Trend Designer, Joyce Ababio has urged her colleagues to make the most of The African Continental Free Commerce Space to assist develop the trade and make Ghana the hub of trend in Africa.
Talking to JoyNews’ Noella Karyn Yalley, she acknowledged that the nation boasts of a variety of gifted artists who make stunning tailored clothes.
“I feel it’s about time folks begin taking a look at us as a result of we do superb work. We’ve got no enterprise going outdoors to purchase these issues (if) we will make them for you right here. Most of us (designers) are doing ready-to-wear so you possibly can stroll into a store and decide up the stuff you want,” she stated.
The CEO of Joyce Ababio School of Artistic Design defined that rising the trade will assist Ghanaians draw the much-needed consideration to the rising trend trade and in addition encourage the patronage of outfits made within the nation.
She additionally believes that the patronage of made-in-Ghana attires will assist develop the textiles trade exponentially.
Madam Joyce added that Ghanaians have to forgo the mindset that overseas merchandise are higher, particularly in view of the rising variety of good trend designers within the nation.
“I feel there are good designers right here and they’re doing the work, so we have to discover a approach to convey us all collectively, designers, producers, textile, all of us collectively to change into the hub of trend in Africa,” she stated.
Madam Joyce has, due to this fact, taken the initiative by opening her first idea store Black and White Accents, which is anticipated to convey collectively designers to promote their outfits underneath the identical roof.
“It’s a idea I’ve considered for years. I’ve about 14 designers in right here and all people has their mindset and concepts of what designs are about. All of us being right here means if you enter something anyone needs is right here,” she defined.