THE THIRD edition of Kampala Fashion Week was held from Thursday to Saturday last week. The two-day event, which was held at The Square, began with a US Mission hosted SEED show on Thursday and culminated into an awesome Uganda Waragi after party on Saturday evening.
This edition of the Kampala Fashion Week was well attended by Uganda’s fashion enthusiasts. This year, approximately 14 fashion designers were featured. Headlined by inventor, Gloria Wavamunno, the event which ran under the theme ‘The Underground’ featured Aamito, a Ugandan model whose shoot to fame began when she emerged winner of the first season on Africa’s Next Top Model. Aamito walked the runway in a number of designs.
The designers who showcased this year include Catherine & Sons, Bobbin & Sheif, Halisi, Lukwanzi, With Love From Africa, KONA, Jose Hendo, Isabella Isabeau, Morine Designers, Maison Mimi, KKOOLO, NFKA Clothing and Tura among others.
This year’s KampalaFashion Week also featured a pop-up shop edition where the audience got a chance to view and buy fashionable quality goods made by some of Africa’s best designers.
The fashion extravaganza ended on a high note, with a SO UG party hosted by Uganda Waragi, the event sponsor. The party featured 3 DJs and lots of Uganda Waragi cocktails giving revellers the opportunity to mix and mingle with Uganda’s top models, fashion designers, fashion enthusiasts and socialites. The party also gave many a chance to rub shoulders and take that prized selfie with supermodel, Aamito, who stayed till late.