The name 'Wanita KaNgcobo' is of the head designer's name Ms. Wandile Mandy Wanita Ngcobo, the name 'Wanita' means 'woman' in Malaysian, and 'KaNgcobo' is from the young designer's surname Ngcobo. The brand is designed for a woman who likes being in the forefront of fashion. A woman who embodies the following: sophistication; culturally rooted; stylish, appreciates handwork, loves quality and comfort, and enjoys the classic side of fashion.
Wanita KaNgcobo has a dynamic, creative, innovative, vibrant and dedicated team; it is no wonder that this team has been able to brainstorm ideas, formulate concepts and deliver results of good quality garmens and efficiency. The design studio is based in Glenwood, and employs women and men to work hand in hand with the head designer, are women who understand the authenticity of cultural beadwork, more so the Zulu beadwork symbolism. To familiarize themselves with the specific look and collection we plan to produce, they are trained and do research of the inspiration together with the head designer. The training implemented in order for them to develop in depth understanding of our clients' requirements. Wanita KaNgcobo has a very vibrant and energetic team, whose only aim is to provide the highest quality representation of the brand.
Wanita KaNgcobo builds their clients relationships for the long term, constantly endeavoring to have the best, innovative, most consistent designs. As a young black woman-own brand we are a close knit family working together at all times, in order for our ideas and deliverance to synchronize together for the best results, so it's no wonder clients keep coming back for our professional service delivery.
Wanita KaNgcobo is a brand which is strongly influenced by the rich cultures mother Africa has to provide, our silhouettes are keeping with the trends, but more so very classic cuts, with a lot of embellishments compromising mostly of African beadwork, with a touch of norm (i.e. crystals, pearls, sequins etc). The brand refrains from using African printed fabrics, however bringing rich fabrics such as; raw silk, lace, Italian chiffon, Italian satin, duchess satin, Italian georgette, velvet, tulle, illusion, suiting fabric, jersey knit, suede and leather with our signature embellishments in significant areas of the garments such as the hem, cuffs, shoulders and necklines.