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Yasmine Runs for Humanity in New York City Marathon 2019

Yasmine Runs for Humanity in New York City Marathon 2019

I’ve decided to run the New York City Marathon this November with the IRC’s Team Rescue 🏃🏻‍♀️ The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises by helping displaced people around the world rebuild their lives.
Announcing our Charity Partner for Mexico Collection

Announcing our Charity Partner for Mexico Collection

We are proud to announce our charity partner for the Mexico Collection: The International Rescue Committee! As part of our mission at Solana, we donate 5% of sales to charities providing humanitarian aid in the countries we feature.

Solana Named Coolest Company in Richmond

Solana Named Coolest Company in Richmond

The competition is fierce, but "cool" is more a state of mind than a science, so this contest celebrates everyone — and awards top distinctions to those that stood out most to Inno staff and readers.
Solana Featured in RVA Mag

Solana Featured in RVA Mag

This Saturday at Stone Brewing, Solana will be launching a new collection that puts the spotlight on Mexico at an all-day pop-up event. Solana is a shoe brand that uses the power of art to promote worldwide solidarity and cultural understanding.
Solana Pop-up at Stone Brewing

Solana Pop-up at Stone Brewing

Solana hosts pop-up at Stone Brewing Richmond for the unveiling of the Mexico Collection, a line of limited edition shoes designed by artists from Baja to Oaxaca.
Solana Featured on Abu Dhabi TV "Tariq Al Amal"

Solana Featured on Abu Dhabi TV "Tariq Al Amal"

Founder Yasmine Idriss discusses her journey with Solana alongside two other Arab entrepreneurs in New York. She talks about how she turned her passion for authentic travel into a business that aims to overcome borders and highlight the humanity in us all.
Solana Featured on CBS

Solana Featured on CBS

"Every shoe collection features a different culture," the Saudi Arabia-born Idriss explained. "We choose a culture, we collaborate with artists from that culture, and all the art that's created for that collection has to say something about the cultures."

Solana Featured in the Del Mar Times

Solana Featured in the Del Mar Times

Solana travels the world and collaborates with local artists to make handcrafted slip-on shoes that tell a story about a place and its people. The shoes serve as the canvas for the artists’ expression.
Berlin Design Week 2018

Berlin Design Week 2018

We were honored to be a part of the Lebanese corner at Berlin Design Week 2018, which took place from September 20 - 23. Together with Beirut Desi...
NY Launch Event at MoMatcha

NY Launch Event at MoMatcha

We finally launched in New York! Hosted at MoMatcha on Bowery, we held our first ever pop up in the Big Apple. Friends, family, and newcomers came...
Solana Featured in Al-Mustaqbal

Solana Featured in Al-Mustaqbal

Solana wants to present a different, more authentic vision of Lebanon, one that is told through the creations of its local artists. The shoe designs highlight different facets of Lebanon's rich historical and contemporary heritage.
Solana Featured in Al-Modon

Solana Featured in Al-Modon

From Saudi Arabia to New York, through Los Angeles, Boston and Lebanon, Yasmine Idriss took her passion for travel and fashion and created Solana.
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