6 Fast-rising Ghanaian Fashion Brands Taking Ghana To The Next Level
The year 2020 has ushered the whole world into quite a number of phases; from corona, supporting the black community, e.t.c which has affected a whole lot negatively. However, despite how bad things have been, it does not rub off the fact that the fashion industry has really upped their game and have turned the hearts of people to Africa.
Both emerging and already established Ghanaian fashion designers and brands have made the country proud by taking their unique African heritage and creativity to a different new level.
These people are worth celebrating and for this reason, I have curated a list of these Ghanaian-owned brands that are not just consistent but come up with the very best.
Melange By Pistis
Melange by Pistis is a subsidiary of Pistis Ghana Limited. The brand serves as a ready to wear line offering customers a unique blend of contemporary culture and style.
Pistis is a Ghanaian based fashion house headquartered in Accra. The company currently stands at the frontline of the fast-growing African fashion industry while making major strides in the international markets. Pistis, at the core, prides itself on creating masterpieces for every client and, as result, has garnered a name as the leader in special occasion clothes and a major contender is ready to wear by the introduction of Melange by Pisits.
Steve French which is owned by Steve French Oduro is a contemporary fashion brand that honors traditions to create new artistic expressions by drawing inspiration from the female form and abstract patterns. The brand is identified by uniquely distinct silhouettes.
Chiip •O• Neal
Chiip •O• Neal is a Ghanaian based contemporary brand founded by the creatively inspiring Neal David Dodoo. C//O is a versatile fecund brand that tells transcending global stories foregone, of now, and forthcoming thereby sharing sentiments, cultural identities, and values that connect us with you worldwide. It is an identity birthed that offers a contemporary yet cultural aesthetic made for mass personas from various walks of life.
A contemporary menswear design brand that seeks to tell the African story with its unique and quality designs, Atto Tetteh’s timeless pieces are brought together nicely with a playful touch of African aesthetic.
At Atto Tetteh, they believe Africa has a story yet to be told. The African man, bold, strong, and courageous has always been fashionable. Colour, warmth, energy, sophistication, and sartorial elegance are their descriptions of this fashion sense.
As a young luxurious brand, Atto Tetteh aims to provide men all over the world with quality and trendy clothes with a touch of African appeal. With a very careful selection of fabrics and immense attention to detail, they make clothes that fit and make the Atto Tetteh ‘man’ exquisite.
Jason Jermaine Bleu is an emerging Ghanaian fashion brand, led by Jermaine Asiedu. The brand presents an array of edgy yet modern looks. And individual pieces feature high slits, unique patterns, bold colours, pleats on flared pants and more. The fashion label was established in 2016 with being Jermaine Aseidu being the Creative Director.
The brand simply means ‘the blue girl’ which was derived from the French word ‘bleu’ and you can depict this colour in most of their collections. His designs remain whimsical and refreshing, suggesting a bright future in Accra and beyond. He is certainly a newcomer to watch.
Mimi Plange is a Ghanaian born fashion designer. Guided by the principle she refers to as “The Democratization of Luxury”, Mimi Plange creates clothes that are very much inspired by the modern American luxury sportswear tradition, with an infusion of dark romance and aimed at the new, international and democratically-minded luxury consumer.
Africa remains a limitless font of inspiration for the Ghanaian-born designer, who
constantly seeks out the unusual and the lyrical found in African traditions,
landscapes and lore, and reinterprets these themes in a refreshingly modern way.