ZAMBIA FASHION WEEK DESIGNERS
ZAMBIA FASHION WEEK
Clare Chona (Ubuntu)
Clare Chona is a
self-taught designer who works under her Ubuntu label. She has dressed
former Miss Zambia Precious Mumbi, Cynthia Kanema and Cynthia Chikwanda
She got into fashion
design by marketing her clothes and making them for free using models and
Last year she won the
Redd’s African Fashion Design Awards for Zambia, and this year she
represented Zambia at the Pan-African Festival in Algeria .
Her trademark designs use
a unique ethnic hand-finished appliqué that is original.
comes from her family, clients and friends.
For this year’s
collection she has drawn on themes from Zambian culture and people.
Her ambition is to become
“the world’s” top fashion designer.
Langmead & Baker 2010