Amina Khalil, a 24 year old fashion designer, just launched her new label “Amina K.” that came to light after an open day last summer at
“Often Egyptians prefer buying an expensive imported garment rather than paying the same amount for an equivalently qualitative one from a local designer. Yet when they realize the high quality they tend to accept it”, Amina comments. She wants to establish herself as a fashion label in
Her fashion is innovative and individualistic which many people nowadays, especially abroad, look for. “My aim is not to have people wear Egyptian folklore costumes but to integrate our heritage into western clothing”, Amina explains, “you could be wearing jeans and T-shirt combined with a vest of mine”.
The materials used for her clothes are a variety of finest Egyptian cottons and textiles. Her inspiration stems from Egyptian pottery and architecture available in Areesh and
Amina is planning to open her own showroom and expand to local and foreign markets to raise awareness to the beauty of Egyptian textiles and to be the leading Egyptian designer.