Designers, Fashion Weeks

Swahili Fashion Week 2011: Diana Magesa (Pictures)

“Diana Magessa is a fashion designer who was born in Shinyanga, Tanzania but is based in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Magessa has taken part in plethora of fashion shows and events such as Swahili Fashion Week 2010. In 2009, Magessa showcased her designs at Miss Universe Tanzania, which was held at Mlimani City in Dar Es Salaam. Following the success of her designs, Magessa went on to design national costumes for winners that took part in Miss Universe, Miss Earth and Miss International.

Her design for Miss Earth won the Best in National Costume, which was a first in the history of Miss Earth Tanzania. She is also involved in social volunteer work that involves inspiring children to be original and creative.”

Photocredit: Simon Deiner/SDR Photo

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  1. Hi there

    Do you by any chance have contact details for this designer. I am getting emails from buyers interested in her designs on my blog, many thanks


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