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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 Week Team

Aj Mynah


Aj Mynah is not only beautiful but business minded as well. She is the owner of Blackfox Premier Modelling Agency, which hires young women and men as models.

She started modelling in 2006.At the start it was more of a hobby to her, but little did she know that the passion would make her one of the few successful African models in Scotland. She worked with two agencies but she came to a limelight when she joined Mannequin Models Agency where she got a chance to do bigger fashion shows and got to know the industry well.

She returned to Tanzania in 2010 and started her own Model agency (Blackfox) with her friend as her business partner. She has partnered with many fashion designers and events in Tanzania as its one of her biggest passions. She is really excited to be given the chance and be part of the Zanzibar Fashion Week team, as she believes this will be one of the World's Biggest Fashion events in the near future.


DONNA DA SILVA


Donna da Silva is one of Zanzibar’s experienced event planners. With over 14 years of experience in the hospitality industry and nine years in event planning, she is dedicated to customer service and attention to detail. Donna has planned over 60 weddings in Zanzibar, from the most luxurious formal ceremonies to barefoot sandbank affairs set to the tune of local drummers.

From intimate dinners to grand affairs, from modern and simple to magical and elegant, each event has its own unique flavor. Donna will put together every detail to ensure that any event is is truly the most special day of your life.


Hassan Mussa (Has T)


Hassan Mussa, also known as Hassan Bond, has been working in the arts, culture and fashion industry since the year 2000. As a music presenter at the Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation, Hassan is constantly meeting and learning from leading cultural organizations such as Busara Promotions, Jupiter Records, and ZIFF.

With exposure to the cutting edge side of the cultural industry, Hassan has worked throughout Tanzania, Burundi, Zambia, Kenya, Austria, Sweden, Norway and Germany.


Rio Paul


Paul Peter, known as Rio Paul, is a university student and Tanzania's internationally renowned celebrity stylist. Rio Paul has worked with Big Brother Africa's Tatiana Durao and MTV Base VJ Vanessa Mdee. Rio Paul has also shown his work in platforms such as Swahili Fashion Week (from 2009 to 2012) and the Dar Fashion Festival 2011.

Rio Paul has styled top Tanzanian fashion shows such as Ally Rehmtullah, interned for Mustapha Hassanali, and currently works as Fashion Editor for both the Citizen Tanzania and ONspot Youth Magazine, and a columnist for Bang! Magazine. Rio Paul is also the head of public relations at Allure International, founder of Style Anthem Africa (a youth expression style movement) and host of Fashion Night Out Tanzania. Rio Paul's style is sophisticated, classy and elegant, with an individual flair to suit each of his clients' personal styles.

RIO PAUL is a Fashion Director for the Citizen Tanzania Newspaper, Fashion Editor for ONspot Magazine, a former junior fashion editor for Bang! Magazine, Head of Public Relations at ALLURE INTERNATIONAL, founder of Style Anthem Africa Fashion PR,host of Fashions Night Out Tanzania and a fashion socialite. With almost 8 years in the Tanzanian entertainment scene with major accreditations, RIO PAUL has grown immensely from not just a label but to a brand. Be it stylist to the the stars or individuals, creating great fashion editorials, supporting fashion for charity initiatives such as Tanzania Mitindo House and its causes, to working with inspirational figures who he has always looked up too, RIO PAUL is the most sought after brand name. RIO PAUL aims to provide sophistication, class, and elegance with a suitable DNA of his clients.