It all starts with a spark of inspiration, stemming from many different sources; everything from colours/fabrics to flowers, jewelry and more. Leopards and Roses Owner and Designer Anne Toube's drawings are passionately created and then brought to life. Her concepts are designed in Canada, brought to Nepal and then transformed into handmade, recognizable and wearable fashions.
One of the first steps in the process is manufacturing the silk screens, which is all done by hand by the Nepalese. All of the silk screen artwork is uniquely designed and by Leopards and Roses.
Leopards and Roses are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our Nepal Child Education Program, introducing six year old Prisha Sedhain. Prisha is attending St. Marry's School in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur which is the leading school in Nepal. The school year in Nepal runs April-March, allowing Prisha a fresh start into grade one. We wish her and the other sponsored children (Bishnu, Kripa & Aarita) of our Child Education Program the utmost success this year and into the years to come.
A huge thank you goes out to all of Leopards & Roses’ customers who have contributed to the Child Education Program through their business support through the years.
From 2011-present Leopards and Roses have proudly sponsored the education for three very bright Nepalese children. The Child Education Program could not be possible without the continued support from all our wonderful customers throughout Canada, and Krishna, the person responsible for qualifying candidates and determining, together with Leopards & Roses, who receives sponsorship. Bishnu, now fifteen years old is attending Little Buddhas' Academy (Swayambhu, Kathmandu) and excelling in grade eight, especially subjects science and history. Pictured here with his mother just beaming with pride. Kripa, now eleven years old is flourishing in grade seven at The Excelsior School in Kathmandu. All school's are taught in the English language, which funnily enough Kripa prefers to her mouther tongue. Aarita, now seven years old is thriving in grade four at...
Most garments are made up of a combination of hand-dyed and block printed fabrics sewn together in a plethora of patterns, then embroidered and appliquéd individually by hand to form clothing and accessories that is “wearable art”. No two pieces will ever be exact as every one flows through the hands and care of a variety of talented artists and artisans.