Meet The Team
Faith (Imani) McFarlane is an internationally-acclaimed designer, artist, master seamstress and educator with over 40 years of experience in high-end fashion, interior decorating, and sustainable home goods. She is the founder of the House of Tafari Collection (HOTC). McFarlane spent her early career designing couture fashion for Miss Universe and Miss World beauty pageants, Boston and Jamaican elites. Her designs have been showcased on runways in London, New York, Boston, Lima, and Jamaica.
For nearly a decade after running the Tafari label, Imani worked as an interior design consultant and decorator, trained in some of Boston’s most prestigious high-end showrooms.
McFarlane holds a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Fisher College, where she served as a goodwill ambassador. A BRA artist, Imani lives and works in Boston Seaport.
Delmeshia Haynes is an educator, set designer, and Wrapologist.
She is currently the COO and Wrapologist at Tafari Wraps, a holistic lifestyle brand preserving AfroDiasporic culture through arts education, wearable goods and home décor. She directs the business’s marketing and branding initiatives, accounting and delivery logistics, event coordination, and photoshoot and set styling, all while centering her work around outreach and education about the ancestral practice of head wrapping.
An educator, she has years of experience in academic case management, supervising staff and working with at-risk youth in various neighborhoods from West Harlem to Chinatown, NYC. Delmeshia also holds a certificate of accreditation from NYU’s SPS in restaurant management working seven years as a server at several luxury NYC restaurants, catering companies, and private events for the celebrity elite.
She earned a BA in Africana Studies from New York University and is now based in Boston.