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Nominees For West Africa Fashion Awards

The 2016 West Africa Fashion awards will be hosted at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria on the 26th of March, 2016, the ceremony honors the most forward-thinking designers, models and practitioners in the industry.

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Check the nominees list;

FASHION STYLIST OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the emerging fashion stylist of the year 2016.

Nominees

House Of Cramer(Ghana)
Tracy Iddrisu of Style by Trey(Ghana)
The West Cote(Liberia)
Precious Pieces(Liberia)
Ugo Mozie(Nigeria)
Memsor Kamarake(Sierra Leone)
Yolanda Okereke(Nigeria)
Dieudonne Senato(Ivory Coast)
Tiannah Styling(Nigeria)
Peju Famojure(Nigeria)

MODEL OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)

This award goes to the female model of the year 2016.

Nominees

Rexy Night(Ghana)
Julee Djoulde Bocoum(Ghana)
Garmai Klee(Liberia)
Imade Ogbewi(Nigeria)
Lucky Favour(Nigeria)
Believe Dampite(Togo)
Betty Adewole(Nigeria)
Kinee Diouf(Senegal)
Nala Diagouraga(Mali)
Philomena Kwao(Ghana)

MODEL OF THE YEAR(MALE)

This award goes to the male model of the year 2016.

Nominees

Maxwell Annoh Yeboah(Ghana)
Stephen Owusu(Ghana)
Fernando Cabral(Guinea-Bissau)
Armando Cabral(Guinea-Bissau)
Phillip Kekula(Liberia)
John Iwueke(Nigeria)
Okechukwu Ojukwu(Nigeria)
Adonis Bosso(Ivory Coast)
David Agbodji(Togo)
Salieu Jalloh(Sierra Leone)

FASHION EVENT OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the most talked about fashion event of the year, 2016 in West Africa .

Nominees

Glitz Africa Fashion Week(Ghana)
African Fashion Festival(Ghana)
FashionistaGH Shopping Festival(Ghana)
Monrovia Fashion Week(Liberia)
Gambia Fashion Weekend(Gambia)
Music Meets Runway(Nigeria)
Dakar Fashion Week(Senegal)
Africa Fashion Week(Nigeria)
Lagos Fashion & Design Week(Nigeria)
Afrik Fashion Show(Ivory Coast)
Ghana Fashion & Design Week(Ghana
, Miss Tourism Nigeria(Nigeria)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR(WOMEN’S WEAR)

This award goes to the women’s wear designer of the year 2016.

Nominees

Qubraz Designs(Nigeria)
Duaba Serwa(Ghana)
Christie Brown(Ghana)
Pistis Designs(Ghana)
Tekay Designs(Liberia)
Borthini(Mali)
Sophie Zinga(Senegal)
Kibonen Nfi(Cameroon)
Korto Momolu(Liberia)
April by Kunbi(Nigeria)
Ejiro Amos Tafiri(Nigeria)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR(MEN’S WEAR)

This award goes to the men’s wear designer of the year 2016.

Nominees

Abrantie The Gentleman(Ghana)
King Hakbal(Nigeria)
Kola Kudus(Nigeria)
Buki Akib(Nigeria)
Ozwald Boateng(Ghana)
Kofi Ansah(Ghana)
Big Ben Kilani(Nigeria)
Mai Atafo(Nigeria)
Amdou Diop Styliste(Senegal)
Taryor Gabriels(Nigeria)

PAGENT/MODEL SEARCH OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the pageant/model search of the year 2016.

Nominees

Miss Universe Ghana(Ghana)
Mr Cape Verde Universe(Cape Verde)
Miss West Africa(Regional)
Miss Malaika Ghana(Ghana)
Miss Cote d Ivoire(Ivory Coast)
Miss Tourism(Nigeria)
Mr Ideal Nigeria(Nigeria)
Miss Togo(Togo)
Miss Bénin(Benin Republic)
Mr Nigeria(Nigeria)
Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria(Nigeria)

FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the best fashion media of the year 2016.

Nominees

Fashion Ghana TV(Ghana)
Fashionista(Ghana)
Complete Fashion(Nigeria)
Lofa Magazine(Liberia)
Spice TV(Nigeria)
Vanguard Allure(Nigeria)
Thisday Style Magazine(Nigeria)
Arise Magazine(Nigeria)
Fashion One(Nigeria)
Fashion Africa TV(Senegal)
Black n Bold Magazine(Nigeria)

ONLINE FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the most read fashion magazine, blog or social media platform of the year 2016.

Nominees

Fashionghana(Ghana)
Fallinmode.com by Amenan Tanoh(Ivory Coast)
Liberian Star View(Liberia)
Prissysavvy.com(Ghana)
Style Vitae(Nigeria)
Kamdora.com(Nigeria)
360nobs.com(Nigeria)
Ariselive.com(Nigeria)
Bella Naija(Nigeria)
Ono Bello(Nigeria)

MAKEUP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the makeup artiste of the year 2016.

Nominees

Priscilla Nyarko of Glam Faces(Ghana)
Omobola Bolaji of Glam O’ Sphere(Nigeria)
Juon Gerald(Nigeria)
Bimpe Onakoya(Nigeria)
MaryJane Of Zaron(Nigeria)
Jennifer Aleguieno(Nigeria)
Lewina David(Liberia)
Lola Maja of My Sacred Beauty(Nigeria)

MODELLING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the most vibrant modelling agency of the year 2016.

Nominees

Few Model Management(Nigeria)
Exopa Model Agency(Ghana)
Sparkzuta Model Agency(Ghana)
Gold Model Agency(Ghana)
ISIS Model agency(Nigeria)
Beth Model Agency(Nigeria)
Glamorous Models Africa Modeling agency(Gambia)
5 Star Int’l Model Management(Ghana)
Mahogany Models(Nigeria)
Anna F. Top Models Agency(Regional)

CREATIVE FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the creative fashion photographer of the year 2016.

Nominees

Emmanuel Bobbie of Bob Pixel Photography(Ghana)
Paul Hance(Liberia)
Hakeem Salaam Photography(Nigeria)
Obi Somto(Nigeria)
Emmanuel Oyeleke(Nigeria)
Nonso Okoye – Big H studio(Nigeria)
Reze Bonna(Nigeria)
Studio 24(Nigeria)
Omar Victor Diop(Senegal)
Paul Ukonu(Nigeria)

FASHIONABLE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)

This award goes to the most fashionable female celebrity of the year 2016.

Nominees

Lydia Forson(Ghana)
Sandra Ankobiah(Ghana)
Christabel Ekeh(Ghana)
Munnah(Liberia)
Ariyike Akinbobola(Nigeria)
Yemi Alade(Nigeria)
Linda Ikeji(Nigeria)
Beatrice Bee Arthur(Ghana)
Eku Edowor(Nigeria)
Zainab Sheriff(Sierra Leone)
Chika Ike(Nigeria)

FASHIONABLE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR(MALE)

This award goes to the most fashionable male celebrity of the year 2016.

Nominees

Chris Attoh(Ghana)
Uti Nwachukwu(Nigeria)
Ubi Franklin(Nigeria)
Grize(Liberia)
Bryan Okwara(Nigeria)
OC Ukeje(Nigeria)
Melvin Oduah(Nigeria)
IK Ogbonna(Nigeria)
Elikem Kumordzie(Ghana)

MODEL SEARCH OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the next rated Model of the year 2016.

Nominees

Elite Look Nigeria(Nigeria)
Pearl Look(Nigeria)
Nigeria Next Super Model(Nigeria)
Elite Model Look(Senegal)
Elite Model Look(Ivory Coast)
Sleek Make-Up & Model Search(Ghana)
Next Top Model Gambia(Gambia)

URBAN WEAR DESIGNER/ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the urban wear & accessory designer of the year 2016.

Nominees

N.A.C.K Apparel(Nigeria)
Flyberian(Liberia)
Urban Breeze(Nigeria)
Laurenceairline(Ivory Coast)
Aya Morrison(Ghana)
Msimps(Ghana)
Adal Jewelry(Liberia)
TT Dalk(Nigeria)
Buki Akib(Nigeria)
ADU Amani Klodin – VAAD Style(Ghana)

FASHION ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the fashion entrepreneur of the year 2016.

Nominees

Claudia Lumor – Glitz Africa(Ghana)
Bashiru Olu-Ayinde – Fashion Icon Awards(Ghana)
Tianna Sherman – Afropolitan Boutique(Liberia)
Toyin Lawani – Tiannah styling(Nigeria)
Jennifer Olize for Music Meets runway(Nigeria)
Ayodeji Olatokunbo/Doyin Olatokunbo – CEO, TOKAD International/Pearl Look(Nigeria)
Mina Evans Anfom – Mina Evans(Ghana)
Aisha Obuobi – Christie brown(Ghana)
Joan Okorodudu – NNSM, Ecowas Fashion week(Nigeria)
Ronke Ademiluyi(Africa Fashion Week London)

FASHION ACADEMY OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the fashion academy of the year 2016.

Nominees

The Modeling Academy(Nigeria)
Tiannah Styling Fashion Academy(Nigeria)
Osc College of Fashion(Nigeria)
Zaris Fashion & Style Academy(Nigeria)
Valisimo Fashion & Makeup School(Nigeria)
Fashion & Art Academy(Nigeria)
Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design(Ghana)
Sleek Fashion Institute(Ghana)
House of Tara(Nigeria)

FAST RISING/NEXT RATED FASHION ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR

This award goes to the fast rising, next rated fashion entrepreneur of the year 2016.

Nominees

Uchenna Okwudima – Creative Director Ecowas Fashion Week
Biola Orimolade – Black & Bold Fashion House
Stephanie Oduenyi – Makani Couture
Henrietta Twens – Gold TV/Gold Modeling Agency
Michy Okafor – Miss Fashion Nigeria World
CLAN Fashion Label

FASHION LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This award is for fashion lifetime achievement for the year 2016.

Awardees

Abraham Pelham – Designer to the President of Liberia(Liberia)
Nora Bannerman(Ghana)
Agbani darego(Nigeria)

FASHION RECOGNITION AWARD

This award a fashion recognition award for the year 2016.

Awardees

Sundial Creations(Liberia)
Deola Sagoe(Nigeria)
Shola Oyebade(Nigeria)
Mrs. Funmi Ajila Ladipo(FADAN, President)
Betty Irabor(Nigeria)
Junda Morris(Liberia)
Hakeem Salaam Photography(Nigeria)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD(IN SUPPORT OF FASHION IN WEST AFRICA)

This award is specially recognise person’s who has being supporting fashion for the year 2016.

Awardees

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf(President of Liberia)
Lordina Mahama(First Lady of Ghana)
Mareme Faye Sall(First Lady of Senegal)
Senator Oluremi Tinubu(Nigeria)
Dele Momodu – Ovation Magazine
Roshi Motman – CEO TIGO(Ghana)
Princess Abbah Folawiyo(Nigeria)
Mrs Bola Shagaya(Nigeria)

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