The MansaWear Story
MansaWear owner and fashion designer, Nita Brown was born in Ghana. As the daughter of a diplomat, she left for her first overseas trip at the age of seven, traveling to the Czech Republic. Nita completed her secondary schooling in Ghana, received a B.A. in History from Columbia University and an M.B.A. in International Management from Georgetown University. MansaWear grew out of her passion for fashion and creativity, which artfully combines Ghanaian and US fashions. Nita’s instinctive flair for combining the two has resulted in unique signature pieces that are a distinctly new and creative contribution to the fashion world. MansaWear elegant designs and prints are a must-have for the discerning, fashion-conscious individual who appreciates quality and style.
Who Makes MansaWear
MansaWear partners with the premier fabric manufacturer in West Africa to produce high quality outfits made from 300 – 600 count cotton. The company works with two dedicated and extremely qualified clothing manufacturers in Ghana with the capability to produce standard US clothing size according to a buyer’s specification. With 80 combined years of tailoring and dress making experience, the firm’s production team can produce up to 7,500 pieces a month. The time frame from order to delivery is 30 business days. In addition to the two manufacturers, MansaWear also employs an experienced group of seamstresses who are highly trained in the intricate method of free-cutting as well as pattern making! This fine art of garment making is still learned through apprenticeships, ensuring workers have the skills to consistently produce exquisite, high-quality clothing. Allow Nita to show you her signature pieces spearheaded by these talented women, and experience her instinctive flair for uniquely combining Ghanaian and US fashions.