Wow, time sure does fly when you're having fun! Kuwala is 3 years old!
During our first year of business, we had focused on learning and growing. We spent our second year expanding and strengthening our connections with other businesses and the community. In our third year, we diversified our brand, ran a giveaway and had a yummy brunch. Check out how we did in 2016:
Launching the marketplace
You may have noticed that we introduced a few more designers to the Kuwala family! Join us in welcoming Gitas Portal, ZNA.K and Kiki Clothing to Kuwala! The marketplace has given us the opportunity to offer our customers more variety and unique pieces to select from, while at the same time providing a platform for African-inspired fashion brands to reach a broader audience. We'll be adding new brands and pieces throughout the year. Checkout our new arrivals, which we know you'll love!
We had our first giveaway
Who doesn't like free accessories? Nobody. This past year, we received hundreds of entries for our first giveaway! Since then, many of you have been asking when we'll have our next one. Wait until you hear what we have in store for you!
Meeting and speaking with YOU!
This was a busy year for Kuwala! From chatting with cool people at Afrofest to speaking about startup life at the Social Entrepreneurs of Toronto, we adore meeting our fans, followers and customers. We're looking forward to meeting many more of you in 2017!
Brunching with brown beauties
We love supporting other businesses which is why last November we sponsored and attended the Brown Beauties Brunching event hosted by Four Brown Girls. The brunch featured a panel of notable women sharing their experience and advice on navigating the media industry. Kuwala even conduct headwrap tutorials for the stylish attendees.
First and foremost, we want to thank our customers for their support. We could not have made it this far without you! So thank you, thank you, thank you! To the various organizations that have featured us, we value your interest in sharing our story. And to our friends, family and accomplices, thank you for your never ending encouragement.
Cheers to Year 4 and many more!
Veronica & Freeda