“We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something in our mind has been changed, and that changes everything.”
–Jonah Lehrer

Ladies over 50 have been changing the world for decades. They have seen enough to know what they want and how to achieve it, and they are still incredibly passionate about living life to the fullest. We’re going to tell you about four incredible women who have made significant contributions to their communities and the fashion world: Furaha Moye, Debra Rapaport, Dayle of ArtfulCityStyle and Carol Dietz. These are “Women of Certainty” and we are so honored to feature them here.


“To be in the physical locale of so much historic change… This has been a significant experience for me.” –Furaha Moye

Furaha Moye is an NYC model, actress and a leader in the over-50 fashion world. She has always been passionate about fashion and design.

On travel, Furaha says traveling has changed her view of the United States. She says, “To be in the physical locale of so much historic change… has been a significant experience for me.” You can FOLLOW FURAHA HERE.

In the photo, Furaha is wearing our Tekbika Kaitlan Cocoon Dress with her own awesome heels! It’s a best-selling Alembika dress silhouette and here to go wherever your own heels take you!

“I meet so many local people, that’s what I love about traveling. It’s about the people you meet.”
–Debra Rapaport

Debra is an artist whose work has been featured at the Met, and model and influencer who has worked for Eileen Fisher, Target and Athleta. She uses her platform to show that beauty and style are not limited to youth.

Passionate about showing us that ageism should be kicked to the curb, Debra is committed to inspiring women of all ages to embrace their beauty and style, reminding us that age should never be a deterrent to success. You can FOLLOW DEBRA HERE.

In the photo, Debra wears Tekbika Debra Hi-Lo Tunic & Jessie Pants + hat and jewelry from her own collections + Alembika Fuji Bead Necklace.


“The first time I left the states was on a trip to Italy in college… The food and the art and fashion were so exciting… and really created a lifelong passion for travel”
–Dayle, ArtfulCityStyle

Dayle is an influencer and popular blogger who strongly believes in blending art and style to create a fashion sensation. Her blog and social media platforms inspire fashion enthusiasts to mix and match fabrics, patterns and textures, and she advocates for conscious fashion, encouraging support for sustainable and ethical brands. Her creativity, sense of humor and artistic vision have made Dayle a respected member of the fashion community, with a loyal global following.

Dayle is wearing our Tekbika Belinda Tunic Top & Pocket Punto Pants. FOLLOW DAYLE HERE.

“My favorite place would have to be Bali… It was really the most beautiful, worth the 24-hour flight, and you get off the plane and realize you’re in paradiseThat’s where I bought all of these beautiful sarongs!”
–Carol Dietz

Carol Dietz is a renowned former Art Director for the New York Times who has made a significant impact on the world of visual journalism. With a career spanning 30+ years, she is widely recognized for her exceptional skills in designing/directing impactful visual stories that have shaped the NYT identity as a leading provider of quality news.


Carol is known for her ability to push boundaries with her creative vision, experimenting with new visual storytelling techniques to engage readers and inspire other creatives in the industry. Her work has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, cementing her legacy as a true pioneer in the field of graphic design and art direction. FOLLOW CAROL HERE.

Carol is modeling our editor’s favorite dress (this week), the Tekbika Breeze Shift Dress, adding her free-spirited flair with a stunning, high-contrast blouse and sash—and her own pants, too. We love it.

Our featured #AlembikaWomen are shining examples of what is possible when women over 50 choose to live life on their own terms. They are proof that being older doesn’t mean your style, creativity and entrepreneurship get “tired.” These women have paved the way for others to follow, and they prove that age is not a barrier to success. Let’s celebrate them and women women of all ages who are making a difference in the world!

“Wanderlust consumed her; foreign hearts and exotic minds compelled her. She had a gypsy soul and a vibrant hope for the unknown.”
– D. Marie

“Travel is not about movement, but about being moved.”
– Unknown

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