“Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever”
– Ralph Lauren
Ghana’s premier lifestyle brand, Glitz Africa is back with the third edition of its successful and highly
anticipated event, “Glitz Style Awards”, which celebrates individuals setting trends and defying the odds
with their Fashion style.
The awards, slated for 19th August 2017, also seek to strengthen the growing fashion industry by
establishing, developing and promoting international industry standards here in Ghana. The event is an
opportunity for the fashion industry to celebrate and promote the extraordinary creative talents in
Ghana and across the African continent.
The 2017 Glitz Style Awards has 16 categories which are;
Red Carpet Designer of the Year
Model of the Year
Style Icon (Board Decision)
Style Influencer of the Year (Africa)
Outstanding Contributor to Fashion/Outstanding Achievement (Board Decision)
Most Stylish Movie Star of the Year
Glitz Africa Magazine Stylish Celebrity – (Not public voting)
African Designer of the Year
Most Stylish Artiste of the Year
Emerging Designer of the Year
Most Stylish Business Executive of the Year
Fashion Blog of the Year (Africa)
Best Dressed Celebrity on Red Carpet
Fashion Photographer of the Year
Most Stylish Media Personality of the Year
Makeup Artist of the Year
To select the winners, the organizers approach over 200 members of the fashion industry to vote for the
front runners of this year’s accolades. The voting guests mostly include industry players, journalists,
fashion bloggers, stylists, influencers and fashion icons. Just like the previous years, the general public
will also have the chance to have their voices heard by voting for their favorites via social media.
The vote breakdown is as follows:
Glitz Style Awards Board: 50%
Selected voting Academy: 30%
Social Media: 20%
For more information, kindly contact:
0302 798 513
STYLE AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR 2017
1. Red Carpet Designer of the Year
Most innovative designer, whose designs are worn on the red carpet and there is a display of both
quantity and quality of style and designs
2. Model of the Year
A Ghanaian based model (male of female) who has emerged as a force in the modelling industry and is
making a strong mark on the Ghanaian / international fashion scene
3. Style Icon (Board decision)
An individual very known to be highly fashionable with an individual timeless style and embodies the
spirit of African fashion
4. Style Influencer of the Year (Africa)
An individual who is a style inspiration for many, sets trends and has a great impact on the fashion
industry with their individual style.
5. Outstanding Contributor to Fashion/Outstanding Achievement (Board Decision)
To an individual or brand with tremendous contribution to the fashion industry.
6. Most stylish Movie personality of the Year
Most stylish movie star who captures attention with her stunning fashion and style choices.
7. Glitz Africa Magazine Stylish Celebrity – (Not public voting)
An individual who embodies the spirit of the city and is an international ambassador for Accra as a
creative fashion capital
8. African Designer of the Year
An internationally acclaimed designer who has influenced the direction of fashion
9. Most Stylish Artiste of the year
To the most stylish individual who captures attention with stunning fashion and style choices
10. Emerging Designer of the Year
To an innovative and directional designer who is emerging as an influential force in the Ghanaian
11. Most Stylish Business Executive of the Year
To the business or corporate personality who embodies the spirit of fashion and style.
12. Fashion Blog of the Year (Africa)
To an individual who runs a fashion themed blog, portraying consistency, originality of content, user
engagement and blog popularity
13. Best Dressed Celebrity on the Red Carpet
To an individual who most embodies the spirit of fashion and style at most red carpet shows.
14. Fashion Photographer of the Year
To a fashion photographer who demonstrates a fresh eye for images with impact, originality and
creativity; as well as one who creates beautiful images showing how fashion is more than just clothing,
but a true medium of art.
15. Most Stylish Media Personality of the Year
To a practicing media personnel who has a unique sense of style and carries him/herself in the spirit of
fashion and style.
16. Makeup Artist of the Year
To a Ghanaian based makeup artist whose skill and professional contribution has made recognizable
impact in the beauty and fashion industry.