Nov. 26, 2012
-- LinmiR Wins BEFFTA Fashion Award
LinmiR designer, Linda Mirembe, was triumphant at the 4th BEFFTA awards that recognise black and ethnic achievers in showbiz. The hat designer won the Best Female Fashion Designer award in which she was nominated alongside seventeen other designers.
Linda received the award at a colourful red carpet gala that was held at The Hippodrome in Golders Green, London. Also in attendance at the event were stars like Sir Trevor McDonald OBE who received a Lifetime Achievement Award, singer Lemar and footballer Fabrice Muamba among others.
”It was an honor just to be nominated. Receiving the award was a dream come true for me,” Linda says about he victory.
Linda Mirembe founded LinmiR two years ago after taking lessons from a professional milliner. Since then she has taken part in Young Achievers’ Awards’ Radical Awards, showcased at a number of both UK and international fashion events including London Fashion Week’s Fashion Finest, Mahogany Bridal Show, Maryland Fashion Week, Out of Africa in Dublin, ’50 Years of Fashion’ at Ug@50,UK to celebrate 50yrs of Uganda’s independence, and dressed up Miss Uganda UK 2012 contestants.