From modern takes on vintage clothing to brands that embrace African culture and beyond, Ghana has a lot to offer regarding innovation within the fashion industry. There is an emerging market that is seeing a steady growth in interest from both fashion enthusiasts and celebrities alike.
So far, the most popular brands on social media are street-inspired, with a contemporary edge. Of course, we all have our faves, but regardless of which brand you choose to rock, these top ten are doing more than well.
Below are 10 Ghanaian contemporary clothing brands that showcase talent and skills through their work.
Threaded tribes is a fashion brand that was founded in 2016 by Awurama Mantakah. The garments made by threaded tribes are made from mud cloth, a unique fabric from West Africa.
Tribe of God
Tribe of God is a streetwear brand led by founder Jude Dontoh and is predominantly known for its graphic t-shirts, hoodies and jackets. Their designs are inspired by the word of God, religion and the Christian faith.
Adjabeng is an Afro Minimalist brand led by Travis Obeng Casper. His collections convey a reverence for tradition and a flair for innovation. One of the brand's most recent collections is the 2022 Afro Romance Collection.
This streetwear brand from Ghana founded by Kuku Husni Sagoe is encouraging millennials to discover and live as the truest version of themselves.
Braandless is an easy-wear female brand founded by Jennifer Nyamekye.
Free the Youth
Free the youth is one of the most popular streetwear brands in Ghana and the diaspora. Founded by a group of young millennials led by Joey lit, they have successfully pushed the brand outside Ghana. They are known for their very colourful graphic tee's.
Taag fashion is a footwear brand which is simple yet sophisticated. This female footwear brand was founded by Pinamang Genfi.
Afro Volf Pack
An Afrocentric urban clothing line that uses fabrics to depict African culture and incorporate diverse styles bearing in mind urbanisation trends.
A swimwear brand that is changing the narrative of how beauty standards are seen in Ghana. This swimwear brand is led by fashion designer Nana Ama Awuku.
Chale Socks is a Ghanaian brand offering culturally inspired socks telling stories of African Heritage.