Gearing up for the 8th edition of the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFAS), the official categories for 2022 fashion night have been released.
Divided into 5 elements, the categories reflect the increase in satiety in the African fashion industry.
The ceremony is set to take place at the Kampala Serena Hotel on Friday December 16, 2022 and below are the descriptions of each category’s five elements:
- Honorary Awards
These are given in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments and exceptional contributions to the African fashion industry. A public vote does not determine honorary awards; instead, the ASFA Board is responsible for determining them.
- Designer Awards
The designer awards recognize excellence in the business of fashion design. It recognizes brands, companies, and individuals who have made significant contributions to the fashion industry. Public voting and internal deliberations determine the award winners.
- Fashion Awards
These awards honor visionaries who foster business and public perception through innovative approaches to fashion, style, and design. The award winners are decided through public voting and internal deliberations by the ASFA Board.
- Music in Fashion
The Music in Fashion award category focuses on the fashionable aspect of the music industry. The awards emphasize the role of fashion in music and celebrate those who have creatively merged both worlds. The award winners are decided through public voting and internal deliberations by the ASFA Board.
- Fashion Personalities
The awards honor personalities for their futuristic approach to fashion through the way they have presented themselves. The award winners will be decided through public voting and internal deliberations by the ASFA board.
Below is The ASFA’S 2022 complete list:
- Life Time Achievement Award
- Icon Award
- ASFA Visionary Award
- Award for Positive Change
- Best Fashion Business Contributor Diaspora
- Trailblazer Award
- Fashion Influencer Award
- Designer of the Year Africa (Uganda & Africa)
- African Fashion Brand of the Year
- Business Maverick of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
- Model of the Year
- Emerging Designer of the Year Menswear
- Emerging Designer of the Year Womenswear
- Beauty Brand of the Year
- Emerging Fashion Brand
- Makeup Artist of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
- Hair Artist of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
- Stylist of the Year (Uganda & Africa)
- Image Maker of the Year
- Fashion Journalism Excellence Award
MUSIC IN FASHION AWARDS
- Fashionable Music Video Award
- Stylish Artist of the Year
FASHION PERSONALITIES AWARDS
- Fashionista of the Year
- Best Dressed Guest
- Most Stylish Personality
The nominees will be announced at the end of the fashion week that will take place between November 11 and November 14, 2022.