Last week, top blogger Silvia Njoki broke the news that she had been nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards in the “Favorite African Blogger” category. The gorgeous part-time actress is not new to awards as she was crowned the best Fashion Blogger in Kenya during the 2015 BAKE Awards.
Silvia took to her blog to share the news with her fans, saying “I literally broke down in joy when I received these news 3 weeks ago and I can now finally share it with you!”.
The mother of one has risen rapidly to be one of the most iconic blogging brands in the country and I can attest that she is going places. Also nominated for the awards this year include The Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco, singer Zendaya, Pop Star Justin Bieber and top artist The Weeknd.
The awards will be held on 12th March at a big ceremony in Inglewood, California.
“I feel honoured as you can imagine to be recognized on such a global scale. There is a lot of unseen labour that fashion bloggers go through and we are finally getting the recognition we deserve,” she told me.
The mother of one says that she never expected to be doing what she does.
Silvia is among the top ten fashion writers in Kenya, a new breed of fashionistas who have disrupted the local blogging landscape by creating exciting content that resonates with many young people.
They have caught the eyes of corporates, which get to work with them on giveaway campaigns or for brand awareness.
“I am always looking to partner wifh fashion and beauty experts. But if I had to pick one, my dream collaboration would be to work with famed vogue magazines photographer Mario Testino. He is an amazing creative director who has shot various fashion campaigns and I’d love to be his muse and make magic in form of pictures,” the excited young lady quips.
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