ACCRA: The New Fashion Frontier

Accra is  West Africa’s style haven – it has been for decades and present day stylists and designers haven’t let up in creating their own fashion aesthetic that puts them at the frontier of contemporary design in Africa. Today we are checking out three Ghanaian designers who are creating new perspectives of African couture that has its roots in Ghanaian street fashion.

Enter Ajepomaa Mensah.

Ajepomaa Gallery (www.ajepomaagallerygh.com) below are collections for her new line Zoti with Ghanaian actress Maame Adjei.

Photographer: Marcus Hessenberg

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Alikoto Clothing‘s Capsule collection for Josef Otten customized fabric, modeled by Ghanaian musician/designer Jojo Abot and Ghanaian writer Nanama B. Acheampong.

Photographed by Gerard Nartey

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Enter Christie Brown – designing outfits for Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter tour in 2013 put her brand out globally. Ghanaian designer Christie Brown has the world’s attention now.

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