The U.S. Embassy supported the third annual SEED Show (Skilled Expressive Entrepreneurial Design) fashion competition on October 20 for Uganda’s young up-and-coming designers
Ugandan fashion entrepreneur Ras Kasozi teamed with Project Runway to narrow a pool of more than 100 applicants to 10 young up-and-coming Ugandan fashion designers.
The ten designers attended a series of workshops on design, branding, and running a business with local fashion industry experts. Their task was to design an outfit from bark cloth in order to highlight traditional practices and stimulate economic opportunity for bark cloth producers.
SEED’s youngest participant ever, 17 year-old Semanda Charles, won this year’s competition, which featured U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac as one of the judges.
This years’ SEED Show launched the Kampala Fashion Week 2016.
SEED Show (Skilled Expressive Entrepreneurial Design) fashion competition on October 20 2016 Flickr album