6th Nigeria Fashion and Beauty Awards

Houston – The 2013 edition of the annual Nigeria Fashion and beauty awards held recently at the Hilton Houston Southwest Hotel. Awardees and attendees arrived from various cities in the USA and they were all characteristically clad in traditional and cultural attires.

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The event is a concept of Founding Fathers Incorporated (FFI), an artist management and fashion entertainment outfit. NFB is a program designed to recognize and honor those that have significantly impacted the indigenous fashion, and have enhanced the ethnic fashion values in the last one year.  o develop, promote and showcase various indigenous fashion, textiles, accessories and beauty products as a branch of Nigeria’s rich arts and culture.

2013 NFB Awardees

1. BEST MAKEUP ARTIST – Olaide Doherty Oni (Chicago)
2. FASHION HOUSE OF THE YEAR – Lace Deal (North Carolina)
3. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – Mrs. Grace Okon (Texas)
4. BEST ACCESSORY DESIGNER – Remi Ige Divine Beads (Maryland)
5. MOST FASHIONABLE PROFESSIONAL – Otunba Segun Badipe (Texas)
6. OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEUR – Mrs. Veronica Ogbeide-Shoyinka (California)
7. OUTSTANDING MODEL – Star Misskemi (Kemi Adedugbe) – Michigan
8. FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR – Mrs. Helen Owo (Texas)
9. OUTSTANDING BIZ EXECUTIVE (female) – Mrs. Mercy Obanor-Grant (Texas)
10. OUTSTANDING HAIR STYLIST – Kenni Spice (California)
11. OUTSTANDING BIZ EXECUTIVE (male) – Dr. Peter Awofodu (Texas)
12. FASHION COUPLE OF THE YEAR – Dr. Chris & Mrs. Doris Obaze (Texas)
13. FASHION NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – Internl. Guardian Newspaper (Texas)
15. OUTSTANDING ACTRESS – Lizzy Anjonrin (Nigeria)
16. MOST INSPIRATIONAL AWARD – Lolo Adanma Osuji AKA Ms. Holly Hollywood (Florida)

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photos by Tmaj photography

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