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Kigali Fashion Week goes international

Published on July 05, 2016

The fashion industry has caught the attention of Rwanda’s creative and arts world. The Kigali Fashion Week has led to the growth of the industry in Rwanda, and throughout East Africa.

Initiated seven years ago by John Bunyeshuri, the Kigali Fashion Week was inspired by Jessie Bunyeshuri, John’s New York-based daughter, who, 14 years old at the time, had a passion for fashion; he went into the business as a parent in support.

Kigali Fashion Week started with only seven local designers, among them Francis Zahabu, Cynthia Rupali, Patrick Muhire and Colombe Cyusa. Read more. Source | Daily Nation