What You Need To Know About Ohene Mantse
Ohene Mantse is a young Ghanaian designer who is committed to refreshing the West African, and especially the Ghanaian traditional wardrobe for both men and women.
The brand aims to create more timeless and conscious pieces that are fashionable without being fashion-fickle. Ohene Mantse aims to be a strong defender of sustainability and transparency in the fashion sector, most of their tie-dye was made by him, in collaboration with independent women artisans from Ghana.
The brand believes that respect is something you earn, therefore your surroundings and the people around you need to be respected.
From the beginning of this pandemic, he decided to work directly with independent tie-dye women to ensure direct salaries. The brand has also indeed taken a responsible approach using organic fabrics, such as cotton and silk, then coloured through natural dyes for their new SS20/21.
For their debut collection, Ohene Mantse embarked on a celebration of colour for their SS20/21 campaign creating a tableau of pastel and neutral-toned reminiscent of the rise and setting of the sun and was inspired by the rich cultural crossbreeding and the raw and sunny Dixcove community settings, in complete freedom through vast landscapes and the life of the pulsating communities in Ghana.
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Ohene Mantse is a Ghanaian brand that is inspired by the vibrant colors of Africa and represents style and quality. Ohene mantse means king in both akan and ga tribe in Ghana. The brand was birthed in 2016 by Johnson Martey. Ohene Mantse came to fruition when Martey after university was home, unemployed, and depressed. During such trying times for Martey urged him to be inspired which led to the launch of his label.