Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards

Honorees

Life Time Achievement Award

Honouring an outstanding individual who has made lasting and worthwhile contributions to the African Fashion Industry. The recipient should be very influential, accomplished and inspiring when it comes to Fashion and Style in Africa.

Icon Award

Honours an outstanding individual for their notable contributions as a respectable symbol of African fashion.

ASFA Visionary Award

An individual who is innovative and influential in their illustrious career with global responsiveness and appeal to lead a fashion brand into a progressive future.

Award for Positive Change

Award for Positive Change recognizes and commends brands and/or individuals who promote the social welfare of others and have generously used their resources to support humanitarian work in the fashion industry and beyond.

Best Fashion Business Contributor Diaspora

An individual and/or entity who has made a real impact by imparting resources, skills and knowledge in the business of fashion to the next generation of African designers.

Trailblazer Award

Recognizes the very best innovators and creatives in fashion. This award celebrates invaluable contributions that have changed the entire fashion landscape. With a discerning eye and incessant drive, this creative has brought designers’ creations to life and helped create worlds within brands. Their dedication to the craft has attracted legions of fans and their incredible body of work has already left an indelible mark on the entire industry.

Fashion Influencer
Award

Recognises a personality whose personal social media and other media channels are used in creating content that highlights and promotes the use of fashion, beauty and wellness brands made in Africa.

DESIGNER AWARDS

Designer of the Year

Recognises outstanding Individuals who specialize in creating ready-to-wear garments or high fashion/haute couture garments for men and/or women. The Award highlights a person who enriches, empowers and fortifies the design field.

UGANDA & AFRICA

African Fashion Brand of the Year

Recognise an African focused brand that highlights and exports African fashion, art and culture through fashion. The brand must be respected internationally and well known for its movement of sharing Africa with the world.

 

Business Maverick of the Year

Honouring outstanding individuals who have made a notable contribution to the fashion industry by turning creative and inventive ideas into profitable entrepreneurial ventures.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Model of the Year

Recognises an African outstanding fashion model with advanced runway and/or print experience and presence, possess the skills and the look to make it to the top markets and major runway shows/ print ads in Africa and the world spanning from last year.

Emerging Designer of the Year Menswear

Emerging Designer Award – Menswear uncovers outstanding fresh designer talent with fresh thinking and bold new ideas. This award is dedicated to showcasing and recognizing the innovation, creative influence and global responsiveness by an African designer, whose collections have gained international attention this year.

Emerging Designer of the Year Womenswear

Emerging Designer Award – Womenswear uncovers outstanding fresh designer talent with fresh thinking and bold new ideas. This award is dedicated to showcasing and recognizing the innovation, creative influence and global responsiveness by an African designer, whose collections have gained international attention this year.

Beauty Brand of the Year

Recognizes a beauty and skin care brand whose innovative approach to product design, quality have made a notable impact in the industry and defining the view of skin care and beauty brands.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Emerging Fashion Brand

This Award uncovers outstanding fresh designer talent with fresh thinking and bold new ideas. This award is dedicated to showcasing and recognizing the innovation, creative influence and a global raproach by a Ugandan designer.

FASHION AWARDS

Makeup Artist of the Year

Recognises an outstanding individual who specializes in “commercial” style makeup, likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalogue style print work, every day wear, and any other uses for commercial style makeup application with well-documented detail of their year’s projects.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Hair Artist of the Year

Recognises an outstanding Hair Artist who specializes in “commercial” hair styling and dressing likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalogue style print work, every day wear, and any other uses for hair styling. A well-documented detail of their year’s projects will be an added benefit.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Stylist of the Year

Recognises an African outstanding individual who coordinates the styling of women’s and/or men’s clothing and accessories used in Music videos, photography, runway presentations, Film, or events appearances. This Award is continental.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Image Maker of the Year

Recognition for someone who is beyond a photographer but a storyteller and visual artist that is creating in a way that demonstrates an outstanding level of visual perception and creativity.

Fashion Journalism Excellence Award

Recognises an outstanding journalist, or Blogger/Vlogger in the field of fashion, style and beauty. Their area of specialty could vary from, print, to broadcast. Individuals nominated in this category as bloggers should have a well-documented, very trendy and up to date fashion content site, and a great social media following as well.

music in fashion

Fashionable Music Video Award

Recognises a Music video that was released within the time line of 2021-2022. Judgment is based on the wardrobe choices, video quality, and concepts used in the music video.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Stylish Artist of the Year

Nominees should be artistes/entertainers; from any part of Africa. They should be very fashion forward with a great social media following. This category is open to only those artists that are residing on the African Continent.

UGANDA & AFRICA

FASHION PERSONALITIES

Fashionista of the Year

Recognizes fashion forward and impeccable sense of style that is outstanding. The individual should be very influential  with their style, and very versatile when it comes to their wardrobe choices, not restricted to only celebrities, and socialites.

UGANDA & AFRICA

Best Dressed Guest

The winner could be a celebrity or just one of the guests, and is awarded basing on their look for the night. An independent body will be responsible for finding the best dressed guest. With a special booth where contenders can vaunt their gowns and outfits. Assisted by an online audience, the independent body will give a name to the host for the best dressed guest who will then win a prize.

Most Stylish Personality

Recognizes a male and female personality who is directly involved in the media, whether as a TV host, news anchor, Radio presenter, or Journalist whose style is very impeccable. The individual could either be in print or digital media.

UGANDA & AFRICA