Kesi's designs.
As the daughter, and understudy of a fashion designer, Kesi has seen first hand the economic challenges of creative professionals, especially women, who struggle to make a I iving from their artistic talents.
Kyu by Kesi was born out of a mix of idealism and pragmatism during Kesi's transformational experience while pursuing her MBA at The Wharton School. The brand is a living embodiment of her beliefs, and a direct reflection of Kesi's personal and professional journey. It is no surprise that her brand focuses on empowering the unempowered, celebrating global artistic expression and putting the humanity back into style.
Having had a
successful investment banking career, Kesi has a strong
appreciation for untapped potential and the power of
access. She is determined to pave dynamic paths to
financial success for artists and artisans around the
world, beyond their local street corners, and has a social
focus bent on eradicating the celebrated phenomena of
the ''poor struggling artist.".
"Fashion that feels as good for the owner as it does for the producer, that celebrates the beauty of the artist, as well as the wearer is what I'm after"
- Kesi Gibson
Photographer : Yana Uvarova | Makeup Artist : Valentina Maffey | Wardrobe Stylist : FAB Amore