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Harare, Fuss said afterward, strives to “create [its] own modern wanderer through the story told by [its] fabrics.” The label had a global outlook from the beginning, with Fuss naming it after the Zimbabwean town where her mother and grandmother grew up.

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Although the garments themselves are sewn or knitted in New York or Los Angeles, nearly everything in the line comprises natural cotton fabrics woven by artisans in Guatemala, many descending from generations of practitioners. The New Denim Project, also in Guatemala, contributed recycled-denim cloth, which Fuss transformed into breezy tunics and skirts.

“Utilizing the orange as well as the peel is something Harare and the nomads have in common,” Fuss offered by way of explanation.

Too perfect.

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