Plateau Fashion Award with the theme of the fashion award is “Dress to Inspire and Lead”, and it in recognition of people in the fashion industry who distinguished themselves in the fashion industry, it is also to celebrate excellence in the industry.
The event will also honor personalities who laid the foundation for the fashion industry we have today. Special people like the famous Waziri Tailor, Hollywood Tailor will be among the personalities that will be honored alongside others.
The event is scheduled hopefully for the month of MAY in Jos plateau state and it’s going to be the first of its kind here.
The call for entries ends on the 28th March 2021 and the date for Voting will be announced before the end of the month
Below are the categories and the criteria for each
PLATEAU FASHION AWARD CATEGORIES
Lifetime Achievement Award
This is given to an individual in recognition of his/her contributions to the growth of the fashion industry on the plateau over the years.
Africulfash Icon Award
The recipient of this award must be an Icon who over the years has inspired others in the fashion industry through perfection in his/her work.
Lifetime Style & Fashion Icon Achievement Award.
This award is given on a merit basis, and no individuals are nominated for this particular category. The awardee is chosen by a panel of judges and the individual chosen should be very influential, accomplished and inspiring when it comes to fashion and Style in Plateau.
Humanitarian Award for works in Fashion.
This award is given to a fashion personality that has managed to transform the lives of the Plateau people in the state. This category seeks to recognize those individuals that have been able to use their positions in the fashion industry, to give back to the community and transform the livelihood of plateau people, through different works and contributions. Recipients of this award are chosen to base on their contribution to the growth and development of plateau, through their influence, philanthropist work, and achievements by representing plateau, here and abroad.
PLEASE NOTE: This award is given on merit only by the Africulfash Committee, and no nomination bid is required.
Male/female Continental style & fashion influencer. (Plateau)
Nominees should be male or female public figures that are very influential through fashion and style. These should be trendsetters, have a great following, and have a great impact on the fashion industry, even outside their own countries.
The individual could be an Artist, Media personality, Designer, or style icon that is creating a buzz with their sense of style, their work and contribution to the industry in Plateau.
Fashion designer of the year
Nominees could be male/female Individual who specializes in creating ready-to-wear garments or high fashion/haute couture garments for men and/or women. Ready-to-wear clothing is defined as clothing marketed in a finished condition, made in standard sizes).
Haute couture clothing is defined as the design of high quality, usually, custom-made clothing, made to a client’s specific requirements and measurements, sewn with extreme attention to detail, often using hand-executed techniques).
Nominees for this category are selected based on their brand populace, influence in the industry and their works are done throughout the year 2019 and 2020.
Most stylish male/female artiste.
Nominees should be artists/entertainers; from any part of Plateau. They should be very fashion-forward, on and off the social scene. A great social media following is an added advantage. This category is open to only those artists residing in Plateau state
Most stylish Male/female Celebrity.
Nominees should be individuals in the limelight that have a very outstanding sense of style, as observed from their public appearances and on their social media platforms.
Socialites, performers, comedians, music producers, Deejays are some of the individuals recognized in this category.
PLEASE NOTE: This category doesn’t cater to artists or musicians.
Outstanding Male/Female Model of the year
Individual male/female with an advanced runway and/or print experience and presence, possess the skills and the look to make it to the top markets and major runway shows/ print ads in Africa and the world over.
Nominees should have well-stated campaigns and runways done within the year of 2019/2020 and social media presence.
This individual should be able to command respect and audience in Plateau and placement of the model with an agency is an added advantage.
PLEASE NOTE: This category has been revised, and it now caters to any model that fits the criteria, whether they have been in the industry for long or not.
Most fashionable music video (Plateau state)
Nominees should have a music video that was released within the timeline of 2019/2020. Judgment is based on the wardrobe choices, video quality, and concepts used in a music video.
PLEASE NOTE: The award is given to both the Artiste and the Video Director of the music video chosen.
Most stylish couple. (Plateau)
Nominees should be fashion-forward and well-coordinated couples from Plateau. The couple should be famous, have a unique sense of style, that compliments one another. The couples nominated in this category should be residents in any part of the plateau.
PLEASE NOTE: A great social media following is an added advantage.
Crossing borders with Fashion. (Plateau)
Nominees should either be a fashion designer, model, blogger, fashionista, or fashion-related company that is directly involved in exporting made in Plateau to abroad. These should however be originating from Plateau. Their contribution should directly be impacting the fashion industry here in Plateau.
PLEASE NOTE: This category is open to only people living in Plateau.
Best dressed male/female media personality of the year.
Male/female personality who is directly involved in the media, whether as a TV host, news anchor, Radio presenter, or Journalist whose style is very impeccable; on and off-air. The individual could either be in print or digital media.
A great social media following and influence is an added advantage for the individuals in this category.
Stylist of the year (Plateau)
Nominees should be individuals, male/female that coordinate the styling of women’s and/or men’s clothing and accessories used in Music videos, photography, runway presentations, Film, or events appearances. This category does not include clothing design and/or sewing.
Most stylish Male/female in the Diaspora (continental).
Nominees should be Plateau people that are based in the Diaspora who have a very impeccable sense of style and fashion choices. These should have a good presence on an active social media platform, either Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram, coupled with a great following.
This category caters to the entire continent and there will be only two winners selected for this award (male & Female).
Male/female Fashionista of the year.
Nominees should be individuals that have an impeccable sense of style, both on and off the limelight. The individual should be very influential, with their style, and very versatile, when it comes to their wardrobe choices. This award could be given to anybody and is not restricted to only celebrities and socialites.
A great social media following is an added advantage.
Makeup artiste 2019/202
Nominees should be Male or Female who specializes in “commercial” style makeup, likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalog-style print work, everyday wear, and any other uses for commercial-style makeup application. A well-documented detail of their 2019/2020 projects will be an added benefit.
Best fashion writer/blogger of the year
Nominees should be a journalist, or blogger in the field of fashion, style and beauty. Their area of specialty could vary from, print, to broadcast. Individuals nominated in this category as bloggers should have a well-documented, very trendy and up-to-date fashion blog, and a great social media following as well.
Lifestyle/fashion photographer of the year.
Nominees must specialize in the genre of fashion, commercial or related photography.
Glamour, pin-up, runway, lingerie, or related photography is an added advantage.
Hairstylist of the year. (Plateau)
Nominees should be Male or Female who specializes in “commercial” hair styling and dressing likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalog-style print work, everyday wear, and any other uses for hair styling. A well-documented detail of their year’s projects will be an added benefit.
Best dressed Male/female political figure. (Plateau)
Nominees should be individuals that are currently in public offices, who stand out for their unique style sense and fashion choices.
Best dressed Religious leader. Christian/Muslim(Plateau)
Nominees should either be a religious leader whose sense of style and fashion preferences have them recognized and celebrated on the plateau
Nominees should be individuals with a very outstanding sense of style, as observed from their public appearances and on their social media platforms.
Best dressed male/female Guest.
Individuals could be a celebrity or just one of the guests and are awarded based on their look of the night. Putting a lot of thought and effort into choosing your outfit for the night gets you closer to the grand prize.
The final decision on who gets awarded for this category is done.
Top Rising Model of the year (Plateau)
nominees must have a record of runway or pageantry activities from the year 2019/2020, social media influence is an added advantage
Top Bridal House of the year
Nominees must be a resident from Plateau state and social media influence is an added advantage.
Best Modeling Instructor of the year
Nominees in this category are selected by the models and must still be active in the industry.
This category will have two recipients.
Best organic cosmetic products of the year
This category is for organic cosmetic products company on the plateau and products must be made in Plateau.
Fashion Academy of the year
Nominees must from an outstanding Fashion academy on the plateau that has contributed to training outstanding Fashion Designers on the plateau from the year 2019/2020.
Social media influence is an added advantage.
Most Innovative Beauty Queen
This category is for a beauty queen who has shown a great level of commitment in affecting lives through her pet project during her reign.
Nominees must be a crowned queen from the year 20192020.
Entries should be sent Via WhatsApp 08065212501
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Entries End 28th March 2021
Top rising model (Male)
Top rising model (female)
Top rising designer (male)
Top rising designer (female)
Outstanding model of the year
Fashion designer of the year
Stylist of the year (male)
Stylist of the year (female)
Best model instructor
Male fashionista of the year
Female fashionista of the year
Best bridal shop
Most stylish male artiste
Most stylish female artiste
Most stylish female celebrity
Most stylish male celebrity
Best dressed media personality
Most stylish couple
Best dressed political figure
Fashion photographer of the year
Crossing border with fashion (male)
Crossing border with fashion (female)
Best organic product
Best makeup artiste
Most innovative beauty queen
Best fashion academy
Best costume in a movie
Best dressed religious leader
Outside plateau Fashion influencer of the year