On the eve of 19th December 2021, Global Ovations closed their fashion week event with a day of runway shows preceding their scheduled party that was meant to take place the night before. The event took place at the La Palm Royal Beach hotel a week after Accra Fashion Week.
The event marks the 8th edition of the Global Fashion Week put together by Global Ovations that has undergone a few name changes over the years. Designers on the night were Izubaa, Hamz, Sename, Fenz, Jana Roos, Yvonne Ex, Jacque Logoh, Cee Ami, Jay Ray Fashion and more. The evening was also graced by Ghanaian celebrity TV host Akumaa Mama Zimbi and big brother finalists Emmanuel Umoh Jr. who also graced the runway.
The night kicked off with some technical difficulties delaying the show 4 hours beyond the published start time, partially due to energy faults at the venue numerous times. Despite that, the show continued with various designers bringing their A-game to a nicely decorated platform.
Amidst the runway shows was also the process of awards being given out on the night of which amongst many, renowned designer Yvonne Ex was awarded best womenswear brand.
Besides the runway antics, the night concluded with some amazing style gems to walk away with, namely by Sename, Yvonne Ex, and new fashion brand from Rwanda, Izubaa. If you are fast you may still be able to endorse some of their amazing runway pieces for the festive season, and if not, it will definitely be a great way to spice up your wardrobe for 2022.
Amongst these 3 designers that stood out for us (in no particular order), here are some mouth-watering pieces you need to spend your dollars on…
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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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