SA-born handbag designer is about to be US ambassador to Pretoria
Her site says she competed in international tennis ‘at world renowned tournaments, including the French Open’
US President Donald Trump has nominated handbag designer Lana Marks as the next ambassador to SA. President Cyril Ramaphosa is considering her credentials after which — assuming he consents — it will become official. The SABC reported: "President Cyril Ramaphosa is said to be considering the nomination of South African-born, US-based luxury handbag designer, Lana Marks, to be the next US ambassador to SA." Marks is an alumnus of Clarendon School for Girls in East London. The school's website says of her: "Lana was raised in East London where she attended Clarendon Girls High School. She later moved to the US and now lives and works out of Palm Beach in Florida. "Lana Marks bags retail for between R 9 500 and R 50 000, while the iconic Cleopatra Clutch will set you back a whopping R 1-million." Her website says of her background: "When Marks was only three years old, her father began taking her to family building sites, where he explained the finer points of architecture and proporti...
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