Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah is one of three Ghanaian male celebrities whose sense of fashion has earned them nominations for the Male Fashion Icon of the Year at this year’s Ghana Fashion Awards.
He will be hoping to notch the award by beating his close friend and fashion designer cum radio and TV host, Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD). To complete the list is ‘the best rapper alive’, Okyeame Kwame (OK). Their names were contained in the list of nominees of eTV’s Ghana Fashion Awards released by the organizers.
Judges made up of respected industry experts met and shortlisted the public nominations based on the visibility and fashion attributes of the trio in the year under review (January – November 2015).
The complete list which consists of 26 personalities comprising of fashion designers, models and celebrities had gone through thorough scrutiny by the judges of the event to present to the public a true representation of people who have contributed immensely to the Ghana Fashion industry under the calendar year.
This year’s Ghana Fashion Awards (GFA) pump and pageantry will happen at the Mercedes Benz Showroom at the Silver Star Towers within the Airport City in Accra this Saturday, November 19.
Below is the list of final nominees for the event;
MALE FASHION CELEBRITY ICON OF THE YEAR
OKYEAME KWAME (Music)
STEPHEN APPIAH (Sports)
FEMALE FASHION CELEBRITY ICON OF THE YEAR
BEST DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (JEWELLERY/BEADS)
JOYCE OWUSU (PURPLE TRENDS)
JENNIFER NAA AMERLEY AMARTEY
SAADATU CHARKI MARBELL
ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (BAGS, SHOES, BOW TIE, HAIR BANDS)
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
MALE MODEL OF THE YEAR
FEMALE MODEL OF THE YEAR
LEANA EFIA APENTENG