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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT

Adam Hassan

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Adam HassanFor over 10 years, Adam Hassan has been the forefront of creating stunning, form fitting handmade gowns that makes every bride

Beate Allard

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Asia Idarous Born 1974 in Mbozi, in the Southern highlands of Tanzania near Mbeya Town, I grew up with love for the country and passion for its people, colors'...

Farouque Abdela

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Farouque Abdela Born in Zanzibar from a family of Comoros origin, Farouque Abdela left Zanzibar at 14, two years after the revolution. While in London, he continued the...

Hadithi Zetu

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Adam HassanHadithi Zetu, meaning “Our Stories” in Swahili was given its name by the, founder Rebecca Mandich.  The company began in 2014; however, Rebecca has been...

Hasiba Quettawala

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Hasiba Quettawala Fashion designer Hasiba Quettawala was born in Zanzibar, is now settled in Pakistan, where she works from home...

Kanga Kabisa

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Kanga Kabisa Kanga Kabisa's aim is to produce unique clothing and accessories of the highest quality in Zanzibar. We operate with high ethical principles,...

Kihaga Designer

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Kihaga Designer Designer Mwarabu Ali Said Majongo was born into several generations of tailoring. Sewing is in Mwarabu's blood - he grew up working with his father and...

Krystal Bella

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Krystal BellaFascinated by designing clothes and fashion ranges,Krystal- Bella Shabani, a fashion designer based in Burundi , finds her way to illustrate her talent in ready to wear

Made in Africa

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Made in Africa Made in Africa shop was started by two foreigners who fell in love with Zanzibar and decided to join a team of Zanzibari women in creating,...

Rizwan Janmohamed

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Rizwan Janmohamed Rizwan Janmohamed was born on 15 December 1983 in the town of Morogoro . Before entering the world of fashion, Rizwan worked in hospitality...

Upendo

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Upendo Upendo means ´love´ in Kiswahili, and the Upendo label incorporates love and caring into its entire label. The project includes a sewing school,...

Veronica Lugenzi

Fashion Week Zanzibar: Veronica LugenziVeronica Lugenzi is a creative established fashion designer. She will be showcasing for the first time in Fashion Week Zanzibar.As a kid, growing up in the age of 10 years old, she fell in love with

Fashion Designers

Kihaga Designer

Designer Mwarabu Ali Said Majongo was born into several generations of tailoring. Sewing is in Mwarabu’s blood – he grew up working with his father and uncle in their tailoring business and then 1992 he began his own business and in 2002 moved to Zanzibar.

He has dressed a wide range of women, ranging from vacationing tourists to high-profile Zanzibar women, including the First Lady and Miss Zanzibar. He has also designed many hotel uniforms and furnishings. His designs are ubiquitous around Stone Town and are known for their perfect tailoring and unique combinations of prints and solid fabrics.

In October 2011 he started classes for students that come from difficult environment such as orphans and people with disabilities. As of today, Kihaga Youth Training Center Zanzibar has seventeen students ranging in ages of 19 to 29. Already, the intermediate students have completed several pieces of cloth they designed and sewed themselves. These items of clothing will be sold in Kihaga shop with all the profit going toward the upkeep of the Youth Training Center.

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