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About The 2022  Categories

Welcome to the 2022 Nigeria Fashion Awards categories. 

Additional Awards will be announced in the coming weeks.

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Recognises a Nigerian designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.

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DESIGNER OF THE YEAR - MENSWEAR

will be presented to an outstanding Nigerian menswear designer who has made a significant creative impact in the fashion industry.

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EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR - WOMENSWEAR

will be presented to an innovative womenswear designer who is emerging as a true creative force. The winner will receive a cash prize, mentorship for one year from industry experts in the fields of marketing, Finance, PR, Branding etc. and gain national and international exposure

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INTERNATIONAL NIGERIAN DESIGNER AWARD

The award recognises an overseas-based Nigerian designer who has achieved International success and brought attention to Nigerian talent on the world stage

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DIGITAL FASHION CREATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

will be presented to a Nigerian fashion blogger or website that demonstrates creativity, excellence, and range in online fashion critique, reporting, photography etc

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CREATIVE AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Award recognising a creative entity which has helped to elevate and contribute to the progress of individuals and brands involved in the fashion industry. 

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HAIR ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Award recognising an individual who has excelled among their peers in the area of hairstyling, particularly with regards to fashion shows, editorials etc 

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INFLUENCER

Award recognising an individual who has excelled among their peers in the area of fashion influencing particularly with regards to working with brands and the ability to influence fashion narrative among the public

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FASHION DESIGN STUDENT AWARD

will be presented to an exceptional fashion design student who has recently graduated from a fashion design program.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognises a Nigerian or international designer whose innovative collections have made a notable impact on the industry, defining the shape of global fashion.

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DESIGNER OF THE YEAR - WOMENSWEAR

will be presented to an outstanding Nigerian womenswear designer who has made a significant creative impact in the fashion industry.

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JEWELLERY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Recognises a Nigerian designer whose innovative jewellery collections have made a notable impact on the industry

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TRAILBLAZER AWARD

Award for an individual showing visionary work to date in positioning their brand at the intersection of culture, art, music and film.

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MAKE-UP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

The Makeup Artist of the Year Award is for an individual who has displayed outstanding creativity and talent

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FASHION ICON OF THE YEAR

Award is for an individual who has displayed outstanding creativity and talent

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CREATIVE AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Award recognising a creative entity which has helped to elevate and contribute to the progress of individuals and brands involved in the fashion industry. 

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FASHION INNOVATION AWARD

 will be presented to a Nigerian company or individual that is innovating how we experience, consume or interact with fashion through technology.

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THE FASHION IMPACT AWARD

 is to be presented to a Nigerian designer or brand that has made a significant social or philanthropic impact in the Nigerian/or the international community

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

For outstanding contribution to the global fashion industry, and commitment to creating an inclusive brand that champions people from all backgrounds and experiences.

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EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR - MENSWEAR

will be presented to an innovative menswear designer who is emerging as a true creative force. The winner will receive a cash prize, mentorship for one year from industry experts in the fields of marketing, Finance, PR, Branding etc. and gain national and international exposure

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FASHION STYLIST OF THE YEAR

Fashion Stylist of the Year Award is for an individual who has displayed outstanding creativity and talent

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MODEL OF THE YEAR

The Model Of The Year is for an individual who has displayed outstanding talent in the world of modelling

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TALENT MANAGEMENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the most outstanding agency working with models and other talents in the field of - or related to - fashion

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PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

is awarded to a Nigerian professional in the fashion sector, with the exception of designers, who has been noteworthy during the past 12 months.

 

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SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

will be presented to a designer or brand that has made a significant impact towards sustainability

 

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IMAGE MAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

will be presented to an outstanding Nigerian fashion photographer or filmmaker who has made a significant impact within the fashion industry.

 

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