By Ivan Mwine
Celebrated songbird Emilian Starz real name Emily Fortunate, who is famous for songs like ‘Hello’, ‘Mr. Lover’ and others, is slated to thrill revellers at the upcoming new beauty pageant dubbed the New Future of Fashion.
Besides Emilian Starz however, the pageant, which is being organized by Lit Modeling Agency and is to be held April 9th, 2022, at Motiv Uganda, in Industrial Area, shall also feature performances from big-name artistes like Neliah, Junior Gentle, HID 16t , Legion East and others signed to Black Market Records.
Commenting about the pageant, Nabil Mugula the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lit Modeling Agency, said that the main objective of the pageant is to sensitize Ugandans and all stakeholders about the ‘New Future Of Fashion’ given the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mugula said; “Our main objectives for organizing this event are to exhibit African art and fashion products made by Ugandan youth and women, to empower Ugandan art and fashion players to improve their craft.”
“We also aim at improving the brand image of Ugandan art and fashion product especially now that we have to embrace the new normal of operating amidst the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the industry.”
Mugula also noted that the pageant, which shall run under the theme ‘The New Future of Fashion’ will feature top Ugandan models that will include among others Florence Atimango, Sheila Asiimwe, Queenter Odhiambo, Jody Boyeka, Denis Ojambo, to mention but a few.
He also revealed that the pageant will feature 20 fashion designers who will each design 10 models to showcase their pieces, hence it’s bound to be a very huge event.