Born and raised in St Kitts, Fashion Designer, Yakima Daniel is CEO of Kiwie Dan Couture, a company built on innovation, sophistication, and individuality, where all items are made in St. Kitts & Nevis. The kaleidoscopic designs range from casual, then contemporary, up to a more sophisticated style. Kiwie Dan Couture has been recognized not just locally but also internationally.
As a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Midwestern State University, Ms Daniel uses her knowledge and experience to maximize the opportunity to manage her company, while studying the fashionistic trends of clients seeing that Economics is a major part of life.
Along the way, fashion design training was experimentally acquired by working alongside Designer of CamilynBeth, whilst living in Florida. This has been augmented by pursuing several online training modules.
Along the fashion spectrum, Kiwie Dan Couture's kaleidoscopic designs range from casual, then contemporary, up to a more sophisticated style.
Kiwie Dan Couture has been recognized not just locally but also internationally. For example, whilst living in Florida, Ms Daniel took part in tannual fashion shows at Cameron University Fashion Week (CUFW) in 2013 and 2014. She has also sold her 2013 Summer Collection to Entrada Couture, a boutique in St Petersburg, Florida, owned by Maria McGill, the first fashion designer for Dancing with the Stars.
Her latest international success has been receiving recognition by the renowned Essence Magazine which listed the uniforms she designed for Team St. Kitts and Nevis in the Opening Parade of the Rio Olympics 2016 as one of the best alongside designers such as Christian Louboutin and Ralph Lauren. Their uniforms featured khaki trousers and white short-sleeved button down shirts adorned with the madras colors of St. Kitts and Nevis and a burlap fedora.
Further, being involved in local Pageantry has lead Kiwie Dan to make evening gowns that have won the title of "Best Evening Wear".
Known for innovation, sophistication, attention to detail, individuality and a smooth finish, ladies and gentlemen, we present Kiwie Dan Couture.
Kiwie Dan Couture Apparel is available on this website and also at her elegant boutique which is located at the Roundabout on Bakers Corner, Basseterre, St.Kitts. Just look for the sign with the Kiwi Fruit.