Ghana Fashion Awards 2016 nominees out

e.TV Ghana, organizers of the prestigious Ghana Fashion Awards (GFA) has released a final nomination list for this year’s event.

According to organizers, the list which consists of 26 personalities comprising fashion designers, models and celebrities had gone through thorough scrutiny by the judges of the event to present to the public a true representation of people who have contributed immensely to the Ghana Fashion industry under the calendar year.

Based on this list, the judges will select winners for the main event on Saturday, November 19 at the Mercedes Benz Showroom at the Silver Star Towers within the Airport City in Accra.

Speaking ahead of the event Kwame Gyan, Head of Brands Communication and Marketing at Global Media Alliance Broadcast Company said the Ghana Fashion Awards is an opportunity to bring together the fashion industry players to share ideas, network and to celebrate the Ghana fashion industry.

“As we have been saying, Ghana Fashion Awards is to essentially help build the fashion brand in Ghana which celebrates photographers, fashion designers, accessory makers, stylists, models and celebrities among others,” Kwame Gyan stated, adding that, “we have received a lot more nominations this year and we are happy with the increased interest that the general public and fashion designers have put in this event”.

According This gives us enough hope that the fashion industry in Ghana is growing and giving more opportunity to the public.’’ We are particularly happy of the fact that more new and emerging designers are participating in this year’s event, he added.

When nominations were opened in September this year, the event attracted over 300 fashion designers, models, photographers and celebrities who were nominated in various categories.

Below is the list of final nominees for the event;

 

BEST DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

SIMA BREW

CHRISTIE BROWN

ABRANTIE

 

EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

 

ATO TETTEH

DAMI ROSE

ADZOA YEBOAH

 

ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (JEWELLERY/BEADS)

 

JOYCE OWUSU (PURPLE TRENDS)

JENNIFER NAA AMERLEY AMARTEY

SAADATU CHARKI MARBELL

 

ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (BAGS, SHOES, BOW TIE, HAIR BANDS)

 

MPABOA

ADEPA SHOES

GEORGE AMUA

 

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

 

DUKE TETTEH-QUARSHIE

SELA ATITSOGBUI

 

MALE MODEL OF THE YEAR

 

MEEK GHARTEY

LARRY JAY

CLINTON SAMUEL

 

FEMALE MODEL OF THE YEAR

 

LEANA EFIA APENTENG

LAURIE FRIMPONG

ANGELINA YAKUBU

 

MALE FASHION CELEBRITY ICON OF THE YEAR

 

OKYEAME KWAME

STEPHEN APPIAH

KOD

 

FEMALE FASHION CELEBRITY ICON OF THE YEAR

 

SANDRA AKOBIAH

ZYNELL ZUH

SELLY GALLEY

 

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