Events, Fashion

Winners: Africa Fashion Awards 2011

Congratulations to the 2011 Africa Fashion Awards Winners. The Africa Fashion Awards as explained by Africa Fashion International’s Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, is “creating a platform that is relevant and credible both in Africa and internationally, the Africa Fashion Awards are positioned to be the authority on African fashion excellence to a global industry. As such, the awards focus not only on designers showing at AFW, but reach beyond that to recognize industry excellence and outstanding contributions by industry members of African descent world-wide.”

See the full list below:

Model of the Year
Ajuma Nasanyana

Emerging Designer of the Year – Africa
Maki Oh

Emerging Designer of the Year – International
Mimi Plange

Fashion Communicator of the Year

Outstanding Contribution to Make-up Direction
Liz van der Merwe

Outstanding Contribution to Hair Direction
Johnnie Sapong

Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Styling
Jenny Andrew

Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Photography
Andrew Dosunmu

Accessories Designer of the Year
Maya Antoun

Designer of the Year – International
Ozwald Boateng

Designer of the Year – Africa
Jewel By Lisa

Outstanding Contribution to African Fashion
Bethann Hardison

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