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Uganda's fashion & design talents honoured

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Jan '12
Ugandan fashion and design talents in 13 categories were honoured at the 2011 Afrikan Fashion Walk Awards.

At the annual event, Sylvia Owori won three accolades – The Media Choice Designer, Lifetime Achievement Designer and the Most Inspiring Designer. In addition, she bagged the award in the Best Fashion Event category for Late night shopping.

Latif Madoi bagged the award for Best Designer of the Year and also for Best Male Designer, while Eva Mbabazi grabbed four awards including the Lifetime Achievement Catwalk Model award.

The award for the Best New Label went to Beribo (Becky Belic), while the Best Fashion Sensitive Personality (female over 40 years of age) was conferred on Halima Namakula. Peter Ssematimba was chosen as the Best Fashion Sensitive Personality (male over 40 years of age).

Brenda Maraka and Keturah Kamugasa won in the category of Best Bridal Designer/Attire and Best Fashion Writer category respectively, while the award for the Best TV Fashion show went to Omusono (NBS).

The winner for the best designer, writer, model and TV Show categories was decided through SMS poll.

Besides award distribution, musical performances and a bikini ramp show was also organized during the event.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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