Once again Accra Fashion Week makes history in the world of African fashion with an explosive virtual edition that premiered live from the 11th to the 13th of December 2020. The online show held a very informative seminar that featured buyers from Israel and Switzerland discussing why the culture of fashion buyers in Africa is missing. The seminar was hosted by the CEO of Accra Fashion Week Nana Tamakloe and premiered live on youtube. Also, a seminar on branding was held and it featured Moulaye, owner, and founder of Afrikrea, and blogger Innocent Kwashe of FashionPivot.
The main show aired on the 12th and 13th of December and exceeded expectations. Hosted by Kati G, viewers were treated to an amazing and excellent production of virtual runway activities held at Independence Square and also the Kwame Nkrumah National park. The event featured prominent designers from USA, UK, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Australia and more.
It featured brands such as Milandsther, Diamond Couture, Signature’s Fashion House, Clavon Leonard, Fundivas Exclusive, Red Cotton Boutique, Fnetia, Mikoko Deluxe, Don Murphy, Azulant Akora, and Impari Moda. Highlights of the show were seeing Michael Blackson step out on USA based designer Don Morphy. FashionGHANA also executed an amazing display of swimwear fashion and more.
The event has set a record for introducing Virtual fashion shows in Africa a manner that also hosted performances, presenting, and other interesting bits that shows on the premiere dates. All videos are made readily available on their youtube channel at www.youtube.com/AccraFashionWeek. And some of the designers will soon have their outfits available to purchase on the online store at www.AccraFashionWeek.org/boutique.
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