Tag Archives: Ghana

AFRO ARCHIVES – A PERFORMERS WORLD – Episodes 1-3

Our hair, we are born with it yet there is so much we do to try and change our natural hair texture, and our hair’s appearance. Antonia Opiah’s Huffington Post article  “The Changing Business of Black Hair”  reported that the black haircare industry is estimated to be worth half a trillion dollars, as …

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Shantel shares her MamMaw fashion journey

At 14, Shantel MamMaw got her first sewing machine and began making outfits for her friends to wear at Carnival. Shantel’s brand, MAM-MAW, now offers a range of stylish and unique designs with a strong African theme – including Ankara, Kente and other traditional fabrics. Everything she sells is envisioned …

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Peplum bodice for a stunning summer look

Brand Focus: Aya Morrison Aya Morrison fashion line is one of the pioneering fashion brands in Ghana. Catering for the modern women, looking for quality, colour and style, fitting a cross section of budgets. From day, evening to beachwear they have you covered. Want beach & swimwear – their Original & Signature …

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Vanessa Agyemang launches her Aztec Collection

Today sees the launch of Ghanaian designer Vanessa Agyemang’s latest collection, inspired by the historic cultures of central America. Copper Dust itself is a luxury home decor brand that specialises in bespoke, handmade lampshades and limited edition illustrations. The Aztec Collection provides a dramatic new addition to the Copper Dust catalogue.  …

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FunkyNChunky empowering through fashion

Africa On The Square is the largest celebration of African culture in the UK and this years’ event was bigger than ever. With dozens of specialist stalls presenting their wares, we spent hours looking for the most interesting companies and, in FunkyNChunky, we found one that’s definitely worth highlighting. Started …

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Vanessa Agyemang presents Copper Dust

As an award winning model and materials expert, designing a range of luxury goods for the home came naturally to Vanessa Agyemang. With the backing of the Princes Trust, she has her brand Copper Dust well and truly up and running. In an exclusive interview, Africa Fashion finds out about …

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Meen street fashion with a Ghanaian twist

Much of what the fashion industry reports on is to do with major exhibitions and famous brands. That ignores the vast number of designers that are taking their first steps on the retail runway. We caught up with Meen, a graduate of the University of Arts London, who is creating hand …

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Passion for Fashion Africa 2015 in New York

Passion 4 Fashion Africa is an annual event which brings together a wide range of talent in order to promote ethical fashion. Sallet Fashion House and partners Adam Group production, New York Fashion Designers Expo and CCWC Network Corps are bringing Passion 4 Fashion Africa to the catwalk in New York this September. Sallet’s own fashion house …

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Kayayei-wear continues to influence high fashion

They say that form follows function. In other words, humans create tools and clothes to deal with a particular problem and the form of the solution naturally follows on. With the head scarf designs of Ghana, the functional element has all but disappeared now that it is seen across the …

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African Fashion Guide showcases Ghanaian talent

With a mission to support and encourage individual economies through fashion, the African Fashion Guide showcases some of the brightest and best new talents that the continent has to offer. The spotlight has just fallen on Ghanaian brand Bestow Elan. According to the brand’s site, Bestow Elan is based on …

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