The Carolina Fashion Awards Happened In 2021


Charlotte NC is now becoming the new home for the Southern Fashion Market. On Saturday, April 24th, The Inaugural Carolina Fashion Awards brought the took place at the Historic Studio 229 On Brevard, powered By Level21 Media & Creative Network Studios.

The Pre-Show was hosted by Ryan Jor El of WCCB News, the evening began with a fashion pre-show showcasing original designs by Kitty and Rhodes. Bold shades of blue were seen throughout the night as guest answered the themes question; How will you do blue?

TWENTYONE TV Hosts Yamaris & Jerry took over Carpet . The Awards week of fashion in the Carolina's took place April 22nd through April 24th.

Charlotte Hornet Host & Author, Jacinda Jacobs continued as host of the awards ceremony where winners were announced in various professional design & fashion categories. According to LEVEL21 The awards ceremony was the culmination of a week-long fashion celebration that featured several stylish events including the Urban.Street Wear Spotlight- Manifest It Presented By Mr.Soc on April 22nd and Boutique Chic Hosted By Mrs. North Carolina US Continental at Five 13 Studios & The Brown Sugar Collab on April 23rd. This year's Carolina Fashion Awards joined in the fight against Breast Cancer by supporting The American Cancer Society.

The main show designers for the evening were Demetrius Blayed and Christopher Goff.

If you are wondering what it means to win a Carolina Fashion Award, the information is below along with this year's list of winners. 

To qualify for a Carolina Fashion Award the fashion industry & community must nominate and vote. You must be from NC or SC, Currently live in either state or do business with the Carolina Fashion Industry. You must also be involved in the fashion community and have longevity in the industry. The board of directors with over 20 years experience determine the final outcome after all of the above criteria is considered. 

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Makeup Artist Of The Year

Crystal Jennings

Hair Stylist Of The Year

Christian Cline

Boutique Of The Year

Nyoni Couture

Community Outreach Honoree

Sue Fitch

Social Media Influence

Vikee Koh

Fashion & Tech

Joshua Anglero

Boutique Designer Of The Year

William Wilson

Emerging Child Model

Kensyen & Kasyen

Charity Fashion Show

Labor Of Love

Christopher Goff

Fashion Production

The Fashion Excursion

Female Model of The Year

Alexis Rochelle

Male Model Of The Year

Jordan Mitzel

Wardrobe Stylist Of The Year

Maurice Brown

Talent Management Honoree

Gray Models and Talent

Fashion Week Of 2021

Greensboro Fashion Week

Teen Model Of The Year

Kristin Blythe

Child Models Of The Year

Angie & Rosie

Fashion Icon Of The Year

Hade Robinson

Fashion Style Blog Of The Year

Melissa Latin

Publication Of The Year

SouthPark Magazine

Model Coach Of The Year

Candice Rushing

Creative Director Of The Year

Michael Lopez

Children Production

CLT Kids

Fashion Weekend

Videographer Of The Year

Laurence Logan

Fashion Producer Of The Year

Christopher Goff

Emerging Designer

Humble Connor

Designer Of The Year

Stevie Boi

Fashion Photographer Of The Year

Kearsten Leder

Foundation Award

Shukura Oni

Premal Badiani

Lemond Crayton Hart

Innovation Award

Toya La'Chelle

Hudson Brow & Waxing

Fashion Photographer Of The Year

Kearsten Leder

Leadership In Style

Designer Diva