The Glitz Africa Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, August 17, 2012. It featured numerous designers including: the Ghanaian born-South African based Ali Adams, Peachy Purr (Ghana),House Of Eccentric (Ghana), Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest (U.S) Martial Tapolo (Paris), Wana Sambo Clothing (Nigeria), Modela Couture (Nigeria), Ivana Elle Couture (Ghana), Ohema Ohene (U.K), Gilles Toure (Côte D’ivoire) amongst others.
The 3-day Fashion event, which saw tremendous display of creativity, glamour, elegance, and style on the runway, ended on Sunday, August 19 with Nigerian designer, Mai Atafo winning the Designer of the Year Award.
Other award winners included:
Emerging Designer of the Year – Mina Evans
Female Model of the Year – Doris Adom-Asomaning
Male Model of the Year – Zion Benjamin
Lifetime Achievement Award – Kofi Ansah
Sa4a Designs won the ‘Chivas Luxury Man Design’ competition for a locally based designer and received GhC 800, Chivas Regal Whisky and souvenir.
Check out Mai Atafo’s winning collection here…by