Here are the five designers nominated for this year’s Kenya Fashion Awards


Kenya Fashion Awards is an initiative which honours and celebrates outstanding performance and excellence in fashion by recognizing and awarding the most talented in the industry. The purpose of the Awards is to honour Kenyan talents who have made a significant contribution to the country’s fashion industry. This includes designers to fashion photographers, models, stylists, make-up artists, marketers, retailers, choreographers, fashion & design students and fashion writers.

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Here are the five designers nominated for this year’s Kenya Fashion Awards.

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Susan Kaittany in Aulgah Nato

Aulgah Nato

Where: Nairobi

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Aulgah’s designs scream high fashion with flair. Her creations are meant to accentuate a woman’s delicate curves not matter her size, giving her confidence.

Aulgah has showcased her designs on both local and international runways.


Fiona Kay, Midnight Voyage collection

Fiona Key

Where: Garden City Mall, Thika Road

Fiona Key’s creations are sophistication exemplified. “Every piece is the epitome of couture workmanship.” If you’re interested in couture pieces that are ready-to-wear, then Fiona Key is the place to shop.

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Azra Walji’s showcase at FAFA 2012 show

Azra Walji

Where: Nairobi

Walji is the winner of 2017’s Heineken East Africa Fashion Design Challenge. She has showcased her designs in various places including Nigeria during the Lagos Fashion Week last year.

Walji’s designs embody a variety of concepts all which make her creations edgy and cool with a look that can only be described as elegant.

A piece from Anyango’s Literary Disenthrallment collection 2018

Anyango Mpinga

Where: Nairobi

Anyango’s designs are authentic pieces that are as diverse as the designer’s multi-cultural heritage. Her collections have been featured in various international publications such as Vogue and Almanach – the official magazine for Berlin Fashion Week.

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A piece from Liz Ogumbo’s collection showcased at Moda Africa 2017

Liz Ogumbo

Where: South Africa

Simple yet provocative sleek cuts that represent the modern fashion savvy woman is the best way to describe Liz’s designs.

Not only is Liz a fashion designer but she is also a creative entrepreneur who is a recording & performing artiste, radio host & producer of Fashion Lab Radio & TV.


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