2013 Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW) fashion week opened Thursday and on the Runway to declare it open were three former Big Brother Africa representatives, Zimbabwean Pokello Nare, Ghanaian Elikem Kumordzi and Zimbabwean Vimbai Mutinhiri.
Apart from Vimbai, Elikem and Pokello, former housemates Zainab Sheriff and Babalwa Mneno (Barbs) are also billed to model as the show continues.
Glitz Fashion Week made its debut last year, provides a unique platform for the African fashion industry to showcase talent and cultural diversity in terms of fashion and to network.
On the first night, 10 designers -Sarah Christain, Modella B, mSimps, N’Kya, Black Pepper, Ajepomaa Designs, and Mai Atafo Inspired brought on their designs.
Big Brother Africa (The Chase) Elikem and Pokello joined catwalk models on stage, while Zimbabwean representative in Big Brother Africa (Amplified) Vimbai and bubby fashion critic, Sandra Ankobiah also took to the runway to model wedding designs by Nigerian designer, Mai Atafo.
This year’s event, which ends on Sunday (November 10), will feature 15 runway shows, seminars, fashion sales and exhibitions with over 70 international models in attendance.
Fifty designers; 28 from Ghana, 15 from Nigeria with others coming from the rest of the world.