International renowned fashion brand Clavon Leonard is ready to splash the beauty of its designs once again on the continent. This time, their name-brand CEO, Clavon Leonard himself will be arriving here in Accra to outdoor his latest
The international fashion house with its origins in the New York, USA Clavon Leonard, has made a tremendous splash on the African continent over the past few years. The brand founded by Clavon Leonard has been featured in publications such as British Vogue, Tatler, and British GQ, strongly believes the future of fashion is in Africa.
He has dressed and styled Carla Hall of ABC’s “The Chew”, pop music’s Frankie Zulferino, and NFL star Jonathan Casillas. In three years, the business has surpassed what Clavon imagined he appreciates his entire team who have dedicated themselves to push this brand.
This December will witness Clavon’s third rendition of enlightening Ghanaians at Accra Fashion Week with his impeccable designs. The multiple award-winning New York-born designer first took to Accra Fashion Week in October 2019 for its Summer Harmattan edition held at the Tang palace hotel.
Shortly after, the nation got disrupted by the COVID-19 resulting to the cancellation of Chilly Rainy 2020. However, hope was not lost as Accra Fashion Week returned with its virtual edition, which witness the Clavon Leonard Brand Outdoor the ‘Life Ain’t A Bed Of Roses’ collection as shown below.
Clavon Leonard is ready to unleash the Transformation collection on the Accra Fashion Week 2021 runway, set to take place from the 10th-12th of December 2021. The fashion brand does not just work with the aesthetic and feel of it’s selected fabrics and the full filling color spectrums across them, but the meaning behind the colors always tends to play a role in the meaning of the collection.
According to the brand the ‘Transformation’ line is about change. The silver represents after the pandemic we will still come out shining. Black was for the strength to remain faithful to the pillars of my brand. Love, commitment, uniqueness and truth. The red represents my tie to my religious roots and the banner of love.
Here are some exclusive previews on the campaign editorial.
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All-African Leather Fair (AALF): the trade show organizing by The Ethiopian Leather Industries Association
(ELIA) from the first edition in 2008 up to 12th successfully. AALF brings together tanners, footwear and
other leather goods manufacturers, in addition of equipment and technology suppliers, chemical and
inputs suppliers, manpower training institutions, trade promotion organizations, etc from all over the
African companies and organizations are expected to constitute the largest attendance. The Fair is a
specialized one designed to promote the African leather industry and to enable it create an interface with
its partners within the continent and around the world. There is side events included occurring parallel
with the show Panel discussion, Fashion show, Fashion Zone, Leather Talent show.
Due to the Global market situation and the pandemic impact the leather sector in Ethiopia and Africa at
large heavily affected. It is expected that the upcoming AALF trade fair will play its role in motivating the
sector in market expansion, facilitating inter Africa business relation .Investment Attraction, Technology
transfer and etc… To motivate the sector The government starts school shoe and bag project under the
initiation the manufacturing sector “Let Ethiopia produce “ “ Ethiopia Tamret“ as the sector dependent
on inputs such as chemical, accessories and component supplier will be expected in wide participation.
Considering these AALF2023 will Have new components fashion show will be including some Africa
countries participations, Fashion Zone(where many designers will participating by showing the Fashion
trends) Talent show (leather products creativity, any innovation creativity in the sector ) in addition to this
Ethiopia Leather journal upgraded to Africa Leather journal (sector based studies ,research and potential facts for Africa will be published inspirational descriptive motto also included .
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