Your Questions Answered:
How do I join?
Simply complete the online form by clicking the image link at the bottom of the page and register.
Is it free?
Our intention to keep costs to you at a minimum. We charge a flat rate registration package fee of 500k UGX per year with additional optional extras and we can offer bespoke packages to suit your requirements.
What do I get?
Is it limited to fashion?
- Your own one page BIO or editorial page on our website.
- Your own named category heading and listings of your products for sale on our online shop.
- Your goods displayed in our retail shop.
- Your own or shared exhibition in our studio.
- Social media and marketing strategies to promote you internationally.
- Agency promotional sales service, to gain you overseas wholesale orders from other retail outlets.
No! We are interested in assisting an array of creative people from Uganda: Fashion Designers, Artists, Craft Makers, Sculptors, Jewellery Designers and more.
Do I send samples?
Yes, we require you to send at least one of each product that you wish to sell. We then professionally photograph your item, add it to the online shop, promote it via the various platforms, display it in our shop and ultimately gain you orders.
Who ships the orders?
For purposes of quality control, products sold via Ji-ai and the blackstar.STUDIO are shipped from us direct to the client. This means that we sell your sample and pay you direct. You can then replenish your item if you wish to sell more.
How do I get paid?
We make payments to you by whatever means is most suitable, normally via World Remit, Airtel, MTN or PayPal. You shall be notified immediately of any sales and you can check your status via the online shop.
I have more questions!
Please do not hesitate in contacting us with any questions that you may have, we are here to assist. We shall ensure that all aspects are known to you prior to any sales, such as commissions, procedures etc. We aim to be as transparent as possible and our goal is to open opportunities for you and support the creative talents of Uganda.