2020 promises to be a big year for fashion and its stakeholders. As most models plan on carrying on from where they left off in 2019, these 8 Ghanaian have already set the pace with new projects.
They’ve sealed their names in the minds of fashion powerbrokers and insiders with new features, runway presentations, editorials and everything in between.
It’s early days yet but here are the 8 male models our money is on to take 2020 by storm.
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Represented by Yafan models in Accra, young Ottawa is a regular favourite for Thom Browne, Louis Vuitton, Missoni and more. His astronomic rise to the top of the global fashion industry is a testament of the raw talents that exist in his home country of Ghana. Kwami made history by becoming the first Ghanaian to walk for Luxury French brand, Louis Vuitton in Paris under Virgil Ablorh’s creative direction. In 2020, he’s already been spotted on the runway walking for the likes of Rick Owens, Jacquemus, Wales Bonner, and London-based brand Feng Chen Wang as reported by Models.com
Maxwell Annor is the name that readily comes to mind when you mention Ghanaian model these days. Securing modelling gigs with Burberry, Botegga Veneta, and other iconic names. He goes into the history books as the first Ghanaian to walk and pose for several powerhouse brands. The new father has already featured in work for Givenchy and Replica Magazine.
Boss Model signee, Richard Sakora Awuni upped his ante in the global fashion scene. Currently based in Mexico, he’s featured in commercials for Nike, The North Face, Calvin Klein, and many others.
Oduro Kermit gave us face, face, and more face in 2019 and we couldn’t have been gladder to have been blessed with such amazing jawline. In 2020, we are already beaming with pride over the feats he’s chalking on the runway
South Africa based, Fiifi Annan has been getting a lot of heat and attention in both the local and international scene and with looks like he has who won’t be watching. 2020 is really his big year.
Nana Afrani Joey
Since his debut in the fashion industry under Tijodou models, Nana Afrani Joey hasn’t for a day given us a course to doubt his potential and 2020 is no different. A men’s and androgynous designer favourite, he’s one of the models on our radar and we are keeping watch.
Joel Kofi Bennett represents a new breed of fashion models and is definitely the poster boy for diversity and acceptance. It really doesn’t take just abs and flesh to be a model and this bloke is the proof we need. With fashion editorials for Femme Mode Magazine and ID Magazine, runway walks for Chip O’neal, Asauvage and many more, this year is an exciting one for little Joey.