Tag: Malawi Fashion

Malawi Fashion: Siblings On Mission

Malawi Fashion: Siblings On Mission

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Known for their expressive Afrocentric fashion feel and retro clothing, siblings Tjay and Debbie Chirwa of Homegrown Lifestyle are on a mission to form and transform Malawi’s promising fashion industry. It began as an experiment mixing African print, or chitenje as it’s known in the local language and grew into a fashion powerhouse. “We just wanted to do hip,trendy and boundary-pushing clothing with an African touch as well ALL sorts of vintage clothing.” The duo’s diverse, stylish and out-of-the-box artistry has given them platforms on runways in New York and Johannesburg, along with recognition by a number of influential  international bloggers. ‘There’s a bigger need for young passionate Africans to develop style, how people present themselves can bring about li
Fashion4achange Initiative Campaigns For Environmental Sustainability

Fashion4achange Initiative Campaigns For Environmental Sustainability

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Local marketing and business consultancy firm, Alpha Agency in association with United for Purpose will this coming month, launch an initiative dubbed Fashion4achange fashion expo aimed at campaigning for environmental sustainability practices across Malawi. The fashion expo which will be held on the 7th of October at HS Wine House in Namiwawa, Blantyre will run with the theme; “Help make deforestation unfashionable with chitetezo mbaula”. Alpha Agency Director, Ausa Kamanga told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) that the initiative’s main objective is to curb deforestation and lobby for the protection of Malawi’s beautiful environment. “As a company we discussed and conducted a research to figure out which issues needed urgent attention and which we could see ourselves involved in and envi
Model Of The Week: Hannah Mhone, Miss Blantyre Queen

Model Of The Week: Hannah Mhone, Miss Blantyre Queen

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Malawian nationality, Hannah Mhone was born on 19 February 1994 and is Tumbuka by tribe. She is the reigning Miss Blantyre. Currently residing in Manja, she is a banker and studied Business Management at The Polytechnic Management center. Her hobbies are dancing and traveling. In terms of fashion, Hannah is a classy woman. Having been in the modelling Industry for a year now, she says friends comments motivated her. “They could always tell me l look like a model why not do modelling, so l thought why not give it a try,” says Mhoni. “I love inspiring my fellow youth because i strongly believe we are the future generation and if the world is going to change and became a better place it will be because of us” she says.  She adds “I will aim at changing the modelling industry per