Photos: ACTRESS ZYNNELL ZUH SLAYS IN NIGERIA

zynnel-zuhGhana’s star fashionista and actress Zynnell Lydia Zuh’s beauty and classy looks is certainly one for the books.

Zynnell stepped out looking all glamorous in a black shinny one sleeve jumpsuit to attend the “Not Enough” movie premiere at Victoria Island in Nigeria.

The actress who stepped onto our screens not too long ago has made the very best of first impressions and has quickly become a favorite style icon to look up to.

The star was just nominated as one of Ghana’s most fashionable celebrities and with this picture she posted on Instagram, she no doubt deserves the award and countless more because she is killing it with the style trends.

The dress, the pose, her face! It’s no wonder that whenever a red carpet rolls up, Zynell Zuh is one of the celebrities whose looks we all want to see, because clearly, she is game-changer when it comes to GH fashion.

Checkout Zynnell’s glam look:zynnell-zuh-3 zynnell-zuh-2 zynnell-zuh-1

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Watch: CELEBRITIES CATWALK FOR CHARITY AT GAFW 2016

joey-b-and-adina-at-glitz-africa-fashion-week-2016Some celebrities stormed the runway at the just ended Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2016 in Accra.

This is an initiative by organizers dubbed “Fashion For Help” which is part of the 3-days fashion event held as Kempinski Hotel. According to organizers, this an initiative to use fashion for a worthy course or better still the cooperate social responsibility part of the event.

Some of the celebrities who cat walked for charity included; Actress Nikki Samonas, actor Harold Ameyah, actor James Gardiner, actress Nana Akua Addo, Radio/TV Presenter Vanessa Gyan, Rapper Joey B, Singer Adina, Supermodel Victoria Michaels, among others.

The celebrity catwalk was the highlight of the event on Sunday October 9,2016 which was the final day of the 3-day event and all proceeds from the event will be given to charity.

Checkout the celebrities on the runway:Source: NKONKONSA.com 

SIKA OSEI & UTI TO HOST AFRICAN FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2016

african-fashion-and-design-week-2016-700Media personalities, Sika Osei and Uti Nwachukwu have been unveiled as the official hosts for African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) 2016 themed “Be Inspired”.

African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is an annual fashion event that showcases the best of designers and talents across Africa.

This weekend, top and emerging designers including fashion enthusiasts, buyers, stylists, editors and everyone in the fashion industry will converge at the prestigious Oriental Hotel to experience the season’s current and future fashion trends on the runway show.

Designers billed to show at AFDW 2016 include Zizi Cardow (Nigeria), Sunny Rose (Nigeria/Thailand), Modela (Nigeria), Chocolate (Ghana), Grace Wallace (Togo), Weiz Dhurm Franklyn (Nigeria), Afriken (Ghana), Raaah (Zimbabwe/UK), Phuzion (Gambia), Gavin Rajah (South Africa) and many more.

Head over to www.afdwng.com to view the full profile of the designers.

Date: Friday, 7th of October to Sunday, 9th October 2016.

Venue: Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki – Epe Express Way, Lagos

 For tickets, visit www.afdwng.com  or call 08055479343

AFDW 2016 is proudly sponsored by Heritage Bank, Beauty Box, Complete Fashion, Guardian Life, Guardian Fashion, Fashion Africa TV, Fashion One and Pulse Ng.

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GLITZ AFRICA FASHION WEEK 2016 SET FOR 6th-9th OCTOBER

glitz-africa-fashion-week-2016-600One of the biggest and the fastest growing industry in the world is the Fashion Industry.

This is because of the emergence of daring and dynamic talents who are not shy to push the boundaries of creativity in the industry.

The Fashion Industry needs various platforms like Fashion Week to sustain its rate of growth and for various brands to leverage and draw synergy from the glitz and glamour to promote themselves.

Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW) is tailored toprovide the platform for Africa’s Fashion Industryto showcase its talents, network, celebrate eachother and expose them. GAFW opens vast opportunities for designers to showcase their brand to thousands of visitors including fashion buyers, retailers, local and international press, as well as increase visibility and promotion of brands associated.

Glitz Africa Fashion Week will be an international three days event at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra 2016.

Activities for the Glitz Africa Fashion Week:

Thursday, 6th October

Private VIP Cocktail

Friday, 7th October

Seminar

Runway Show

Fashion Week Opening After Party

Time: 10pm

Venue: Kempinski

Saturday 8th October

Photography Exhibition Networking

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Kempinski

Graduate Shows

Time: 4:30pm – 5:30 pm

Evening Runway Shows

Sunday 9th October

Runway Shows

For further information about Glitz Africa Fashion Week  please visit: www.glitzafricafashionweek.com or send an email to info@glitzafricafashionweek.com and press@glitzafricafashionweek.com for press registration .

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GHANAIAN FASHION DESIGNER VISITS THE WHITE HOUSE

mimi-plange-in-whitehouse-1Ghanaian-born Fashion Designer Mimi Plange was recently invited to The White House, the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States to discuss a Fashion Tech venture.

Read below her Facebook post

Last Monday, Kenya Wiley, Founder and CEO of Fashion Innovation Alliance invited us to attend a meeting at The White House to discuss Fashion Tech and it’s future. We were honored to meet with a group of amazing individuals who all have a passion for Fashion and Technology along with one of my long-time favorites and super supporter, Professor/Director Susan Scafidi of The Fashion Law Institute.

Check out the Fashion Innovation Alliance led by Kenya Wiley. Prior to working in the private sector, Kenya served as Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor for the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In this role, Kenya provided legal and policy analysis on key legislative issues, including cybersecurity, postal delivery and logistics, federal IT, and labor and employment. She is amazing!

More to come on our new Fashion Tech Venture!!!!

Mimi Plange launched her own ready-to-wear label in 2010, after a decade working in the New York fashion industry.

She is a graduate of the San Francisco Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and holds a degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. She has received acclaim for her work in the fashion industry, winning such accolades as International Emerging Designer of the Year in 2011 at the Mercedes-Benz Africa Fashion Week held inSouth Africa.

The year after, she was named Designer of the Year.

She also won Mayor Bloomberg’s Design Entrepreneurs Award in New York in 2012.

Last year, she took part in the Celebration of Design Event hosted by Michelle Obama at the White House. Mimi Plange’s designs have been worn by the likes of First Lady Michelle Obama, Vanessa Hudgens, Serena Williams, Rihanna, Paris Hilton, Michelle Trachtenberg and Janelle Monae, and many amazing women across the globe.

Her work has been featured in The New York Times, T Magazine, Vogue.com, Ebony Magazine, Vogue UK, Vogue India, WWD, Harpers Bazar, Marie Claire, Essence, Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Nylon Magazine.

Photos: CELEBS ON THE RED CARPET AT EMMY AWARDS 2016

emmy-awards-2016-red-carpet-1The 2016 Emmy Awards took place on Sunday September 18, 2016 in America.

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2016, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The ceremony was held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and was broadcast in the U.S. by ABC. The ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. It was preceded by the 68th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which took place over two nights, September 10 and 11, at the Microsoft Theater.

Superstars from The of Game of Thrones, Empire, Scandal and beyond ruled the Emmys red carpet.

Checkout who wore what:angela-bassett anna-chlumsky anthony-anderson-and-tracee-ellis-ross claire-danes cuba-gooding-jr damon-wayans david-schwimmer-and-zoe-buckman emilia-clarke emily-ratajkowski jenifer-lewis jon-voight julius-tennon-and-viola-davis kathy-bates kerry-washington laverne-cox liev-schreiber-and-alexander-schreiber megalyn-echikunwoke-and-chris-rock melora-hardin michelle-dockery niecy-nash priyanka-chopra regina-king sarah-hyland taraji-p-henson terrence-howard-and-mira-pak tony-goldwyn tracee-ellis-ross trevor-jackson

TOP 10 BEST DRESSED FEMALE CELEBS AT GLITZ STYLE AWARDS 2016 ANNOUNCED!

glitz-2016-top-10-1Top 10 Best Dressed Female Celebrities at the recently held Glitz Style Awards 2016 has finally been announced.

The event, which happened at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra Saturday, September 10, aimed to celebrate individuals who are setting trends and defying the odds with their style.

It is also an opportunity for the fashion industry to celebrate and promote the extraordinary creative talents in Ghana and Africa as a whole.

The Eurostar Ghana Fashion Review crew is at work again trying to get the best-dressed personalities on the red carpet at the second edition of the awards ceremony. After thorough studying of what was showcased at the red carpet of the awards, these are the best ten dressed female personalities from the Glitz Style Awards.

The selected top 10 are: Joselyn Dumas, Berla Mundi, Victoria Michaels, Zynnell Zuh, Nana Akua Addo, Vanessa Gyan, Adina Thembi, Anita Erskine, Nana Ama McBrown and Akosua Vee.

The list will be shortlisted to five and the best three will be selected later, within which the winner will be chosen. The Eurostar Ghana Fashio Review Top 3 obtains automatic nominations at Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2016 and they will also to attend the awards event in Kampala, Uganda on 9th December 2016.

Eurostar Global Limousines Group has been awarding Ghanaian celebrities who appear on red carpets at major events in the country with cash prizes.

Starting from Ghana Movie Awards 2015, the luxury vehicle rental company has for the past months been given cash prizes ranging from 3000Euros to 1000Euros to celebrities who are were voted as best dressed at red carpet sessions on various events and last review was on the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards which was won by reigning artiste of the year, Elorm Adablah popularly known as E.L and actress Joselyn Dumas. The two were awarded 3000 Euros each as best dressed male and female celebrities.

The Eurostar Ghana Fashion Review is by Africa’s leading luxury car rental company Eurostar Global Limousine Group with support from media partners including Nkonkonsa.com, Ameyawdebrah.com, Ghanagist.com, Ghkwaku.com, Ytainment.com, Starr FM, Zionfelix.net, Cypressghana.com, 4Syte TV, GH Fashion Marketing among others.

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Photos: FEMALE CELEBS ON THE RED CARPET AT GLITZ STYLE AWARDS 2016

okoro-sisters-glitz-awards-2016It was yet another night of glitz, glamour and high fashion at the just ended Glitz Style Awards 2016.

Second edition of the Glitz Style Awards took place at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, on Saturday September 10, 2016. Like the maiden edition, several celebrities brought their respective styles to grace the red carpet.

Peacefmonline.com bring you the top female celebs stunners on the fashion night.

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Sandra Ankobiah
Sandra Ankobiah
Serwaa
Serwaa
Stephanie Karikari
Stephanie Karikari
Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Afriyie
Afriyie
Becca
Becca
Berla Mundi
Berla Mundi
Irene Logan
Irene Logan
Regina Van Helvert
Regina Van Helvert
Joselyn Dumas
Actress, Joselyn Dumas
Shirley Frimpong Manso
Film Maker, Shirley Frimpong Manso
Nana Akua Addo
Actress, Nana Akua Addo
Adina
Singer, Adina
Madam Joyce Aryee
Madam Joyce Aryee
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Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
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Vanessa Gyan  
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Nana Ama McBrown

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URSULA OWUSU, HANNAH TETTEH & NANA KONADU ON GLITZ AFRICA MAGAZINE COVER

ursula-hannah-tetteh-and-nana-konadu-600Three of Ghana’s leading women have been featured in the latest issue of the Glitz Africa Magazine.

The latest issue features interviews with the women, and themed around their active political lives. They also spoke about other interests around work and personal ambitions.

Glitz Africa Magazine is proud to announce the release of its 15th issue in September 2016 throughout Ghana.  Since its inception, Glitz Africa Magazine has consistently published a top-notch issue at the end of every quarter, to celebrate African lifestyle and entertainment. This issue is dubbed the #WomenInspiringWomen issue is the midyear issue.

Being the Women’s issue, Glitz celebrates women who have in their own diverse ways inspired us. Meet our power women: Hanna Tetteh, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, Nana Oye Lithur and Brigitte Dzogbenuku. Read all about what they have in common in the 15th edition of Glitz Africa Magazine.

To subscribe, send an email to subscription@glitzafrica.com or call 0265948080.

Glitz Africa Magazine is an independent magazine created by a team of professionals led by Claudia Lumor. Follow www.glitzafrica.com @glitzafrica on twitter and Instagram.

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ABRANTIE THEGENTLEMAN UNVEILS G’MAN COLLECTION

Abrantie TheGentleman Gman 1Ghanaian International Fashion Designer – Abrantie The Gentleman  by Oheneba Yaw Boamah have unveiled its latest capsule collection “G’man”.

The collection consists of ten defined looks which were created using  high end cotton and breathable water linen and quality suiting. The collection capsule employs the play of African print (Ankara)to attain the G’MAN Look . Masculine fabrics highlighting the breadth and quality of textiles with minimal colors

The bespoke collection, titled “G’MAN” eye the savile row standards but with the inspiration of the modern African man, who dares to be different, bold and Stylish at all time .

The collection featured many pieces with graphic patterns cuts and colour scheme  which were carefully crafted  to pass for a timeless garments .

Each look portrays beyond closet’s  capsule, the collection  will be presented at their African fashion week Amsterdam and later on at the Durban fashion fair in South Africa.

“The versatality of a capule collection makes it easier for The Morden Gentleman”

Photography by @phloshop, Models: Prince Ib & Stephen Kojo Owusu.

Visit www.abrantiethegentleman.com for more.

See samples of the new designs below:Abrantie G-Men designs combined