Mai Atafo, a Nigerian designer, was over the weekend presented with ‘the Designer of the Year award’ at the Glitz Africa Fashion Week held in Ghana.
Atafo displayed his impressive collections which included classic men’s suits, bridal wears and evening wears on the final day of the three day event.
The event kicked off on Friday, August 17, 2012, and also featured other designers such as the Ghanaian born South African base Ali Adams, Peachy Purr (Ghana), House Of Eccentric (Ghana), Vonne Couture (Nigeria), Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest (U.S) Martial Tapolo (Paris), Wana Sambo Clothing (Nigeria), Modela Couture (Nigeria), Ivana Elle Couture (Ghana), Ohema Ohene (U.K), Gilles Toure (Côte D’ivoire) amongst others.
Guests included former first lady of Ghana, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, Juliet Ibrahim, Confidence Haugen, Dele Momodu, Kwesi Jyei Darkwa and others.
Other winners included Mina Evans who bagged the ‘Emerging Designer of the Year’, Doris Adom-Asomaning won the ‘Female Model of the Year’ award and ‘Male Model of the Year’ went to Zion Benjamin.
Check out some of Atafo’s collection displayed at the fashion week …