Carla Pinto launched her luxury African-inspired clothing label African Style Story at SA Fashion Week in 2016. Her path of success started at the SAFW Trade Event when Big Blue bought from her SS16 Collection. This was followed by more orders and resulted in African Style Story supplying 23 Big Blue stores nationwide. Stocked by Prey Boutique, Happy Company in Lisbon, Spree, and Zando.
African Style Story participated in the South Africa Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2018 held at Sandton City Shopping Centre from October 24-27, 2017. Here are highlights from the collection.
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