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Celebrating African Fashion! Mai Atafo, Mina Evans & Kofi Ansah Honored at the 2012 Glitz Africa Fashion Week Awards in Ghana – View the Glam Shots



On Friday 17th August 2012, Glitz Africa Magazine, a Ghanaian owned celebrity and lifestyle magazine that embraces fashion and celebrates fashion designers across Africa, kicked off its 3 Day fashion week presentation at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana.

The Glitz Africa Fashion Week saw an array of top designers of African origin from Ghana, United Kingdom, United States of America, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria and more, showcase some of their most creative pieces.

Here’s are the names of the designers that presented their collections;
Designers from GhanaPeachy Pur, House of Eccentric, Ani Siyah, Pearl Amoah, Ophelia Crossland, Kofi Ansah, Ivana Elle Couture, Diva Delicious, Kolture Apparel, Mina Evans, Dedo, N’Kya Designs, SA4A, Aya Morrison and Akuchi Clothing 

Designers from Nigeria – Mai Atafo Inspired, Vonne Couture, Ambassador Couture, House of Farrah, Modela Couture and Wana Sambo Clothing

 Other Designers – Ali Adams (South Africa), Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest (US), Martial Tapolo (Paris), Dio Ali (Cameroon), Felicien Catermann (Benin), Habbib Sangare (Côte d’Ivoire), Black Pepper (South Africa), Abaya Dake (US), Farrah (India), Ohema Ohene (UK) and Gilles Toure (Côte d’Ivoire)

The Glitz Fashion Week ended on Sunday 19th August 2012 with the award show. The winners of the night included; Nigerian designer, Mai Atafo as the Designer of the Year, Ghanaian designer, Mina Evans as the Emerging Designer of the Year, Ghanaian label SA4A  for the Chivas Luxury Brand award, Zion Benjamin as Model of the Year and Ghana’s couturier, Kofi Ansah took home the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Keep refreshing for all the runway photos, till then, check out photos from the award presentation.

Designer of the Year – Mai Atafo

Chivas Luxury Brand – SA4A

Emerging Designer of the Year – Mina Evans

Lifetime Achievement Award – Kofi Ansah

Male Model of the Year – Zion Benjamin

Female Model of the Year – Doris Adom


  1. teenaa

    September 5, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    mai atafo, i duff my hat 4 ya! pls who’s dat bear chested fellow huh??? mtcheeeeew smh

    • sparkles

      September 5, 2012 at 6:02 pm

      sorry do u mean “bear” or “bare” cos I dont see any “bear” chested fellow. hehehe 😀


    September 5, 2012 at 4:09 pm

  3. chike

    September 5, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    nice, just remembered a blog I read when one creative director aka tailor said she is planning to tour Africa, can see her here smh….mtchewww

    • chike

      September 6, 2012 at 10:15 am


  4. bewi

    September 5, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    love that red tulle dress

  5. brandigest

    September 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    MAI is a moving train, if you want stand on its way. I get inspired by him and I am gonna be celebrate in fashion some day. Kudos peeps.

  6. brandigest

    September 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    MAI is a moving train, if you want stand on its way. I get inspired by him and I am gonna be celebrate in fashion some day. Kudos peeps.

  7. Trendysturvs

    September 5, 2012 at 5:31 pm

  8. Bex

    September 5, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    The tulle dress is gorgeous!

  9. FYI

    September 5, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    red tulle dress is lanvin for h&m

  10. ije

    September 5, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    oMG Doris its ijeoma…….we did the censad fashion show together in cotonou yhhh….just in case u read d comment

  11. Vinatge Babe

    September 6, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Well done to all the winners. Fabe red dress! We love the style at Royal Vintage

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