Renée Q Boateng has expanded from the back of her car to a new boutique, specialising in bespoke T-shirts. The shop also sells her jewellery accessories – freshwater pearls, crystals, contemporary or traditional beads and custom-made couture pieces.
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Makola Market is a colourful open-air department store spread over several blocks. Hot, noisy and insistent, it’s a bewildering sprawl of kitchenware, jewellery, textiles, shoes and anything else your cedi might conceivably buy.
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Trashy bags sell just that - products made from recycled plastic bags stitched together. They tend to be extremely colourful, and the range includes everything from shoulder bags and backpacks to rain macs and briefcases. Ingenious.
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