Designers, Events, Fashion

1st Annual Ugandan Fashion Extravaganza UK, August 27th, 2011

Ugandans prepare to put their country on the fashion map in the U with the first ever Ugandan UK Fashion Extravaganza. See details below:

“The event, which will exhibit collections of one of Uganda’s fashion designers based in the Diaspora, Jose Hendo, Maureen Amooti among others. The fashion show will also witness musical performances by Bebe Cool, Mesach Semakula, Kenzo, Bella, Priscilla and many others.

The event, which is expected to be a night of glamour, high fashion, entertainment and fun, is expected to attract a number of fashion designers, stakeholders in the fashion, film and music industries, as well as opinion leaders.

The organizers of the event believe that the Ugandan fashion industry is a multi-million dollar industry and a key to Uganda’s economic development.

According to them, the fashion industry in the country has great prospects as the upcoming designers, as well as those who are already in the business, are working tirelessly to help raise the stakes.

Maureen Amooti and Hendo have exhibited in various international shows and we believe they will be an inspiration to aspiring designers.
For more information cotact: 07967 585 412, 07506 507 353 and 07957 118 984
Jose Hendo Joseworld.com (Sustainable by Design)

Fashion with a conscience A fresh approach challenging the throw away culture. Passionately conscious of the times and inspired by the world around us. Our mission is to promote the use of organic, untreated raw and recycled materials, support ethical trading, fair working conditions and raising awareness about environmental issues. ‘Sustainable by Design’ is the way forward and this has become the cornerstone of our business. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – The 3 R’s. From the eco-materials to clever cutting and simplified production processes.
Maureen Amooiti www.maureenamooti.com

Maureen Amooti Couture specializes in designing Stunning bespoke bridal, millinery and occasion wear. Each design is individually crafted, based on individual measurements. Taking in the requirements of the client, resulting in a garment that fits and flatters you, no matter what shape or size.

Judith Banya www.mikolostore.com”

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