Diaspora Fashion | Designer – Solome Katongole to Showcase in Toronto, Canada October 10th – Uganda Independence

Posted September 14, 2021 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Fashion ~ 1,970 views


Designer — Solome Katongole is an American, Ugandan born fashion designer; inspired by her Ugandan roots she fuses culture and fabrics to create her designs. Both traditional and western cultures are reflected in her designs, using bold and colorful fabrics.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Maryland, and a postgraduate degree in Fashion Design from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Los Angeles. In late 2009 she started working independently.

Solome’s talents continued to blossom, and her ability to design began to capture the attention of the Fashion Industry, moving her to create her own self-name label, specializing in ready to wear and customized women’s wear. Her amazing designs have graced the runways of Africa Fashion Week – New York, Boston Fashion Week,  Hub of Africa Fashion Week and Mercedes Benz of Buffalo Fashion Week.  And the Diaspora Homecoming event 2013 were she showcased alongside Martha Jabo. (See link below)

In 2015 Solome took a break from designing to focus on family and motherhood. She is now ready to continue to work on her passion. Her professional mission is to design and produce high quality apparel and other facets using unique and exquisite fabrics.

Solome has now expanded to children’s wear and home accessories. Solome will be showcasing her latest collection at the Uganda Canada Convention in Toronto – Canada October 10th. (

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