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The Top Looks At Ghana Fashion And Design Week

A round up of the best at Ghana Fashion and Design week. See of our favorites looks from House of Marie, Tap Designs, Jil Boutique, Vonne Couture and more.

Fashion week after fashion week, here we are again in Ghana! Ghana Fashion and Design Week aims to direct, lead and promote both emerging and established Ghanaian fashion designers to global audience, a challenge they've met successfully. A mix of talented designers were present for the event: Gloria Adablah, Akoah Tsibo-Takyi, Ajepomaa Designs, Tap Designs, Modella B, Trish O Couture, 1981, Ameyo, Emefa Cole, House of Marie, Tuedor & Wright, Sarah Duah, Katugulu Mwedwa, Vonne Couture and Jil Boutique. We picked our Top 20 looks in Ghana fashion. Scroll through our gallery and if you want to talk about it, tweet #pretapoundo.

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