Meet Lola Banjo, the Black woman founder behind the luxury Italian-made handbag and travel accessory line, Silver & Riley.
It was during her travels that Banjo realized how hard it was to find a travel bag that was functional, stylish, high-quality, and affordable. Recognizing the highly profitable gap in the market, Banjo sprung into action and Silver & Riley was born.
Describing herself as a “global citizen” who’s traveled to over 100 countries and counting, Banjo knows a thing or two about what makes a bag extraordinary. From a young age, Banjo’s engineering mind has been motivated to build things better. From toys, as a child, to now travel and style handbags, as an entrepreneur, her bags are built from the unique perspective of ergonomics and style.
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