Celebrated global fashion producer Jan Malan is in the country.
The fashion guru who jetted in Entebbe International Airport last night, is expected to direct the sixth edition of the Uganda International Fashion Week sheduled for Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
Malan will also be a guest speaker at the Fashion Business Symposium on Saturday happening from 9am to 1pm at the Victoria Hall.
He is anticipted to discuss technology and globalization verses African fashion.
The expert has staged high profile shows in over 37 cities on four continents and has a clientele that boosts of names such as Elton John, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton and Mercedes-Benz.
On arrival, Malan said Uganda is one of his favorite countries to go to in Africa and he promised all the fashion enthusiasts a beautiful exciting professional show at the grand finale on Sunday 4.
“Precision,I don’t do mediocrity. Surprises. I take each designer’s vision and interpret what they are trying to do with the collection.
I will create the music, the lights and the choreography too,” said Malan on his preparation for the show.
At the Symposium, Fashion fanatics and designers will be lectured about the business behind fashion.
Different fashion designers including four Rwandese, South Africa’s Judith Artelier, Mmuso Maxwell,Uganda’s Santa Anzo, Fatuma Asha, Abbas Kaijuka and Stella Atal among others will be showcasing on the runway during the grand finale.