Aprelle Duany, founder of the eponymous brand, describes herself as a nerd who adores fashion. Duany began her career as an IT auditor at PwC and a Communication Specialist at the World Bank before moving from the US to Africa and turning to fashion.
After serving as the CEO of Kenyan brand KikoRomeo, she launched her eponymous line in 2015.
APRELLEDUANY is a contemporary accessories brand that celebrates women all around the world. Creating high-quality products drawing from the traditions, culture, and heritage of Africa, APRELLEDUANY’s sophisticated and ethical pieces work to make those who wear them feel seen, appreciated, and limitless. APRELLEDUANY reflects a journey of mystery and discovery.
The brand’s aim is to expand and elevate the image African luxury.
Each piece is crafted from raw materials and textiles, and infused with intricate details. The designer is a co-founder of The American School of South Sudan, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, a Master of Science in New Media, a Master of Science in Information Management from Syracuse University; and an Associate Degree in Accessories Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Content Courtesy Of Aprelle Duany & Nairobi Fashion Hub