LaShawn Kenley is a creative spirit and advocate of women empowerment, self love, and diversity. These three elements capture the very essence of her life. Throughout college she excelled within her modeling career where she experience success working for Sephora, Smashbox, AT&T ad campaigns, VH1 fashion shows, The Today's Show fashion segments, and a variety of beauty campaigns. She soon discovered the ins and outs of design and fell in love with the many variations of textiles. She paired this hands on experience with her business management degree from the University of Maryland and knew one day she would put them both to great use.
As her appreciation for fashion deepened, she grew to become more of a conscious consumer. Caring more for where clothes were made and how they were created, she saw a void in diversity and ethical production. She wanted her clothes to speak to her enchanting culture without compromising quality. After heavy contemplation, she soon decided to move forward in designing her own women's apparel line. Through traveling the world visiting Belize, Peru, Panama, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Paris and Canada she naturally was influenced by the locals diverse style. She ultimately began fusing the light/flowy fabrics of The Caribbeans with her own personal flair.
This design process immediately felt like home to her, which is when she knew this was something way beyond fashion. This was love… this was passion... and here is where the birth of our brand began... Sun Gods.