Date of Birth: September 12, 1992
Birthname: Jose Chingayipe
Family: First Born in a Family of 3
Relationship Status: Single
Level of Education: Journalist by Profession, I went to University of Malawi, the Polytechnic.
Why Fashion designing: Currently, everyone is a Fan of Fashion, so we decided to add up another Flavour to satisfy people’s needs.
Uta Wear is in Partnership with who: Impakt Events which is owned by Lucius Banda.
Any Setbacks: People don’t support localy made Products hence making the Industry so tough.
What should be done to boost local Product Markets: Government should lower Tarrifs and Tax on Textile to make Our Products affordable.
How Promising is the Designing Business: Despite the Fact that a lot of People don’t cherish Home Made Products, a number of People are supporting us. And this gives us Hope that one Day People will slowly understand the importance of buying Local Products.
Products by Uta Wear Designs: We have T-Shirts and soon We will introduce Our own Hoodies, College Tops and Snapbacks.
Role Model(s): Mark Zuckerberge the Founder of Facebook and Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group of Companies.
Best Moment(s): When Impakt Events selected my Team to be used during a certain Sand Music festival. And also when Busy Signal and his Band wore T-Shits designed by Me.
Worst Moment(s): When I broke up with my long time Girlfriend.
Quick Facts about RJ Fomular
*I don’t talk much
*Does not like pompous and talkative People
*Easily fall in Love
Advice to fellow upcoming Fashion Designers: They should be authentic and not Copycats. A lot of Designs we see are just Duplicates of Countries like Nigeria and Kenya.
What do you do on your Free Time: Watching Soccer, listening to Music, mingling with People and making new Friends.
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