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With no formal fashion qualifications designer, Karen Gold embarked on an adventure to set up her own fashion brand in summer 2014. Karen Gold who loves the London life where she draws some of her inspiration is of Nigerian origin. We caught up with her to find out how she is coping with the fashion industry, lockdown and her resilience. When you're not working what do you like to do? KG: Cooking, Movies & chill Can you tell us something about yourself that most people would not know? KG: I studied law not fashion What is the wildest thing you have ever done? KG: Travelled to china without knowing anyone there. What is your most coveted fashion purchase? KG: My Louboutin heels How is the fashion industry and business climate in your opinion? KG: Slow at the moment due to lack of events for people to attend hence less spending on clothes Fashion designing is a very competitive market to break through, what are the challenges? KG: Lack of real industry support and not being able to gain brand awareness through digital marketing as a result of high marketing costs

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