Fashion Icon Awards emerging and Glitz Style Awards 2015 designer of the year award winner, Abrantie The GentleMan fashion brand has released first collection for 2016 named ‘AYEYI’.
AYEYI is a local word from an Akan language in Ghana meaning "Praise".
In the Creative Director, Oheneba Yaw Boamah words, the collection was inspired by the free purity of nature from God to mankind; after careful assessment of past to this New Year, God has been grateful to all gentleman; from the air we breathe and life as a whole. And these free uncharged facilities from the maker still gives man the ability to keep looking dapper and fashionable in all forms endeavor we find ourselves.
ABRANTIE The Gentleman thought it wise to praise him for the gift of life with a collection just to praise Him. And since God is clean and pure the best way was to use colours that depict pureness and cleanliness.
Collection is made from white fabrics such as cotton, linen, khaki, voile, lace and cashmere from the shearest shanton to the heaviest brocade coupled in elements of lines, dots and other shapes in slight monochromes print pattern. The collection cut across different styles from traditional to urban modernism looks that fit all joyous occasion a gentleman finds himself.
Designer: Oheneba Yaw Boamah
Assistant: Chantell Dapaah
Stylists: Prince Ibrahim and Neal Davids
Model: Courage KwashiePhotos: William Adei of Team1000words