Stephen Badu, marketing director of Ghanaian fabric company Premium African Textiles, recently told the Christian Science Monitor that pirated designs—predominantly from China—make up about 60 percent of all textiles sold in Ghana and often retail for half the price of authentic product, forcing several local manufacturers to close in recent years.
Join thousands of consumers eager to shop from 100 brands on exhibition at this year’s 2-day event. Ranging from emerging designers to independent and established boutique labels, visitors will enjoy catwalk shows, mingle with celebrities and shop till they drop. With high octane glamour and music acts, it will be the ultimate day out at the height of the season.
Dapper Men collection is a fusion of traditional and modern functional pieces with stereotypical shapes and patterns like the prison or umpire stripes and the retro boteh bandanas. This is the spring and summer collection by JAYWALCAR fashion brand. Jaywalcar is a fashion brand which is based in Lagos, Nigeria and operates on the ethos of defiance and thetic precision.
Dashiki (pronounced duh-shee-kee) is a colourful loose-fitting traditional African cloth that covers the top half of the body and widely worn in West Africa. The name dashiki originates from the Hausa word “dan ciki“, which means shirt. In 1928, Oba Ofuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi made dashiki popular in USA. When he was 16, he developed an interest in African studies, so he travelled to Haiti at age 20 to know more about African religion. After some time he came back and started small scale manufacturing business which also involved production of African attire especially the dashiki.(more…)
I’m excited to introduce this young lady with the name Stephanie Obi to you all. I had connected with Stephanie over a year ago and we were just bbm friends (you know one of those friends you have on Blackberry messenger that you just keep seeing their recent updates but never holla, yes) LOL. It wasn’t until recently I spoke to Stephanie and the conversation lasted for almost an hour (pure intimate business gist). It felt like we had been friends for long. Stephanie is the founder of “St Colours”. Let’s meet her…
Catherine Addai is the face behind Kaela Kay Ghanaian fashion brand. She is very creative with prints, patterns and bold colours. Kaela Kay is a forward thinking clothing line that transforms bold and extravagant prints into sexy, feminine and modern clothes – with an African flare. Kaela Kay deals on unique and ultramodern blend of style and prints which makes women stand out in the crowd.(more…)
Toju Foyeh is a Nigerian creative fashion designer who just released her latest ready to wear collection titled Rose Garden. The collecton consists of chic cocktail dresses, sequins dresses, gorgeous fully beaded dresses, floral and maxi dresses. They come in beautiful colours from pink, teal, red, yellow and more.(more…)
D’s Fashion is a brand that deals on women accessories. Their bags and clutch purses are hand woven and uniquely made to to suite all occasions. D’s Fashion products comes with a product care guide telling you step by step on how to maintain your item.(more…)