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leads and guides my every footstep. Before He formed me in my mother’s womb, He had a specific plan and purpose for my life. Each day that purpose unfolds, and when all is done and said, I want to be able to say I lived the life God intended for me to live. I want to die empty, depositing all that God has put within me into this world. I see my store as a platform to let my light shine and to allow others to let their light shine.

How did you settle on your stores name Seventh Row? My store was initially Ruvarashe Vintage Boutique and I recently rebranded and changed the name of the store to Seventh Row. I desired a name that speaks to the succession of eras but in an abstract and indirect manner. I also desired a

name that is both masculine and feminine, as I will be adding a men’s collection to the store this season. Seven is the number of completion and perfection, and each piece of clothing is “complete” in my customer’s hand. Seventh Row is a place to find that perfect vintage gem. I always say, “Provide a lovely home for a lovely vintage gem.”

What do you love about owing your own store? I love that I have the ability to do what I enjoy each and every day. Being a storeowner has been character building on so many levels, and I am grateful for the opportunities to grow and blossom.

“Seven is the number of completion and perfection, and each piece of clothing is “complete” in my customer’s hand. “

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December Issue 2014  

Our December Issue is packed with the Best of 2014 featuring interviews with Zoleka Mandela, Hollywood actress Lisa Raye, Zimbabwean writer...

December Issue 2014  

Our December Issue is packed with the Best of 2014 featuring interviews with Zoleka Mandela, Hollywood actress Lisa Raye, Zimbabwean writer...