While other Pacific nations such as Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have a visible fashion scene, Vanuatu’s fashion industry is only just starting to grow. With a handful of young Ni-Vanuatu women deciding to get creative, here are two local designers to look out for – Zaza Dezignz and Apira Karangwa.

Zaza Deszignz

Zaza Dezignz is a new, up and coming clothing brand based in the centre of Port Vila, Vanuatu. Zaza has a goal to create custom modern pieces with an islanders touch at an affordable price for all shapes and sizes.

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Apira Karangwa

Apira Karangwa means “new flower “.  Led by Andrea Toka, she has been experimenting with sewing and learning how to create one of a kind pieces. Along the ways he has managed to pick up a few customers and her hobby is slowly growing into a business. She says on her Facebook page, “I love the feeling of having to be be that person who gives someone something new or different that it makes the smile or glow about it and knowing that they love what I have given or made it melts my heart.” 

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