Saturday, 1 November 2014


Established in 2007 by Miss Sheila Boateng, N’kya Designs (pronounced NE KA YA) is a fashion house that specialises in merging two very different cultures to create an explosion of unique style and colour. N’kya Designs combines the colourful and self-expressive approach to life of the people in West Africa, with the contemporary forms of the western world, thus creating a very expressive style thasimultaneously embodies the bravery of being yourself and the values of tradition.

Based in Accra, Ghana, N’kya Designs prides itself on being able to create pieces that are unanticipated and exciting. 

 N’kya Designs is a brand that is set on painting the world of fashion and style in bold, vibrant colour combinations and dazzling patterns. 
Everything that has the N’kya label exudes not just quality but Sassiness, Sexiness and Style.

By: Frederick Aryee
photo credit : C. Asare photography

Tuesday, 28 October 2014


Glitz Africa Fashion Week, a brand extension of Glitz Africa is one of the biggest fashion week events in Africa that is held annually. Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW) is a unique and innovative event focused on raising global awareness to diverse talent, promoting and celebrating African cultures, and bridging the gap between international buyers and African designers. 

Glitz Africa Fashion Week will be a multifaceted four day-long event that will include runway shows, exhibitions, industry networking mixers, pop up shops, and more.

Sponsors: Vlisco, Surfline, Edgars Chivas, Peroni, Samsung, Dark & Lovely and Black Secret, and supported by Alisa Hotel and La Palm Hotel.

For further information about Glitz Africa Fashion Week and press registration please visit: or send an email to

Monday, 27 October 2014


Nuna Couture is a Ghanaian clothing and accessories brand. The brand made its first debut in 2010 at the  BO-16 and MWK fashion night for the Miss Ghana contestants. The label designed ten cocktail and  ten navy costumes on the grand finale and from that has ever stopped bringing the best. 
Nuna couture is well known for its classic ready- to- wear menswear, womenswear and accessories. Nuna then came up with its first collection called ‘‘DAGOMBA’’. The collection was influenced by the northern part of Ghana. The ‘‘COIN BAG’’ was its second collection from the label. The collection was aimed to bring out the inner beauty in everyone. At Nuna creativity is its trademark

By:Frederick Aryee
Photos by: OAB

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Ashiakie Momo of L.O.O.X MAKE UP ARTISTRY

Ashiake Momo, is the Ghanaian make-up artiste behind the brand L.O.O.X by Ashiakie. Among the faces she's touched are those of Jackie Appiah, Becca, Berla Mundi, Naa Ashorkor Mensah Doku, Lady Jay and more. From simple everyday looks to classy corporate looks through bridals and down to runways.
Her passion, dedication, hard work, and the eye for colour detail and composition has made her one of Ghana’s finest make-up artiste. Ashiakie's mastery of her craft has lead her start her own make-up teaching sessions.
Below are some of her work.

By: Frederick Aryee.
Photos by Lightville.