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2014 November - Review - Miss Victory Violet

Miss Victory Violet
The Holi Boli India Dress
Posted on November 7, 2014 by missvictoryviolet

I love supporting small local businesses so when Natalie of Two Lippy Ladies in Napier contacted me about some new dresses they were making, I was thrilled to get to be one of the first to receive one!

The India dress is a collaboration between Two Lippy Ladiesand Holi Boli. Holi Boli is a New Zealand company...

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2014 October - Empowered - Employed!

Our last news was about Nini being empowered by the skills she gained at HB Sewing School. Now we are very excited to say that due to increasing demand we were able to employ Nini. So Awesome! Thanks to you guys for buying HB a wonderful lady is able to be a support for her whole family!

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2014 July - Empowered

Sewing graduate Nini turned up to our home wearing a new salwar she had made all by herself, at home during the weekend and she looked so stoked. She used the pattern we made together in sewing class. She knows how to lay the cloth, cut it and constructed it. Clever lady! She is a great seamstress

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2014 May - Hawkes' Bay Today - Couple Create Jobs in Rural India

By Tania McCauley
4:00 PM Thursday May 29, 2014

Ana Wilkinson has been running sewing courses for women in India.

Former Hawke's Bay couple Ana and Daniel Wilkinson have spent the past few years creating job opportunities for rural Indian villagers. It includes the Holi Boli clothing line, several examples of which are on show at the Photographers...

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