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Meet Sally Esinam Torpey, CEO & Creative Director at Sallet Fashion House of Ghana

Sally Esinam Torpey

Sally Esinam Torpey, the designer behind the brand Oheemaa™, combines her rich sense of culture and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment to produce simple, elegant, and sophisticated textiles and clothing for both men and women. Oheemaa™ is all about redefining African fashion. Sally has been a featured designer at the National Art Center of Ghana in …

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Largest African fashion conference in Europe returns

African fashion

The Fashion Africa Conference returns to London on May 25 and 26, 2017. Hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide, there is no other African fashion conference of this scale outside of Africa which seeks to bring together international interest for industry opportunities on the continent. Coinciding with Africa Day, which began in 1963 to mark the formation of …

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LaBré Fashion Collection Contributes To Ghana Economy

Breanna Moore, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia USA launched the LaBré fashion line to increase economic growth in Ghana through job creation with Ghanaian inspired fabrics. LaBré employs local artisans in Ghana who hand make all of their apparels. Breanna studied twice in Ghana as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, while in Ghana …

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Yet Another Tema Arts and Fashion Festival

The Tema Arts and Fashion Festival is happening this year, once more. Last year was a success, and riding on that success is many more packed into this year’s event. This December 4-6, expect art and fashion on display in Tema. The three-day festival has been segmented into three eras; the past which represent our history, the present which holds …

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Africa Fashion week to infect Washington DC with African culture

Washington DC will from March 19-21, 2015 witness the maiden edition of the African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC), a fashion event extravaganza that will feature African designers, vendors, entertainers, art, and businesses parading and networking over a series of events and shows. AFWDC’s founder & event producer, Joyce Donkor, says “we couldn’t be more excited about holding our first African …

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Black Swimwear Designers with all you need this Summer

These Black Swimwear Designers Have Everything You Need for Summer. RUE 107 Chanel Bikini Top, $69, rue107.com Chanel 2.0 Full Cover Bikini Bottom, $48, rue107.com ASHERAH SWIMWEAR Cut Out One Piece, $200, asherahswimwear.com THE BOUTIQUE SHOP The Mobai Suspender Swim Set, $99, theboutiqueshop.com Read more about African fashion designers here. MINT SWIM Nessa Swimsuit, $37, shop.mint-swim.com MONIF C Star Island Limited Edition Swimsuit, $188, monifc.com ANDREA …

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Nina Baksmaty on stitching the Royalty Collection for KoshieO

KoshieO

Almost a decade down the line and now with distribution in shops all over the United States (US), the KoshieO brand has won its way into American hearts and still managed to maintain its African roots, thanks to its Ghanaian born Founder Nina Baksmaty. KoshieO has preoccupied itself with appreciating the beauty and uniqueness of Africa. This is evidenced in …

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Choral Extravaganza celebrates Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary in the US

Choirs of the Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC) of Woodbridge, and Alfred Street Baptist Church Trinity Choir (ASBCTC) of Alexandria, both respectively in Virginia, United States (US), treated music enthusiasts and members of the public to beautiful choral performances on March 3, 2018 at the Saint Paul Methodist United Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. Dubbed the ‘Choral Extravaganza For Ghana’s …

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Top Five Influential Women In Africa During 2017

influential women

Africa has had a quiet 2017 with economic growth slowly picking up, but that does not mean there is not much happening on the ground…quite the opposite, in both an economic and political sense, as certain influential women have played their part in the African context. Behind the scenes, these are the top five women with the greatest influence thus …

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