Friday, April 29, 2011

African designer in canada :Akua Serwaa-Sarfo Designer of IyZaiah

Akua Serwaa-Sarfo is a Ghanaian-born aspiring fashion designer, producing apparel for women and accessories for women and men. . She is a full time student (Heath Science) and a part-time designer.She taught Herself how to sew June 2009 and have designed and sewed every piece of IyZaiah’s first collection.

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“My line represents a channel for my expression of life; being the best YOU, you can be but never forgetting where you come from. IyZaiah epitomizes sophisticated fashion forward couture fusing African culture with contemporary flare,” said Serwaa.
The name IyZaiah, meaning “the Lord helps me”, has been one that has always been close to the designers’ heart. It is the name she wants to give her first son therefore the line is named after him.
Serwaa is a huge supporter of independent women who are strong, confident and proud of their heritage. Her designs represent the way in which she views women. Sophisticated! IyZaiah for women is designed to enhance the natural beauty of a woman while pushing the limits of Afropolitan fashion.  Here are a few  pics from her latest collection and if want more info about IyZaiah please visit here

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So what do you think of Iyzaiah? Is it one of your favorite fashion houses? designers? would you like to see more from them . Always let me know if there are any other designers you’d like to see spotlighted on Ciaafrique in the future .

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