B’ExotiQ by Bee Arthur

By: Farrah Estrella

Fashion Designer Bee Arthur

Fashion Designer Bee Arthur has made a name for herself internationally as well
as in her native country of Ghana because of her exotic designs. Bee, as most
people call her, makes one of a kind pieces using traditional African cloth mixed
with modern influences such as beading, painting, buttons and dyes.

B’ExotiQ by Bee Arthur Photo Credit Steven Adusei

The best way to describe Bee’s work to the American
market will be to say that she is like the Betsy Johnson of Africa, bold,
colorful, unique and flamboyant. Bee is an Artist.
As the owner and creative director of
B’ExotiQ Designs, she has been in the fashion business for 17 years and there
is no stopping her. Bee’s designs have a lot of influences because of her
travels and her heritage. You can see imprinted in her designs Russian dolls,
African symbols and of course her signature Bees. She is also fluent in
English, French, Spanish and Russian.
B’ExotiQ By Bee Arthur Photo Credit Steven Adusei

Her designs have been worn by some of Africa’s elite including
actors, diplomats, and corporate men and women. Apart from clothing she also
makes pillows, lampshades, hats and more.
Because of her unique
style and versatility as a Designer, she won the Kora Fashion Award which is
the highest award that can be awarded to a Fashion Designer in Africa.
B’ExotiQ by Bee Arthur Photo Credit Steven Adusei

For more information on Bee Arthur and B’exotiq Designs, visit her
website at www.bq.awuraba.com.

By Farrah Estrella

Farrah Estrella is an award winning Latina, plus size, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger. A native of the Dominican Republic, she was a previous writer for Examiner.com and has been the editor of the Estrella Fashion Report since 2012. Follow her on twitter at @FarrahEstrella and @EstrellaFReport

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