Powered by Alfa Romeo, the Italian automobile association synonymous with style, design, innovation and technology, The South African Style Awards 2018 commemorate its 22nd year with a celebration of achievement and a springboard for fresh, young talent; honouring individuals across a plethora of professions, who have made their mark in South Africa and beyond.
Home to The South African Style Awards 2018 and situated in Africa’s trendiest square mile, Sandton City is home to a myriad of innovative retailers and brands across the board; as well as one of the most revered events on the South African calendar. The SA Style Awards 2018 are by invitation only; and will be hosted in the luxurious Diamond Walk by Taryn Louch and Maps Maponyane on Sunday 18th November 2018, and qualifications for inclusion are based on a benchmark for excellence achieved.
A platform which both catapults and celebrates careers, The South African Style Awards 2018 are not exclusive, but rather inclusive, with categories such as The Next Big Thing, which celebrates up and coming individuals; as well as Most Stylish SA Icon, which pays tribute to an iconic individual who has contributed to their particular industry across their illustrious career.
From Most Innovative Style to Most Stylish Business Person, from Most Stylish Media Personality and Social Media Personality to Most Stylish Model; from the Most Stylish Performing Artist in Film or TV to the Most Stylish Performing Artist in Music, from the Most Stylish Designer – Interior or Fashion to the Most Stylish Couple; from The Next Big Thing to the Most Stylish SA Icon, the prestige of the event has to do with honouring individuals who have made an indelible mark. Every year handpicked sponsors and judges nominate their deserving choices across ten different categories, uniting in the search for South Africa’s most stylish individuals.
The South African Style Awards are made possible by the generous collaboration of a host of blue chip sponsors, and this year include: Sandton City, Alfa Romeo, Tsogo Sun, Sandton Sun, The Italian Consulate, Martini Prosecco, Skins Cosmetics, Ashbourne Wines, Martini Prosecco, Carlton Hair, Medi-Sculpt, Glampalm, Aldo, Bolon Eyewear, Merci.
South Africa’s very own Met Gala, The SA Style Awards are embracing the theme of “avid diva” this year and are elated to collaborate with the Italian Consulate, celebrating mastery in Italian design and iconic divas across the ages. So much more than an awards ceremony, The South African Style Awards are a showcase of style and business innovators that continue to elevate the benchmark for excellence.