Owner Alexandra Asman qualified as a fashion designer in 1987. After working extensively in Johannesburg fashion industry & dressing Joburg’s finest, she relocated her studio to Nelspruit.
In 2008 Xela fashion college was born and in 2012 they received the prestigious accreditation with City & Guilds. 2016 sees to very exciting additions to the college, The opening of our Stellenbosch Campus and the introduction of our INTERIOR DESIGN qualification. “Being a fashion designer is the best career I could have ever chosen. I love that nothing stays the same, everything changes. The client, the bride, the student, the design! It makes everyday something new. It is exciting and fun and it is only when we are out of our comfort zones do we grow”