Gitas Portal is a mid-market, luxury brand specialising in apparel, accessories and homeware products. Known for there clever use of African aesthetics to create sophisticated, well-made products, the brand has carved an international reputation.
Established in 2011, with a small team of two at home, the brand has grown its presence through an online website and international events. Gitas Portal has worked with the likes of the BBC and has been featured in over 25 publications like Forbes and Cosmopolitan Japan.
The Founder Mariatu is of Sierra Leonean and Bajan heritage and is a mother of five. She is passionate about women investing in themselves as the best way to impact others.
The Gitas Portal motto – Be Bold, WIN, Wear Colour – is for the woman who is unapologetic about her beauty and expresses her style with confidence. Importantly Gitas Portal encourages women to make BOLD choices that will change their lives; to WIN by just having the audacity to do so; and to WEAR COLOUR as a sign of our freedom to express ourselves and live freely.
Working to increase diversity in fashion, Gitas Portal is keen to promote a positive narrative about ‘Brand Africa’. The focus is on superb quality and great customer experience.