My Top 7 Nigerian Fashion Influencers By Victor Ndigwe

Fashion Apr 13
Victor Ndigwe won the Elite Model Look Nigeria in 2014, and is currently starring in the Missoni campaign shot by Harley Weir. He was the first Nigerian model to walk for the major European fashion houses. “It's an awesome feeling,” he said. “It feels good to represent my country positively. My family and friends are proud of me, and that’s a blessing.” We asked Victor for his top fashion influencers from his home country right now.

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Adebayo Oke-Lawal

The designer for Nigerian label Orange Culture. He showcased at Pitti Uomo and is recognized by Vogue Talents for menswear in Africa.

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A top Nigerian musician with a very cool dress sense. I think his style is very simple and chic.

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Elohor Aisien

She is the owner of the biggest modeling agency in Nigeria, Beth Models. She also has a luxury bridal brand and is a luxury event planner.

Mayowa Nicholas

Mayowa has walked for Balmain, Hermes, Loewe and featured in a Jeremy Scott campaign. She 17 years old and has a long and promising career ahead!

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Ugo Mozie

He is a celebrity stylist and designer and my favourite fashion person of the moment! He is making his mark in the fashion world internationally. 

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Temitayo Nathan

Designer for T.I Nathan. He makes awesome pieces and is one of the designers to watch in Nigeria.

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Lakin Ogunbanwo

A Nigerian photographer whose work has been featured on i-D online, New York Times and British GQ.He’s also recognised by the British Journal of Photography as one of the top 25 last year in their annual Ones to Watch edition.

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