A couple of Nigeria based indigenous fashion designers and stylists have made celebrities cynosure of all eyes on the red carpets and at events. Meet three celebrity stylists to run to for exclusive red carpet outfits.
Gone are the days Nigerian celebrities travels abroad to shop for dresses to wear to A-list events.
Toyin Lawani is a celebrity stylist with swag. Lawani has a fashion house which caters for almost all arms of fashion and beauty she called Tiannah’s Place Empire, named after her daughter.
The house boasts of a restaurant called amala dot com, a fashion school, salon, a boutique, spa, a designer’s studio, a travel agency, and many other facilities all in one building.
Lawani who is a working advert of what she does has clothed many celebrities. She was the official stylist of the 2016 edition of Darey Art Alade’s Love Like A Movie that has American artist Ciara come to Nigeria.
Lawani learnt fashion from her late mum and grew it bigger.
Jeremiah Ogbodo popularly known as Swanky Jerry began his career as a celebrity fashion stylist in 2012 under the brand name Swanky Signatures Styling.
He is one of the most sought after celebrity stylists in Nigeria. Swanky Jerry is known for exclusive red carpet designs. He has styled A-list artists and his clients include both male and female celebs like Tonto Dikeh, Darey Art Alade, Davido and others. He is also known to be Tonto Dikeh’s best friend.
Princess Kelechi Romeo Oghene
She owns a multi-purpose fashion and beauty complex called House of GYMT. The outfit has the couture, fashion academy, salon, bespoke tailoring, garment, interior, events, modeling and catering services, all in one building.
Aside being a celebrity stylist, Princess Oghene as she is fondly called also have a modeling school having started out as a model herself. For straight eight years she has been a model of one of top company and now their ambassador.
She also has an academy called GYMT Skill Acquisition Academy where she trained people.