Clearly communicating my thoughts through fashion is a journey that grows me with each collection. My dream is to build an industry that will tell the story of a luxurious Africa.
Kaeto stumbled into designing at the young age of 10. She received 3 yards of mesh fabric for her birthday from a neighbour. A few weeks after the party, her mom saw the fabric dangling in her bedroom and asked what she would like to have made with it. “I don’t know. Let me draw a style”. Those words would usher in a new habit of drawing styles and altering her clothes by hand. She continued with this until at 14 when realization dawned and she understood that her endless sketching and altering were defined jobs in the fashion industry.
She plans on getting her clear voice heard and taking the story of what it means to be a modern African woman to the world, with an understanding of her design aesthetic.
She took a bold step by quitting her job in January, 2016 to fully run Binienu and it’s been a whirlwind ever since.