The Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFAS) have been registered on this year’s social timeline and promise to be even better than before.
According to Brian Ahumuza (the awards proprietor) alias Abryanz, the sixth edition of the ASFAS will be running under the theme, ‘fashion is power’ and will seek to highlight that fashion is not integral to identity but also provides different avenues and opportunities that are key to the growth of Africa’s economy by tackling unemployment.
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“The ASFAs will also highlight the transition of the fashion industry over the years with celebrity red carpet appearances, showcases from Africa’s top Designers and Models, blended with remarkable performances from both local and international Artistes,” he said in a press statement released yesterday.
Abryanz added that the Awards show celebrates and acknowledges stakeholders in the African fashion industry. Creatives cut across 13 categories such as;
designers, fashion photographers, makeup and hair stylists, models, fashionable artistes, music video and celebrities among others.
In line with the ASFA 2018 theme, ‘Fashion is Power’, this year’s show will feature a special category Fashion entrepreneur that will honour in a special category an entrepreneur for their outstanding commercial success of their fashion business or personal brand in relation to fashion as a solution to the current unemployment problem among the youth. Other honorary categories include the Lifetime/Fashion Icon Achievement Award and The Humanitarian Award for Work in Fashion.
Nominations for the Awards officially start on Monday 27th August 2018 and close on 27th September 2018 while the award ceremony will held at the Kamala Serena hotel on December 7, 2018.
“As a build up to ASFA 2018, the awards will encompass events such as the FashionPrenuer Expo with the objective of empowering and inspiring people in the fashion business as well as equipping them with much needed business skills. We will also have the ASFAs Nominees release brunch, the meet and greet pre-show party and the after party,” said Abryanz.
Below are the award categories:
Lifetime/Style Fashion Icon Achievement Award
Humanitarian Award for Work in Fashion
Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year
Model of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Designer of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Fashion Stylist of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Hair Stylist of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Makeup Artiste of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Fashion Photographer of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Most Stylish Celebrity (Uganda & Africa)
Most Stylish Artiste (Uganda & Africa)
Fashionable Music Video of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
Fashionista of the Year (Uganda & Africa)