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Ghanaian fashion designers brace themselves for Africa Fashion Week

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | May 17, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Representatives from Africa Fashion International (AFI), organizers of the Africa Fashion Week (AFW) have briefed Ghanaian fashion designers on the annual showcase of African fashion and designing talents. In the one day forum held at the Oak Plaza Hotel in Accra, was to introduce the fashion week to Ghanaian designers and outline the requirements for partaking in the various activities during the event.

a creation by Christie Brown

a creation by Christie Brown

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ARISE Africa Fashion Week

Written by Shirlene Brown | June 22, 2009 | Leave a Comment

The Arise Africa Fashion Week went on from June 12 2009 to June 20, 2009 with a grand prize winner getting a chance to showcase their designs in New York’s Fashion Week.  This was a great opportunity for the budding designers to get their work showcased on one of the most prestigious catwalks in the world.

The designers that participated came from South Africa, Madagascar, Nigeria, Uganda,  Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon, Guinea, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Angola, Ivory Coast, Namibia, Martinique, Mozambique, Egypt, Botswana and Morocco.  This is probably the most eclectic fashion show that the world has ever seen with a sampling of some of the best Afronista couture one could hope to find anywhere.

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