Founder of KWITU Lilly Richards launches new shoe line


The founder and president of Kenyan women’s network in the Diaspora (KWITU), one of the biggest and most engaged Kenyan women network abroad, has released yet another revolutionary product set to put Kenya on the map.

Lilly Richards has launched a new shoe line dubbed “Lavish by Lilly” ushering her into competitive shoe and apparel market in the US. 

Handmade by master Italian craftsman from pristine Italian leather, the shoes are for the high-end market and available on order. The hi-top sneaker is inspired by futuristic themes. The extreme upper paneling allows for many customization options. It’s build with embossed details, turned profiles and a strap ankle belt.



Taking to social media, the hyped up entrepreneur oozed nothing but happiness following her growing sales.

“Yesterday I woke up to hundreds of tags on the Internet. I did not see it coming but the love and support was unbelievable,” she said a few days after the launch. 

“How did I get to be so lucky as to have your love and support. You have encouraged me and reassured me of God’s love and promises to us. I am beyond grateful. I am overwhelmed with joy. My heart is full and at this point I can say I am truly happy and always blessed. Thank you for standing with me as I take a chance. Thanks to all that have put in orders. Nashukuru 🙏🙏 #attitude #lavishbylilly.”

Lilly is an advocate for women and children.


She currently partners with to help influence political decisions and bring an end to preventable maternal and child deaths by leading the campaign for the “Reaching Every mother and Child Act.”