Company Overview

I AM ADORNED is a black female owned fashion emporium based in Kempton Park under the leadership of Berrol Molepo. The business’ main focus is providing fashion design and image consultancy. The product specialisation of the company is in African and Western wedding attire, Matric Dance gown and Semi Formal Wear.

Background

I am Adorned was established in 2011 by Berrol Molepo. Berrol has 9 years experience in fashion design and image consultancy. With a qualification in fashion design from the University of Johannesburg, she saw a gap in the market especially the black market to create uniquely designed clothing for her clients.

Looking at our different cultures as black people, we are so united and yet all of us love to be unique, stand out. This is an emotional and sociological need for everyone. We therefore provide this for the market at a market related pricing.

I am Adorned is not only a fashion business but we also use our skills and knowledge to groom young girls into the fashion industry by offering internship/vacation casual opportunities. With the vision Berrol has, I am Adorned also aims to up-skill the community by offering sewing and design training and hence looking for partners to pursue this dream.

Brief Profile

  • Started working as a designer in 2006
  • Worked during varsity to establish herself as a designer
  • Started her label “I am Adorned” from her own savings
  • She has a qualification in Fashion design (ND)
  • She has Lecturing experience from UJ which she did for a year
  • She has also worked for Edcon as a Buyer and Merchandise Planner

Objectives

  • To be a top black female owned fashion business
  • Empower young girls to develop interest in the fashion business
  • To give our clients a variety of decent clothing at a reasonable pricing
  • We also aim to create job opportunities mainly for young people within our community.