Zambian designers to take part in Malawi Fashion 4 Change
All is set for this year’s Fashion 4 Change show slated for Saturday at HS Wine House in Blantyre where about 14 designers will showcase their talent.
Alpha Agency in association with United for Purposeare the main organizers of the event which has been dubbed Fashion4achange fashion expo with an aim to campaigning for environmental sustainability practices across Malawi.
Alpha Agency Director Ausa Kamanga told Nyasa Times that the event will run with the theme; “Help make deforestation unfashionable with chitetezo mbaula”.
Kamanga said that the initiative’s main objective is to curb deforestation and lobby for the protection of Malawi’s beautiful environment.
“As a company we discussed and conducted a research to figure out which issues needed urgent attention and which we could see ourselves involved in and environmental sustainability goals won our hearts,” explained Kamanga.
Quizzed on why they also chose to work with United for Purpose, Kamanga said it is because their interest in protecting the environment is in tandem with their objective.
“Our vision going forward after the expo is to work with JCDecaux a multinational outdoor advertising corporation in recycling the vinyl’s to design bags and shoes which people can use,” she added.
Kamanga called upon the corporate world as well as individuals to get involved and be part of the show to appreciate talent consisting of fashion and designing both from Malawi and Zambia.
Poetry and musical performances from the likes of Patience Namadingo and Marumbo Sichinga just to mention a few will spice up the show.
Some of the designers to take part during the event include Vonse Creations and House of Adriel from Zambia.
From Malawi, there are designers like Kliff Culture clothings, Nyalisa wear, Christian Entwan, Tabby Couture, Terrymade Designs.
The event is being sponsored by Cori- manufacturers’ of Kukoma oil, Zodiak, studio M, JCDecaux, Goldcard Executive Lodge, Mango ad and Kokoliliko Media.
The event will start from 6pm.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :