In celebration of its National Reconciliation Week, the Australian High Commission in Ghana has this week announced it will be putting together a fashion extravaganza for stakeholders within the Ghanaian space as well as all Ghanaians with the love for fashion.
In partnership with the Board of Fashion Ghana as well as Vickie Remoe and Company, the High Commission will be hosting an event dubbed as the “Indigenous Textiles Fashion Show” on Saturday 3 June at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra.
Scheduled to commence at 4pm, special guests confirmed to attend the event will include Australian Indigenous designer, Arkie Barton, Australian Aboriginal fashion label Magpie Goose, and final year fashion design students of the Radford University College. The students are Steve French, Sama Fletcher, Samuel Otteng and Alexandra Tomiyama.
The event will present a range of unique Australian and Ghanaian textiles and designs which expresses the creative wealth, versatility and beauty of the indigenous cultures of Australia and Ghana in addition to telling the stories of the designers’ people.
Tickets to the event are currently selling for GHC50 at the Australian High Commission at Cantonments (behind the Police Head Quarters) and the online ticket platform (https://egotickets.com/events/indigenous-textiles-fashion-show).
Indigenous Textiles Fashion Show is supported by Emirates Airlines and La Villa Boutique Ghana.
(Source: Chris Koney)