Sonia Mugabo: The Rwandese Fashion Designer with an African Edge
Sonia Mugabo is an ambitious, creative, and proactive young fashion designer who was born in Rwanda. After completing a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Buena Vista University, majoring in Visual Communication and Graphic Design, she returned to her native Rwanda to make a name for herself as an entrepreneur. She then established Sonia Mugabo, a Rwandan-based fashion company. Not only does the company employ local artisan talent to make high-quality clothing that captures the essence of global trends, but also, it creates designs that are purely African
For sure, Sonia has accumulated a wealth of experience in branding, communication, fashion, graphic design, public relations and social media. Furthermore, she has participated in international tradeshows and has featured in several major publications such as BBC, Der Spiegel, Elle France and the Guardian. Besides, Forbes named her one of the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in 2017 in Africa. As such, below, we have highlighted some of the hottest fashion designs in Rwanda by Sonia Mugabo.
Tie Knot Dress
The tie knot dress is the latest design from Sonia Mugabo’s designs. This dress features a simple high-low design and a belted waist that one tie at the front. You can pair this with sandals or heels.
Belted Maxi Dress
For sure, the maxi dress is a weekend or party staple. Her maxi dresses come either belted or non-belted. For instance, in the picture above, the design is a belted maxi dress.
Since the floral pattern is a big trend in the fashion world, Sonia Mugabo has managed to create beautiful dresses from the design.
Bell Hand Top with Wide Legged Trousers
Sonia Mugabo is making Rwanda’s fashion a world-class style since she has managed to create the latest and hottest trend in the market using contemporary fabrics; the bell hand top and the wide-legged trousers.