Monday, 28 March 2011

Kesewa and Adwoa Aboah 4 H&M A/W 2010

Its good to see beautiful Kesewa with her older sister, Ghana Rising favourite, model Adwoa Aboah modelling for H&M A/W 2010 ad campaign. I can’t believe I missed this campaign -last year. It was part of H&M’s friendship/love verve and featured the likes of: Waris Dirie and Liya Kebede and Armando Cabral and his brother.

Sunday, 27 March 2011

Accra Polo Club Independence Day Cup 2011 Photos…

“In a close game Ham Polo Club beat Accra PC 5.5 to 5 in Sunday's Independence Day Cup. There was a fantastic atmosphere and the game was enjoyed by a large home crowd. Ham Polo Club would like to thank Accra PC for their hospitality. Thanks also go to HPC's sponsor Virgin Atlantic and Accra PC's team sponsor MBG Ltd Ghana. The day was also supported by Porsche and Vodafone.”

***Keep a watch out… Accra PC are due to play against Ham Polo Club again in July 2011 -I’ll keep you posted.

(Photo courtesy of Ham Polo Club,

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

FashionMist 2011 - March 26th 2011 from 12pm

Charity event, FashionMist 2011 - is an all new exhibition/fashion show depicting contemporary African fashion scheduled to take place in London on Saturday 26th March 2011. The concept of this event is to impress ethnic garments not only as an ephemeral trend but as part of the Fashion Retail consumer habits. The exhibition is free and runs from 12pm to 5pm. Fashion show starts at 6pm sharp and tickets are currently priced at £15 and can be purchased online via please make sure you purchase your early bird tickets asap before the price goes up to £20.

A percentage of all proceeds will go to Global Mamas( an organisation based in Ghana that empowers women -enabling them to achieve independent through arts and crafts.

Designers showcasing include: Aya Morrisson( USA), Diva Delicious( Ghana), Mina Evans(Ghana) alongside UK designers such as Anita Quansah London, N'kya Designers Ayikai Couture, Kayobi, Yaa Ataa couture bags. All aforementioned designer's collections are available for sale during the exhibition -so don't miss this opportunity to own some of these fabulous coveted pieces.

Venue: Hotel Russell 1-8 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC18 5BE
Time: Exhibition will run from 12pm -5pm and this is free entry for all!
Fashion Show: doors will open at 6pm

For more information visit:!/pages/FashionMist-2011/102990846435987?sk=info

Monday, 21 March 2011

Let It Rain by Tinchy Stryder featuring Melanie Fiona….

Fabulous, Tinchy’s going strong and topping the list! Plus his new Star In The Hood collection is out now. To order the ‘Star Walker’ Black Hooded Sweatshirt -£55 (pictured below) visit:

To keep up with all of Tinchy’s happenings visit:

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Luxury Life in Ghana is covered in Fashizblack March/April 2011 Luxury Issue….

Uber lush Fashizblack March/April 2011 Luxury Issue is out now and has a fabulous piece about Luxury life in Ghana by yours truly. This bi-monthly online glossy dedicated to fashion, beauty and culture by and for the Black Community is a must read! You can check this issue and many more at: ….Enjoy xx

Music: Reckless Dolls

Ghana’s very own Sugarbabes have just released the official video for their ’Am in Love’ single and its fabulous. Lets support them folks -and see if we can get them to BET and at least a nomination for ‘Best African Act of the Year 2012‘.…Here’s hoping. For more info about the Reckless Dolls or to join their fan page visit:

Fashion: Mimi Plange

I was looking for some in-depth info concerning designers of Ghanaian origin who showed at this years Arise fashion Week in Nigeria when I stumbled across a piece about Mimi Plange, uber new to Ghana Rising’s radar via the Shadders website. Incredibly talented, Mimi Plange designs are coveted by fashion insiders, and American Vogue’s AndrĂ© Leon Talley’s a fan. The above collection is called ‘Scarred Perfection’ and was presented as part of Mimi Plange’s A/W 2011 Presentation at NYFW. For more information about Ghana Rising’s latest label crush visit:

You can also check out the Shadders website, an excellent fashion blog at:

Ghana V England 29th March 2011 at Wembley….

I know, I know. I should have mentioned it earlier but …..I’m soooo busy right now and couldn’t find a simply poster etc to add to La Blog -so I kind of just left it…but then I stumbled across this and thought it hit the spot. Its going to be great….go Ghana!

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

June Sarpong, David Adjaye & Dee Poku on

June Sarpong toasts her friend Deb Anderson at a party given by Tamara Mellon and Dee Poku in New York City. Ms. Sarpong is one of the most recognizable faces in British television. She has been the face of Channel 4′s successful morning show strand T4 for the last 8 years.

David Adjaye attends Deborah Anderson’s party hosted by Dee Poku and Tamara Mellon in New York City. Mr. Adjaye is an Architect who has designed the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo. He also designed the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. that will open in 2015.

Ms. Dee Poku and Tamara Mellon hosted a cocktail party for their friend Deborah Anderson in New York City. Ms. Poku is the former head of International Marketing at Paramount Pictures and is the Founder (along with Sara Brown,wife of the former UK Prime Minister) of the WIE Symposium, a conference of Women Inspiring Women, from the fields of politics, philanthropy, media, fashion and the arts.

(Credit: Photos and text all courtesy of

Object of Desire: ‘Figure 8’ OH! Classic shoes by Ohema Ohene

These exclusive new Limited edition! OH Classic African print cotton shoes called ‘Figure 8’ by Ohema Ohene are a must now that the weather has improved.


Ghana Rising Hearts Marian Kihogo

There’s something about Marian Kihogo isn’t there? A celebrated fashion insider, blogger, stylist, writer and style icon, -Marian Kihogo is amongst an elite group of uber fashionable persons of Ghanaian origin who are Moving & Shaking in the world of fashion and beyond. I love her fabulously kooky eclectic style and highly recommend her blog -a must for serious fashion lovers. To check out Marian Kihogo’s blog visit:

Saturday, 5 March 2011

A Big Congratulations to Menaye Donkor and footballer Sulley Muntari on their happy union

 (Courtesy of

I’ve been hearing rumours for some time about Ghana Rising favourite, model Menaye Donkor and footballer Sulley Muntari getting married. I even stumbled across some photographs of said couple looking very happy at what appeared to be a traditional Ghanaian wedding but as I don’t like to speculate -just left it. Anyway, fast-forward a week and another Ghana Rising favourite, Ghana’s journalist du jour, Ameyaw Debrah -posted a link entitled, ‘World Exclusive: Photos from Sulley Muntari and Menaye Donkor’s traditional wedding’ -onto my face book page. Anyway, you can read all about this glamorous wedding via Ameyaw Debrah’s website at: -

God Bless Menaye Donkor and footballer Sulley Muntari on their happy union, -they are beautiful. x