I am the type of person-if I want something, I’m just going to go and get it. I don’t know how I’m going to find it, but I’m going to learn. I didn’t know how to be visible to the people who mattered in the fashion industry. I’m a college dropout. I don’t have a blueprint for how you’re supposed to become a big fashion label or how you’re supposed to become a designer. I was just winging it an figuring it out on my own. So I did a lot of research I reached out to as many people as I could, and even tough some didn’t respond, I kept pushing, and I kept doing what I had to do. And that’s why I started an initiative to help emerging designers. I teach them basically everything that I learned – because I know how difficulty it is to come up in this industry, especially as a Black designer, a Black woman. The resources just aren’t really available. -Anifa Mvuemba

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2 Responses to Innovators

  1. Damyanti Biswas says:

    What a refreshing read! 🙂


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