Samanah Duran

Forbes 30 under 30  honouree Samanah Duran is a British fashion designer and entrepreneur with a fierce emphasis on inspiring each individual to embrace their identity and to take pride in their individuality – something of which is perfectly presented in her vision with retail company Critics Clothing. 

Building on that inspiration as an extension of Critics Clothing, Samanah has now successfully launched BEYOUROWN and BEYOUROWN MAN, both digital media & news companies dedicated to inspire and champion entrepreneurs on a mission to lead with a vision.

Samanah is truly dedicated to evolving her brand and team. She has developed an unconventional approach to business by enjoying life to the fullest and making business enjoyable for her and whoever she works with. As she continues to be involved in every aspect of Critics Clothing, BEYOUROWN and BEYOUROWN MAN, she loves to meet other inspiring entrepreneurs out there on a mission to also succeed in doing what they love and is passionate about passing on her entrepreneurial skills that she has learned along the way. Press sees Samanah covered in Virgin Start Up. Forbes, The Telegraph, Thrive, Real Business and The Women Chapter. Extending her portfolio, Samanah now is booked as a guest speaker at exhibitions, events and conferences such as DMWF, Pure London, Commerce Futures, Violet Simons and many female entrepreneur based workshops.