The official Summer Harmattan edition of NIVEA Accra Fashion Week is no less than a week away and is set to be hosted at the one and only newly built luxury hotel Tang Palace Hotel in Airport Residential Area from the 2nd – 6th October 2019.
The Year Of Return edition is set to see local and foreign participation from around the world. The week long event is jam packed with various exciting fashion activities as using and newly introducing the first ever FashionGHANA Gala night. An fundraising evening dedicated to the Wenette Hope Foundation exploring the avant Garde.
The event will also host a models seminar spearheaded by lead scout for Brave Models in Milan, Giorgio. The veteran agent from the top Milan agency will also be a judge at Ghana’s leading model competition, Face Of Accra Fashion Week on the 5th of October.
The main runway shows will Feature top notch fashion brands such as Afre Anko, Akinko Lifestyle, Elikem The Tailor, Lauren Haute Couture, Soraya De Piedade from Anogola, Otiz Seflo from South Africa and much more.
The event will also execute the launch of new social app Snapp Room dedicated to the world of fashion. Be a part of the fashion revolution in Ghana, for more information check out www.AccraFashionWeek.org.
Eastern Fashion Awards Announces Categories For The Maiden Edition Of The Event.
Dressmaking as a vocation has changed lives, empowered the less privileged and has positioned some great talents from Ghana on the global stage with their ubiquitous African styles. Collectively, fashion made in Ghana is wealthy to be celebrated.
Organizers of Eastern Fashion Awards has announced date and categories for the maiden edition of the notable fashion awards. This year's event is slated on the 7th December, 2019 in the Eastern Regional Capital, Koforidua with the theme “ Celebrating the Passion for Fashion”.
A breed from conglomerate of fashion made in Ghana hereby outdoors Eastern Fashion Awards to part on the back of the industry players in dressmaking within the boundaries of Eastern part of Ghana.
Below are the categories for nominations for the maiden edition
- Men's Designer of the Year
- Women's Designer of the Year
- African Wear Designer of the Year
- Best Suit Designer of the Year
- Best Wedding Dress Designer of the Year
- Fashion Accessory Designer of the Year
- Best Embroidery Designer of the Year
- Fashion School of the Year
- Leadership Award of the Year
- Long Service Award
- Young Fashion Designer of the Year
- Make-up Artiste of the Year
- Barber of the Year
- Emerging Fashion Designer of the Year
- Fashion Blogger of the Year
- Fashion Photographer of the Year
- Fabric Producer of the Year
- Best Unisex Fashion Designer of the Year
- Hair Stylish of the Year
- Physically Challenged Award.
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Victoria Michaels Shines At AFI Fashion Week In South Africa.
It is becoming obvious that no one can match top model, Victoria Michaels, when it also comes to runway mileage this season. She keeps doing amazingly well on major and international fashion platforms.
One of such shows is the just ended spring and summer season of African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week in South Africa. She was among top fashion models that brought life to the AFI Fashion Week.
She had the honor of showcasing designs by top designers including David Tlale, whose works for the night have been described as “meaningful”. The flamboyant designer paid homage to his biggest muse and late mother, Joyce Tlale, naming his SS20 collection “Joyce” Tlale’s.
His presentation began with fun and colourful pieces, drawing inspiration from his ‘Heritage Month’ collaboration with Tastic Rice, as well as the rich and vibrant cultures found in South Africa. Visuals and images of Victoria on the runway during David Tlale’s showcase have been generating a lot of attention on social media.
On Instagram she said, “It was an emotional night for models, guests and designers as @davidtlale paid tribute to his mother with a tribute worthy collection @afi_sa Fashion Week.” “Thanks to the amazing @andiswamanxiwa @deonredman and the entire crew for having me. I love you @taryncannings.”
Victoria also walked for Taibo Bacar, Matte Nolim, La Art Neoville, House of Jahdara and Kreyann, all of whom are amazing designers.
The model, who was born in Accra, to Nigerian father and Nigerian-Ghanaian mother, is one of the most celebrated models on the continent. Aside the runway influence, she was recently announced as a champion of the environment as she joins European Union (EU) climate change campaign, in addition to other amazing social projects.
African Designers To Succumb For 2019 Glitz Africa Fashion Week, Accra.
Ghana’s biggest annual fashion event Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW), is set to stage its seventh edition as it presents a perfect opportunity for designers from, and across Africa to meet and showcase their collections.
Produced by Glitz Africa, the exciting, Pan-African celebrity, fashion and lifestyle magazine, GAFW brings together industry players and fashion enthusiasts to interact in a fun-packed week at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra. The event is slated for October 17 to 20, 2019.
Models, fashionistas, celebrities and influencers also meet in an atmosphere of glitz, fashion and style. Ahead of GAFW, Glitz Africa organized the Young Creative Design Talent competition to harness the skills of emerging designers and give them the platform to showcase their designs to an international audience.
The fashion week will begin with a Beauty Forum on Thursday, October 17 at the Labadi Beach Hotel followed by a private cocktail party at the residence of the French Ambassador.
Other activities lined up for GAFW include: Day 1 (October 18) – Young Design Talent show, Runway shows. Day 2 (October 19) – Business of fashion seminar, photography sessions, exhibitions, graduate show and runway shows and Day 3 (October) – Presentations, runway shows and after party
The GAFW Trade Tent/Retail Lounge will also be opened during the event for guests to interact with fashion retailers and designers and make purchases as well.
Stephanie Benson, Edward Kuffour, Other Celebrities To Model At “Save A Child Fundraiser Fashion Show”
The Inspired Woman Network; a wing of Novan Consult, is aimed at supporting and promoting women and young people’s initiatives. Their team is putting up this new support scheme for the treatment of these little ones, as a way of empowering their mothers who have left their work and livelihood in order to ensure their children are cured, from extremely expensive funded disease, most of them are unable to raise that needed funds.
“Save a Child Fundraiser Fashion Show”, was uniquely designed to fill in the vacuum by helping raise funds, to support children suffering from cancers; and undergoing treatment at the Pediatric Oncology unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. September, being an annual Childhood Cancer Awareness month, IWN is creating awareness through it’s media encounters and in the process raise funding support for these children to overcome their complex challenges.
The climax fundraising show seeks to bring to fore the rich local prints and designs to put our senior class citizens in style. The event will showcase former Runway models and celebrities including Kalsoum Sinare; Kofi Adjorlolo; Edward Kuffour; Akofa Edzeani Asiedu; Joojo Bediako; Derick Ocansey; Gloria Pwamang; Kafui Dey; Stephanie Benson and Abla Quansah Designers like Sarah Sackey Clothing, Yaw Abbrey Bespoke, Mirad, Dynamic Palace Gh and Mannye Clothing have agreed to spice up the fashion show with their International tantalizing designs.
Venue: British Council, Accra on
Date: Friday October 4th October 2019
The event tickets range as low as Ghc50 for singles, GHc90 for double and GHc180 for a family of four. E-ticket is also available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/save-a-child-fundraiser-fashion-show-tickets-71346849347 Ticket sales ends on 30th September 2019. However, exhibition is FREE for interested participants from 8am-4pm. Cash donations can also be sent through *920*2131# MTN, AIRTELTIGO & VODAFONE.
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