The Folklore is a team of passionate fashion, tech, and creative industry enthusiasts that are excited about Africa and the diaspora's rapidly growing luxury and contemporary fashion and lifestyle market. We are marketers, buyers, producers, creative directors, tech enthusiast, operational leads, and e-commerce managers that believe in enhancing the value placed on goods made by talented creators from Africa and the diaspora. Our team is devoted to producing quality and purposeful work that will create opportunities for global audiences to access Africa and the diaspora's goods like never before and economically empower underserved consumer markets through job creation and consumer demand generation.
The Folklore is a New York-based e-commerce platform that sells luxury and emerging designer fashion and lifestyle brands from Africa and the diaspora to global customers. The Folklore provides luxury customers that are craving fresh new brands, innovative statement styles, and the desire to support companies with a social and environmental impact, access to a rapidly growing market that they’d never been exposed to before.
Stock Options 📈
Feel great knowing that you own a piece of the company that you are helping build.
Unlimited Paid Vacation 🌴
We don't cap vacation days, take the time you need to show up as your best self.
Remote Work 💻
Our current work model is remote-first with occasional in-person meetings and events.
Flexible Work Hours ⏰
Make your own hours, as long as you are available to collaborate with the team during our core work hours and make all scheduled team meetings.
World-Class Team 🌍
We have team members in New York, Los Angeles, Charlotte, Cape Town, Lagos, and London that have worked in key roles at Net-a-Porter, Givenchy, MatchesFashion, and Conde Nast.
Travel Opportunities ✈️
Our designers and customers are located around the world and so are we. Occasional travel opportunities are available to help us better connect with our brand partners and customers.
Career Advancement 💼
As a startup, we empower our employees to grow as we grow. We provide access to top industry figures and continuous learning opportunities to aid in personal and career development.
Employee Discount 🎁
Get your favorite designers from Africa and the diaspora for a special discounted rate.
Medical Benefits 🏥
We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance to all full-time team members.
Health and Wellness Benefits 🧘
We offer a stipend each month for you to use on health and wellness items like groceries, meals, continuous learning classes, fitness, and mental health programs.