Former nurse follows her dreams to become fashion designer

After 22 years of working for the department of health as a nurse, Brenda Solomons decided to quit it all and start a career in fashion.

She started by doing her matric which she had failed in 1991. After passing, her husband motivated her to follow her passion and study to become a fashion designer.

Today, Brenda is the co-owner of Forever Grey Fashion Gallery with Nadia Loyiti.

Their business specialises in exclusive garments for special occasions.

To hear more about this business, listen below:


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