Portfolio

Awards

2016 Female Designer of the Year, by CA AWARDS by C-HUB MAGAZINE,London
2016 Rise Against Cancer Recognition Award,for COMMUNITY Service,MD
2016 The Lead Girls Award for Community Service
2015 Repyogrind Award Top 5 Finalist Nominee,MD
2014 High Fashion Designer Award at Fashion Awards MD (DMV)
2014 Design Challenge Winner at the American Breast Cancer Foundation Event
2013 African Fashion Designer of the Year at African Fashion Awards USA
2013 Trendy Africa Magazine Mothers Appreciation Event (TAMMAE) Honoree
2013 High Fashion Designer Award Nominee at Fashion Awards MD
2012 High Fashion Designer Award Nominee at Fashion Awards MD
2012 ‘Fashion’ and ‘Commitment to Community Service’ Awards from Senator Barbara Mikulski at Fest Africa
2011 Top 10 Afrikan Goddess of the Year Nominee by Afrikan Goddess Online
2011 Top 10 Fashion Designer to ‘Watch For in 2012’ in “DMV” Area by Council Magazine
2011 Certificate For ‘Dedication, Creativity and Commitment to Excellence’ in the Metro Area by Council Magazine
2009 ‘Excellence in the Fashion Industry’ Couture Designer Award by 3G Magazine
2007 ‘Outstanding African Woman in the Arts’ Couture Fashion Designer Award b Celebrating African Motherhood Organization (CAM)

Fashion Shows

2014 “In Full Bloom” – The Walters Art Museum
2013 Macy’s Project Runway Style Challenge
2013 Style Del’Afrique, University of Memphis
2013 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Centennial Celebration
2013 International Couture Presentation, D.C.
2013 Maryland Fashion Week
2012 Models Inc Breast Cancer Event
2012 Africa Fashion Week New York
2012 Nova Fashion Week
2011 Casino Royale/Powerful Beyond Measures Fashion Show
2011 Colours of Sickle Cell Benefit Fashion Show
2011 Pink Jams’ “Pink Rocks the Runway” Fashion Show For Breast Cancer
2010 Beyond Words Fashion and Art Show, Benefiting the Lollipop Kids Foundation
2010 “Street Glam” Fashion Show
2009 Fashion Fights Poverty Event
2009 “Street Glam” Fashion Show
2007 Premiere Collection Fashion Show
DC Fashion Week (3 consecutive years)
Fashion Designer/Opener at Golden Scissors Awards (13 consecutive years)
Featured in Crystal Couture Fashion Show – Arlington, VA (4 consecutive years)
“Steps to the Cure” Fashion Show For Breast Cancer (3 consecutive years)
Green & Gorgeous Fashion Show (2 consecutive years)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Fashion Show (Fundraiser for Student Scholarships) Greenbelt Chapter (3 Years), Virginia Chapter (1 Year), Baltimore Chapter (1 Year)
Artomatic (2 Years)
The National Association of Preventive Kidney Care and Counseling Fashion Show
Put on Your Gloves Fashion Show

Features & Appearances

2015 Tinsel Tokyo Feature
2014 Host Committee with Mr. Lawrence Oneal, Team Victory – Hill Harper’s Dancing with MYD Gala
2014 ‘Afua Sams Wins High Fashion Designer Award 2014’ Feature – GhanaWeb
2014 Africa Fashion Police Feature
2014 Runway Moms For a Cause
2014 ‘Discovering Africa’ Feature – Ventures Africa
2014 Cast Member – ‘The Politics of Fashion: DC Unboxed’
2014 ‘Fashion Spotlight’ Feature – Tosinger’s Blog
2014 ‘Wins High Fashion Designer Award 2014’ Feature – Ghana Showbiz
2013 Founder/CEO Fashion at Tigerlilly Foundation 6th Annual Empower Ball
2013 ‘STUDIO D’MAXSI WINS’ Feature – CNN iReport
2013 ‘Studio D’Maxsi Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with Bra Dress’ Feature – Applause Africa
2013 Afrikan Post Feature
2013 ‘’Red & Gold’’ at Maryland Fashion Week’ Feature – AfriCulture
2013 Twitterview with Studio D’Maxsi – Tropics Magazine
2013 ‘Award Winning Ghanaian Fashion House’ Feature – Africa Fashion Week
2013 BET Honors by way of fashion
2013 Grammy’s by way of fashion
2013 Official President Barack Obama Presidential Inaugural Ball
2013 BET & VH1 Presidential Inaugural Ball by way of fashion
2013 TolumiDE – Studio D’Maxsi original – International Women Achievement Awards, Canada
2013 Fashion at Tigerlilly Foundation 5th Annual Empower Ball
2013 Ms. Cynthia Bailey Fashion – Miss Renaissance
2013 July Issue – Tropics Magazine
2013 August – Tropics and Friends Live Twitter Interview – Tropics Magazine
2013 ‘Fashion Meets Compassion’ Feature – WUSA9 Channel 9 News
2013 Featured Designer at Golden Scissors Awards (Hair Africa)
2013 International Couture Presentation Interview with Radio Personality Guy Lambert, WPGC Radio
2013 ‘MD Fashion Week’ Feature – Channel WUSA 9
2013 ‘Golden Scissors Award’ Feature – Fox 5 & Channel 7
2012 ‘Makes a Splash at Africa Fashion Week New York’ Feature – Ghana Showbiz
2012 African Fashion Week Speaker at FIT Panel
2012 ‘Operation Prom’ Feature – Modern Ghana
2012 Fox 5 News Feature
2012 Judge in Ms. Nigeria in America Pageant
2012 Fashion and Beauty Lifestyle Feature
2012 June/July Issue – Tropics Magazine, South Africa
2012 Applause Africa Magazine Feature
2012 ‘Artistically Daring Fashion’ Feature – Zen Magazine
2012 Nollywood Uncut Entertainment Feature
2012 ‘New Website and Look Book’ Feature – Fab Magazine
2012 ‘Studio D’Maxsi Rocks AFWNY 2012’ Feature – Trendy Africa
2012 ‘Studio D’Maxsi Lights Up the Runway During AFWNY 12’ Feature – Afrikan Goddess Magazine
2012 ‘Studio D’Maxsi Rocks Spring 2012 Crystal Couture Runway’ Feature – AG Magazine
2012 Ciaafrique Magazine Feature
2011 ‘Glimpsed at Steps to the Cure’ Feature – The Baltimore Sun
2011 Concept Magazine in Argentina Feature
2011 Dondo Magazine Feature
2009 Stylist – Miss Black America Rebirth
2009 Fashion Fights Poverty Lookbook Feature
Council Magazine Feature (Multiple Times)
Trendy Magazine Feature (Multiple Times)
Mahogany Chic Feature (Multiple Times)
3G Magazine Feature (2x)
Council Magazine as a Fashion Contributor
Ms. D.C. Gown
Ghanaian Times Feature
Svelte TV Feature
“Book of Mormon” Broadway Cast in Support of Uganda Charity Organization
Panel of Speakers in ‘African Americans in Fashion’ – The Daily Drum, WHUR Radio
Gown in Grammy Nominee Carolyn Malachi’s “Beautiful Dreamer” Music Video
Dress in Grammy Nominee Carolyn Malachi’s “Free Your Mind” Music Video
‘Nova Fashion Week’ Feature – WUSA 9

Associations

2013 Fashion Adventure 2 with Team International
2011 Fashion Adventure 1 with Team International
Operation Prom (3 Consecutive Years)
Member – Fashion Group International (FGI)