Class, pomp, glamor at the Uganda – France show


The models from the fashion house Rise up Hub paraded during the starry parade. (COURTESY PHOTO)

KAMPALA – Uganda-France Friendship Week embraced a class ray in the fashion industry with several acts and presentations that sent the classic crowd into a frenzy.

French Ambassador to Uganda Stéphane Rivoal welcomes guests at the inaugural event. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Hosted at the residence of the French Ambassador to Uganda SE Stéphanie Rivoal, the fashion show drew notable players from the game and the social scene.

It was one of the weeklong activities that will culminate on Saturday March 23, as the France-Uganda Friendship Week took it to the next level.

Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo was seen lost in the glorious event. (AFRICA TALENT PHOTO)

“The way you dress matters a lot and whether you want to be remembered or noticed; choose an outfit that suits you and looks classy. Beauty and confidence go hand in hand; believe in yourself; walk with your head held high and those around you will always remember you, ”said Stéphanie Rivoal, French Ambassador to Uganda.

She added: “Tonight we are going to see beautiful people wearing very beautiful fashion designs that you are going to see from designers and beauty comes in.”

“This gives the opportunity to connect with people from different cultures and also to support new upcoming designers who show up on the runway and also have a platform to sell our products,” said Emmanuel Bagwana, Creative Director Eguana Kampala.

A model presents the latest fabrics and fashionable designs at the show. (PHOTO BY ABRAHAM)

The event had designers who understood; Josephine Nakafeero, Martin Larry, made in Africa (Madouce) du Gabon, Rise up Hub (Donnas Ojok), Lilian Kyabaki, Anita Beryl, Stella Atal (Ugandan designer based in France), Aude Langlois – Meurinne, Academic Collaboration Records and Lisaa Fashion Uganda School.

She was crowned with a silent auction of outfits selected to raise money for a charitable cause.


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