The First Edition Of The Pearl Of Africa Fashion Awards Officially Launched

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The 2017 Pearl Of Africa Fashion Awards(PAFA) were officially launched on Wednesdy 4th of October, 2017 at SkyBeach Freedom City. This is to be the First edition of the PAFAs under the theme “Say it with Fashion”. The event will be hosted by Roger Mugisha and Debie Kagisha as the PR.

The first edition of the PAFAs will be aiming at shining a spotlight on local fashion designers across the Country and involving Ugandans and uplifting local Talent in the fashion Industry. Each PAFA winner in their respective category will walk away with undisclosed sum of money accompanied with the accolade.

The 2017 PAFAs have 28 categories which include Most Fashionable Campusers, Best Fashion Event Host, Best Use of Social Media, Best Graphics Designer, Best Fashion Photography Studio and more. There are also special regional categories for Best Fashionista, Best Stylist and Best Fashion Designer in East, West, North and South regions.

Nominations are only open to individuals who have made a positive contribution to the fashion industry for a minimum of two years and they will close on 1st November.

PAFA 2017 PR Debby Kagisha had this to say,

“Unlike other fashion awards, these awards will mainly shine a spotlight on local fashion designers across the country.”

“The Pearl Of Africa Fashion Awards are about involving Ugandans and uplifting local talent in the fashion industry.” She added.

The Award gala night is to take place on the 2nd of December just a few days to the 2017 Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards. For more info, contact

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