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Written by Dana Sanchez
Aisha Ayensu, Founder, Christie Brown Collection TheWCommunity.com
Aisha Ayensu, Founder, Christie Brown Collection
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Aisha Ayensu, Ghana

Fashion guru Aisha Ayensu founded her fashion brand, the Christie Brown Collection, to bring an international approach to Ghanaian fashion. Inspired by the vibrant garments her grandmother used to make, Ayensu’s brand utilizes similarly rich and exciting colors and styles – an approach that has resonated with its audience. Ayensu remains the creative director in order to ensure continuing quality, and her company is beginning to grow internationally as well.