This year's edition of the Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2013, which is the 2nd edition ever would have plenty of Nigerian flavour in the mix. At least about 6 Nigerian fashion brands based in Lagos & another owned by a UK/Accra based Nigerian would be part of the 3 days showcase.
The Nigerian brands are Vonne Couture with Yvonne Nwosu as the Creative Director, she was recently at the Kenya Fashion Week in Nairobi, where we heard she had a fabulous showcase, the others are Trish 'O' couture, House of Marie and Modella B. Three out of the 7 brands would just be exhibiting their wares- these brands are Design for Love, Nichole by Haguanna & Jodi B.
Event date is from Friday, October 11 to Sunday, October 13, 2013. The 2 days fashion showcase would hold at the Movenpick Hotel, Independence Avenue, Accra, Ghana on the 11th & 12th. While on Sunday, there's the invite only VIP Evening, where there would be loads of fashion & champagne. Venue for the VIP evening is the gorgeous Villa Monticello.
On Monday, October 14, 2013 which is the spill over day of the GFWD 2013, the fashion week would come to an official climax with the pop-up showroom at the Viva Boutique at their Osu Branch, from 11AM - 4.30 PM.
Some of the sponsors for this year's show includes Moet & Chandon, Villa Monticello, Organic Root Stimulator, SO Aesthetics and Largess Affair.
Maestro's Media would be on ground to bring the week's proceedings your way in living colour.