Xandria's designs shine beyond Malawi's borders

Khanyi Mbau

Top fashion designer Xandria, continues to make her mark in the industry in Malawi and beyond after dressing up South African celebrity, actress and TV personality Khanyi Mbau.  

Mbau who appeared on Netflix’s “Rich, Young and Famous” flaunted her new white house of Xandria gown on Instagram and Twitter.

She Tweeted a video with the caption “@_iamxandria love this dress".

In a video that has over 2000 views, 14 comments, 84 retweets and 209 likes on Twitter, Xandria real name Alexandria Kawanga, owner of house of Xandria, acknowledged the Showmax/Netflix star Khanyi for wearing her design.

Khanyi Mbau Tweets

“S/O to the NETFLIX/SHOWMAX superstar @Mbaureloaded sneak peak her Xandria 2022 wardrobe," reads the Tweet.

Speaking in an interview, Alexandria Kawanga pointed out that the design is among one of many that Mbau ordered.

“This particular dress was a special order from the actress that was designed to resonate with her vibe and mood."

Kawanga (R) with Kaliati

Kawanga further expressed her excitement outlining that this is a big deal for her as it is platform for exposure.

“Mbau has over four million followers, by posting that design, I get to get introduced to her celebrity friends which is a big deal for me,” he added.

The Malawian Twitter community has since applauded and commended the designer for pushing beyond boarders.

Commenting under the tweet award-winning videographer Ron CZ tweets: “Our very own international designer”.

Another tweep @jnrfrey quotes the designers tweet to tweet:“I_am Xandria is dressing celebs like @Mbaureloaded….. That’s huge bruh”.

Xandria made history with the first ever all inclusive fashion show dubbed: “All shades of beautiful fashion show” under her brand house of Xandria at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre last September.

The show which was graced by Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati and former Minister of Youth Ulemu Msungama, was held to encourage utilising fashion as a catalyst for social change in eliminating stigma against people with disabilities.