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!
Hub of Africa Addis Fashion Week will highlight the growing talent of African designers and brands to the international market. It is committed to being a part of the growth of the industry in Ethiopia and the region by making Addis the HUB, encouraging designers, making links between buyers, manufacturers, and international media.
It will bring local and regional key industry individuals with seasoned international industry figures to discuss and share ideas and experiences on how to grow and develop the fashion and garment industry to compete in the global market.
FashionGHANA Honors & Awards are also known as #FGHA began in 2018 as a fixated awarding process in between Accra Fashion Week runway shows. The award was heavily appreciated in 2019 is had a whole day dedicated to the awards night during Accra Fashion Week. After skipping a year during the pandemic in 2020, the event returned in 2021 holding the biggest fashion awards during the year.
This edition will explore the frontiers where the growth of the sustainability movement in Africa is stunted, and entice more eco-friendly brands to shift their focus to the growing African population. Will feature spectacular collections and creative designs from different designers from Ghana and beyond who will light up the runway.
Will be the biggest combined dish of thrilling music and exciting fashion with this new opportunity that will be given to young aspiring designers.
Will feature an ALL STAR cast of crowd-pulling models, prominent politicians from the major parties (to exhibit national cohesion), and professional models.
Ghana’s leading fashion event Accra Fashion Week is scheduled for 7-11 December 2022 following their 5th-year celebration last year in 2021. Accra Fashion Week is a platform for African designers that can be compared to fashion weeks across the major capitals. It aims to fill the void which sees tremendous creativity and culture across the continent with the absence of an operating fashion infrastructure.
The epic event took place at Ghana Dubai in Accra, and saw models march down the steps from the Kwame Nkrumah Monument whilst being followed by a spotlight, before circulating the central fountains. Memories of the exciting night still give chills as guests revisit the experience on youtube.
However, rest assured that 2022 is going to be even more exciting with greater performances and an upgraded designer collection. FashionGHANA.com is sure to bring you the exclusives we did on www.FashionGHANA.com/TV. All last year’s shows are available to watch on youtube. Designer’s registration is ongoing on the AccraFashionWeek.org website.
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