Fashions Finest Africa 2018 kicked off on Friday May 25th 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island Lagos with a lineup of panel discussions before the award show later same night and venue.
The Fashions Finest Africa Awards was birthed to celebrate those who have made a mark in the fashion industry. Hosted by Bolanle Olukanni who showed off both looks for the night, the event kicked off to an eventful start. Celebrities including Toke Makinwa won the fashion influencer of the year award while Lisa Folawiyo won for the designer of the year category, Deola Sagoe made the fashion icon of the year among other top winners of the night.
The show continued on Sunday 27th May with new and emerging designers showing off their latest collections at the Epic Show with exhibitions all day giving fashion enthusiasts the opportunity to shop straight off the racks.
The event will close later today with headliner; top designer Mai Atafo showcasing a black and white collection presented in collaboration with Nivea. The Fashion Rave after party will come right afterwards closing the show for yet another year.
If you missed day 1, catch up with the activities and all the red carpet glam.
See the complete list of winners for the awards below
Male Model of the year – TOSAN DUDUN
Female Model of the year – AYOMMIDE AYODELE
Fashion Retail Store of the year – PAYPORTE
Fashion Icon of the year – DEOLA SAGOE
Fashion Blogger of the year – KEFI BOO
Fashion Influencer of the year – TOKE MAKINWA
Designer of the year – LISA FOLAWIYO
Emerging Designer of the year – RICH MNISI
Men’s wear Designer of the year – MAI ATAFO
Women’s wear Designer of the year – TUBO
Young Designer of the year – EMMY KASBIT
Makeup Artiste of the year – D’ARTISTE BY DODOS
Stylist of the year – THE STYLE INFIDEL
Fashion Show of the year – GUARANTY TRUST BANK FASHION WEEKEND
Outstanding Contribution to Nigerian Fashion Award – OMOYEMI AKERELE
Accessories Designer of the year – PICHULIK
Creative of the year – PAPA OPPONG
Shoe Designer of the year- BUQISI – RUUX
Bag Designer of the year – FEMI HANDBAGS
Fashion Photographer of the year – REZE BONNA
Fashion Magazine of the year – SCHICK MAGAZINE
Indigenous Fabric Maker of the year – ADIRE LOUNGE