Celebrating The Best In African Fashion And Arts- AFAM Awards 2023 Winners ​

Celebrating The Best In African Fashion And Arts- AFAM Awards 2023 Winners ​

Celebrating the Best in African Fashion and Arts- AFAM Awards 2023 Winners

Get ready to celebrate the best of the best in the African fashion and arts industry! The African Fashion and Arts Movement Awards, or AFAM Awards for short, is thrilled to honor the incredible talent and dedication of individuals who are making a positive impact on the fashion and arts scene in British Columbia. These individuals have truly set themselves apart with their creativity, skill, and passion, and we are proud to recognize their hard work and achievements.


Mark your calendars for the annual AFAM Awards ceremony, an event that shines a spotlight on the most outstanding thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and change-makers in the industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the celebration of the African fashion and art movement, and the individuals driving it forward. Get ready for an entertaining and engaging night filled with inspiration, creativity, and recognition of the industry’s best.

Make-Up Artist of The Year

First up, we have the talented Feyi Sara, who takes home the award for Make-Up Artist of the Year. Feyi’s artistry and attention to detail have truly set her apart, and we can’t wait to see what looks she creates next.

Female Model of The Year

Next, we have the stunning Ariela Mohseni, who has been named Female Model of the Year. With her striking features and graceful walk, Ariela has captivated audiences and left a lasting impression on the runway.

Male Model of The Year

Francis Beacon has been named Male Model of the Year, solidifying his place as a rising star in the fashion industry. His chiselled features and commanding presence have made him a favourite among designers and casting directors.

Fashion Photographer of The Year

In the realm of fashion photography, we have the talented Luya Tshimbalanga, who has been named Fashion Photographer of the Year. Luya’s eye for detail and ability to capture the essence of a garment has made him a go-to choice for many designers.

Blogger/Influencer Of The Year

Jadesola Samuels has been named Blogger/Influencer of the Year, and for good reason. With her keen eye for style and dedication to promoting fashion, Jadesola has become a respected voice in the industry.

DJ of The Year

DJ Yazofficial has been named DJ of the Year, bringing his signature sound and energy to events. His beats get everyone on their feet and keep the party going all night long.

Female Artist of The Year

Female Artist of the Year goes to Yvonne Kushe, whose soulful voice and stage presence have made her a fan favourite. Her music has a way of touching the hearts of listeners.

Male Artist of The Year

Male Artist of the Year goes to Nirvanhai, whose smooth vocals and captivating performances have earned him a devoted following. His talent and charisma are undeniable, and we can’t wait to see what he does next.

Hair Stylist of the Year

Last but not least, we have the talented Omazy Braids, who takes home the award for Hair Stylist of the Year. With her skill and creativity, Omazy has become a go-to choice for many.

Fashion Designer of The Year

Finally, we have Vickendel Style, who has been named Fashion Designer of the Year. Vickendel’s innovative designs and attention to detail have made her a standout in the industry.

We congratulate all of our winners and look forward to celebrating their achievements at African Fashion Week Vancouver on March 18. 

African Fashion Week Vancouver will not only host the Awards Ceremony  but also the many talented designers, models, photographers, and artists who come together to showcase their work and share their passion for fashion and the continent of Africa. This year’s event promises to be even bigger and better than ever before, with a lineup of designers and performers that will blow you away. From established names to rising stars, African Fashion Week Vancouver brings together the best and brightest in the industry.  

In addition to the runway shows and performances, there will also be vendors, and networking opportunities, giving attendees the opportunity to learn from and connect with industry professionals. Whether you’re a seasoned fashion insider or simply a lover of style, there’s something for everyone at African Fashion Week Vancouver.

So don’t wait any longer, get your tickets to attend the Awards Ceremony. See you there!


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