Africa’s biggest red carpet fashion event, the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFAS) returns to Kampala (Uganda) at the Serena hotel on the 7th December 2018.
According to Brian Ahumuza alias Abryanz, the proprietor, the sixth edition of the ASFAS under the theme, ‘fashion is power’ seeks to highlight that fashion is integral to identity but also provides different avenues and opportunities that are key to the growth of Africa’s economy by tackling unemployment.
“The Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards will also highlight the transition of the fashion industry over the years with Celebrity red carpet appearances, showcases from Africa’s top Designers and Models, blended with remarkable performances from both local and international Artistes,” he said, during a phone call interview.
Brian added that the Awards show celebrates and acknowledges stakeholders in the African fashion industry. Creatives cut across 13 categories such as; Designers, Fashion Photographers, Makeup and Hair Stylists, Models, Fashionable Artistes, Music Video and Celebrities among others.
The awards also aim to promote tourism and to open up Kampala city by converging Africa’s very best in fashion to create networks and a platform that propel the city not only in the fashion sector but also economically.
In line with the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards 2018 theme, ‘Fashion is Power’, this year’s show will feature a special category Fashion entrepreneur that will honor in a special category an entrepreneur for their outstanding commercial success of their fashion business or personal brand in relation to fashion as a solution to the current unemployment problem among the youth. Other honorary categories include the Lifetime/Fashion Icon Achievement Award and The Humanitarian Award for Work in Fashion.
Nominations for the Awards officially start on Monday 27th August 2018 and close on 27thSeptember 2018.
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By Paul Wetaase