Branching into new avenues

Ravenda Posh is catering for men with a new collection.

08 November 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Founded by fashion model Rahab Inghalwa, Ravenda Posh is a Namibian online clothing shop that has primarily been catering for females. About two months ago, the shop introduced a men's collection for the first time.

The collection was designed by Inghalwa and has been warmly embraced by fashion enthusiasts.

Speaking to tjil, Inghalwa said the response to the men's collection has been amazing.

She disclosed that one of the pieces from the collection was so in demand that she had to restock.

For Inghalwa the response is inspiring and motivates her to want to deliver more to her clientele.

“Ravenda Posh was initially a brand that catered for females, but I was advised to also make clothes for men.

I was a bit hesitant to do that, but I am glad it turned out great,” she said.

Inghalwa is also happy for the team spirit within the fashion industry at the moment.

She recently started doing photoshoots of her collections with Namibian models - a move she says has made her website's interface more Namibian.

“Ravenda Posh is a Namibian online store, for Namibia by Namibia.

“Recently singer ML even wore a piece from my collection without me asking her to; those are some of the gestures by people in the industry that fill my heart with love and joy,” she said.

With Ravenda Posh, her aim is to provide services and products that are different from what is already out there.

“I want to make shopping easier for a lot of Namibians. The internet is the future, so I am just trying to capitalise on it and keep up with the trends of doing things online,” she said.

However, she admitted she does experience challenges running an online shop.

Inghalwa added that some people find it challenging to shop online, but that is part of the business. “I believe the site is user-friendly and I am proud to announce that very soon I won't be only selling items from my collection, but will feature collections by other Namibian designers,” she shared. Despite her men's collection doing well, she emphasised she is not sidelining female collections, and is working on new material that will shock the fashion scene.



MICHAEL KAYUNDE

Similar News

 

Smartboy to feature on Trace Africa

ADOLF KAURE SWAKOPMUNDSwakopmund-based rapper Smartboy, real name Faith Samaseb, recently shot a music video for his track No Lie, which features 2011 Namibia Annual Music...

Sean K part of Covid-19 collab

2 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

WINDHOEK EXPRESSWINDHOEKNamibian crooner Sean K is one of 11 African artists who worked on a collaborative song to thank healthcare workers for their commitment and...

Bank Windhoek Triennial rescheduled

1 day - 02 June 2020 | Art and Entertainment

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKIn light of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Bank Windhoek, in collaboration with the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), has decided...

Ras Sheehama drops greatest hits compilations

1 day - 02 June 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEKLooking for some of the best Namibian music of all time? Look no further! Ras Sheehama, the gift that keeps on giving, recently...

A weekly dose of TK The Rapper

2 days ago - 01 June 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDEWINDHOEKIn the hope of reaching more people with his music, TK The Rapper is releasing a single from his latest EP, The Alarm, every...

Mshasho named ‘second most admired brand in Namibia’

2 days ago - 01 June 2020 | Art and Entertainment

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKThe Mshasho brand has set its goals on building and maintaining a reputable identity since its establishment in 2004. Today, not only has...

Introducing a new sound

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK Regarded as one of the top music groups in the Kavango, Tight Kasi Brothers (TKB) is a nationally recognised trio with...

Media personality gets candid on reality show

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEKBubbly writer, poet and presenter Anne Hambuda has pushed the pen for some of the top media houses in the country, and recently,...

Keeping it real

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Art and Entertainment

With so many things going on in showbiz these past few weeks, in today's piece I want to touch on how to guarantee an unsuccessful...

Remembering Jackson Kaujeua

1 week ago - 27 May 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEKOn 27 May 2010, Namibian music icon Jackson Kaujeua died from kidney failure in the Katutura State Hospital. Not only an artist, Kaujeua...

Latest News

Sean K part of Covid-19...

2 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

WINDHOEK EXPRESSWINDHOEKNamibian crooner Sean K is one of 11 African artists who worked on a collaborative song to thank healthcare workers for their commitment and...

2020 Mining Expo and Conference...

15 hours ago | Business

Phillepus Uusiku The Mining Expo and Conference that was scheduled for 2-3 September 2020, after having been postponed from 22-23 April, has been cancelled. The...

NBL ready to deliver

15 hours ago | Business

Phillepus UusikuLife is slowing returning to normal as Namibians navigate the country’s gradual reopening following an easing of trade restrictions which were necessitated to combat...

Treasury demands reports of lockdown...

15 hours ago | Economics

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of finance will demand full reports from public entities, ministries, agencies and offices detailing procurement expenditure incurred during stage one of the...

Over 120 lose jobs at...

15 hours ago | Labour

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUAbout 120 people lost their jobs yesterday after a fallout between Chinese-born business magnate Stina Wu and a subcontractor that labour inspectors found to...

Namibia’s food security paradox

15 hours ago | Agriculture

Venomukona Tjiseua, sustainable agriculturalist: “The government must revisit its priority list and place agriculture at its correct spot.”With jobs disappearing, incomes drying up and savings...

The contest for hearts and...

15 hours ago | Opinion

Nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight, when everything remains seemingly unchanged.The above quote by...

Indemnity forms a matter of...

15 hours ago | Education

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWith some learners expected to return to schools today, education ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp says parents will have to trust that schools have...

SA loosens lockdown to revive...

15 hours ago | International

South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with a partial lifting of its coronavirus lockdown, letting people out for work, worship or...

Load More