MAGAZINE ROUND UP

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2014// round up of the latest woman’s magazines

In one glance, see who made the cover and what the key feature stories are on magazines(either print or online) in Africa and/ or pertaining to Africa.

 

P.S  If there are any titles not on the list that should be here, please let us know.

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FASHIONWEEK: GHANA FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2014

October is a bumper month for fashion in Africa

Congo fashion week, Ghana Fashion and design week, Lagos fashion and design week. In that order.

 More on Congo and Lagos in later posts, as today there is some information to share on #GFDW.

Got to say that there is a high level of anticipation and excitement for Fashion week in Accra, Ghana as it stacks up as one of the most prominent showcases of fashion design and creativity in West Africa.

 Fashion brands that have showed in the past include : 1981, Ajepomaa designs Gallery. Duaba serwa, House of Marie, Emefa Cole Jewellery, Sarah Duah and of course Christie Brown.

 Press details:

 #For Immediate Release.

Monday, August 11, 2014.

Ghana Fashion & Design Week Announces 2014 Event Date & Venue.

Accra, August 11, 2014Ghana Fashion & Design Week®  (GFDW) is pleased to announce event plans set for 24 – 26 October, 2014 at the Movenpick Hotel.

Ghana’s most innovative fashion business week event will bring life to the fashion scene in Accra, throwing light on an interesting line-up of Ghanaian and International designer entrepreneurs at the platform for commerce, alongside the event’s contemporary Trade Exhibition Pop-Pup salon.

The “must-attend” international event in its third edition year will once again welcome local and international audience, global press and media to witness the event that has successfully placed Ghana on the global fashion week map, positioning the country in the top 5 most sought after fashion business weeks in Africa.

 The event’s structured Business and Knowledge Transfer Seminars will play a key role in bringing business education and global industry knowledge to both aspiring and established creative entrepreneurs during the fashion week.

Ghana Fashion & Design Week is at the forefront of promoting Ghana’s fashion and creative business industry on the global stage, and has been instrumental in launching the businesses of talented designers through the platform’s activities, standing as a beacon for fashion industry development that continues to instigate positive interest for global trade.

With more exciting news on its way this year, GFDW Ethical Fashion & Sustainability platform - ETHIKHA™ will shine light on the works of social fashion entrepreneurs committed to improving the lives of society’s underprivileged, using fashion as a medium to drive skills development and create sustainability in fashion and related goods production in Ghana and across the globe.

GFDW is pleased to be in continuous partnership with Luxury fashion publication and globally renowned media company Vogue Italia in support of the platform development and activities. And, Ghanaian cosmetic Make-up brand - SO Aesthetic created by Sacha Okoh.
Also in continuous partnership this year is the Africa Daily Groupe media, and its founder professor Zandile Blay – who has been instrumental to the development of the GFDW educational seminars program. As well as Accra’s own globally renowned City Guide TimeOut Accra, documenting the what, when and where in Accra to the world.
Welcoming to the platform this year in support of the fashion business week is Business Day Ghana newspaper, one of West Africa’s strongest Business newspapers, offering readers an in-depth analysis of business events such as GFDW.

On its third edition, GFDW will launch its newest curated platform in support of Ghana’s burgeoning new talents and institutions dedicated to contemporary fashion and creative skills development in Ghana. We’ll be back with more details on this exciting new development starting in Ghana

REGISTRATION for ACCREDITATION for interested Press, Media, Retail Buyers, Photographers and Videographers is now opened, and can be attained via the GFDW website, or directly from this link here: http://www.ghanafashiondesignweek.com/registration-schedule/

For event Participation and Partnerships opportunities at GFDW 2014 please contact GFDW using the below contact information or via the GFDW website.

 CONTACT:

Press & Media Enquires:  press@ghanafashiondesignweek.com

General Enquiries:           info@ghanafashiondesignweek.com

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FASHION CALENDAR
FASHIONWEEK: GHANA FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2014
October is a bumper month for fashion in Africa
Congo fashion week, Ghana Fashion and design week, Lagos fashion and design week. In that order.
 More on Congo and Lagos in later posts, as today there is some information to share on #GFDW.
Got to say that there is a high level of anticipation and excitement for Fashion week in Accra, Ghana as it stacks up as one of the most prominent showcases of fashion design and creativity in West Africa.
 Fashion brands that have showed in the past include : 1981, Ajepomaa designs Gallery. Duaba serwa, House of Marie, Emefa Cole Jewellery, Sarah Duah and of course Christie Brown.
 Press details:
 #For Immediate Release.
Monday, August 11, 2014.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week Announces 2014 Event Date & Venue.
Accra, August 11, 2014 – Ghana Fashion & Design Week®  (GFDW) is pleased to announce event plans set for 24 – 26 October, 2014 at the Movenpick Hotel.
 Ghana’s most innovative fashion business week event will bring life to the fashion scene in Accra, throwing light on an interesting line-up of Ghanaian and International designer entrepreneurs at the platform for commerce, alongside the event’s contemporary Trade Exhibition Pop-Pup salon.
 The “must-attend” international event in its third edition year will once again welcome local and international audience, global press and media to witness the event that has successfully placed Ghana on the global fashion week map, positioning the country in the top 5 most sought after fashion business weeks in Africa.
 The event’s structured Business and Knowledge Transfer Seminars will play a key role in bringing business education and global industry knowledge to both aspiring and established creative entrepreneurs during the fashion week.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week is at the forefront of promoting Ghana’s fashion and creative business industry on the global stage, and has been instrumental in launching the businesses of talented designers through the platform’s activities, standing as a beacon for fashion industry development that continues to instigate positive interest for global trade.
With more exciting news on its way this year, GFDW Ethical Fashion & Sustainability platform - ETHIKHA™ will shine light on the works of social fashion entrepreneurs committed to improving the lives of society’s underprivileged, using fashion as a medium to drive skills development and create sustainability in fashion and related goods production in Ghana and across the globe.
GFDW is pleased to be in continuous partnership with Luxury fashion publication and globally renowned media company Vogue Italia in support of the platform development and activities. And, Ghanaian cosmetic Make-up brand - SO Aesthetic created by Sacha Okoh.  Also in continuous partnership this year is the Africa Daily Groupe media, and its founder professor Zandile Blay – who has been instrumental to the development of the GFDW educational seminars program. As well as Accra’s own globally renowned City Guide TimeOut Accra, documenting the what, when and where in Accra to the world.  Welcoming to the platform this year in support of the fashion business week is Business Day Ghana newspaper, one of West Africa’s strongest Business newspapers, offering readers an in-depth analysis of business events such as GFDW.
On its third edition, GFDW will launch its newest curated platform in support of Ghana’s burgeoning new talents and institutions dedicated to contemporary fashion and creative skills development in Ghana. We’ll be back with more details on this exciting new development starting in Ghana
REGISTRATION for ACCREDITATION for interested Press, Media, Retail Buyers, Photographers and Videographers is now opened, and can be attained via the GFDW website, or directly from this link here: http://www.ghanafashiondesignweek.com/registration-schedule/
For event Participation and Partnerships opportunities at GFDW 2014 please contact GFDW using the below contact information or via the GFDW website.
 CONTACT:
Press & Media Enquires:  press@ghanafashiondesignweek.com
General Enquiries:           info@ghanafashiondesignweek.com
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