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Young designer braves fashion world to live his dream

Rich Mnisi, a young designer, braved the uncharted world of fashion and sought means to succeed in it.

Speaking to 702's Azania Mosaka, Mnisi said he had to convince his mother that he wanted to design clothes for a living.

Listen to the conversation below:

Immediately after graduating, he ventured into developing his own brand and continued to create contemporary fashion brands.

With a global view of catering for an aspirational market, the brand is young at heart and explores the treasures engraved within Africa and the world of modern culture and heritage.


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