Working Woman Wednesday. Interview With Fashion Designer/Owner of Yani B Collection.

Fashion Designer Ayuna Williams is the owner of Yani B Collection, located in Sanford, Florida. Yani B collection is best known for their extravagant one of a kind gowns. These gowns have been seen on hundreds of girls from all over the world and has been featured on the Shade Room Prom Queenz. Yani B caters to women and men, weddings, baby showers, galas, etc.

Tell readers about your Yani B Collection and when did you start it?

Yani B collection was founded by Ayuna in May of 2014.  Yani B collection is known worldwide for our show stopping prom gowns.  Our clothing has been featured on celebrities, red carpet, NYFW and more.

What inspired you to start your own business?

I worked at a clothing store.  I gave this company my all and in return I got nothing.  I wanted to move up, but they didn’t allow me.  So I vowed to leave and not let anyone control my destiny but me

What current items are your best sellers?

My gowns.

What is unique about your clothing?

My gowns and clothing are custom made, which means one of a kind.  We can pretty much make anything your heart desires.


What is your biggest challenge being a boutique owner?

Creating the clothing, while trying to keep up with the fashion changes.

What do you want your supporters to know about you?

I’m so grateful for all of my supporters.  They keep me going on my bad days and hype me during my great days.  I appreciate them more than they know.

What was the last movie that made you cry?

No matter how many times I watch it.  I always cry when I watch The Best Man Holiday.

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What’s a random hobby you’ve always wanted to try but never have?

Baking, lol.

What is one thing that brings a smile to your face, no matter the time of day?

My nephews and God son.

What should every woman try at least once in her life?


What makes you smile and what scares you the most?

It makes me smile when I see how far I’ve come.  But it scares me, because I still have a lot of work to do.

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If you could go back in time, would you do anything differently?

I would’ve changed my major in college to business.

How can everyone keep in contact with you on social media?

Follow me on Instagram @_yanib . . Facebook Yani B Collection.


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