2018 Glitz Africa Fashion Week brings African fashion to Accra

2018 Glitz Africa Fashion Week brings African fashion to Accra
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | EDA
Date: 19-10-2018 Time: 03:10:36:pm

The eyes of Africa and the world will be on Ghana as Glitz Africa kicks off the 2018 edition of the Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW).

The annual Glitz Africa Fashion Week, Ghana’s biggest annual fashion event, is marking its sixth edition this year. 

This year’s fashion week will bring together industry players and fashion enthusiasts to interact in a fun-packed weekend at the plush Kempinski Hotel (Gold Coast City) in Accra.

The 2018 edition of the GAFW will kick off proper from October 19 to October 21.

Activities for the three-day event, which will have 45 designers and over 100 models in attendance, started with a Runway Show on Thursday, October 18. 

There will be a business of fashion seminar, photography sessions, exhibitions, graduate show, young creative talent show and runway shows on Friday, October 20.

The final day, on October 21, will feature presentations, runway shows and an after party.

Organisers said in a statement that, “GAFW presents the perfect opportunity to meet fab[ulous] designers across Africa showcasing their collections, models, fashionistas, celebrities and influencers in an atmosphere of glitz, fashion and style.” 

This year, Glitz Africa organised the Young Creative Design Talent competition to harness the skills of emerging designers and to give them the platform to showcase their designs to an international audience.