The Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2017 got off to a brighter start with an amazing street fashion show on 5th October, in front of the Osu Oxford Street Mall Accra, to sort of open the glamorous event to fashion lovers all around.
The show actually made a lot of waves and happened live at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra Ghana from the 6th to 8th October, with lots of fashion conscious people having fun, keeping it cool and staying in style. Celebrities in attendance were in the likes of KKD the finest, KOD, Victoria Michaels, Claudia Lumor was the event organiser for Glitz and it was great, Creative Director of Brommon fashion brand Akuoko Boateng, Esther Armah and others.
Day 1 of the Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2017 was pretty much exciting, it was a real night of fashion, style and beauty. Quophi Akotuah, Glitz Style Awards Emerging Designer of the Year opened the show and paved way for more amazing designers to follow through, this include, Yale Woody from Ivory Coast, Nallem Clothing, Jants Collections and Santa Trends from Ghana, to mention but a few.
Day 2 was thrilling, everyone enjoyed watching it, Someone asked me in one word to describe the show and how I found it, all I said was amazing. Cloth and Accessory Designer Kamsi Tcharles opened the show with some breathtaking and eclectic mix of designs from Nigeria.
I didn’t miss out on the fun with the plus size models strutting the runway for the Designers, of “About that Curvy Life Collective”, it was just fun to be around. The Designers who rocked the runway included David Tlale from South Africa, Ghana’s Abrantie the Jentleman, Nardrey Laurent, Awovi and a whole lot more.
Day 3 was the final day of the glam inspired event, and it was pretty successful. By 8:00pm, the show had already started, after a solid presentaton with Maybelline New York Ghana and was officially opened by Afro Mod Trends. A host of many Designers came through and that was quite clear, Mai Atafo, Tubo and Nuraniya were from Nigeria, where as Chocolate Clothing and Attoh Tetteh made it from Ghana. Duaba Serwa, a beautiful Ghanaian Designer closed the show with a touch of class and elegance.
Ghana’s Christie Brown, and Tiffany Amber of Nigeria were treated with respect to a private presentation. The Serminar was on the 7th October, it focused on “Turning your Passion into a Global Brand”, with the beautiful Makeba Boateng the host.
The panelists who discussed this topic included Mai Atafo, Bespoke Designer, as well as Comfort Sakoma, Business Development Strategist from Nigeria, Rachael Young, a Production Expert from New York, USA and Dzigbordi Dosoo, a Ghanaian Speaker and Enterprenuer.
There were graduate shows and other related competitions as well. Sponsors include Jump by Busy, Maybelline New York, AirFrance and Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra Ghana.