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Nora Bannerman is an accomplished fashion designer and business entrepreneur with over thirty years (30) of experience promoting indigenous business and successfully managing a number of companies. She has rich experience in business and trade policy negotiations.More
|ABOUT NORA BANNERMAN|
|Nora Bannerman is an accomplished fashion designer and business entrepreneur with over thirty years (30) of experience promoting indigenous business and successfully managing a number of companies. She has rich experience in business and trade policy negotiations.
Nora is currently the President of the Ghana Apparel Manufacturing Association (GAMA) and an Executive member of the Accra Branch of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI). An ardent Philanthropist and Director of Kinder Paradise Home Care and Schooling for disadvantaged children in Ghana
|Nora - The Entrepreneur|
Nora has proven time and time again that she is really good. For more than a decade, she has been the last word in the clothing of winners of the nation wide Miss Ghana beauty contests
Nora has also been making outfits for the winners of Ghana’s highest arts awards (The Flagstar). All these activities form only a small fraction of the work she does as a fashion designer, dreaming up various designs and as a clothier, bringing her dreams to reality. The clothes she makes for clients, and her own clothes at public functions, shows and exhibitions, have all contributed to the soaring image that she now enjoys.
Nora designs and makes clothes for wives of some African Heads of State as well as diplomats and dignitaries from Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, America, Germany, France, Britain and Switzerland.
Nora designed and made clothes out of Ghana Textile Products (GTP) wax prints for guides and liaison officers of the 10th Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement.
Nora has designed and made uniforms for various Ghanaian institutions, such as Fan Airways, Shangri-La Hotel, Taysec (Taylor Woodrow), Dimples Inn, “Indutech 1986” and CEPS, as well as the production of Academic Gowns, Hoods and Hats for the Winneba University.
In 1994, Nora designed and made 10,000 garments for export to the U.S.
Her designs sell in West Africa, South Africa, USA, France, Germany and Switzerland.
Nora designs fabrics which are currently made into batik prints, but fabric designing is something that Nora has done alongside clothes designing and she continues to receive significant and substantial orders for her clothes and fabric designs.
|Fashion Shows and Exhibitions|
Nora has also addressed ladies clubs and associations and given numerous talks to Lady Chief Executives at Gimpa on proper dress sense.
Nora has also given career guidance talks at the invitation of various schools in Accra.
Nora is sought after for expert advice on Fashion and Garment Manufacture
|Early Interests In Fashion|
|Quotations From Fashion Experts|
“I believe that being in a well designed and tailored outfit builds one’s confidence and increases one’s performance positively”.