Saturday, 23 August 2014

WINNERS + PHOTOS OF GLITZ & GLAM @ KENYA FASHION AWARDS 2014

The second edition of the Kenya Fashion Awards took place on Saturday at Alliance Francaise in Nairobi. The purpose of the event is to recognize fashion designers, fashion photographers, models,  stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists and everyone that contributes greatly to the business of fashion in Kenya.
Winners from each category were either selected by the public through an online voting system or carefully chosen by a panel of judges which included Connie Aluoch, Odupoy Charity Namnyakova, Carol Odero, Tony Chiro and Radek Janik amongst others. Some of the attendees of the event, which was held in collaboration with Fashion One TV, included Ambassador Orie Rogo Manduli, Diana Opoti and Sheila Mwanyigha. A few designers were also able to showcase their pieces during the fashion show that was set up for the evening.
The claps and cheers of the crowd got the event in a lively and ecstatic atmosphere.You could see the dedication and passion derived from each perfect design that was worn.
List of winners; 
 - Up-coming Model of the Year – Juliet Kiruhi
 - Up-coming Model of the Year – Steve Makoni
 - Designer to Watch – Afrostreet Kollection
 - Established Designer of the Year – Patricia Mbela of Poisa
 - Up-coming fashion Stylist of the Year – Bryan Babu
 - Established Fashion Stylist of the Year – Connie Aluoch
 - Established Fashion Photographer of the Year – Emmanuel Jambo ( creativity, risk in  

    fashion, quality, mentoring others)
- Special Recognition Award – Orie Rogo Manduli (Model Pioneer, African Fashion  

   promoter)
- Students Designer of the Year – Achieng Omanga

- Media Fashion Personality of the Year  – Carol Odero (The most established fashion writer, promoting fashion through writing for magazines, newspapers consistently, fashion supporter and promoter.)
- Up-coming Fashion Photographer of the Year – Byron Heenie
















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