Event Review : Kenya Fashion Awards

The most anticipated Kenya Fashion Awards happened last week on Saturday at the Alliance Français.

It was a red carpet affair with beauty and glamour gracing the event.The well known and established designers design were just
breathtaking,chic and amazing.The claps, music 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 graced the runway.

The showcasing designers included:Kemunto Cutler (UK), Niku Singh, Shenu Hooda, Elena Muketha, Mohamed Bana, Galina's Tatarinova, Fashion Antidot 254, Vaishali Morjaria, Sanaa Gateja, Muna Yemane, Deleti Bags, Jamil Walji, Mukami Ruoro, Azra Walji and Nato Design House.

The attendance was impressive and this brought together fashion and allure at the event.The event also saw the awarding of  the fashion crème de la crème in various categories. Here is the list :

  • Upcoming Male Model of the Year – Steve Makoni
  • Upcoming Female Model of the Year – Juliet Kiruhi
  • Upcoming Fashion Photographer of the Year – Byron Heenie
  • Established Fashion Photographer of the Year – Emmanuel Jambo
  • Special Recognition Award; Model Pioneer, African Fashion Promoter – Orie Rogo Manduli
  • Student Designer of the Year – Achieng Omanga
  • Media Fashion Personality of the Year – Carol Odero
  • Designer to Watch – Afrostreet Kollection
  • Established Designer of the Year – Patricia Mbela of Poisa
  • Upcoming Fashion Stylist of the Year – Bryan Babu
  • Established Fashion Stylist of the Year – Connie Aluoch

Here is a glimpse of the designs that graced the runway during the event.






The Way I See It,we should boost more of African designs through many events like this awesome Kenya Fashion Awards;by appreciating and applauding African Fashion.We have a rich culture in terms of fashion and design.While i am at it,i give a big thumbs up to Galina Tatarinova and her team for organizing and bringing together designers and the public to celebrate our rich African Fashion Culture.In addition i applaud Diana Opoti for supporting African designs through her campaign #100 days of African Fashion. 

Look at this for more runway and red carpet photos on the event.


Photo credits by RadeArt Photo.



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