Last Thursday, stylist and fashion designer Ahumuza Brian alias Abryanz launched his 2017 5th Fashion Awards named ‘Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards’ aka ‘ASFAS’ under a media or press launch and we have some of the photos of how it went down.
The news of the big come back this year’s ASFAS was officially announced at a launch event on Thursday (20th of July, 2017) at the Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme “The Fashion Takeover” set to be the biggest edition yet with a mission to shine a global spotlight on the African Fashion industry while highlighting creativity, achievement and excellence.
Speaking about the launch, the ASFAs Founder Brian Ahumuza said, “As Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards return for the fifth edition now, we are so glad and excited that an idea that started five years ago has grown in bounds! We are now able to celebrate our African stylists and designers breaking barriers in the fashion industry,” adding “This year, the event is going to be bigger and will be featuring fashion icons from all over the continent, like never before.”
The 2017 Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards are set to take place on the 8th of December at the Kampala Serena Hotel courtesy of leading CIROC in association with KCCA, Bell lager and NTV Uganda.
The show will be produced and directed by David Tlale from South Africa, Front of House Production from Kenya, together with Fenon Events and the ASFA team supported by MNT Consult. PR will be spearheaded by Anyiko PR Agency.
Under this year’s theme “The Fashion Takeover”, the awards seek to recognize and reward outstanding personalities in the fashion industry who have impacted Uganda and Africa through excellence and creativity.
To stamp this theme, two new categories have been introduced: Fashion Entrepreneur of the year Uganda and Fashion Entrepreneur Africa. The awards will go to individuals who have shown outstanding commercial success of their businesses or personal brands.