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 others 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. Glitz Africa Fashion Week will be produced by Big Ideaz Consult and Media Republic.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, Seminars/Exhibition and International press.
The event will be produced by Big Ideaz Consult one of the leading event support and branding specialists in Ghana. The Glitz Africa Fashion week promises an unrivalled opportunity for various brands to draw affinity with their targets .
We look forward to having you on board the Glitz and Glamour of this unique experience.
As well as Fashion Shows and their Fashion Award you will find a Sales Exhibition, Seminars and Workshops with fashion experts and professionals which will engage practitioners through intensive workshop/seminar on issues regarding the fashion industry, as well as performances by top musicians, DJs and dancers
• Opening Ceremony
• Evening Fashion Shows
• Arrival party
• Exhibition and Seminar
• Afternoon Fashion Shows
• Evening Fashion Shows
• Make Up Party
• Afternoon Fashion shows
• Closing and awards ceremony
• After party
List of designers include
Mai Atafo (Nigeria)
Christie Brown (Ghana)
Sangare Habbib(Cote D’Ivoire)
Ali Adams(Ghana/South Africa)
Imane Ayissi Paris
Alian Martial Tapolo(Paris)
Gilles Roland Toure(Cote D’Ivoire)
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)
Ivana Elle Couture(Ghana)
Wana Sambo Clothing(Nigeria)