Nextgen fashion weekend in a bid to develop Youth’s Potential

Scarlet Were is one of the nominees of the Kenya Fashion Awards this year

Kenya Fashion Awards an initiative which honours and celebrates outstanding performance and excellence in the fashion industry will hold its Annual NextGen Fashion Weekend on Friday and Saturday 14th & 15th September 2018 at the Michael Joseph Center – Safaricom, Nairobi.

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NextGen Fashion Weekend is a subsidiary event of Kenya Fashion Awards that involves training, practical sessions, competitions among others for young and upcoming talent in collaboration with internationally recognized brands and professionals with a vast knowledge and experience within the respective areas of interest. The 2-day event is a platform for Upcoming Designers and Fashion Design Students from different colleges and universities across the country to showcase their designs and creativity as well as compete. The winners are selected through a judging process and are awarded during the Awards Gala later in the year.

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KFA through this event seeks to develop the creative and innovative potential of the youth.

Last year’s Fashion Photography workshop in collaboration with Canon. Pictured is Dorcas Waringa, PR & Marketing, Kenya Fashion Awards.

In attendance will be a representative from the United Nations, youth organisations, directors from Kenya Fashion Awards, fashion industry stakeholders, fashion icons, corporate entities and institutions of higher education.

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Kenya Fashion Awards is an awarding prestigious trademark event that incorporates fashion, music, photography, and art to create a magical runway experience and recognize and award the most talented in the industry.

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The purpose of the Awards is to honour Kenyan Talents who have made a significant contribution to this most discerning of industries. We recognize the very best of Kenyan Fashion Talent, from designers to fashion photographers, models, stylists, make-up artists, marketers, retailers, choreographers, fashion & design students and fashion writers. A team of judges professionals drawn from the leading fashion giants, most renowned and respected fashion publications and leading figures in international style.

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What you need to know

What: NextGen Fashion Weekend 2018

When: 14th & 15th August, 2018, 5.30p.m

14th (Friday) – Upcoming Designers’ Showcase & Competition

15th (Saturday) – Student Designers’ Showcase & Competition

Where: Michael Joseph Center – Safaricom, Nairobi


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