Sandra Matamisa was born on 11 January 1972. She attended Chancellor Junior School, Mutare, Zimbabwe. She went to Eveline Girls High School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Hartzell High, Mutare, and St. David’s Binda, Mutare. She attained a diploma in Education at Mutare Teacher’s College and a Bachelor of Arts in Education at Africa University. Matamisa taught at various schools, including Owen Language School, Chongquing, China. Her passion for art diverted her focus from education to creative designing, which she does alongside her profession. Her fashion design is mostly inspired by topical issues in society.