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Your Instructor/Facilitator: Kate S. Mensah
Kate Mensah, a 42-year-old woman, is a cultured designer here in the Seattle area. Originally from the fashion capital of the world, Paris, it was no surprise that creativity, style, and passion flow through her veins. With a hands-on approach to her designs, Kate is inspired by textures and the fusion of cultures. With a bit of Parisian Madame, powerful African heritage, and Asian inspiration her designs aesthetic is a fresh take on luxury apparel. Kate S Mensah creates luxury apparel and accessories that give strong women the ability to express their bold personal style in their everyday life - without sacrificing functionality and practicality.
Kate Mensah entered the industry officially in 2009. Then She opened her first ready-to-wear /evening collection with which she got the winning prize of “Best Evening Wear Designer” for her 2011 collection named “Femme Fatale”, awarded by renowned Seattle based Magazine’s “Seamless” in Seattle Competition. Kate’s 2012 collection, “The Visionaire” was launched at Seattle’s Metropolitan Fashion Week, and nominated as one of the best designer in town. Carrying the legacy further, her design ensembles have added flair to runways such as Bellevue Fashion Week, with the Spring 2013 collection in Bellevue Collection’s Independent Designer Runway Show. She is also proud to be nominated on the category of “Women’s Evening Wear of the Year 2014”, by the much coveted DList magazine’s annual award show held on 12 Sep’ 2014. She is as well recognized as one of the leaders of the fashion industry in Seattle in several events such as A.Convention by A.Productions in January 2016.
Kate extended her wing in the fashion industry as a fashion stylist and Model. Her fashion style has been recognized by entrepreneur women, Model agency such WespeakNY and fashion magazines such as Ellements magazine or VGXW magazine, Surreal beauty Magazine to name few that have published her styling work.
She is as well the owner of a new personal stylist consulting services name Volee Vie that will officially launch in 2019.
When she is not designing for her brand, she is helping other brands to develop their designs by offering her consulting service to her clients.
As a testimony to her strong complex character and talent, Kate is teaching fitness boxing/kickboxing, Yoga, personal trainer as well as other fitness classes at Fly Fitness in Kirkland. You can as well see her teaching yoga at Get Zen Yoga.
She lives her passions (fitness and fashion) every day and nicely melting them together to empower women.
Kate believes that the two disciplines represent the yin and the yang of our behavior: intensity, aggressiveness, but also kindness and softness.