Last month -26 Feb – saw the categories of the inaugural official Fashion Industry Awards South Africa being announced at a prestigious red carpet event at The Mall of Africa in Waterfall, Johannesburg.
In partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture of South Africa; The Fashion Forum Group will recognize, celebrate and honour innovators and creatives in fashion with industry awards set to take place for the first time later this year.
Launching at The Mall of Africa, the Fashion Industry Awards South Africa announced the purpose of the awards and showcased incredible creativity from local designers with the finest fashion installations to kick off what is set to be an annually held award ceremony.
Attended by a few guests and fashionistas online, whilst hosted by TV and radio personality- Lerato Kganyago. The Fashion Industry Awards South Africa also announced the various categories for this years’ inaugural award event.
Acknowledging business excellence that has changed the fashion landscape. The categories for this years’ awards include:
|Fashion Industry Awards SA- Categories|
|Accessories Designer 2021|
|Most Influential Designer 2021|
|Emerging Talent 2021|
|Womenswear Brand 2021|
|Menswear Brand 2021|
|Retail Space 2021|
|Make-up artist 2021|
|Hair Stylist 2021|
|Fashion Producer 2021|
|Fashion Journalist 2021|
Fashion Publication or Programme 2021 (Digital or print)
|Textile Designer 2021|
|Fashion Stylist 2021|
|Educational Institution 2021|
|Heritage /Culture Designer|
|Marketing Access Platform|
|Capacity Building/ Mentorship Program 2021|
|Style or Fashion Event 2021|
|Fashion Influencer 2021|
|Music Icon 2021|
Commercial Company 2021
TheFashion Industry Awards South Africa will take place in November 2021 and will host a variety of activities leading up to the main awards event.
The Fashion Forum group will embark on a roadshow throughout the country that will educate and empower upcoming fashion innovators; whilst hosting a variety of webinars, pop up activations, African cuisine experiences and much more leading up to the awards.
Join The Fashion Industry Awards South Africa in a beautiful celebration of Fashion Designers; Brands, creatives and individuals who have created change within the South African fashion value chain.
In proud partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture; Mall of Africa; and The Fashion Forum Group.
Photo credit: Ray Manzana | @raymnz