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Aisha Ayensu

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Aisha Ayensu
Ein sex anaa genderfemale Edit
Country wey e be citizenGhana Edit
Name wey dem give amAisha Edit
Family nameAyensu Edit
Ein date of birth20. century Edit
Place dem born amGhana Edit
Languages dem dey speak, rep anaa signEnglish Edit
Ein occupationfashion designer Edit
Educate forUniversity of Ghana, Achimota School Edit
Award dem receiveGlitz Style Awards Edit

Aisha Ayensu be Ghanaian award-winning fashion designer wey be known say she designe outfits den stage costumes give Beyonce, Genevieve Nnaji, Jackie Appiah den Sandra "Alexandrina" Don-Arthur.[1][2] She be de founder den Creative Director give Christie Brown, wey be Ghanaian fashion house.[3][4][5] Folu Storms interview am wey dem interview am for BBC World Service's radio programme In the Studio wey dem san list am as one of Forbes' Most Promising Entrepreneurs for 2016 insyd.[6][7][8][9]

Ein education[edit | edit source]

Ayensu get background for psychology den fashion insyd. She get ein secondary school education for Achimota School den ein training for fashion from Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design.[10]

Ein awards[edit | edit source]

She chop chaw awards, wey dey include:

  • 2009 - Emerging Designer of de Year, Arise Africa fashion event for South Africa insyd[11][12]
  • 2010 - Ghanaian label per dem choose to showcase for de Arise L'Afrique-á-Porter insyd, for Paris insyd during Paris Fashion Week
  • 2018 - Best Fashion Designer, Africa Prestigious Awards[13]
  • 2018 - African Designer of de Year, Glitz Style Awards[14]
  • 2019 - African Designer of de Year, Glitz Style Awards[15][16]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Top 5 most influential Ghanaian Fashion Designers of all time". privilegeamoah.com - Ghana entertainment news. 2018-04-01. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  2. "African Designers nominated for 2019 Glitz Style Awards – Glitz Africa Magazine". Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  3. Okunlola, Bolu (2019-09-03). "Creative Africans: How Ghana-based Aisha Anyesu is Modernizing Traditional African Fabrics". Founders Africa. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  4. "Meet Aisha Ayens, The Woman Behind Christie Brown label". Daughters Of Africa. 2016-11-30. Archived from the original on 2021-10-08. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  5. Afrik, Debonair (2016-10-14). "Lookbook:Christie Brown Fall Winter 2016 Collection". Debonair Afrik. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  6. Nsehe, Mfonobong (2016-04-25). "30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2016". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  7. "BBC World Service - In the Studio, African Luxury Fashion: Designer Aisha Ayensu". BBC. 2018-05-15. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  8. altafrica10 (2018-05-12). "BBC World Service – 'In The Studio' with Fashion Designer Aisha Ayensu". Bespoke Event Guide. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  9. Gracia, Zindzy (2018-02-11). "Top Fashion Designers in Ghana". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  10. "JACCD Orients it's [sic] second batch of Degree/Diploma Students". JACCD. 2015-09-01. Archived from the original on 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  11. Roux, Caroline (3 March 2017). "Rising stars on show at Africa By Design". Financial Times. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  12. Barnes, Ekow (2020-11-04). "Meet The Ghanaian Woman Who Designed Tina Knowles Lawson's Trending Power Suit". Essence. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  13. "Aisha Ayensu Wins Best Fashion Designer Africa at the African prestigious awards 2018". EAD news. 2018-05-21. Archived from the original on 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  14. Arthur, Portia (2018-09-03). "Zylofon signees, Juliet Ibrahim, Victoria Micheals & more win at Glitz Style Awards". www.pulse.com.gh. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  15. Arthur, Portia (2019-09-16). "Check out the full list of winners at the 2019 Glitz Style Awards". www.pulse.com.gh. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  16. Enoku, Clement (2019-09-15). "2019 Glitz Style Awards: Full List Of Winners". GhanaCelebrities.Com. Retrieved 2019-10-12.