AND THE
WINNERS ARE...

After thousands of submissions,
we are excited to share our Top 13 2020 Winners.

YOUR 2020 TEXAS FASHION AWARDS WINNERS ARE...

13.
Michelle Washington

AUSTIN, TEXAS
TV Style Expert, Fashion Stylist & GQ Insider

“Michelle kept me going this pandemic year. Through her instagram, I was inspired, laughed, and kept my spirits high with her posts. She contributed to many virtual events and incentives and helped me escape the realities of this pandemic and made feel like things were a bit normal for a while as I watched her. I vote for Michelle this year. She truly was a role model, displayed a true sense of community and showed so  much resiliency during this pandemic year! GO MICHELLE”

– 2020 VOTER

12.
Amber Nemer-Garcia

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Retailer

“Amber has been a great inspiration before and during this pandemic. She is always striving to give back to the less fortunate and Dress For Success local business. She has taught me to always believe in myself and strive to accomplish every goal I have and has always been a perfect example of what selfless is.”

– 2020 VOTER

11.
Jules ALDAZ

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Retailer & Fashion Stylist

“Jules is very personable in all that she does. Whether she is styling or dropping her daughters off at dance, she has an upbeat attitude and kindness that travels with her everywhere she goes. That to me matters in a world where sometimes, that can get lost. When I see her, it reminds me that it is possible to influence people to be their best selves. That’s how she makes me feel.”

– 2020 VOTER

10.
Nina Berenato

AUSTIN, TEXAS
Jewelry Maker, Mentor & Educator 

“If it wasn’t for the ever present energy of Nina this year, I don’t think I would have made it. I love her feed; it is always positive and inspiring. Not only is she beautiful on the outside, she is beautiful on the inside. She offered classes, workshops and so much of herself during a time where it could have been easy to be selfish and think about one’s own problems. She consistently empowers women and always tries to include some type of give-back in everything she does. Thank you Nina. you helped me through this pandemic.” 

– 2020 VOTER

9.
Delia Atenea Hickman

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Fashion Influencer

“During 2020 Delia brought a lot of entertainment and cool stories on her Instagram feed which made me forget about everything that was going on. I loved how joyful she always was.”

 “Believe it or not, seeing her feed stay regular, upbeat and fashionable really helped me during the pandemic. Even when things were absolutely horrible for my family and me, I could depend on her fun feed to help me emotionally. Smiles can go a long way and for that, I vote for her.

– 2020 VOTERS

8.
Amanda Alarcon- Hunter

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Ethical & Sustainable Reclaimed Vintage Fashion Artist

“Amanda is such a talent and I watched her through the pandemic. Her knowledge of fine vintage and her ability to create art from sustainable second hand items is so inspired. I truly feel she deserves this recognition because her talent and feed brought light to mine (and Im sure to many) peoples lives this year. On top of that, her dedication to the planet and sustainability, especially in the fashion world, is exactly what this world and this industry needs right now! We love her!”

– 2020 VOTER

7.
Nick Perez

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Fashion Designer

“Even during the pandemic I never saw him stop working. The designs stay unique and beautiful. We are from the same little town so seeing him follow his dreams and never give up has been so inspiring!!”

“This was a year that people like Nick truly stood out. The pandemic could have caused his spirits to waver, but instead, he kept creating and also gave to the community. He gets my vote!”

– 2020 VOTERS

6.
Michelle Saldua

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Model

“She is a really hard working person. She showed us how even during a pandemic we need to stay positive and always look at the brighter side of things. She also showed me how to keep going even if it doesn’t seem like things are going to get better.”

– 2020 VOTER

5.
Henry Mahome

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Streetwear Designer/Non-Profit Founder and President

“During a pandemic Henry’s office space was forced to close, and yet that never stopped him. He is the epitome of hard work, dedication, and resilience. He still shipped orders, managed superior customer service, and ran his businesses, all as a team of 1, and that all helped to fund his non-profit that aids children in our community. If that’s not worthy of the award, nothing is.”

– 2020 VOTER

4.
Cynthia Hernandez

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Makeup Artist & Innovator/Makeup Line Entrepreneur 

“We saw that she launched a business at StyleLushTV.Com and fell in love with the concept. When the pandemic hit, we continued to see her and her company strive forward. We couldn’t believe it. It was so inspiring. She’s so positive and so optimistic. As a new customer of hers, and an old admirer of her career for many years, I was in awe of her drive during this terrible year. She brings joy into my life and my newfound love of makeup. I’m sure her products and her energy brought light into many people lives this year. For that, I vote for her.” 

– 2020 VOTER

3.
Ricardo Mario Gutierrez

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Model Agent/Fashion Event Producer

“It’s hard to name just one reason why Ricardo deserves this recognition. Not only is his career inspiring, but he always strives to share his experience with the next generation and give San Antonio the quality that you would only see in New York. We need that! He is kind and talented and this pandemic I found myself  staying inspired because him and his company is headquartered here (San Antonio) and just keeps growing. When all this is done, I aspire to work with him.”

– 2020 VOTER

2.
Limatus Bespoke

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Custom Bespoke Clothing

“Limatus Bespoke has shown true sense of community early in this pandemic by donating PPE to frontline workers in San Antonio, and recently donating turkeys to the community. They have continued to support their customers as well as their community during this difficult time.”

“This team is the best! From their humor to their quality product, and then to watch them contribute to the community and the future generation the way they do. I vote for them. They represent San Antonio across the world and did a great job this pandemic year.”

– 2020 VOTER

1.
Lisa Weller

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Hair Stylist, Innovator, Educator 

“Through this pandemic, Lisa continuously inspired her employees through numerous fashion forward workshops/challenges and then shared the work with the community while remaining and influencing creativity. She worked with local communities throughout town to encourage voting, provide covid awareness and provided free haircuts to all who were in need. She was completely transparent with her and her employees covid status, then shared tips through personal experiences and consistently promoted a positive mental outlook. She also partnered with local creatives to encourage the use of masks and promote student mask designers.”

– 2020 VOTER

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FASHION HALL OF FAME.

Thank you for supporting our Texas fashion community! Discover and follow our past winners as well. These individuals demonstrated excelled creativity, professionalism, good business ethics and worldly accomplishments. These individuals reflect true industry values and shine as a role model to represent our local fashion industry through their work globally. Please browse our Hall of Fame.

VOTING

November 1st – November 27th

Thousands voted! We would like to thank you for participating and recognizing your Texas Fashion Community!

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

December 1st

With thousands of votes and heartfelt comments received, we are so proud to launch these results for 2020! May we have an even brighter 2021.

Photography by Miguel Flores

DRESS CODE

It's the fashion awards! Time to go all out. Every year the red carpet gets more and more daring and we invite you to give past patrons a run for their money. Suggested ideas, "Oscar Glamour" or "Avant Garde"

PARKING

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has easily accessible parking areas - including The Tobin Center Parking Garage NOW OPEN (at 227 4th Street, 78205) - all within two blocks of the venue for events. Courtesy Shuttle from the garage presented by BMW of San Antonio.

QUESTIONS?

Questions regarding the event or tickets may be directed to the Box Office (100 Auditorium Circle), by calling (210) 223-8624.