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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...


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


Zanzibar Fashion Workshop

This one-day workshop is offered in anticipation of and preparation for Fashion Week Zanzibar for any person involved in the sewn clothing, accessories or home products businesses in Zanzibar. Workshop topics will focus on industry standards for the design and production of end products to meet specific target market demand and improve business opportunities. The workshop will be facilitated by Farouque Abdula, Fashion Designer and Business Owner in Zanzibar, Tanzania and Karen Steen, Professor of Fashion Studies at Cazenovia College in Cazenovia, New York, USA.

Topics to be Covered will Include:
• Definition of target Markets
• Sewing and Construction Techniques
• Product Design and Development
• Professional Presentation and Product Merchandising

Attendee Participation:
• Each workshop attendee bring to the workshop two garments or accessories they have designed or made for the purpose of group critique and assessment related to the topics presented.
• Workshop attendees will provide 3 products from their business which will be evaluated for international marketing opportunities; these products will be taken to the United States for potential sale with the proceeds of any product to be used to fund future workshops.
• Participants will discuss business challenges and opportunities for those working in the Zanzibar fashion industry
• Attendees will consider opportunities for future collaboration among workshop participants and facilitators.

The workshop will be held in Sea Cliff resort and Spa in Zanzibar and will start at 8.30 am in the morning and will finish by 4.00 in the evening on 28th October 2013.

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