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Fashion feast at 2018 Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards

Fashion aficionados were treated to yet another extravaganza of dress and style at the sixth edition of the Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards that took place last night at the Kampala Serena Hotel.  

The event, a celebration of fashion in Uganda and across Africa attracted some of the continent’s top fashion designers and industry trend- setters who were a picture of glamour as they strutted on the red carpet to the Victoria Ballroom, which hosted the spectacular event.

Hosted by Kenya’s Anita Nderu and Tracy Wanjiru the Cirocsponsored event awarded those who are makingtheir mark in the fashion world with the night’s big winner being Fatuma Asha who won the award for Fashion designer of the year (Uganda) and Saida Beauty who was named Makeup artist of the year.

“The fashion industry in Uganda had over the years not been given the respect due to it. I am glad that the ASFAs have changed this and created an awareness to what fashion has to offer and the positive impact it can have to the country’s economy,” said Brian Ahumuza, proprietor of Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards.

I The fashion gala also featured showcases from some of Africa’s and Uganda’s top designers, including Nigeria’s Mai Atafo, South Africa’s David Tlale and Laduma Ngoxokolo, Uganda’s Anita Beryl of Beryl Couture, Alex Alecool of Alecool Clothing and Kkoolo among others.

“The ASFAs are a celebration of African fashion and its impact on the continent, and it is a mark of our absolute faith in the industry that we as Ciroc were partners with the ASFAs yet again.

Ciroc is the ultimate celebration drink and there couldn’t be a more perfect partner for the country’s biggest fashion awards,” said Annette Nakiyaga, Head of Luxury Portfolio, Uganda Breweries Limited.

The fashion extravaganza also features performances from Ugandan artists like Spice Diana, Lydia Jasmine, and the highlight of it all being Lillian’s performance attribute to the Late Mose radio.

Here is the Full List of ASFA Winners 2018:

Humanitarian Award for works in Fashion
Rio Paul the Stylist

Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year
Umutoni Monalisa

Fashion Designer of the year (Africa)
Maxhosa by Laduma (South Africa)

Fashion Designer of the year (Uganda)
Fatuma Asha

Model of the Year (Africa)
Dylan Wintzel

Model of the Year (Uganda)
Paul Mwesigwa

Makeup Artiste of the Year (Africa)
Lucoh Mhlongo (South Africa)

Makeup Artiste of the Year (Uganda)
Saida Beauty

Fashion Photographer of the Year (Africa)
Emmanuel Oyeleke (Nigeria)

Fashion Photographer of the Year (Uganda)
Oscar Ntege

Oscar Ntege
Most Stylish Female Artiste of the Year (Africa)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)

Most Stylish Female Artiste of the Year (Uganda)
Spice Diana

Spice Diana
Most Stylish Male Artiste of the Year (Africa)
Octopizzo (Kenya)

Most Stylish Male Celebrity of the Year (Uganda)
A Pass

Female Fashionista of the Year (Africa)
Sarah Langa (South Africa)

Female Fashionista of the Year (Uganda)
Kasirye Hauer

Male Fashionista of the Year (Africa)
Amar Jonathan (Kenya)

Male Fashionista of the Year (Uganda)
Brandon Brandon

Hair Stylist of the Year (Africa)
Saadique Ryklief (South Africa)

Hair Stylist of the Year (Africa)
Gray Cee Hairz

Most Stylish male Celebrity of the Year (Africa)
Tobi Bakre (Nigeria)

Most Stylish Female Celebrity of the Year (Africa)
Dillish Mathews (Namibia)

Most Stylish Female Celebrity of the Year (Uganda)
Judith Heard

Fashion Stylist of the Year (Africa)
Brian Babu (Kenya)

Fashion Stylist of the Year (Uganda)
Tazibone Solomon

Fashion writer of the Year (Africa)
Eki Ogunbor (Nigeria)

Fashion writer of the Year (Uganda)
Gloria Haguma

Fashionable Music Video of the Year (Africa)
Duro Dada- Bimbi Phillips

Fashionable Music Video of the Year (Uganda)
Chips Na Ketchup- Vinka

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