annabel-onyangoAnnabel Onyango is a Fashion Stylist and Blogger under the brand Dressupnation. With a Bachelor’s degree in Environment & Resource Studies and a Master’s in English (both from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada) Annabel’s unexpected career in fashion began as a Fashion Editor for True Love and Drum East Africa. She now practices freelance, styling mainly television shows, commercial ads, music videos, and other and media productions.

Annabel currently styles the presenters of entertainment variety show “Mashariki Mix” on AfricaMagic (MNet). She is also the Stylist to award-winning East African super band Sauti Sol. She recently produced and styled a fashion film – You Are It – that showed at two US film festivals this summer. In August of this year, Annabel competed in and won the Deacons Style Challenge, a styling competition and runway show that pitted 7 of Kenya’s best Stylists against one another. With fastidious attention to the whims of international fashion, Annabel’s personal style interprets trends and makes them all her own.