Teen actress from ‘The Good Old Days: For The Love of AA’ movie, Evelyn Galle-Ansah, and a Nigerian model and young actor, Ayodeji Adeshina (AY), have been named faces of Design by Barbs 2018.
The two will represent the African brand on various platforms, including promotional campaigns across the continent.
They also will be wearing Design by Barbs.
Design by Barbs is local Ghanaian fashion house which has been around for the last 16 years and has specialised in making traditional Afro-centric clothing. It also built a network making clothing for celebrities across Africa, especially East Africa.
The brand is now diversifying to do more business with people in West Africa.
Evelyn described the deal as another stepping stone for her career.
“It is amazing. You know how it feels when your dream comes true? That’s how I am feeling right now as a face of Design by Barbs. It is another great stepping stone for me,” she told NEWS-ONE on the set of a photoshoot for the collection.
She disclosed that she will be adding fashion and modelling to her acting career.
“Anything that involves creative arts, I am ready. I am crazy about it and ready to learn even if it is my first time, I like to give it my best and also challenge myself to become one of the best. So yes, fashion and modelling is one of the fields I have interest in and I will definitely love to develop that side of me as well,” she revealed.
“It is a wonderful experience for me to shoot in Ghana and I am extremely happy to represent Design by Barbs,” AY, who is also a student of the University of Lagos, said.
Apart from being a model, AY will also be featuring in upcoming films like ‘Gone 2 Soon’ with major actors such as Adjetey Anang, Zack Orji, Nana McBrown, Lydiah Gitachu, Rwandan star-Rosine Bazongere, among others.
Evelyn Galle-Ansah, who had her breakthrough in 2010 in her debut film ‘For The Love Of AA’ directed by Kwaw Ansah, is currently a final year choreography student of the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana.
She has also featured in TV series such as ‘Table of Men’, ‘Sadia’, ‘Sakumono’, ‘YOLO’ and many other film projects.
AY and Evelyn are both signed to Nonstop Africa Entertainment, an intercontinental business, which showcases the best in Africa storytelling, films, lifestyles plus sights and sounds of Africa