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Liberians Nominated For The 2016 West African Fashion Awards – Vote!

Several Liberians are nominated and being honored for the 2016 West African Fashion Awards (WAFA)!

According to WAFA, the event seeks to “recognize, inspire and promote the wealth of fashion talent within West Africa”.  The event is held in a different West African country every year. The 2015 show took place in Lagos, Nigeria. The 2016 location and date has yet to be announced; when we find out, we’ll let you know!

Check out the Liberian nominees and awardees below:

URBAN WEAR DESIGNER/ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Adal Jewelry

Flyberian

FASHION STYLIST OF THE YEAR
The West Cote(Liberia)

MODEL OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)
Garmai Klee

MODEL OF THE YEAR(MALE)
Phillip Kekula

FASHION EVENT OF THE YEAR
Monrovia Fashion Week

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR(WOMEN’S WEAR)
Tekay Designs

Korto Momolu

FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Lofa Magazine

ONLINE FASHION MEDIA OF THE YEAR
Liberian Star View

MAKEUP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Lewina David

CREATIVE FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Paul Hance, founder of LOFA MAG, mentioned above

FASHIONABLE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR(FEMALE)
Munnah, musician

FASHIONABLE CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR(MALE)
Grize, musician

FASHION ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Tianna Sherman, owner of  Afropolitan Boutique in Monrovia

FASHION LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Abraham Pelham designer to the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

FASHION RECOGNITION AWARD
Junda Morris

Sundial Creations(Liberia)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD(IN SUPPORT OF FASHION IN WEST AFRICA)
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Congrats to all the nominees! Please visit this page to vote, vote, vote! Voting ends October 11th!

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