Working With Artisans

How Chloé Has Worked With Refugees to Create Stunning Accessories

Learn how French luxury fashion house Chloé successfully collaborated with Afghan refugees to create stunning accessories with social impact.
Key Takeaways
  • Fashion brands can play an important role in celebrating the work of displaced artisans and preserving cultural heritage
  • Working with crafts people who are refugees provides income, builds independence and can change lives 
  • Get in touch with MADE51 to discover how your brand can work with refugee-artisans and support the livelihoods of marginalised communities
  • Download Chloe x MADE51 impact report here

Chloé x MADE51: Changing the lives of refugees

Zia Gul is 18 years old. She is an Afghan who lives in Pakistan with her family. She is a refugee. 

She is also a skilled artisan whose fine, geometric, multi-coloured  Tarshumar embroidery adorns the handles of  Chloé’s iconic Marcie and Woodie handbags. 

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The collaboration between luxury French fashion house Chloé and MADE51, a brand set-up by the United Nations agency for refugees, has not just changed Zia Gul’s life,…

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Melanie Plank

Director of Content & Research at Common Objective