Creative Director and Founder
Rachel Faller is an entrepreneur and creator who has worked in ethical and sustainable fashion for over 10 years. After earning a BFA in fiber from the Maryland Institute college of art, she moved to Cambodia with Fulbright fellowship to research sustainable fashion and fair trade. Her research led her to start her first ethical fashion brand in 2008, which was later re-branded as tonlé. tonlé has become Cambodia’s first zero-waste fashion brand, with a production team of 40, retail stockists in 10 countries, and a growing press following to attest to tonlé’s growing popularity. Rachel is recognized internationally as an industry leader and her work has been featured in a number of press outlets. After 7 years of living in Cambodia, she is now based in San Francisco and continues to work on building the brand internationally.