The Pencil Skirt The pencil skirt is one of the longest-running silhouettes in fashion. It has a flattering look when worn right on just about every figure. With a tucked-in shirt or belted jacket, the pencil skirt gives you a long, lean line. In addition, it shows the legs which keep it decidedly feminine. A [...]
At least 200 students at Rwanda’s only beauty school- Universal Beauty Academy (UBA) graduated last week. The students made a commitment to use their skills to create new jobs. The graduates mostly composed of demobilized soldiers and young women who dropped out of school, graduated in Hairdressing and beauty, photography and Housekeeping after attending [...]
The second edition of the Kigali Fashion week (KFW) 2013 event was held with a high raised bar hosting designers from Africa, the Middle East and the US. The week started from the 4th Nov to 8th November 2013 with the grand finale taking place at Serena Hotel, Kigali from 6pm on Friday 8th November. [...]
Organizers of the annual Kigali Fashion Week have promised a bigger and better spectacle this year after its first edition proved to be successful last year. House of Fashion, a collection of fashion houses responsible for staging the five-day event, have promised that things will be bigger and more enjoyable compared to last year. “Last [...]
Miss Rwanda 2009 Bahati Grace has sent out an apology for conceiving out of wedlock while still wearing the crown four years ago. Grace was crowned Miss Rwanda then, but things got uglier when she fell pregnant and in turn received an expected backlash from all corners. The beauty queen opted to go ahead with [...]
Courtesy of Iris Pro Films and Echo Magazine, a fashion show on culture was organized to celebrate the trans-Atlantic fashion trends, both modern and traditional. The costumes, attire and their embroidery were breathtaking to say the least and rwandafashionista.com gathered the following pictures.
If the sheer number of baby pinks and chalky blues on the fall runways was any indication, pastels will be making a big statement this fall. At the Céline, Rochas and Carven shows, among many others, designers sent out a startling array of garments in colors straight out of the nursery. There were boxy pullovers, [...]