Travel + Leisure Explores Ibu Movement

"Ibu" in Indonesia means "revered mother," an appropriate name for a store dedicated to empowering women around the globe by supporting their textile crafts. It's a feel-good premise, yielding sumptuous fabrics and handmade finds such as Ethiopian leather handbags, Peruvian coral-weave alpaca shawls, Congo sandals, natural indigo scarves from India, or Sudanese beaded collar necklaces. Peek into the back studio, where a fulltime design team transforms international fabrics into custom offerings.