Christie Brown is a Ghanaian based luxury women’s fashion brand that aims is to satisfy the stylish urge of “that modern woman who seeks a true taste of Africa”. The label was founded in March 2008 with the launch of the brand’s first run way show in Accra. Since its inception Christie Brown has won the Emerging Designer of the Year Award in 2009 at the inaugural Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa, and was also the only Ghanaian label chosen to showcase in the Arise L’Afrique- a- Porter, in Paris as part of Paris Fashion Week in March 2010. At the 2010 Africa Economic Forum hosted by Columbia University, its creative director, Aisha Obuobi was invited to sit on the panel for “African Fashion Going Global”; a discourse on making African Fashion a recognizable global industry. The brand has also captured the attention of global magazines including Harpers Bazaar, Vogue Italia, Arise (UK), Canoe 53 Sails, Black Hair (UK), Destiny (SA), and Glamour Magazine to mention a few. Having spend about seven years in the fashion industry, Christie Brown has established itself as one of the best fashion houses it Ghana.
I visited the Christie brown store at their location in Osu, Accra, and was blown away by its minimalist decor and unique pieces.
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The infamous Christie Brown Bib which usually features and array of feathers and Ankara wrapped button.