Who is likely to win at the fashion awards?


The third edition of the Abyanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFA) takes place this Saturday at Kampala Serena hotel.  We have taken time to check out all the nominees and here are our predictions. NOTE these are fashion256.com’s views and not those of the ASFA committee.

1 Male continental style & fashion influencer.

Rio The Stylist (Tanzania)

  1. Female continental style & fashion influencer.

Sylvia Owori (Uganda)

  1. East Africa’s most stylish couple.

Zari and Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania)

  1. Special recognition in fashion.

Aamito Stacie Queen (Uganda)

  1. Most fashionable music video

Juicy Juicy by Mowzey Radio & weasel

  1. Stylist of the year.

Fyona Kirabo

  1. Best dressed male media personality of the year.

Douglas Lwanga (NTV)

  1. Best dressed female media personality of the year.

Malaika Nyanzi (Urban TV)

  1. Best dressed male corporate personality/businessman

Ham Kiggundu Kimpi

  1. Best dressed female corporate personality/businesswoman

Jennifer Musisi – (KCCA)

  1. Fashion brand of the year.


  1. East African model of the year


Patricia Akello (Uganda)


Ramah Shafik Kizito (Uganda)

  1. Most stylish male Ugandan in the diaspora

Sammer Time (UK)

  1. Most stylish female Ugandan in the diaspora

Patricia Ssewungu (UK)

  1. Male fashionista of the year

Williams Bugeme

  1. Female fashionista of the year.

Judith Heard

  1. Lifetime style & fashion icon achievement award.

Princess Elizabeth Bagaaya

   18. Most stylish male celebrity

Maurice Kirya

19.  Most stylish female celebrity

Juliana Kanyomozi

  1. Best dressed male guest


  1. Best dressed female guest


  1. East African fashion designer of the year

Ras Kasozi (Uganda)

  1. Fashion designer of the year

Sylvia Owori

  1. Upcoming fashion designer of the year

Anita Beryl

  1. Outstanding male model Uganda

Ramah Kizito

  1. Outstanding female model Uganda

Ramona Fouziah

  1. Upcoming male model of the year.

Robert Nsimbe

  1. Upcoming female model of the year

Alicia Nassolo

  1. Best makeup artiste 2015

Mona Faces

  1. Best fashion writer/blogger of the year.

Samson Baranga

 31. Lifestyle fashion photographer of the year

Giulio Molfese

  1. Best fashion supporting brand/personality


  1. Best fashion contributor in the diaspora.

Alecool Clothing (UK)

  1. Best model management

Joram Model Management

  1. Best hairstylist/Hairdressers

Lords and Ladies

  1. Best dressed male politician

Mike Mukula

  1. East Africa’s most stylish male artiste

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

  1. East Africa’s most stylish female artiste

Stella Mwangi (Kenya)


Meet Samson Baranga aka BigSam. He is a passionate photographer, writer, blogger, biker and his passion for fashion knows no boundaries. He is also a fashion columnist in The Observer newspaper.