The Saba Collection (Sah-bah means gift in her native tongue, Lorma, a tribe in Liberia) is a collaboration inspired by the beauty of the wood, the environmental conscience and the social history behind our products
“This is a very unique opportunity for me to express my love of nature in a very special way, all while creating some beautiful jewelry that can be worn in a variety of fantastic ways, via everyone’s wardrobe”
Korto was born in Liberia and immigrated with her family to Canada in 1990 to escape the African nation’s civil war.
She studied fashion in Ontario before moving to Arkansas, where she still lives with her husband and daughter.
During the season finale of Project Runway, Korto presented her spring 2009 collection at Bryant Park during New York Fashion Week and ultimately ended the season as 1st runner up. She was awarded the fan favorite prize. Korto stands out as a designer who embraces color and diversity.
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