Maria and Regina Media Kit
About Maria and Regina
Empowering women to step out of the shadows and to take up space through fashion.
Maria and Regina is a fashion and lifestyle brand that was started by twin sisters who are chartered accountants turned fashion entrepreneurs.The brand aims to bridge the gap for women who are first generation professionals or entrepreneurs who are creating a path of their own and questioning the status quo.
The brand aims to inspire, motivate and empower the Maria and Regina woman to show up confidently and take up space in all aspects of her life
Our Clothes are timeless, feminine, modest with a touch of edge. They are created for the woman who doesn't conform with her fashion and her life.Our designs are made with the best fabric textures, prints and colours. Our signature silhouettes are created to flatter different body types.
Founded in 2017 by twin sisters Nontsikelelo and Sethembile Mnyayiza, Maria and Regina was born from their personal struggle to find clothing that represented the empowered plus size woman. The sisters are qualified chartered accountants but have always known they wanted to make a bigger impact in the world.
While preparing for their first international holiday in 2016 and struggling to find fashion forward plus size clothes, they recognised a gap in the market for an inclusive fashion forward brand in South Africa and a couple of months later Maria and Regina was born.
The sisters aim to create more than just a fashion brand but a purpose driven brand that serves the empowered woman by providing tools and resources so that she shows up for life, work and travel with confidence and she takes up space.
Behind the Name
The brand is named after our founder's mother(Maria) and aunt(Regina). Maria and Regina represented the ideologies of the Maria and Regina woman.The brand is a dedication to sisterhood, courage and not conforming.
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