By Musa Ssemwanga
The Pearl Of Africa Fashion Awards(PAFA) recognize little known fashion designers from all over the country and according to the organizers,they are geared towards recognizing talent beyond Kampala or central region.
Last year,it had 72 categories that included best fashion designer, best fashionista and best stylist for East, West, North and South and various personalities were nominated in different categories last year at Sky Beach Freedom City.
Among these included Maurice Kirya (best fashionable artiste), Anita Fabiola (best red carpet host), Captain Mike Mukula (best dressed politician), Idringi Salvado (best fashionable comedian) and so many others.
Also the main categories had nominees from best dressed politician of the year, best use of social media, best graphics designer and best fashion blogger, among others.
Pearl of Africa Fashion Awards founder and CEO, Yoweri Munamasaka said that this year’s event will encourage new entrants to the fashion industry, but also seek to provide a platform for young, unemployed youth to get jobs in the industry.
Last year there was cash and other prizes unveiled at the nomination gala, but this time around the country should await for a mega prize and surprise come the 15th of December 2018’he concluded.