It was a night of glitz and glam as Africa witnessed the 4th annual Glitz Style Awards on Saturday, September 1 inside the ballroom of the lavishing Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel.
The awards night was preceded by its pre-party themed, Fashion and Costume, which had media personalities, social media influencers together with some nominees dressed up as their favorite movie characters. The Ghanaian version of movie characters such as Lara Croft in the rebooted movie Tomb Raider, Angelina Jolie in Maleficent, the all-time magical movie character Harry Potter, Prince Akeem of Coming to America fame and many more were fully represented. The pre-party was hosted by socialite, Bernard Fiifi Yankey and songstress, Lady Jay.
The main event on Saturday was hosted by designer/actor, Elikem Kumordzie and the award-winning TV host from Nigeria, Idia Aisien. Guests were treated with glasses of cocktail form our Rémy Martin sponsors alongside a beautiful display of motors from Jaguar for their view. Our 360 Glam Cam from Echo house captured and took our style lovers for a lifetime 360 ride.
Standing by on the red carpet was TV host, Anita Akua Akuffo, who co-hosted the red carpet with radio personality, Antoine Mensah. The show kickstarted with a colourful choreography display from our models dolled up in fashionable costumes lightning up the ballroom. The choreography was produced by award-winning model Prince IB, accessories provided by model Matthew Osei; men’s costume by Abuya Closet and women’s costume by Quophi Akotuah. Guests were treated with performances from Robin Huws, Veana Ngasi, Mizter Okyere and comic display by the award-winning comedian, DKB.
The night ended with Becca, Zynnell Zuh, Ato Tetteh, Kelvin Vincent, Valerie Lawson, Lharley Lhartey and others walking home with pride as winners of the night. Mr. Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah, the Managing Director of Empire Domus was honoured with the Business Executive of the Year. Juliet Ibrahim was also honoured with the Glitz Africa Magazine Style Influencer award.
Check below the full list of winners
*Best dressed celebrity on the red carpet*
* Media Personality of the year*
*Social Media Style Influencer of the year*
Nana Ama McBrown
*Model of the year*
* Emerging designer of the year*
*Fashion photographer of the year*
*Menswear designer of the year*
*Womenswear designer of the year*
Ophelia Okyere Darko (Ophelia Crossland)
*Makeup artist of the year*
* Style influencer of the year (Africa)*
*Movie personality of the year*
*Stylist of the year*
*Artiste of the year*
* Red carpet designer of the year*
*African designer of the year*
Aisha Ayensu (Christie Brown)
*Fashion blogger of the year*
Ernest Donkor (Stylernest)
*Accessory Designer of the Year*
Velma Owusu Bempah (Velma’s Accessories)
*Rising Style Influencer*