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Accra ranked 62nd most fashionable city in the World

By Justice Kofi Bimpeh
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Accra, Ghana

The capital of Ghana, Accra has been ranked the 62nd most fashionable city in the World by Global Language Monitor, a US-based company that tracks trends through language use worldwide.

Accra made its debut appearance on the 2018 top 63 list of most fashionable cities in the world. Other African countries on the list are Johannesburg, South Africa at 48th and Lagos Nigeria at 60th position.

According to Global Language Monitor, “the current rankings now include 63 fashion capitals. There are three new fashion capitals from West Africa: Accra, Ghana; Dakar, Senegal; and Lagos, Nigeria. There is one new fashion capital from East Asia: Kuala Lumpur. There is one new fashion capital from the Middle East: Beirut, Lebanon. Before the various insurgencies in the region, Beirut was known as the Paris of the Middle East.”

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The ranking below:

 

Current (2018)

City

Previous (2017)

Rank

1

 New York City

2

 1

2

 Paris

1

 1

3

 Barcelona

7

 4

4

 Milan

6

 2

5

 Rome

5

 

6

 London

3

 3

7

 Amsterdam

23

 15

8

 Berlin

8

 

9

 Las Vegas

26

 14

10

 Dubai

17

 7

11

 Singapore

14

 3

12

 Hong Kong

12

 

13

 Florence

11

 2

14

 Los Angeles

4

 10

15

 Madrid

9

 6

16

 Bali

40

 24

17

 Seoul

56

 39

18

 Prague

33

 15

19

 Rio de Janeiro

18

 1

20

 Buenos Aires

29

 9

21

 Washington, D.C.

54

 33

22

 Moscow

22

 

23

 Tokyo

10

 13

24

 Santiago

43

 19

25

 Vienna

34

 9

26

 Shanghai

15

 11

27

 Mumbai

38

 11

28

 Melbourne

49

 21

29

 Stockholm

46

 23

30

 Bangkok

50

 20

31

 Warsaw

42

 11

32

 Copenhagen

36

 4

33

 San Francisco

37

 4

34

 Sydney

13

 21

35

 São Paulo

16

 19

36

 Antwerpen

25

 11

37

 Johannesburg

48

 11

38

 Dallas

20

 18

39

 Austin

45

 6

40

 Abu Dhabi

Debut

 

41

 St Petersburg

35

 6

42

 Cape Town

41

 1

43

 Mexico City

53

 10

44

 Portland, Oregon

Debut

 

45

 Frankfurt

51

 6

46

 Boston

24

 18

47

 Kuala Lumpur

Debut

 

48

 Miami

37

 11

49

 Monaco

21

 28

50

 Atlanta

47

 3

51

 New Delhi

39

 12

52

 Vancouver

52

 

53

 Chicago, Illinois

27

 26

54

 Houston, Texas

30

 24

55

 Montreal

47

 8

56

 Dakar

Debut

 

57

 Beirut

Debut

 

58

 Kraków

44

 14

59

 Toronto

28

 31

60

 Lagos

Debut

 

61

 Columbus

Debut

 

62

 Accra

Debut

 

63

 Caracas

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