The nominees for the Kenyan Fashion Awards 2016 have been announced. The nominees in 10 categories include renowned Kenyan photographer Osborne Macharia, make-up artist Ruth Kinuthia and designer Wambui Mukenyi. The announcement of the nominees coincides with the launch of the voting phase of the competition.
The competition was launched in 2013 and some of the winners have included Muthoni Njoba (make-up), Connie Aluoch (Fashion stylist) and Claudia Thinda (model). This year’s competition has a new year category, East Africa Designer Of The Year, as the awards seeks to have a regional presence.
The awards were founded by Atman Ngau and Galina Tatanirova.