Ghana Fashion & Design Week is not just a fashion event; it’s a celebration of creativity, culture, and the unwavering spirit of the fashion industry in Ghana and beyond.
From October 5th to 7th, 2012, the Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) will take place in Accra, Ghana. This exciting event promises to highlight the best in creativity and style and will be held at the luxurious Movenpick Ambassador Hotel. The GFDW will undoubtedly revolutionize Ghana’s fashion industry and enhance the country’s global reputation for culture, fashion, and tourism.
Empowering Ghanaian Designers
GFDW has a powerful mission: to empower Ghanaian designers and shine a spotlight on their invaluable contributions to the world of fashion. This event is more than just a fashion show; it’s a platform to brand Ghana as a global fashion hub. By doing so, it not only elevates the country’s cultural status but also boosts its tourism industry.
Unveiling GFDW ETHIKHA™: Ethical Fashion at Its Best
One of the most exciting highlights of this year’s event is the launch of GFDW ETHIKHA™, an ethical fashion platform that champions designers committed to ethical practices. This initiative aims to provide ethical fashion designers with a significant platform for exposure, further raising awareness of their commendable efforts in sourcing and producing clothing in Ghana and other African countries.
A Wealth of Knowledge: The Educational Seminar
In addition to the dazzling runway shows and designer exhibitions, GFDW is hosting an Educational Seminar. This seminar will feature key international industry experts and prominent figures from Ghana’s fashion scene. Their collective wealth of knowledge, experience, and skills will provide invaluable insights and support for the development of creative business practitioners within the industry.
GFDW has garnered impressive support from renowned sponsors, including BLACKBERRY, L’OREAL, SO AESTHETIC, PORSCHE, MOET & CHANDON, VIRGIN ATLANTIC, and LARGESS AFFAIR. These partnerships underscore the event’s significance on a global scale. With international media support from VOGUE ITALIA, as well as NEW AFRICAN WOMAN, FAB MAGAZINE, SHADDERS AFRICA, AFRICAN FASHION GUIDE, and AFRICA STYLE DAILY, GFDW is poised for international recognition like never before.
Showcasing Design Excellence
GFDW is proud to present a curated selection of designers who will grace the event with their unique creations. The diverse lineup includes:
- COCCOLILY – Canada
- 1981 – Italy
- MORTS & MORE – Britain
- SARAH DUAH – Germany
- CHRISTIE BROWN – Ghana
- MARIA GONZALEZ RAMOS – Spain
- JIL – Ghana
- ORANGE CULTURE – Nigeria
- MIMI LEE LONDON – Britain
- BRIGITTE MERKI – Ghana
- DUABA SERWA – Ghana
- KENEMA – Britain (Ethical Fashion)
- KONFIDENCE – Ghana
- KACHI – United States (Ethical Fashion)
- MINI EVANS – Ghana
- TRADE NOT AID by AFRICA FASHION GUIDE – Britain (Ethical Fashion)
- REBEKAH OPUNI – Britain
- LOVE APRIL – Ghana
This diverse lineup represents a fusion of cultures and design philosophies, showcasing the richness of global fashion.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week is not just a fashion event; it’s a celebration of creativity, culture, and the unwavering spirit of the fashion industry in Ghana and beyond. With its commitment to empowering designers, promoting ethical fashion, and sharing knowledge, GFDW is set to make a lasting impact. As it unfolds at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, from October 5th to 7th, 2012, the world will witness the rise of Ghana as a global fashion force. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a fashion revolution that is putting Ghana on the map in style.
In conclusion, Ghana Fashion & Design Week promises to be an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on the fashion world and the global stage. Be ready to witness the fusion of tradition and innovation, ethics and style, and the celebration of Ghana’s vibrant fashion scene. Save the dates – October 5th to 7th, 2012 – for a journey into the heart of fashion and culture at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana. It’s an event that’s set to redefine the way the world views African fashion.
- Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2012 (afrokanlife.com)
- Ghana Fashion & Design Week Reveals Selected Designers to Showcase Their Spring/summer 2013 Collection on the 5-7 October 2012. (allafricafashion.com)