Local fashion designers had fashion lovers eating from their palms with their elegant designs at the Masa Hotel Square on Saturday.
The designers proved that indeed the local fashion industry has grown and that there are very talented fashion designers in Botswana. The event started off with the up and coming designers showcasing their clothing lines.
All the new designers were mentored by established local fashion designers. Most of their work was in a way inspired by their mentors. Amongst the exquisite designs were that of Sc Ser Consolado who opted to go for the colour pink collection.
Mildah Sengate’s lace and silk collection also got approval from the audience.
Other new comers in the local fashion industry who showcased their elegant clothing included Jubilee XXV, Lerang Keabile whose floral collection was breath taking; Mpho Chepete, Pamela Wame whose clothing line had a touch of yellow colours and flowers; Ra Mor Designs, Seatla Khuto STK Couture with white wardrobe; Temo Mpodi with a black, white and yellow collection and Bello Designs with black clothing with a dash of African print and flauntique.
They indeed proved to both the audience and the up and coming designers that the fashion industry has grown immensely and could compete favourably on the international fashion ramp.Amongst them were Nick Black, Switch Couture, Thabie D, House of Kay, Tasha Creations, Fetish Designs, Priestly, Seddy, Delayna Scott, DihDah, amongst others.
DihDah, a fashion house owned by a husband and wife, won the best designer price. The elegant designs won them a fully paid trip to Kenya where they will have a chance to mingle and learn from one of the best Kenyan designers.
The Best Model award was scooped by Thanolo who won herself a pair of shoes.
Local songstress, Fifi treated the audience to a beautiful performance. She also did cover songs from international singers such as Beyonce, Rihanna and many others.
Furthermore, the audience also dressed to kill for the event.