Akatasia Brides - Reception Gowns in Ghana

About Akatasia Brides

Founded in 2015 in Tema Ghana, Akatasia Brides specializes in figure enhancing contemporary and elegant bridal and evening gowns. Our Custom, Made to Order and Ready to Wear gowns are designed by Abena O. Obuba.

We also make Flower Girl and Mother of the Bride Dresses. We currently have our bridal store located in Dzorwulu, Accra, Ghana

At Akatasia Brides, we understand the complexities of looking for the perfect wedding dress. It’s tied to a once in a lifetime experience. Our mission is to provide special fashion-forward bridal options paired with a feel-good experience. Each bride deserves to shine, we are inclusive in our mission to deliver the type of product and service that have been traditionally lacking in the bridal industry.

The Designer

Abena O. Obuba

Abena O. Obuba is the Founder and Head Designer of the Akatasia Brides brand. Abena obtained a BSc. Chemical Engineering Degree from KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana in 2009 and a Fashion Design Certificate from JACCD Institute, Accra, Ghana in 2018.

Her love for wedding dresses started after she started working on brides as a makeup artist and she would end up helping them wear their gowns. Breaking into tears after every bride gets ready, she turned that talent into a flourishing career in bridal fashion and has worked with some iconic personalities in Ghana.​

Abena Obuba - Akatasia Brides
Abena O. Obuba


Most frequently asked questions and answers

As soon as possible. Trying on a wedding dress is a new experience and shouldn’t be rushed. We recommend you order your dress at least 6 months before your wedding.

Yes, this is to ensure that every bride gets the 1 on 1 attention that she deserves. But you can also walk-in.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we only allow you to bring 2 guests at the moment.

Nude underwear or shapewear if you are going to wear one. Heels if you are planning to wear heels on your wedding day. A hair clip or something to tie your hair back with if you are planning to wear your hair up.

The price range of our new dresses are between 2500GHC and 15000GHC. We do often also have sample sale dresses.

We do occasionally, but we mainly sell new dresses, made to your measurements.

We also sell belts, veils, shoes, robes and jewelry.

We do, but usually only minor alterations at a price and only to the dresses that we stock.