Brother Vellies was founded in 2013 with the goal of keeping traditional African design practices, and techniques alive while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs. Now handmade artisanally across the globe, Brother Vellies creates luxury accessories that celebrate cultural histories and timeless design.

Toronto-native and New York City-transplant, Creative Director and Founder Aurora James amassed an impressive resume of fashion industry experience prior to starting Brother Vellies. Her background in fashion, journalism, art, music, photography, and horticulture joins a forever-passion for artisanship, design, and humanitarianism to create truly one-of-a-kind pieces that will remain in your wardrobe forever.


Brooklyn, NY
71 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222
United States
  (718) 389-3809
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  • Tuesday:   3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Wednesday:   3:00 PM-11:00 PM
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  • Friday:   3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Saturday:   3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Sunday:   3:00 PM-11:00 PM

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