Meet the wonderful & strong women who design and hand embroider Barok products
Former founder & designer at Pearls Boutique Store in Johannesburg, Merle Payne moved back to her family farm - Vergelegen - to start Barok. Merle Payne, is "quixotic by nature" and goes through love affairs with different icons from African mythological creatures, tattoo images to heraldic imagery.
Virginia, our beautiful model, is Merle Payne's right hand lady.
Maria provides care and attention to every piece designed by Merle Payne.