Fashionistas! Get in here! West African Fashion Awards #WAFA2015 to hold March 22nd.

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West Africa’s biggest night in fashion is finally here! And as expected,
some of the
most important names in style will take the red carpet in seriously chic
attire.

Really, all eyes are on the 2015 West Africa Fashion awards to be hosted
in Lagos at
the Oriental Hotel on the 22nd of March, 2015, the ceremony honors the most
forward-thinking designers, models and plain ol’ good dressers who have
made an
impact across the pond.

The “West Africa Fashion award” is a ceremony to be held annually in the
West Africa
to showcase West African designers and present awards to those who have
made the
most outstanding contributions to the fashion industry during the year.
The main
awards include that of Menswear Designer , womenswear Designer, Fashion
Event of the
year, Style award and Outstanding Contribution as well as awards to the
‘most-fashionable’ celebrities in various fields. The ceremony is
organized by the
Fashion Instinct and runs as part of West Africa Style Week each March.
The event
produced by Fame Mansions will see 18 categories awarded. here are the
nominees .

EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Slitz Coutoure (Nigeria), Doozie June (Nigeria), Diamond foray Fashion
(Nigeria),
Ophelia Crossland Designs (Ghana), 101 Clothing (Ghana), Fadi Prestation
(Togo),
Serwa Duaba (Ghana), AAMAA A la Mode (Nigeria), Vovwe Omoko(Ovems Fashion)

MODEL OF THE YEAR(MALE)

Raphel Zillary (Ghana), Wale Bello (Nigeria), Daniel Graca (Cape Verde),
Emeka
Okakpu (Nigeria), Abs Ceasay (Gambia), Hassan Reese (Ghana), Stephen Owusu
(Ghana)

MODEL OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)

Herty Twen (Ghana), Believe Dampite (Togo), Nana Afua (Ghana), Bunmi
Ademokoya
(Nigeria), Chika Emmanuel (Nigeria), Kathy Mingele (Cameroon), Doyin Haastrup
Olatokunbo (Nigeria)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR(MEN’S WEAR)

Yomi Casuals (Nigeria), Monarki (Ghana), Orange Culture (Nigeria), Big Ben
Kilani(NIGERIA), KING KABAL (NIGERIA), MAI ATAFO (Nigeria)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR(WOMEN’S WEAR)

House of Eccentric (Ghana), Christie Brown (Ghana), Ejiro Amos Tafiri
(Nigeria),
April by Kunbi (Nigeria), Afro Mod Trends (Ghana), AVD (Ghana)

PAGENT/MODEL SEARCH OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

Nigeria’s next Super model (Nigeria), Miss West Africa international
(regional),
Elite Model Look (Nigeria), Miss Universe Ghana (Ghana), Gambia Next Top
Model
(Gambia), Miss Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone), Miss Cameroon (Cameroon),
Pearl Look
(Nigeria)

NEXT RATED MODEL OF THE YEAR(MALE)

Marius Isikalu (Nigeria), Nii Tackie Laryea (Ghana), Isaac Igwahi
(Nigeria), Bolu
Olaitan (Nigeria)

NEXT RATED MODEL OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)

Bukola Anthony (Nigeria), Kemi Amusan (Nigeria), Nosa Davids (Nigeria),
Grace Sarfo
(Ghana), Opeyemi Awoyemi (Nigeria)

CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Obi Somto (Nigeria), R.O.B Media (Nigeria), Stephen Adusei (Ghana), Kristien
Photography (Nigeria), Emmanuel Oyeleke (Nigeria)


PAGENT/MODEL SEARCH OF THE YEAR(MALE)

Male Icon (Ghana), Mr Ideal (Nigeria), Elite Model Look (Nigeria), Male Model
(Ghana), Mr Cape Verde Universe

STYLE AWARD(CELEBRITIES)

Melvin Oduah (Actor), Adetoke Oluwo (Talk Show host), Tonto `Dike
(Actress), Jim
iyke (Actor), Van vicker (Actor), Yvonne nelson (Talk Show host), Morachi
(Artist),
Yaw (OAP), Ann Banner (MBGN 2013), Dbanj (Entertainment Entrepreneur), Ik
Ogbonna
(Actor), Adams, Princess Adesile (Miss Ideal Nigeria ), Lara Jojo (Miss
West Africa
UK), Alex Ekubo

MODELLING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Exopa Modelling Agency (Ghana), Mahogany Model Management (Nigeria), ISIS
(Nigeria),
SPARKZUTA models (Ghana), Mic dunamis (Nigeria)

FASHION EVENT OF THE YEAR

Gambia Fashion Weekend (Gambia), Lagos Fashion Design Week (Nigeria),
Music Meets
Runway (Nigeria), GLitz Fashion Week (Ghana), Miss Tourism Nigeria (Nigeria),
Nigeria’s Next Top Designer (Nigeria), Pearl Look (Nigeria), Mr IDEAL
(Nigeria)

FASHION MAGAZINE/BLOG/SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM OF THE YEAR

Fashion Ghana (Online , Ghana), BellaNaija (Online , Nigeria), Complete
Fashion
(Print, Nigeria), Groom Inspiration (IG, Nigeria), Thisday Style (Print,
Nigeria),
Vanguard Allure (Print, Nigeria), Onobello (Online, Nigeria), Spice Tv (TV ,
Nigeria)

FASHION PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Neville Nomaosigbon – for Glitz on the runway, Ayotunde Twitch for Mr
Ideal Nigeria,
Nana Tamakloe for Miss West Africa International, Saint Mensah for Male Model
(Ghana), Onome Fesan for Nigeria’s Next, Top Designer, Ronke Ademuluyi for
African,
Fashion Week Nigeria, Dele Onabowu for Miss Black UK, Ayodeji
Olatokunbo/Doyin
Olatokunbo (CEO, TOKAD International / Pearl Look)

RED CARPET DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

MAI ATAFO (Nigeria), AFRO MODE TRENDS (GHANA), King Kabal (Nigeria), 101
Clothing
(Ghana), Aduni Oge (Nigeria), Fadi presentation (TOGO)

FASHION ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Neville Nomaosigbon (CEO, Glitz on the runway), Santiago Roberts (CEO, Miss
Tourism/Mr Universe Nig), Jennifer Olize (CEO , Music Meets Runway),
Ayotunde Twitch
(CEO , Mister Africa International/ Mr Ideal Nigeria/Miss Ideal Nigeria),
Spark Zuta
(CEO , Sparkzuta Models), Joy Osusu (CEO, Links&Glitz/Fashion Diaries), Tunde
Afolabi (CEO, Create your world), Biola Orimolade (CEO, Black n bold
Fashion house),
Bashiru Olu Wasiu-Ayinde(CEO, Fashion Icon Award)

FASHION PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Jennifer Olize (CEO , Music Meets Runway), Ayotunde Twitch (CEO , Mister
Africa
International), Neville Nomaosigbon (CEO, Glitz on the runway), Ayodeji
Olatokunbo/Doyin Olatokunbo (CEO, TOKAD International / Pearl Look),
Adetoke Oluwo
(Style.com , superscreen)

FASHION RECOGNITION AWARD

Bayo Haastrup, Frank Oshodi, Joan Okorodudu, Mudi, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Reze
Bonna,
Adebayo Modela

It promises to be an exciting evening,  save the date!

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  1. shola February 23, 2015 Reply

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