4 Questions with Rue 114

My fellow FIT alum just continue to amaze me- meet Serwah Asante, the designer behind Rue 114! Focused on the feminine silhouette and celebrating beauty in every size, the Ghanian native released her Intro 2012 Capsule Collection “Et Dieu Créa La Femme” (And God Created Woman). See what Serwah had to say about African fashion and a few of my favorite pieces from her collection:

With so many plus-size designers emerging, what sets Rue114 apart from the rest?
I think the key factors that set the Rue 114 design aesthetic apart from other plus designers are threefold 1) our attention design detail and point of view 2) our belief that “straight” and “plus” sized garments can be presented under the same designer brand in a way that flatters women of all shapes and sizes 3) our presentation of African inspired fashion in a manner that speaks to today’s woman

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