Kaijuka Abbas Lights Up Swahili Fashion Week 2017 – Gypsy Collection

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Kaijuka Abbas represented Uganda at the 2017 Swahili Fashion Week in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The three day event took place from 1st – 3rd December, 2017 at the Sea Cliffe Hotel, Dar es Salaam.Kaijuka lit up the 2017 Swahili Fashion Week with his latest collection called ‘Gypsy’, he had this to say ;

“The collection is called Gypsy,because it consists of varying materials and designs characterised with  eclectic but smart cuts of sassy male outfits to create a new men’s fashion sphere with gigantic head pieces inspired by the royal and antique of the Egyptian gods and goddesses and Persian designs.”

“The  feminine pieces  comprise of elegant and stylishly stitched draped dresses with ruffles, blended with bright colours like red, soothing ones like peach , off-white and hues of black to add abit of  drama  to the simple princess-like ball gowns and chick classic attires.” Kaijuka added

Kaijuka and Martha Jabo were the only Designers that represented Uganda at the 2017 Edition, the Swahili Fashion Week is one of the biggest and largest annual fashion event East Africa providing platforms for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their talent, market their creativity and network with clientele and the international fashion industry.

Below are photos of models showcasing the Gypsy Collection;

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