Radford University College’s Fashion students graduating this year had a fashion event to unveiled their final collections at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra on Saturday.
The show begun with speech from the Chairman of the Radford University College, Nana Dwomoh Sarpong, urging the government to pay much attention to the fashion and textile industry as it had the potential of creating jobs and ending graduate unemployment in the country. He also added that the fashion industry is lucrative and can make the country trillions if attention is paid to it.
Chloe Asaam, Ruth Sebugah, Angelina Yakubu, Esther Adjei, Martiokor Smith, Grenda Addo, Jedidah Ayekpa, Damaris Danso, Roselyn Kwakye and Agnes Yankey were the first batch of students to introduce their eyeful collections on the runway attracting applause and cheers from patrons, family and friends.
The top students in their class were the last to display their works using fabrics from the sponsor brand, Wooden, These students are Winnie Kotei, Candice Temeng, Dorcas Kpogoh, Alice Twum, Femy Sylvestre, Nii Dromo Mensah, Nana Serwah Bonsu patrons were not impressed by the spectacular designs of these outstanding graduands.
Valedictorian of the class Alexandra Tomiyama who ended the show with an unrivalling collection fusing Ghanaian and Japan styles.
After the event, Head of Department of the fashion school, Dr Yvonne Ntiamoah bemoaned over the lack of a body to help support the industry and young graduates despite what her school has done to equip these students. She, added the fashion industry is a large market, economically viable or the country. She further urged the the government to help support to grow the industry.
The event as whole was an extravaganza, an eye-catching runway show that stakeholders couldn’t get enough off and are looking forward to better one next year.
Below are few pictures from the event: