Fashion – San Francisco

Born Theresia L. Bagley, Zenzele Amai Mjiba Nuru was a name given to her, it is South African in origin and means mother, young revolutionary woman, and lastly one who overcomes obstacles and makes a way for herself. That being said ZENZELE NURU truly encompasses the attributes of her name for she is a mother of nine, natural stylist, licensed cosmetologist, owner/lead stylist of Sankofa Duafe Design Studio/Zen spot boutique as well as a knitwear designer. Zenzele has traveled and studied abroad in Tokyo Japan , learning traditional long hair design and eastern, holistic esthetics. Zenzele has worked in the natural hair industry for twenty-five years, and has been formally trained at Federico Beauty Institute. Education being very important. Zenzele is currently enrolled at Federico Beauty Institute Sacramento for continued education in their Barber Crossover Program;Her enthusiasm for all things creative has led her to her new passion for design . The natural progression into design was an easy transition for Zenzele since in hair and fashion you are only limited by your creativity." the possibilities are endless" . As a knitwear designer Zenzele's unconventional design esthetic and the infusion of fibers and crochet make for harmonious innovative design and fashion forward clothing and accessories..Zenzele has put on two fashion shows showcasing her design to benefit the Sacramento food banks Mother baby program . Zenzele has always felt A need to work at the community we envision. So her efforts at community building has a special place in her heart. Zenzele nuru has married all of her cultural influences spanning the globe from over the years to present, and now will launch her long awaited second season of her line ZENZELENURU. We invite you to take a virtual tour of Sankofa Duafe Design Studio and the Zenspot Boutique on Google. You may contact ZENZELENURU for purchasing information or appointments at styleseat/zenzelenuru or email zenzele.nuru@gmail.