The biggest fashion event ever to hit Tamale, dubbed the Tamale Fashion Week , is slated to come off on Friday 9th February to Saturday 10th February 2018. It will be hosted at the Picorna Hotel in the heart of the capital city of the Northern Region.
The theme for the maiden edition; “Vintage Meets Culture” will have a blend of both traditional and modern fashion apparel bringing together over twenty fashion designers, models, hair stylists, makeup artists, and photographers from all over Ghana.
Tamale Fashion Week aims to promote made-in-Ghana goods and the Ghanaian culture by showcasing innovative and breath-taking designs and crafts. The event will inspire the thirst for local Ghanaian designs to motivate local designers.
#TFW2018 will be the platform for upcoming designers to showcase their craftsmanship, as well as already established designers to dazzle us with their latest innovations.
The lineup for #TFW2018 include;
- An educative seminar
- A makeup demonstration with the renowned makeup artist Marcel of Golden Touch and Beauty Center.
- An exhibition of creative designs and crafts for sales.
- Then finally, a fashion show to be rocked by models with requisite skills who will be strutting the runway by showcasing the various collections of participating designers.
The flagship fashion show will see breathtaking musical performances, cultural dance and a creme-de-la-creme red-carpet session to celebrate fashion designers and fashionistas.
Northern Television (NTV) and Suhupielli FM are the official #TWF2018 media partners.
Various bloggers like Savannah lifestyle, Debonair Afrik and many more will keep their fingers on the keyboard to trend #Tamale Fashion Week. Various radio stations in the Tamale metropolis will promote this flagship event as well.
The event is under the auspices of Rayaz Agency; the first modeling agency in Tamale and Phyll Quahsey; an emerging designer from KNUST based in Accra.
Sponsors for the event are; Picorna Hotel, Golden Touch and Beauty Center, Creative photography, Captured Images and many more.