Nigerian Fashion Gallery: 2019 Fashion Icons
Nigeria has fashion icons o! Everybody dripping sauce left and right. Follow me as we explore the pages of the Nigerian fashion gallery to unveil celebrity icons dishing out their fashion styles hot hot. Biko, grab a snack and drink because this is going to be very interesting. Moreover, you’ll be inspired to step up your fashion game.
Female Fashion Icons
Toni Tones, the young ‘Eniola Salami‘ in the great King of Boys is hitting us with mind-blowing fashion styles. She isn’t taking any of this fashion business easy. All hail the QUEEN is all we can say. Gbemisola Anthonia Adefuye is an award wining photographer, actor and musician. She has starred in movies like; Rumour Has It (2016), It’s Her Day (2016), the infamous King of Boys (2018) and many others. With over 120k Instagram followers, she’s certainly one to reckon with in the entertainment and fashion industry. A graduate of Marketing and Economics from the University of Lancaster (UK), her passion and dedication for show business has made her the icon she is today.
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Bonang Matheba is a South African television personality, radio host, businesswoman, philanthropist and of course, a shaprapra fashionista. She is a recipient of several awards like the; Glamour Awards (2014), SA Style Awards (2014, 2015), Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (2015) and many others. Bonang is an inspiration to 2.4 million people on Instagram. Moreover, she has been featured as the first black South African woman on numerous magazines. She has hosted several shows such as; the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards and the E! News Special Africa on E!. Equally, she was the first international ambassador outside the United States for Revlon, an international cosmetic brand. Referred to as ‘Queen B’ by her fans, her success has made her Africa’s most sought out entertainment personality. She’s a darling!
Bonang is fire. Even the ‘let it go‘ princesses can’t compete with her sauce.
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The author of ‘On Becoming’, Toke Makinwa is also a radio personality, television host and vlogger. She hosts her YouTube vlog series–Toke Moments, the Late Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and a host of other shows. In 2013, she won the ‘Outstanding Female Presenter of the Year’ at the Nigeria Broadcaster’s awards. Subsequently, Toke drops fire pictures that breaks the internet. She’s known for her great sense of fashion and slaying genes. With over 2 million Instagram followers, she’s loved for her engaging on-air personality and top-notch fashion game. Peep Toke’s fierceness below:
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Once a baby girl, always a baby girl! Rita is still the baby girl she was years ago. She isn’t giving her looks up neither is herfashion game getting rusty. She’s as hot as ever. Rita Dominic has been in the entertainment industry for over 14 years and has starred in over 100 Nollywood movies. She ranks fourth in the list of top richest Nigerian actresses. Rita is known for her superfluous beauty, charisma and charm. A recipient of 15 awards, her Instagram page boasts of 4.3 million followers. Everyone loves Rita. Who wouldn’t actually? The charm she exudes is totally irresistible.
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A student of physiotherapy at the University of Lagos, Jemima has carved an acting career for herself. She made her debut acting career in ‘Shuga’. Since then, she has starred in New Money, Rumour Has It, Lion Heart and many other movies. Equivalently, she’s a boss in the fashion business. Jemima dresses pleasantly and looks good at all times. If we were to rate, we’ll give her an A+ because she deserves it. Her fashion style and personality has inspired, and keeps inspiring a lot of young people.
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Male Fashion Icons
Ebuka! The finesse master!!! Famous for breaking the internet with his extra-ordinary Agbada in 2017, several people continually keep up with the Nigerian fashion gallery to catch Ebuka’s awesome fashion drips. Moreover, he showcases outfits for some of the top Nigerian fashion designers, and this catches a lot of people’s fancy. Also a lawyer, he is known for hosting the reality show Big Brother Naija, Rubbin’ Minds talk show on Channels TV as well as co-hosting The Spot and Men’s Corner on Ebonylife Television. Whatsoever Ebuka wears, he wears with elegance and grace.
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Jidenna Theodore Mobisson
This man wasn’t lying when he told the entire world he’s a ‘classic man‘. Likeeee, can you see the artfulness of his style dripping? The American-Nigerian rapper’s music (Classic Man) was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 58th Grammy Awards and he won an award for best new artist at the Soul Train Music Awards in November 2015. Jidenna is known for his exquisite style. Most times, he’s seen pairing artistic patterned shirts with plain trousers and he loves patterns. In summary, he is a classic man.
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The Nigerian fashion gallery would be incomplete without including Noble Igwe’s quintessential styles. He is known for his striking styles, particularly, his signature hat. If you’re looking for the latest styles in town, there’s a high possibility you’ll find this fashion icon rocking it first.
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A media personality, actor and fashion consultant, Denola Grey possesses a strong voice in the fashion industry. During a gist with bloggers in 2016, Denola stated that he never repeated a cloth in the university. He always had an eye for fashion. In fact, he dreams fashion and colors. He stepped into the fashion arena at the age of 18. Since then, he’s been successful as an individual, fashion consultant and businessman. Oh how gracious!!! See pictures below:
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Swanky Jerry (Jeremiah Ogbodo)
Jeremiah Ogbodo is a fashion stylist and icon recognized for his exceptional works. In 2012, he launched his fashion and lifestyle brand Swanky Signatures Styling. Since then, he’s been sought out by celebrities and high profile individuals. Apart from being a fashion stylist, Swanky strives to exhibit his peculiar dressing styles. Check out the KING below:
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