#YemziGirl Feature 14 (April) - Akosua, Fashion Accessories Designer from Ghana

#YemziGirl Interview

1. Hey Akosua, please introduce yourself

I am Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, A fashion accessories designer from Ghana.

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2. Tell us about the dream you are pursuing...

Making colourful handwoven bags in Ghana, finest dream!

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3. Apart from following your dreams how do you stay fulfilled?

I exercise and spend a lot of time with my family.

 

4. 3 things you love most about where you live?

Sunshine, Smiley faces and good food

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5. What makes you a #YemziGirl?

Strong and playful

 

6. Do you have a favourite Yemzi piece?

Bralets are fun

Yemzi 'Spbra' bralette tops are a key item each season. Brenda wearing SS16 silk bralette.

Yemzi 'Spbra' bralette tops are a key item each season. Brenda wearing SS16 silk bralette.

 

7. Are you more of a plain or printed type of girl?

Both depending on the weather and outfit.

 

8. What's your star sign and does it reflect anything about you?

Pisces, I am learning to be calm which reflects in all Piscine qualities.

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9. Top 3 natural beauty tips?

I wash with a soapless face wash every morning. I am very simple.

 

10. And finally, what's your favourite quote?

‘She was born wild and curious. A cage is no place for someone like that. I play with the fire of my own truth, she told me. I'll burn for the things I love’. (Mia Hollow)

AKOSUA

 

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