Afriyie-kumi is the designer and entrepreneur behind A A K S, the chic bag brand that shines a spotlight on Ghana’s traditional weavers
Ghanaian designer Akosua Afriyie-kumi
What are you listening to at the moment?
Kygo, Ella Henderson, and music from the north of Ghana.
Who is your style crush?
Where do you go out with friends?
Tea Baa and The Republic Bar are our go-to places in Accra.
What is your greatest achievement?
Starting a fashion accessories brand in Ghana and being stocked by Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters in the first year.
What are your favourite holiday destinations?
Tough choice, but I would say Rome and Cape Town.
What’s your favourite app?
Flipboard – this is my go-to app for all info on business and fashion. You can create your own magazine and store all the great content you come across online on the app.
How would you describe Accra to someone who has never been?
It’s busy and vibrant! Best place to live in Ghana. It has a good balance of art, culture and business.