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Kampala Fair

Kampala Fair

Selling gorgeous women's kitenge dresses in traditional patterns, separates, children's clothing and some batik pillows, this fair-trade boutique is a solid choice for keepsake clothing, with craftsmanship...

Arts & Crafts in Jinja

Kilombera Workshop

Many of the colourful cotton textiles (place mats, table runners, bedspreads) for sale around Jinja are made on hand-operated looms at this Nile-side workshop. Visitors are welcome to stop by and watch the...

Arts & Crafts in Jinja

A Bernadette

Young NYC fashionistas have partnered with local women to create well-made recycled bags and accessories in fun, bold designs. Items are fair-trade certified and available for online purchase. The shop is in...

Books in Kampala

Aristoc

This is the best place for English-language publications, with a great selection of books on Uganda, as well as novels. Stock up before a long road trip. There are branches at Acacia Mall and Garden City.

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Banana Boat

A sophisticated craft shop selling smart local items such as excellent batiks, and handmade stuff from all over Africa, including Congolese carvings. There's an outlet with an emphasis on homes and interiors in...

Mall in Entebbe

Victoria Mall

Love it or loathe it, mall culture has well and truly arrived in Uganda, with this shiny new complex opening in 2013. As well as eateries and shops, there's a Nakumatt supermarket that comes in handy for...

Arts & Crafts in Sipi Falls

Sipi Women's Craft Shop

These quality crafts, clothes and accessories are made by local women. They also sell Sipi coffee and honey. Proceeds from sales go to the community. It's on the outskirts of town as you approach from Mbale.

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Banana Boat

A sophisticated craft shop selling smart local items such as excellent batiks, and handmade stuff from all over Africa, including Congolese carvings, with an emphasis on homes and interiors.

Books in Kampala

Aristoc

This is the best place for English-language publications, with a great selection of books on Uganda, as well as novels. Stock up before a long road trip.

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Quality Hill

A guy with a great selection of Congolese carvings lays out his wares at this upmarket complex of patisseries and wine shops.

Clothing in Kampala

Bold

A team of local designers produces contemporary styles and accessories using African fabrics and designs.

Clothing in Kampala

Def.i.ni.tion

Cool local label selling hip, vibrant accessories, fabrics, designer T-shirts and clothing.

Market in Kampala

Owino Market

Sprawling around Nakivubo Stadium, Owino has everything from traditional medicines to televisions. It’s most famous for its secondhand clothing, but you can also buy cloth to be tailored on-site. It's possible to...

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Uganda Crafts 2000

A small fair-trade craft shop selling charming locally produced souvenirs and trinkets; 90% of the wares are Ugandan, made by widows and disadvantaged locals. It sells bark-cloth clothing (including custom-made...

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Exposure Africa

The largest of the city’s craft ‘villages’, stocking woodcarvings, drums, sandals, batiks, basketry, beaded jewellery and 'muzungu' T-shirts. Some items have price tags, but everything is negotiable.

Shopping Centre in Kampala

Nakumatt

Good all-round shopping centre, here you'll find anything from food supplies to camping equipment including tents. There's another at Oasis Mall.

Arts & Crafts in Kampala

Craft Africa

Making up one half of Kampala's main craft complex (along with Exposure Africa), this place has an excellent choice of Ugandan and Kenyan crafts and souvenirs.

Shopping Centre in Kampala

Garden City Complex

Garden City Complex has several floors of shops, including a supermarket, a bookshop and a department store, plus a cinema, a bowling alley and a food court.

Antiques in Kampala

Gerald’s Antiques

Gerald's has stamps and money from the past and present (including notes with Idi Amin’s face), plus tribal artefacts that may or may not be old.

Clothing in Kampala

Renzioni

Set up by designer Okoronkwo Lawrence, Renzioni incorporates vibrant African prints into women's and men's clothing, shoes and accessories.