Founder


MARIE-CLAUDE

Since May 2013, SO Original offers fashion accessories for those with a social conscience. Founded by Marie-Claude Coulombe, globe-trotter and passionate about ethical fashion, SO Original offers over 330 products, hand-made with loving care by artisans from around the world. 28 countries visited to name but a few Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao, Thailand, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mali, Sri Lanka, Egypt.
‘The goal is to bring sexiness and chic to ethical accessories!’
“With SO Original, I want consumers to discover the know-how of artisans equitably paid. These artisans work with unique raw materials and offer high end accessories at an affordable price, explains Marie-Claude, owner and founder. These unique fashion accessories contribute directly to the vitality of local economies in Asia, Africa and the Middle-East.”

''These artisans work with unique raw materials and offer high end accessories at an affordable price, explains Marie-Claude, owner and founder. These unique fashion accessories contribute directly to the vitality of local economies in Asia, Africa and the Middle-East.”

L'HORIZON- EGYPTE 

“I am particularly proud to support the mission of CECI, an organization whose values of cooperation, respect, fairness and commitment meet those of SO Original,”

“We are very pleased to have SO Original’s support on our mission to combat poverty and exclusion,” declared Claudia Black, Executive Director of CECI. “Not to mention that the engagement of Marie-Claude Coulombe does not stop there, as she is also joining the ranks of CECI’s Club des ambassadrices!”