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lookslike avido Excites with powerful and creative Fashion.

Social. And mindful.

Straight from Kibera to the World.

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Impact & Vision


TEAM & Locations


Design and Production - Avido expresses himself through fashion. He is the founder and creative power behind lookslike avido, born and raised in Kibera, Nairobi.

lookslike avido Ltd.

Olympic Estate

P.O. Box 12830-00100 
Nairobi, Kenya


We bring together Kenyan tailors, fabric-producers, cotton-farmers and feature musicians, photographers and creatives from Kibera.

Ruven Börger

Marketing and Sales - Ruven is passionate about enabling potential. He partnered up with Avido to bring the Nairobi-Style to Europe and the world - based in Cologne, Germany.


lookslike avido distribution
- Ruven Börger

Neue Weyerstraße 6

DE-50676 Cologne, Germany

In the Media


10 June 2020

Essence Magazine, USA:
"Here's who is on the front lines helpic medical professionals and citizens."

30 January 2020

VOGIE, Italy:
"He is also a role model to many with his success story of hard work and determination [...]"

September 2019

Riddim Mag, Germany:

"LOOKSLIKE AVIDO - Mode aus Kibera"

18 March 2019

Capital FM, Kenya:
"From Kibera with love: Fashion designer takes African print to the world"

30 April 2020

Avido: “If I was born in a posh place, I wouldn’t know myself the way I know myself now."

02 December 2019

WDR2, Germany:

"Der Slum-Schneider: Designer aus den Straßen Kiberas"

18 August 2019

DW.com, Germany:
"Nachhaltige Mode aus Kenias größtem Slum"                

09 April 2018

dailymotion, France:

"Der Slum-Schneider: Designer aus den Straßen Kiberas"

10 April 2020

National Geographic:
"In Nairobi, quarantine is a luxury few can afford"

12 September 2019

Essence Magazine, USA:
"Made in Kibera: This Nairobi-Area Enclave Is Emerging As A Global Center For Fashion"

30 July 2019

DLF, Germany:
"Designer 'Avido' aus Kenia: Stylische Mode aus dem Slum"             

Partners and Network

We grow a network of partners from Kenya, Germany and around the World