We had the good fortune of connecting with Ona Utuama and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ona, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
A lack of ethnic patterns in eyewear fashion and the need to focus on wider nasal bridges

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
Tribal ëyës eyewear brand prides itself in infusing ethnic designs into acetate, a novel concept in the eyewear industry, with each displaying a plumage of colors.

It has been a challenging first year of business but being consistent and having a positive attitude has helped us overcome.
We have learnt to roll with the punches in difficult situations and keep communication lines open with our customers.

We want the world to ‘see people and their
culture through their own eyes’.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
A massage at the St Regis spa! Have brunch or dinner at The Garden Room, Atlas or St Cecilia!
Shopping date at The Ponce City Market!
Take a drive to Chateau Elan and visit the wineries.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Shout out is dedicated to my dependable family, especially my husband who supports me through this journey called life. Another shout out to my network of friends and colleagues.

Website: www.tribaleyesshop.com

Instagram: @tribal.eyes

Facebook: Tribal Eyes

Image Credits
Semaj Thomas Will Sterling Dewayne Rogers Photon photography Namibia

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