Kenya Fashion Awards (KFA) announced its industry’s winners for 2018 at Fairmont the Norfolk this past weekend. An event filled with pomp and colour!

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The annual celebration of fashion excellence honored individuals and brands within the East African region that have made incredible contributions to the global fashion industry. The event brought together stakeholders to celebrate the incredible performances by upcoming and established industry professionals. This year’s theme was “Fashion meets art”, a relevant theme to celebrate the relationship between the two disciplines.

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Established category winners were voted in by the public while student category winners were voted in by a judging panel. See the award winners:

Student Designer of the year:

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Designer to watch:

Azra Waliji

Fashion Photographer of the Year:

Stevenchy Photography

Fashion Stylist of the year:

Georgina Achieng’

Make-Up artist of the year:

Kyati Rana

Fasion Blogger of the year:

Anita Mogere (From Curves with Love)

Fashion Pioneer of the year:

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Deepa Dosaja

Female Model of the year:

Shanelle Nyasiase

Shanelle Nyasiase

Male Model of the year:

Priyan Solanki

Priyan Solanki

Accessory Designer of the year:

Embody Accessories

Newspaper with the best fashion segment (People’s Choice):

The Asian Weekly

Special Recognition Award:

Anne Mccreath

Congratulations to all the winners and kudos to all East African fashion creatives!



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