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Women on the Move! Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu: Ethiopia

Women on the Move! Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu: Ethiopia Entrepreneur Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu was born and raised in a small community in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Growing up, she witnessed widespread poverty throughout her community first hand and discovered that it was due to the lack of jobs available. She also discovered that though the citizens of her community lacked … Continue reading

Aya Morrison: Fiji Collection Launch Exhibition

FashionistaGH Fashion Dairies: Ghanaian designer Aya Morrison launches the 2012 Fiji Collection with a second launch exhibition at the plush African Regent Hotel. Collection included sarongs, belts, tote bags, clutch purses, laptop bags and more. Photography: Ob Abenser

WINA Women’s Image Conference

FashionistaGH Fashion Diaries: The WINA women’s conference brought together some of Accra’s leading female entrepreneurs, fashion designers and other corporate women to discuss matters relating to self development and more. We couldn’t miss the fashion fair either. Music: African Woman performed by Becca Photography: Ob Abenser

Fashion Spot-Light: Rodney Bona Boakye (Kumasi Street Style)

It’s always refreshing to see every day people taking fashion risks and daring to be different. That’s the first thing that caught my eye about Rodney. In a society where most people strive to fit in it’s inspiring to see someone effortlessly standing out. Rodney fuses clean crisp lines with earth tones and pops of … Continue reading

Steven Adusei shoots for Ajepomaa Design Gallery

FashionistaGH Fashion Diaries: Follow award-winning Ghanaian photographer Steven Adusei as he shoots for Ajepomaa Design Gallery on location in East Legon Accra. Music: Ringtone remix perfomed by Tinny featuring Asem & Richie Photography: Ob Abenser

Kwabena Klassics: A new twist on the African Aesthetic

The colorful, vibrant clothe that we know as African prints or African textiles have been used in West African countries long before they began to grace runways all over the world. Aside from being used for day-to day wear, particular prints such as the Ghanaian Kente were used ceremoniously among royalty for ages. Recently West … Continue reading

PoQua PoQu Shop Opening – 1|21|12

FashionistaGH Fashion Diaries: PoQua PoQu opens shop in Osu – Accra, Ghana. Stocking stylish and chic women’s garments, embroidered textiles, accessories, foot wear from Sepha and clutches from Angel Clutches. Music: Kwaani kwani performed by Tic Tac | Photography: Ob Abenser

Duaba Serwa Photo Shoot with Sefa Nkansa

  FashionistaGH Fashion Diaries: On set at the Aburi Botanical Garden for a photo shoot with Duaba Serwa by Sefa Nkansa and co.

African Fashion Week Los Angelos [AFWLA]

Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles (AFWLA) was founded in response to the growing need in the Greater Los Angeles area to provide a platform for established and emerging African designers to showcase their talents to a broad audience. Visit for more information.