Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 282 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share!A funeral was held Friday at the forecourt of the State House for the late fashion designer Kofi Ansah who died on Saturday, May 3 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The funeral was attended by several personalities including Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD), Becca, Efya, and Akorfa Ejeani. The funeral also witnessed some performances from Gyedu-Blay Ambolley and Akosua Agyapong. Some models also modelled at the funeral in his honour. More Articles You Would Love See The Elikem Kumordzie Kente Dress Making A Big Buzz On Social Media Malawi Governments Pumps k100m Into It’s Fashion Industry: VP Headlines Lilly Alfonso The body of Kofi Ansah, who died at age 56, will be cremated. The Man Kofi Ansah: Kofi Ansah through his company was the winner of the prestigious Millennium 2000 African Fashion Awards. He also designed the Anniversary fabric for the Ghana @ 50 Golden Jubilee Celebration. Kofi Ansah also designed the costumes for the opening and closing ceremony of the CAN 2008 African Cup of Nations which was staged in Ghana to an international acclaim. Kofi Ansah was a renowned innovative and creative fashion designer. He was credited with the changing face of the Ghanaian fashion landscape and a leader in the field of African Fashion Design. He was a founding member, as well as a past president of the Federation of African Designers. Kofi Ansah until his sudden death run Artdress, a design and creative concept company through which he developed the art of clothing design, concept collections, and consultancy to develop products and company promotions, and the marketing of their products through fashion shows. His company has been the fashion consultant to G.T.P. now the leading textile company in the country since 1995. Kofi Ansah believed he inherited his creative talents from his parents. His father who was a creator, photographer, classical musician, encouraged him to pursue his interest in art and design. He studied fashion design at the Chelsea School of Art in London and graduated with 1st class honours in fashion design and distinction in design technology. His distinct eye for detail and individuality with fabrics and color afforded him recognition as a couture designer. The unique use of quilting, embroidery and appliqués are the design signature of Kofi Ansah. His fashion designs were soon seen in the retail shops and boutiques of London. His fashions also appeared in many retail stores and boutiques in the U.S. including Saks Fifth Avenue. Kofi’s distinct elegant designs, though western styled, were never without the emphasis of his native homeland of Ghana. He returned to Ghana inspired to blend the richly textured and boldly colored fabrics into fashion collections that have met a strong customer following in both Ghana and abroad. Source: GhanaWeb.com designerdiedfashioniconis kofi ansah deadkofi ansahkofi ansah is deadrip Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Nana Tamakloe Founder of FashionGHANA.com and Accra Fashion Week. I'm grateful you visited, I hope you share, subscribe and share your comments or opinions below. More For You The International BRICS+ Fashion Summit Is Here & Kicks Off In Moscow November... Another Black Model Maleesa Mooney Found Murdered Shortly After Nichole Coats Rogue Wave Is Set To Unveil Angolan Elegance & Style In Ghana At... Promising Fashion Student Mary Agona’s Nature-Inspired Collection Shook Up The Riohs Runway! See The Full List Of Accra Fashion Week 2023 Designers Celebrating Culture From... Africa’s Is Set To Take Over The Sportswear Industry: Kudos to Fashion Pioneer... VIDEO: 400 Stunning Models Cast For Accra Fashion Weeks 10th Edition; See Them... #OOTD: Barbados Fashion Brand Arisar Serves Us Macrame Cravings For Our Resort Fantasies “I’m Done Being Memed For Being In An Interracial Relationship” Bill Gates Daughter... #OOTD: Sika Osei Scoops The Outfit Of The Day In This Regal Stylish... Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.