Kenya’s crème de la crème of photographers, designers, models, stylists and fashion dignitaries attended the 6th annual Kenya Fashion Awards at the plush Fairmont Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi to celebrate Kenyan fashion and honor the best performers of the industry.
This year’s event, themed Fashion Meets Art, witnessed the participation of local and international enthusiasts celebrated the very best of contemporary Kenyan and Asian fashion and confirmed Kenya’s reputation as the continent’s fastest growing fashion industry.
Outstanding 28 year-old designer, Azra Walji, won the 2018 Designer to Watch category and joined Shanelle Nyasiase and Priyan Solanki, 2018 Female and Male Model respectively, on the latest rooster of the most exceptional Kenyan fashion personalities.
The elegant Angela Wambui, former Miss Kenya-USA, hosted the event which six years ago was co-founded by Atman Ngau and Galina Tatarinova but has now risen to become a top African arts and entertainment event, attracting elite brands such as Canon, Moet & Chandon.
Channelforafrica.com presents a full list of all awards winners, including a photo catalog from Kevinne Mullicks of KGill Photgraphy Art, Kenya.
Male model of the year 2018
Female model of the year 2018
Designer to Watch Year 2018
Make Up Artist of the Year 2018
Fashion Stylist of the Year 2018
Fashion Pioneer of the Year 2018
Special Recognition Award 2018
Accessory Designer of the Year 2018
Fashion Photographer of the Year 2018
Fashion Blogger of the Year 2018
Anita Mogere (From Curves with Love)
Newspaper with the best fashion segment (People’s Choice)
The Asian Weekly