Naartjie is a clothing retailer founded in 1989 in Cape Town, South Africa by designer Anne Eales. The clothing is made from African cotton. The corporate office is now based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Currently[when?], there are 22 stores located in South Africa. They also had 55 stores located in the United States. The company's American corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on September 15, 2013. The Wall Street Journal reported on October 3, 2014 the American store would begin "Going out of business sales."