LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow ) — Malawi will hold a fashion week courtesy of Fashion Malawi Edition (Fame) for the second time this year after a successful first edition in 2013.
Ms Samantha Nampuntha, Fame project manager says they are currently looking for up and coming designers to be the next big label from Malawi.
The fashion week will be held from August 22 to 29, according to Nampuntha.
She says Malawi can look forward to “an exciting week filled with great fashion from the Malawi professional designers and international designers.”
Nampuntha says Fame is looking to the future under the theme of ‘Trendsetters’.
“ Fame represents the dynamisms of creative entrepreneurship especially the fashion industry and the emerging African.
“We own our destiny as Africans; new bold Africans across the continent are making waves from all fields: in fashion, commerce, media, among others,” she says.
Fame Malawi Fashion Week will comprise four elements; the emerging designers who shall compete at the Up and Coming Designer competitive fashion show at Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute on August 22.
“The winner shall have the opportunity to showcase with the professional designers on the Fame main showcase where Malawi and international designers will rock the runway on August 28 at Ufulu Gardens. We will also have the Distinguished Gentleman, which is an exclusive evening of menswear with international designers and Fame will also showcase at the Unima [University of Malawi] Social Weekend in Blantyre on August 29,” says Nampuntha.