Courtney Cousins’ House of Fashion
At the time, I had not studied fashion or business so it was a huge challenge, but one that I would do all over again. I learnt so much about myself. I did not want to be a small bespoke boutique; I wanted my brand to be on a more international and commercial level, while still keeping the exclusivity of the brand. I researched, worked, and pushed really hard to get my brand started on the road to where I wanted it to be in five years.
PREMIER: Your team has definitely grown; who supports you on a daily basis?
C.C: Mary Rodney is the Managing Director of my company; she has been my mentor and has helped me take my brand to the next level. We met in 2016 and within one year we created my official Summer range, launched my showroom in Cape Town, built my team, and launched