Renowned Ghanaian Fashion Designer and wife of Kofi Okyere Darko (K.O.D), Ophelia Crossland has been cited as the West African ambassador for international brand, Swarovski.
Ophelia Crossland, the first Ghanaian and West African designer to represent the world brand in West Africa.
“It is a great opportunity to align with a brand like Swarovski. It is an honour and I like to say thanks to Gizela Gagakuma, the African representative of Swarovski and the entire team at Swarovski for making this possible,” she confirmed the deal over the weekend.
Swarovski is a world leading producer of cut lead glass. The company is split into three major industry areas – the Swarovski Crystal Business which primarily produces crystal jewelry and accessories; Swarovski Optik and Tyrolit are the other two splits of the company.
Swarovski Crystal Business is the highest grossing business unit with a global reach of approximately 2,680 stores in around 170 countries, more than 26,000 employees, and a revenue of about 2.6 billion Euros (in 2016).
The acclaimed Ghanaian fashion designer and C.EO of Ophelia Crossland Designs was appointed because of the eccentric and quality of designs she produces. She uses the Swarovski Crystals to do breathtaking designs.
She was made ambassador for the brand a year ago and the deal was renewed a few weeks ago.
As part of the deal, she will also be using Swarovski’s tags and labels on her designs and she is the only Ghanaian and West African with the right to do so.
Ophelia Crossland is a leading fashion brand in Africa. She has been in the fashion industry for over a decade and she has designed for some high-profile personalities, including former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and a lot of other Ghanaian celebrities.