South African Entrepreneurs Bring a "DiZzy" Touch of African Design to Gifts and Fashion Accessories

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The giraffe and other African animals are the design inspiration for Homeware items, Gifts, and Fashion Accessories imported to the USA from various countries around the world.

We chose the name DiZzy Giraffe because African images are an important current fashion trend

DiZzy Giraffe today announces the launch of their online store,, where shoppers will find a unique collection of fashion accessories, pewter homeware, and pewter gifts, combining modern styling and traditional African design. All pewter items are made in small, often family-run manufacturing facilities and feature styling that is both African and contemporary in nature.

The DiZzy Giraffe is the brainchild of two South Africans, one in the US, the other in South Africa. "The emerging South African pewter manufacturing industry is providing a wealth of fresh design ideas," says Brian, the stateside partner. "Previously disadvantaged South Africans now work in modern facilities to produce high quality goods with a unique style. The result is a new and dynamic resource for fashion items, perfect for U.S. markets."

Shoppers at can
. Find handbags and wallets featuring giraffe and zebra designs
. Shop for pewter barware, tableware, serving pieces featuring distinctive African motifs
. Select from hard-to-find gift items, perfect as corporate gifts or special occasion gifts
. Enjoy durable quality and contemporary styling
. Be assured that items are manufactured in facilities adhering to ISO standards for safety
. Benefit emerging African economies and peoples

"We chose the name DiZzy Giraffe because African images are an important current fashion trend," says Philip, Brian's business partner and joint owner on location in South Africa, "and because we want to attract shoppers who enjoy adding a touch of the unexpected to their fashion image or home decor." The website design theme includes two graceful giraffes, photographed on location in South Africa by Philip's father, Bruce, along with the DiZzy Giraffe logo and tag line, "bizzy gettin dizzy"

DiZzy Giraffe imports fashion accessories, homeware items, and gift items to its distribution center in the U.S., where orders are shipped direct to U.S. customers via UPS. Shoppers use a secure third-party ordering system, which accepts major credit cards. DiZzy Giraffe is open to inquiries from U.S. retailers, wholesalers, and distributors interested in offering their unique line of imports to the public.

DiZzy Giraffe was formed by two South Africans business partners who are also lifelong friends. Brian runs the U.S. distribution channel, and Philip, located in South Africa, is responsible for sourcing and exporting products for resale in the U.S. South Africans from previously disadvantaged backgrounds manufacture their fashion accessories, homewares, and gift items, and each piece has been designed by an expert designer in South Africa. Pewter products are exclusively manufactured for DiZzy Giraffe using traditional pewter casting techniques and handcrafted using 100% lead free, food-safe approved pewter. DiZzy Giraffe aims to provide customers with the innovative products featuring high quality, functionality, and distinctive designs at affordable prices. For more information, visit or call 973-377-0708.


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