Founder of
Samata initially founded this site as a diary whilst Talent Magazine Editor and PR Director for a 3 floor boutique in Sloane Square. A British born Ghanaian entrepreneur, she works in fashion and media. Her hobbies include travel, writing, lucid dreaming and eating west African food. Read more about her in the ABOUT section.
Marissa Amarante
Executive Assistant (New York based)
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (LA) alumni Marissa has interned for Red Carpet Green Dress and Ted Baker in addition to her docent role for Diane Von Furstenburg's LACMA exhibit, 'Journey of a Dress'. Currently based in the East Coast, Marissa works as a stylist, personal assistant and writer.
Melissa Bradbury
Layout and Graphic Designer
Melissa graduated with a First Class Degree in Fashion and Business from UCC ('Excellence' award winner). Her work to date includes 'Lingerie La Femme’ and ‘Beneath and Beyond’ in addition to her long-standing docent role with industry behemoth the Textiles Forum. Melissa works as an independent layout and graphic designer.
Sophia Smith
Lifestyle Contributor
Sophia Smith is beauty and style blogger, an eco-lifestyle lover, graphic designer and a food enthusiast. She is very passionate about natural skincare, minimalist wardrobe, yoga and mindful living. Sophia writes mostly about beauty-related topics in her articles.
Claire Hastings
Fashion Writer
Claire Hastings is a wanderer and a writer. She writes as long as she can remember, and she is very passionate about fashion, running, other cultures, and her cat.
We are currently offering internships for short to long-term positions with Samata is also looking for a London-based assistant. Get in touch if you are (seriously) interested in joining the team, contact details below.