It can be a lonely journey….
“Being an entrepreneur is without doubt one of the hardest roles to take on as you are your own boss and it can be a lonely journey as you do not have the structure of an establishment to support you. I always tell myself though, if being an entrepreneur were easy, every one would do it.”
- Hazel Aggrey-Orleans is the founder of Eki Orleans, a luxury African textile and fashion brand that specializes in designing and creating unique prints made of silk. Each print tells a beautiful unique story inspired by nature, travels and the African continent. Hazel’s diverse mix of cultures from being born in a rural town in Germany, raised in Nigeria, to now living in London gives rich inspiration for her work and has clearly influenced her design aesthetics.