Kwaku Bediako is one of Africa’s leading fashion designers. He is the Creative Director and Founder of Chocolate Clothing, a Ghanaian fashion brand which draws inspiration from the rich African culture, lifestyle, taste and preferences. Chocolate Clothing started operating as a clothing line for women in march 2013 but grew into a men’s wear and later got incorporated in 2018. Chocolate Clothing’s mother-brand, FIGYINA YANKSON, is now capable of handling over 1000 orders a month. The name ‘chocolate’ represents the Afrocentric person; man or woman and also resonates the cravings of its targeted clients.
He won designer of the year 2018/2019 in Ghana, appeared at the Paris fashion week where he had alliances with louis vitton, daniel hechter, Schiaparelli and Jean Paul Gaultier and showcased at the Paris Peace Forum – the fashion show organized by the EU, AFRICAN FASHION FUND, UN ITC-EFI and ethical fashion.
In November 2018, Kwaku participated in a showcase banquet held by the President of Ghana in honor of HRH, the Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall during their five-day state visit.
Kwaku has dressed celebrities including the CEO of NAACP, Steve Harvey, Boris Kodjoe, Cardi B, Danny Glover, Jamie Foxx, Colin Kaepernick, Jidenna and Jack Dorsey to name a few.