Print cover ups seem to be swarming the world of fashion and becoming a trend amongst African fashionistas. This trend can be attributed to instagram style influencer Sai Sankoh, a Sierra Leone designer that put print cover-ups at the center of the fashion world.
However, it seems there are more brands that are now serving beautiful resort wear, from cover ups to kaftan, and if you love to feel that sea breeze flow right through your body without any nudity then here is just where you need to below.
Brands Serving The Best Cover Ups
All The brands below have clothes that can be easily obtained online. Enjoy the beauty in no particular order.
Borah George (Nigeria)
Borah George is A Nigerian womens ready to wear brand focused on effortlessly chic contemporary and Afrocentric clothing. The label makes some really stunning outfits for the pop fashionista who loves her summer fashion.
Mikoko Deluxe (Ghana)
Mikoko Deluxe is one of Ghana’s hottest newest brands. The name is becoming a house hold name amongst fashionistas in the nation. Their latest resort collection shown at their virtual edition of Accra Fashion Week made headlines. Although the brand is new, clients are capable of purchasing the outfits in any prints they select at www.FashionGHANA.shop
Sai Sankoh (Sierra Leone)
One can say Sai Sankoh is the mother to print coloured cover ups. The US based fashionista hailing from Sierra Leone first trended with her signature designs in 2018 when she launched her label popularly known on instagram as @ShopSaiSankoh. See some new pieces below.
TMO International (Nigeria)
Just like Mikoko Deluxe, TMO International is a luxury resort fashion brand although it didn’t start of that way. The brand has been creating fabulous pieces for the pool and beachside with tremendous colour, they are based in Nigeria and their outfits are spectacular. See their designs below.
B Fyne (Nigeria)
B Fyne is a popular Nigerian swimwear brand popularly known for its hemmed swimwear pieces. Late last year, the fashion brand dropped its collection of resort fashion pieces some of which you can see below.
UPCOMING TOP EVENTS!
Volta Fashion Week, Awards and Honors will be happening this year from 10th-12th February at the serene Holy Trinity Spa and Hotel in the Volta region Of Ghana. Having an array of spectacular designers from both Ghana and other parts of Africa showcasing. This year’s event is fused with a special massage package for VIP guests. Ticket cost ranges from 50 cedis for students, 100 cedis single, 150 cedis double, 1000 cedis VIP and 1500 cedis for VVIP.
The International Fashion Festival in Togo (FIMO 228) has established itself for nine years now as a benchmark fashion event that promotes the talents of designers from all over the world. Like every fashion event, FIMO 228 reflects the art in fashion and all the cultures of the countries represented by the designers present. Presently on the FIMO 228, creators, models, photographers, journalists, national and international media. But it does not stop there. Each year, FIMO228 is part of a logic of commitment to solving the problems of our society. Thus, the 10th edition of FIMO 228 has the social theme “Fashion is committed to protecting the environment” and the artistic theme “Féérie”. Now the dice for the 10th has been rolled;
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 .
DIRECTION COLLECTION: OUT NOW!
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