Post graduates take up the challenge put their vision into Visionaire!
ORTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY LLB Law graduate Dean Owolabi decided to put his vision in motion by launching his clothing retail outlet ‘Visionaire’. The 23 year old current LLM International Business Law student has been eager to start his own business since the age of 15.
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In January 2012 he decided to make his dream a reality by
finalising his logo and
I used to draw my own sketches and logos as a hobby and just thought of Visionaire’, now that my vision has been achieved the slogan will read ‘the
going into partnership with LLB postgraduate Rasheed-Noble Bibire, current business owner of Candy Nation Ltd. With Dean’s drive and Rasheed’s experience the pair started their business with only £1,500, registered with the Company House and launched ‘Visionaire Clothing Ltd’ on 3 March 2012.
The business partners decided to branch
out in ALQ Store located on St. Jiles Street Northampton town centre. Originally from London, Dean saw this opportunity as being more manageable with him studying in the local area. The day of launch was seen to be a great success with local residents and students excited about the opening of the branch. ‘The opening day was very busy, people came in the store to have a look, and commented on the designs’ Phoebe Martin BA Tourism Management student. Currently Visionaire clothing line varies from jackets, T-shirts and shoes all of which are manufactured in England. ‘We have achieved a lot within the short period of time, we could have achieved more but there’s always room for growth and improvement.’
Right: Dean Owolabi Left: Rasheed- Noble Bibire
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