The maiden edition of FASHION ICON AWARDS was held on Saturday, at the La Palm Beach Hotel in Accra.
The British High Commissioner to Ghana, UNAIDS Country Director – Girmay Haile, King of Igbo in Ghana – Chuks Ihenetu, Vlisco brand ambassador – Eugenia Tachie-Menson, Nana Tiaah Darkoa I, and a Ministry of Tourism representative were among the dignitaries that attended. Performing acts included Wiyaala Noella, Sala, Chemphe, Alberto, Hogan, Baba Spirit and Elaff.
Organizer, Bashiru Wasiu Ayinde says its objective “is to celebrate Ghanaian fashion industry and the promoters of it. We believe that what you appreciate, doesn’t depreciate.”
Lifetime Achievement Award – Mawuli Kofi Okudzeto
Male Model of the year – Raphael Tetteh
Female Model of the year – Julee Djoulde Bocoum
Male Personality of the year – Chris Attoh
Female Personality of the year – Beatrice Arthur
Accessory Brand of the Year – Sa4a Designs
Brand of the Year – Duaba Serwa
Contribution to Fashion [Organization] – Radford University College
Contribution to Fashion [Textile] – Vlisco
Special Recognition Awards – Ernest O. Look and Fashiongh TV
Outstanding Achievement Award – Victoria Michaels