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 hold 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 international 3-day event at the Accra International Conference Centre on 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.
During the press launch, the Publisher of Glitz Africa Magazine, Claudia Lumor remarks: “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. Activities during the 3 days will include: 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, and after party events – all strictly by invitations.
Confirmed designers include :Mai Atafo (Nigeria), Christie Brown (Ghana), PISTIS (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), Msimps (Ghana), Sa4a (Ghana), Imane Ayissi (Paris) and Alima Bello (Ghana).
The rest are: Alian Martial Tapolo (Paris) Gilles Roland Toure (Cote D’Ivoire), nineteen57 (Ghana), 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), DEDO (Ghana), Dio Ali ( Cameroon), Ivana Elle Couture( Ghana), Félicien Castermann (Benin), B’XOTIC (Ghana), Vonne Couture (Nigeria), Ani Siyah (Ghana), Peachy Purr (Ghana), Ohema Ohene (U.K ), Wana Sambo Clothing (Nigeria), Vlisco (Ghana) and many more.
Glitz Africa Fashion Week will be produced by Big Ideaz Consult and Media Republic. The Glitz Africa Fashion week promises an unrivalled opportunity for various brands to draw affinity with their targets. For more info visit: http://www.facebook.com/glitzafricamagazinefashionweek