Ghana Fashion and Design Week 2012


Ghana Fashion and Design Week 2012 has revealed the schedule of events of the different creative designers showcasing their collection.
The anticipated event is to hold between 5 October & 7 October 2012 in Accra, Ghana.

A variety of exhibitors hosted at the contemporarily styled PopUp Exhibition Salon during the anticipated GFDW® event, principally sponsored by BlackBerry®.

Heading the Backstage GFDW® team are international celebrity Make-Up Artist Claire De-Graft, and renowned Hairstylist Bianca Simone Scott, two highly skilled creative fashion experts, who will lead the team to create the desired looks for the shows.

The event will be officially launched in Accra, Ghana come October 2012.

The event will kick off with a line up of interesting contemporary designers, revealing recently scouted fresh talents with innovative ideas, selected to showcase their work to a global audience for the first time on GFDW® platform in Ghana. The catwalk show is scheduled to take place over two days from the 5-6th October 2012, also scheduled to take place over the two days are the trade exhibitions and educative seminars at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, followed by an invite only VIP event on the third day exclusively sponsored by MOET & CHANDON.

This event in Ghana will see the launch of GFDW ETHIKHA™, an ethical fashion platform which aims to give ethical fashion designers an opening for exposure, and further bringing awareness to their efforts in sourcing and producing in Ghana and other African countries.

GFDW® boasts a list of renowned sponsors including, BLACKBERRY, L’OREAL, SO AESTHETIC, PORSCHE, MOET & CHANDON, VIRGIN ATLANTIC, LARGESS AFFAIR, with international media support from VOGUE ITALIA, alongside NEW AFRICAN WOMAN, FAB MAGAZINE, SHADDERS AFRICA, AFRICAN FASHION GUIDE, AFRICA STYLE DAILY and list of international press coverage.

Here is a list of the selected designers.
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.

Check out the schedule of the event below:

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