CHARLOTTE MENSAH – APPOINTED AS HEAD HAIR STYLIST AT GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK 2013.
Accra ( 3, September 2013) – Multi-award winning celebrity hairstylist Charlotte Mensah has been appointed Head Hairstylist at the 2013 Ghana Fashion and Design week to be held in Accra Ghana from the 11th -13th October.
Charlotte Mensah has over 28 years of experience in the Afro hair industry and is elated with her appointment. She said from her Nottinghill based London salon“ As a proud Ghanaian living in the UK I am so pleased that I am able to bring my experience and skill set to this amazing event. I’d like to personally thank the organisers for giving me this opportunity”. In November 2012 Mensah picked up the two of the most prestigious awards in the UK’s Afro hair industry scooping the coveted Weave Stylist of The Year along with the highly prestigious ‘Stylist of The Year’ Black hair Awards sponsored by Blackbeauty & Hair/Sensationnel. In February 2013 her salon Hair Lounge was presented with Best Afro Salon by Hair and she is shortlisted for the British Afro Hairdresser award.
Charlotte is renowned for Her work which is regularly featured in a number of leading hair magazines that has brought her recognition on the global stage. With numerous accolades received for her contribution to the world of hair and business. Professional and full of passion, if she’s not working with some of the most famous names in the world of entertainment, high finance and business, you will find Charlotte in Africa training young hairdressers the art of hairdressing.
As a fiercely proud Ghanaian Charlotte is currently in the early development stages of setting up
The Charlotte Mensah Academy to offer less fortunate young Ghanaians with an opportunity to learn a vocational skill that will enhance their lives and the lives of their families. Also close to Charlotte’s heart is her own charity L.O.V.E (Ladies of Visionary Empowerment) recently set-up in honour of her late Mother, this benevolent fund is aimed at furthering the education and empowerment of young women in Africa.
Realising that one of the keys to success starts at a grassroots level she has designed and developed a number of workshop programs, which has seen her travel to countries that include Eastern Europe, USA and Africa.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week 2013 is proudly sponsored by the VILLA MOTICELLO Hotel, Accra, ORS HAIR CARE (formerly Organic Root Stimulator) USA, MOET & CHANDON Paris, SO AESTHETIC COSMETICS Ghana, LARGESS AFFAIR, USA.
This year we are also very pleased to welcome back some of the renowned global Media companies that supported the event last year including Vogue Italia – Italy, New African Woman Magazine-UK, Africa Style Daily (The Africa Daily Groupe)-USA and Shadders Africa. And, proudly welcomes our new media partners this year who will be supporting the event across their various platforms globally to include; Ghana’s renowned Newspaper – The Independent, Time Out Accra, Raine Magazine New York, Designing Africa TV – with Diana Opoti – Kenya, Haute Fashion Africa, Pana TV, and Urban Buzz Ghana.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week® is the most contemporary fashion showcase in Ghana with a vision to push international interest with the work of designer’s collections. Now entering its 2nd year, GFDW is an international resource for creative design talent and has been responsible for launching new and emerging designers to an international audience. Showcasing the work of numerous designers who have greatly benefited from this platform, GFDW is designed to bridge the gap between new talent and international exposure and is renowned for providing innovative platform for fashion media promotion. The event will incorporate outstanding display of fashion shows and a creative exhibition salon hub that gives fashion and creative businesses in Ghana and across the globe the opportunity to exhibit their collections, products and relative creative business services alongside the catwalk shows.
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