Andrea Iyamah owned by Nigerian fashion designer Dumebi Iyamah is a clothing line strongly inspired by color and ethnic cultures. With a flair for fashion and the arts, she advanced her tailoring skills and educated herself about fashion which later fueled the genesis of the A.I. brand at an early age of 17.
Although Andrea Iyamah is popularly recognized for its eccentric and unique take on swimwear, using vibrant colors and cuts inspired by an array of African cultures, the brand also specializes in ready-to-wear and custom-made special event dresses. Strongly influenced by the brand’s African heritage, a blend of retro and various cultures inspired the colors and themes of the first official swimwear collection which launched in 2013.
Located in Ontario Canada, the brand caters to females across borders looking to rock a fabulous piece to an event or an edgy bathing suit on a steamy vacation. Since 2011, the brand has focused on selling ethnicity with a modern twist, while maintaining its attention to detail and cuts. The Andrea Iyamah team works together to ensure that stories are told through every piece created. The brand seeks to be a part of the memories of getaways through its designs and the opportunity for the A.I. woman to be a part of a cultural story in the attire she adorns herself with.
Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi (Insigna)
Designer website: https://www.andreaiyamah.com
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