The Uganda international Fashion week is back after a 10-year-break and it returns with a bang. The organizers have decided to fly in some of the world’s biggest fashionistas to showcase and then talk to the public about fashion and among those will be Jan Malan who will be in Uganda this weekend to speak at the Fashion Business Symposium.
Jan Malan is a show director/producer that has staged high profile productions in 38 cities on four continents. The international fashion producer will be discussing about technology and globalization Verses African fashion during the Uganda International Fashion week. He will also direct the Uganda International Fashion week. He specializes in the production and direction of special events for stage and television in the fields of fashion, lifestyle and music.
Malan is famed for always looking out for fresh and captivating venues for his shows. Places such as train stations, bridges, art galleries, piers, city halls and theatre spaces.
He has had some of the World’s most sought after models on his runways. Industry icons such as Karlie Kloss, Alek Wek, Liya Kebede, Behati Prinsloo, Maria Borges, Chanel Iman, Lara Stone, Coco Rocha, Tyson Beckford and Freja Beha Erichsen, as well as legends such as Pat Cleveland and Grace Jones.
His client list in South Africa has included names such as Carolina Herrera, Elton John, Tyra Banks, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton, Daniel Swarovski, The BBC, Ford Models, Elle MacPherson, L’Oreal and Mercedes-Benz.