Fashion Connect Africa Ended Successfully
Fashion Connect Africa 2019 broke the records with unusual styles and innovations on December 30 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra with international model Victoria Michaels as the brand ambassador. The African fashion event was hosted by Kwasi Kyei Darkwa (KKD) and Berla Mundi with unique performances from musicians; Irene Logan, M.anifest and Wiyaala.
Africa indeed is one of the world’s most exciting fashion destinations. Among the designers present were Chocolate Clothing, Atto Tetteh, Alleluia, Afro Mod, Clatural, David Tlale, Emmy Kasbit, and Akinko Lifestyle, all of whom received applauds for their works on the runway. The rest include Beam Bold, Duaba Serwaa, House Paon, Eugene D’wise, Jayjay, and ANKV among others.
In attendance were Mr. Akwesi Agyeman- CEO Ghana Tourist Board, HE Pieter Smidt Deputy Head of Mission for the EU in Ghana, Mr. Jonathan Tawiah of Ostec, Mr. Kenneth Thompsom of Dalex Holdings, Mr & Mrs. Vasnani – CEO of Conship, Dr & Dr. Mrs. Jehu Appiah, Mr. Osita Oparaugo CEO of Ogelle Africa, Dr. Juliette Twumasi- Anokye, Penelope Jones Mensah, Sonya Sahdwani, Ghana Club 100 CEOs, Heads of Multinational Agencies, Diplomats, personalities from showbiz, corporate community Among them were KOD, Kiki Banson, Joselyn Dumas, Fred Nuamah, MzVee, Kojo Jones Mensah, Ama K Abebrese, Elikem Kumordji, Michelle Hammond, Dentaa Amoateng, Debra Jane and many more.
The fashion show started on December 30th with a Master Class session with South African designer; David Tlale who took some fashion industry players through various fashion lessons at Isser Hall at the University of Ghana.
There were also different segments on the main show including a dialogue on the way forward for African Fashion with a star-studded panelist led by Ayesha Bedwei – Tax Partner PWC, Abrima Erwiah, Nora Bannerman and Kweku Bediako.
This event was aimed at bridging the gap between the global fashion industry and the indigenous African fashion industry.