The Venus Couture Boutique hosted its grand opening with the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, participating in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 19. Venus Couture and Ghafoory LLC welcomed the Chamber of Commerce and other friends from the greater Dallas area. Venus Couture Boutique is one branch of the larger family business, Ghafoory LLC.

Ghafoory LLC is a family owned and operated company that oversees various ventures related to the fashion lifestyle industry. Venus Couture is committed to bringing to the greater Dallas area the top formal wear designers from around the world. Venus Couture has both an online and physical presence in McKinney.

The event featured boutique owner Rahima Masumi and her co-owner Ghafoor Abdul Ghafoory who oversees Venus Couture's fashion design and custom alteration services. In addition to ready to wear designer labels, Venus Couture offers personalized fashion designing, tailoring and alterations, both hand and machine embroidery from around the globe, make-up and cosmetic services, and customized and handmade jewelry.

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Ghafoory noted, “Venus has top stylists that have worked in the international fashion industry and can offer Dallas consumers the ability to express their true selves through their personalized fashion.”

Many fashion experts and consumers were present at the event. A McKinney Chamber of Commerce representative commented “On behalf of the McKinney Chamber, the Ambassadors are thrilled to welcome Venus Couture as one of our newest members. As a new business getting started with the Chamber, we look forward to getting Venus Couture plugged into our Chamber network of businesses to take advantage of several specific networks within the Chamber. These networks will help make those important connections to build business relationships and expand Venus Couture's reach in the community. The McKinney Chamber offers exclusive opportunities to "get the word out," that include advertising vehicles, informational resources and promotional events. We invite the McKinney community to visit Venus Couture for any formal wear or tailoring needs.”

When asked about the significance of the name Venus, Masumi commented that, “Venus Couture, named after the personification of womanhood and love, is a brand that seeks to embody each piece of luxury wear with the perfection and balance of femininity and brightness.” The night ended with a reception of Afghan food and fashion.

Venus Couture Boutique is located at 5005 McKinney Ranch Pkwy., Suite 220 in McKinney. Visit online at