Nigeria competes with the outside world in lots of things, from movies to music and even fashion. Many celebrities abroad like Beyonce at times wears Nigerian made clothe and showcases some of our beautifully-designed clothes.
There are lots of designers who are making us proud with their beautifully designs, and they have make it a point of duty to always design clothes for our Nollywood stars, and each time they step out in the well designed clothes, they attract people’s attention and admiration as they stand out of the crowd. They work extra hard to make this happen and they are worth celebrating. City People’s Showbiz Reporter, BIODUN ALAO brings you names of such designers.
ABIOLA FOLASHADE TOKUNBO
She is the CEO of Anjy Luminee Couture, also known as House of Luminee, a highly celebrated designer outfit located in Ikeja, Lagos. She came to limelight with her various outfits rocked by Nollywood screen diva, Mercy Aigbe, she also designs for Oge Okoye, Olaitan Sugar, Toyin Abraham, Eniola Badmus and a host of others.
She is the CEO of April by Kunbi, a fashion outfit that deals in both customised outfits and ready to wear. April by Kunbi has designed for movie and music stars such as Geneveive Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Toke Makinwa and lots of others.
Jeremiah is a popular Nigeria fashion designer and stylist who has worked with celebrities like Tonto Dikeh, D’Banj, Ice Prince, Juliet Ibrahim and a host of other high profile clients. He has also designed for Aliko Dangote’s daughter.
He began his career as a celebrity fashion stylist with the launch of his fashion and lifestyle brand Swanky Signatures styling in June 2012.
Ugochukwu is also a top designer in the Nigeria fashion industry and the owner of the male fashion company, Ugo. He has been in the industry for over a decade. He became popular in 2017 with the Kimono Agbada worn by Ebuka Uchendu for Banky W and Adesua’s wedding.
Tolu is a unique Nigerian fashion designer. She designs and sews stylish Nigeria outfits for celebrities, weddings. She styled several celebrities such as Toke Makinwa, Tiwa Savage, Osas Ighodaro and many more.
She also designed Adesua Etomi traditional wedding outfit.
He is one of the Nigerian fashion designer. His clothing Labu has gained popularity and attracted top clients. He has designed for stars like Mercy Johnson, Gbenro, Ajibade, Tuface Idibia and lots of others.
Young designer, whose designs are fast catching up on the Nollywood fashion circuit. His breezey and artistic designs are very popular on the night club scenes, with producers and upcoming actors raring to out do one another to get clothed in his designs. His clients include Opa Williams, Kunle Bamtefa and others.
FABLANE BY DERIN
She is a new school designer, very young sprited and confident. She likes to express herself through her designs. She produces versatile pieces that can be in so many different ways attractive. Her interest in fashion started while she was in the University. After graduation, she launched Fablane by Derin, she designs for Nollywood stars like Indima Okojie, Mimi Onalaja, and according to her, these actresses are bold with their choices they are risk takers and understand themselves a lot.
LIZZY DA SILVA
She is a Niollywood actress and very popular in Yoruba movie industry. She is the CEO of Tekovi outlets, located in Lekki and Surulere, Lagos. This new project according to her was borne out of passion for fabrics and creativity.
He is also known as Yomi Casual, he is one of the leading designers in Nigeria. Through hardwork and dedication, he made his way among the A-List fashion designers in Nigeria. Yomi Casual designs for almost all the A-List stars in the movie industry, such as Alex Ekubo, Uti Nwachukwu, Lilian Esoro, Ayo Makun and lots of others.
She is the CEO of Brown Sugar for Bim, this dark skinned beautiful designer, is one of the designers making waves in Nigeria, she designs for celebrity women and notable Nollywood stars like Ronke Odusanya, Jaiye Kuti, Funke Etti and lots of others.
Elvira is a luxury fashion brand known for harmoniously combining elegance and functionality in one. Lately the only way to look elegant in clothes cut and tailored to perfection is by wearing a piece from Elvira Jude Resort 17.
Elvira design for highly celebrated Nollywood screen diva and fashionista Rita Dominic, and her designs don’t come cheap.