Celebrity Fashion designers in Nigeria are now paving ways for themselves and their brands are going global now. These fashion designers have been very significant in the fashion industry and have gotten a name for themselves. They have won several awards for their exemplary work and roles. Also, they have showcased their Nigerian spirit through the pieces they create. Which has helped in showcasing Nigeria’s rich culture, and diversity all over the world.
Top 5 leading celebrity fashion designers in Nigeria
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Toyin Lawani is a gorgeous fashion icon also known for creating iconic fashion pieces. Other than being a guru herself she is one of the most sought-after stylists and designers in the fashion industry. Her ability to create extraordinary fashion pieces basic to fabulous makes her brand so unique. She mostly gets her ideas from the basic things around ranging from paper bags, cups, various fabrics. She is very versatile in creating pieces for both male and female celebrities in the movie and music industry. Toyin lawani has worked with different celebrities like Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Donjazzy, Niniola, and lots more.
Abiodun tokunbo who calls herself the jagaban her self. Luminee creates breathtaking pieces and her love for creating fake hip padding makes her stand out among others. This has also made her one of the most popular fashion designers amongst most Nigerian female celebrities. She has styled the likes of mercy aigbe, Mercy Aigbe, Shola Shobowale, Ini Edo, Mercy Johnson and so many more.
Ohimai Atafo is a first-class fashion designer. Also, he is the founder and owner of one of the most iconic brands Atafo which has become very popular in the fashion world today. He has been able to consistently deliver high-quality, luxury pieces with an emphasis on unique craftsmanship and tailoring. Atafo specializes mostly in bespoke menswear, womenswear alongside bridal and evening couture. He has worked with some celebrities like banky w and adeswa. Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman. And many more others.
Yomi Makun (Yomi Casual)
Yomi Casual is popular for its simple cut to fit native styles for men. Also, the brain behind Yomi Casual’s Unisex designs, which have been showcased in fashion shows, one of which is the Native Vogue International Fashion. Like other top fashion designers, Yomi Casual’s has worked with a lot of celebrities like JJ Okocha, Desmond Elliot, Alex Ekubo, Sammie Okposo, Timaya, Ali baba, and the likes.
Taiwo and Kehinde Okunoren (Okunoren Twins)
Taiwo and Kehinde Okunoren are the first fashion designer duo in Nigeria. They are popular for their perfect tailoring of men’s suits.