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Indigenous Textiles Fashion evening

Indigenous Textiles Fashion evening

Date:                     Saturday, June 03, 2017
Time:                     4:00 PM
Venue:                   Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons
Address:                 Independence Avenue at Ridge Circle, Accra
Organiser:              Australian High Commission
Email:                    Shari.Hammond@dfat.gov.au

In celebration of National Reconciliation Week, the Australian High Commission is pleased to bring talented Indigenous designer, Arkie Barton, as well as textiles by Aboriginal fashion label, Magpie Goose, to West Africa.

In partnership with the Board of Fashion Ghana, the High Commission will be presenting a range of unique Australian and Ghanaian textiles and designs at fashion shows in Accra. The fabrics and designs express the creative wealth, versatility and beauty of Indigenous cultures of Australia and Ghana and tell the stories of the designers’ people.

The Australian High Commission welcomes you to the very special show detailed below, and we thank Emirates Airlines and La Villa Boutique Ghana for their support for these events.

Special guest Australian Indigenous designer Arkie Barton, Australian Aboriginal fashion label Magpie Goose, and final year fashion design Students of Radford University College, Steve French, Sama Fletcher, Samuel Otteng and Alexandra Tomiyama.

Tickets are GHS 50 and available here.
Kindly purchase your tickets online and in advance to secure at seat.
Proceeds from the fashion show will be redistributed to the designers who generously gave of their time and means for the show. Each ticket sale of GHS50 is a token of appreciation which we hope will still be appreciated by the participating designers.


This show will also take place in Sierra Leone on June 1st at 7pm at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel. Special guest Australian Indigenous designer Arkie Barton, Australian Aboriginal fashion label Magpie Goose, and local Sierra Leonean designers Maryzo Designs and Swank Couture. Tickets are available here.


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