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2016 Ghana Fashion Awards nomination list out.






eTV 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

Credit: yfmghana.com



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