Fashion and Designer of the Year Nominated Candidates
She is a Kenyan – born fashion designer based in Zürich Switzerland. Her creativity was evident at a very early age. By the age of seven, she knew she wanted to be a fashion designer. And her favorite pass time was perusing through glossy fashion magazine. She was an excellent student in Home economics and the first skirt she ever sewed was ranked best during final year examinations. Her humble beginning into the fashion industry took off when she launched the acclaimed Miss Kenya Swiss Beauty pageant, a youth empowerment program for young Kenyan girls living is Switzerland. Her input and creativity made the event among the most significant and most sought-after on the social calendar for Africans living in Europe.
She launched her fashion label, Winnie Ojanga’s Creations which is a beautiful label that captures femininity, elegance, class and style. Each collection showcases complete fashion forward styles that are easy to wear, timeless, ageless, classy and undoubtedly unique. We use exquisite fabrics and luxe embellishments that make every creation piece a fashion statement that is always on trend, individual, sophisticated, sensual, glamorous and elegant.
She was recently honored to grace an International fashion event in Zurich, Switzerland. She got a chance to work alongside some well known and respected international designers during the 2010 Charles Vögele fashion days in Zürich, an event that did not only attract big names in fashion, entertainment and film industry in Europe. The event also turned Zürich into a hotspot of haute couture for the first time in history.
During the fashion days, She was also part of “Fashion Days Model Challenge” team. She worked alongside Swiss top model Nadine Strittmatter and former model and actor Urs Althaus.
Winnie Ojanga is a member of association of Fashion Designers in Switzerland. She trained at the mode Design schule in zürich. She was mentored by a Swiss fashion designer. He work has been featured in numerous magazines.