Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

One of the more interesting additions to the Paris Fashion Week schedule came courtesy not of any big group, but rather a human rights lawyer named Paul van Zyl.

A native of South Africa now living in Brooklyn, Mr van Zyl has spent more than a decade working with Desmond Tutu at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and his experience inspired him to start…a luxury brand. It’s called Maiyet, and had its first runway show on Sunday.

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