Mabel Khonje to receive UMP 2020 Fashion Icon Award.
The Urban Music People (UMP) has named Mabel Khonje-Banda as this year's recipient of Fashion Icon Award.
Fashion Icon Award is given to individuals or entities who have made outstanding contributions to the growth of fashion and arts in Malawi.
Ken Zizwa, UMP Awards executive producer said: "Mabel is a shining star of Malawi's fashion game. Her style is refreshing, bold and uninhibited. We salute her ongoing achievements in Malawi and beyond."
Based in Netherlands, Mabel is a former Miss Malawi second princess, former Miss Malawi beauty pageant organizer as well as owner and founder of Doll Mabel fashion brand.
Currently, the brand has lipstick and Boudoir by Doll Mabel lingerie line.
Picture courtesy of Mabel Khonje-Banda
(Report by Edith Gondwe)