Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival 2017 Accra Ghana was organized by Global Ovations and produced by Fashion Consultant Cooperation led by its CEO Daniel Ndayishimiye.
The history making MBAFF 17 took three days from the 28th to the 30th July in Accra the Capital city of Ghana.
Over 37 known fashion designers from all over the world showcased their collections for the two days and up to 55 runway models blessed the amazing event which was covered live on EBN TV for the whole world to watch.
The biggest fashion show was produced by Rwandan known organization Fashion Consultant Cooperation mostly known as the producers of Kigali Fashion Week.
Fashion Consultant Cooperation which has an aim of promoting local fashion and textile industry through its projects took one young creative designer Olivier Niyitanga known as Tanga Designs to showcase his made in Rwanda collection at the Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival in Accra, Ghana.
The Rwanda-Ghana fashion and textile initiative has been launched with both Fashion Consultant Cooperation (Rwanda) and Global Ovations the organizers of Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival (Ghana). This partnership will involve cultural exchange between Ghana and Rwanda through fashion and textile whereby designers from both countries will participate in each country’s fashion show and run fashion workshops and seminars together.
Upon his arrival in Kigali, Ndayishimiye revealed to IGIHE that the partnership of Rwandan and Ghana will be fruitful to Rwandans as Ghana is a country which has plenty of raw textile materials, clothing fabrics and its fashion platform is already advanced.