About Us

ABOUT MANNA BOUTIQUE

Manna Boutique cc. was founded in 1998 and began operations in Pretoria focusing specifically on upmarket and affluent business-women and corporate executives.

Manna Boutique cc. was founded in 1998 and began operations in Pretoria focusing specifically on upmarket and affluent business-women and corporate executives.  Manna Boutique opened its second store in Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in 2000 and has further grown to operate in shopping malls such as, Da Vinci Mall in Sandton City, Eastwood Village,  and Emperor’s Palace.  We are currently operating at Sanridge Square Shopping Centre in Midrand (since 2006), and as XQCT at Mall of Africa (since 2016).

Our offering is, Exclusive women’s style and fashion in the form of clothing apparels, tailor made hats, classic shoes, handbags, and accessories.  We are a one-stop personal stylist, and we aim to set you apart from the rest of the crowd by adorning you fashionably and exclusively from head to toe.

We boast a 22 year experience in the fashion industry.  We have dressed anyone from entrepreneurs, ambassadors, ministers, mining magnates, corporate executives, and several other esteemed women from different walks of life.

Our emphasis is on service, exclusivity, styles that stand the test of time as opposed to fast fashion, and competitive pricing.    

Ms. Storom has 22 years of experience owning clothing boutiques with the same market profile.  Over the 22 year period, she has studied several top-end Turkish and Italian brands very keenly.

Manna Boutique and XQCT place a high emphasis on trends across the world and endeavors to be at the forefront of any new developments in the fashion industry.  

The competitive advantage of MANNA Boutique and XQCT over other brands in a similar class are:

    • Precision in workmanship.
    • A keen choice of fabrics.
    • Stylish and well-tailored clothing that is always fresh and stands the test of time, as opposed to fast fashion.
    • Relatively lower pricing that accompanies a much better product than the competition.
    • A highly professional store ambiance and excellent service.
    • A very limited number of items per style, that guarantees exclusivity and that our customer can wear our garment, shoe or hat with confidence knowing that they will be the only one.
    • Our shoes are tailor-made exclusively for us and mostly come in one pair per size (maximum 6 pairs per style), in order to keep them exclusive and our customer confident.

MANAGEMENT

The two companies, Manna Boutique and XQCT, are owned and managed by Ditebogo Dawn Storom.  She is in charge of the day-to-day running of the business, the product sourcing chain, as well as all the requirements of the boutiques and its customers.  She works hand-in-hand with the relevant store managers, administrators, and sales staff.  

Ms. Storom has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree, is a qualified executive coach, and has been running several successful clothing boutiques uninterrupted for the past 22 years under the Manna brand.  She has successfully completed business courses at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in Boston USA, and at Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, USA.  Her passion for fashion has seen her travel to the world’s fashion capitals such as New York, Milan, Rome, Florence, Paris, Istanbul, and other fashion forward cities in her quest for style; quality; class; and most of all… inspiration.  Her professional skills and eye for fashion has seen her carefully carry her business through the gruesome recession of 2009.  Her passion for fashion has seen her travel to the world’s fashion capitals such as New York, Milan, Rome, Florence, Paris, Istanbul, and other fashion forward cities in her quest for style; quality; class; and most of all… inspiration.  She is meticulous, aware of the latest trends, has an educated and keen eye for fabrics and precision tailoring, and most importantly, she’s passionate about the clothing business and about providing exclusive service to customers.  It is for this reason that her business has managed to retain customers that have followed her everywhere for the past 22 years.