Kigali fashion week in pictures

It was all glitz and glamour at the Tecno Fashion Week grand finale held at the Kigali city tower on Friday November 7.
The winners of the catwalk who were chosen by the audience. (Doreen Umutesi)
The winners of the catwalk who were chosen by the audience. (Doreen Umutesi)

It was all glitz and glamour at the Tecno Fashion Week grand finale held at the Kigali city tower on Friday November 7.

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Kampala socialite Judith Heard was among those that graced the event. (Doreen Umutesi)

The colourful event attracted fashion pundits and top models from several fashion houses around the globe; renowned Ugandan fashion designer Santa Anzo from Arapapa models, Zambian stylist Chisoma Lombe the President and director of Chiso house of fashion and Davy Carmel from Burundi also graced the occasion.

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A male model pulls a rare stunt on the stage. (Doreen Umutesi)

The local designers who showcased their outfits included Patrick Muhire of Inkanda house of fashion, Zoe Carine Umutoniwase of Onyx garments, Sonia Mugabo of SM fashions and Alida Baranyikuze of Dali fashion agency.

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The audience was left yearning for more of the great designs. (Doreen Umutesi)

The event was attended by officials from the Ministry of Youth and culture and the British High Commissioner William Gelling was the guest of honour.

 

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A model showcasing  designs of a Rwandan designer. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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A model showcasing a design that is blended with modren and Africa fabric. (Photo by D.Umutesi)

 

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A volunteer from the audience showing how a catwalk is done while the Emcees and the crowd  cheer on.(Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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Rwandan- based Model Alexia Mupende showcasing designs of a Burundian designer.

 

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A male model blends an African Fabric Jacket with a pair of jeans and casual shoes. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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(L-R) Allan Karakire and Makeda Mahadeo of Rise and Shine Rwanda where the emcees of the event. (Photo by D.Umutesi)

 

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Rick Password entertains the Audience with his Ndu Umunyarwanda song. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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Kigali Fashion week finale was well attended. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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The Fashion Gurus  John Bunyeshuli ,CEO of House of Fashion and Kigali Fashion Week, Santa Anzo Arapapa Fashion House Managing Director and  Daniel  J Hatton Founder and conceptual Director of Commonwealth Fashi

 

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The winner of the catwalk goes home with a  phone from Techno. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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Mr William Gelling (C) the British High Commissioner to Rwanda was the guest of honour for the Kigali Fashion week finale. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

 

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The audience cheer on their favourite  models. (Photo by D. Umutesi)

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