Meet the wonderful & strong women who design and hand embroider Barok products

 
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Merle Payne

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. 

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Virginia

Virginia, our beautiful model, is Merle Payne's right hand lady. 

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Maria 

Maria provides care and attention to every piece designed by Merle Payne.