Fashion of Tuesday, 3 July 2012
Glitz Africa Magazine, a Ghanaian owned celebrity/lifestyle magazine that embraces fashion and celebrates fashion designers across Africa especially in Ghana has announced that its inaugural Fashion Week will be held in Accra from August 17- 19, 2012.
The Glitz Africa Fashion Week is tailored to provide the platform for Africa’s Fashion industry to showcase its talents, network, celebrate each other and expose them to unchartered markets. It will be a 3 day international event at the Accra International Conference Centre from the 17th, 18th and 19th of August 2012.
It will open vast opportunities for young designers & models as well as increase visibility and promotion of brands associated. Glitz Africa Fashion Week will be produced by Big Ideaz Consult and Media Republic.
The Publisher of Glitz Africa Magazine, Claudia Lumor in an interview said “one of the biggest and the fastest growing industries in the world is the fashion industry. This is because of the emergence of daring and dynamic young talents who are not shy to push the boundaries of creativity in the industry.
“The Fashion Industry needs various platforms like fashion weeks to sustain its rate of growth and for various brands to leverage and draw synergy from the glitz and glamour to promote themselves”
The Glitz Africa Fashion team will select from a list of top designers of African origin from Ghana, United Kingdom, United States of America and the entire African continent to showcase at 1 venue ,with 10 fashions shows in 3 days, 40 international models, Seminars /Exhibition and International press.
The event will be produced by Big Ideaz Consult one of the leading event support and branding specialists in Ghana. The Glitz Africa Fashion week promises an unrivalled opportunity for various brands to draw affinity with their targets.
Activities for the 3 day event will include the following:< • Fashion Shows • Make up Party • Fashion Award • Sales Exhibition • Seminars / Workshops • Private cocktail parties for sponsors, designers and celebrities. • Performances by top musicians, DJs and dancers • After party events – all strictly by invitations • Awards will be presented to sterling practitioners in the industry at the end of the event
3m X 3m booth will be set up for exhibitors to provide their products for sale to the general public.
Seasoned fashion experts and professionals will engage practitioners in an intensive workshop/seminar on very topical issues regarding the fashion industry.
Top notch industry designers and models from across the world will be handpicked to showcase their best on the longest runway ever built in Ghana.
Our patrons will be treated to theme parties featuring top DJ’s and celebrities every night. Sponsored parties will be held at the request of sponsors
List of designers include
Mai Atafo Nigeria
Christie Brown Ghana
Mina Evans Ghana
Sangare Habbib Cote d’Ivoire
Dake Abaya US
Ali Adams Ghana/South Africa
Aya Morrison Ghana
Modela Couture Nigeria
Ajepomaa Mensah Ghana
Diva Delicious Ghana
Imane Ayissi Paris
Alima Bello Ghana
Alian Martial Tapolo Paris
Gilles Roland Toure Cote d’Ivoire
House Of Eccentric Ghana
Black Pepper by Thokozani Mbatha South Africa
Ophelia Crossland Designs Ghana
N’kya Designs Ghana /U.K
House of Farrah Nigeria
Castle Designs and treasure chest jewelry by Dpipertwins U.S
Dio Ali Cameroon
Ivana Elle Couture Ghana
Félicien Castermann Benin
Vonne Couture Nigeria
Ani Siyah Ghana
Peachy Purr Ghana
Ohema Ohene U.K
Wana Sambo Clothing Nigeria