A list of top 5 designers in Ghana putting the West African country on the international stage with their sense of style, handpicked embellishments and creativity.
Below are 5 creative fashion designers in Ghana making headlines on the international frontiers, mapping Ghana on the fashion atlas.
She won the Emerging Designer of the Year at the 2012 Ghana Based Glitz Africa Fashion Week. She has participated in a number of international fashion shows including Alta Roma Beat of Africa, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa, Durban Fashion Fair, Glitz Africa Fashion Week and Vlisco be your Dream. Mina Evans fuses luxurious fabrics with Ankara, intricate handpicked embellishments and custom textiles to produce timeless feminine, stylish and flawless pieces.
Christie Brown is a Ghanaian based luxury women’s fashion brand which aims to satisfy the stylish urge of the woman seeking a true taste of neo-African culture.
Christie Brown, infuses modernism into carefully curated traditional African aesthetics that transcend international tastes. Christie won the 2009 Emerging Designer of the Year at the Arise Africa Fashion Week held in Johannesburg.
Jason Boateng is a Ghanaian UK based stylist turned fashion designer. Jason has worked with celebrities including Will.I.Am, Nicki Minaj, Lola Rae, Yvonne Nelson, Iyanya, Nizzy and many more. He started out as a stylist, and has since diversified into designing with his womenswear line and a successful number of collections under his belt.
In talking about what inspires him to create, he sighted labels such as Balmain, Gucci and Tom Ford, who love to do a lot of bead work and detailing. Although expensive and time consuming, he finds it rewarding.
Ghanaian fashion siblings, Dpipertwins have been featured on so many media networks from Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, WWD, Elle SA, Bella Naija, Essence, Ameyaw Debraw, Today’s Black Woman Style Report, Amsterdam Newspaper, and The New York Daily Newspaper, as well as making TV appearances on the Rachael Ray Show, NBC’s Today Show, and Good Morning America.
Celebrities like Chrisette Michele, DJ Cuppy, Angela Simmons, Leila Lopes, Bianca Golden, Charli Baltimore,Karen Civil, and Towanda Braxton have all been seen rocking their designs.
Bee Arthur is an illustrious Ghanaian Fashion designer whose brilliant career spans over 17 years. She took the fashion world by surprise when she won the KORA All Africa Fashion Award in 2001 in Sun City and since then Bee Arthur’s eclectic collections have graced the runways of many Fashion capitals on the continent and beyond.