Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards Unveil the 2015 Nominees list

  • September 08, 2015
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Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards (JLFA) in collaboration with Jaguar Lagos unveiled the list of nominees for 2015 Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards recently at Maison Fahrenheit Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

 
The unveiling cocktail party, sponsored by international brand G.H Mumm, was attended Top personalities  in both the fashion and music industry such as Fomer Head of Chocolate City, Audu Maikori, Funmi St. Matthew Daniel of Jumia Fashion, and Taiwo Okunoren of the Okunoren menswear brand to mention but a few.

 
The Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards recognizes and celebrates innovative professionals in the Nigerian fashion scene. The awards were created in response to the absence of indigenous platforms highlighting and rewarding the efforts and skills set in the local fashion industry.

 
According to the Creative Director of Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards Bolaji Animashaun, “We’re pleased to partner with a brand that recognizes the burgeoning Lagos fashion scene and highlights the continuous efforts of the local fashion industry. This couldn’t have happened at a better time especially now that Lagos has gained standing as one of the global fashion capitals.”

 

 

“The finalists of the Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards were selected solely on the criteria of Innovation: their ability to cover new ground and open new frontiers in their fields; Performance: how well they are able to transmute their ideas into commercially viable and critically successful products and Design: an attention to distinction in process, detailing and workmanship. Notable designers and industry persons were recognized in the categories of Men’s wear, Women’s wear, Accessories, emerging designers, High street retailers brands, Luxury Retail brands, Model of the Year, Fashion Creators, Fashion Influencers and Best Media Campaign, among others”.

 
Check out the Nominees below.

Womenswear Designer Nominees
A leading Nigerian ready-to-wear designer who has been instrumental in enhancing women’s fashion in the past year.
– Maki Oh
– Lisa Folawiyo
– Ejiro Amos-Tafiri
– Ituen Basi

Menswear Designer Nominees
A leading Nigerian designer of ready-to-wear who has been instrumental in enhancing men’s fashion in the past year.
– Okunoren
– Mai Atafo
– Orange Culture

Accessories Designer Nominees
An innovative and directional designer of shoes, jeweler, millinery or accessories within the past year who has been instrumental in enhancing accessories within fashion.
– Post Imperial
– Zashadu
– Shem Paronelli

Emerging Designer Nominees
An innovative and directional designer who is emerging as a growing force in Nigerian women’s wear or men’s wear.
– Kenneth Ize
– Gozel Green
-Iamisigo

High Street Retailer/Brand Nominees
Special recognition award for a retailer that has made a particularly special or unique difference to the retail landscape stimulating interest and encouraging new partners to work together.
– Grey Velvet
– GREY
– Jumia.com
– Eve and Tribe

Luxury Retailer Nominees
Special recognition award for a retailer that has made a particularly special or unique difference to the retail landscape stimulating interest and encouraging new partners to work together.
– Alara
– Temple Muse
– Polo Avenue
– Poosh

Fashion Influencer Nominees
An individual who most embodies the spirit of Nigerian fashion and has been instrumental in the growth of Nigeria as a creative fashion capital.
– Dumebi Iyamah
– Amaka Osakwe
– Omoyemi Akerele

Model of the Year Nominees
A Nigerian model who has contributed most to the local and international fashion scene in the past year.
– Mayowa Nicholas
– Adeola Ariyo
– Opeyemi Awoyemi
– Victor Ndigwe

Fashion Creator
A professional that has advanced the industry using their skill or craft over the last year
– Bimpe Ogunmakin
– Lakin Ogunbanwo
– Victor Ehikhamenor

Style Icon
An individual who most embodies the spirit of and is an international style ambassador for Nigerian fashion.
-Nkiru Anumudu
-Eku Edewor
-Lisa Folawiyo

Best Campaign
Recognition of an outstanding media campaign that encompasses originality in its message from concept to execution
– House of Tara “Color Burst” Tokyo James, Temidayo Akingbe
– Polo Avenue “ Style with Substance” Dimeji Alara, Lakin Ogunbanwo
– CLAN “Classics” Teni Sagoe, Lakin Ogunbanwo

Fashion Stylist
Recognition for outstanding work in personal and campaign styling over the last year.
Bubu Ogisi
Veronica Odeka
Dimeji Alara
Tokyo James

Fashion Photographer
A photographer who has distinguished himself through original, ground breaking work in the local and international scene over the last year.
Lakin Ogunbanwo
Seye Isikalu
Ade Asiko
Remi Adetiba

New Media Influencer
An innovator who has channeled the possibilities of new media as a tool to promote authentic style over the last year
Yagazie Emezi
Abisola Kola Daisi
Lisa Folawiyo

Red Carpet Designer
A innovative and directional designer who has distinguished themselves through bespoke design for formal events.
Toju Foyeh
Weiz Dhurm Franklyn
April by Kunbi

Lifetime Achievement Recognition
Celebrating the cumulative achievements of a designer(s) and their efforts towards advancing Nigeria as a global fashion capital.
Deola Sagoe
Ere Dappa
Tiffany Amber