It’s less than 6 weeks to the highly anticipated Winasbet Nigerian Student
Fashion and Design Week Season 3 which comes up between July 15th and 18th
at the University of Lagos, Akoka. As part of the schedule this year, there
shall be five judges who shall be looking out for the most creative designer
at the Gala shows which holds on 17th and 18th from 7:30pm – 10:00pm. The
judges are successful, reputable, and experienced individuals in the
Nigerian fashion industry. A brief profile of them is given below;
EJIRO AMOS TAFIRI- Ejiro was born in Lagos. She had a background in science
but she later shifted towards fashion and thereafter proceeded to the Yaba
College of Science and Technology where she studied fashion.
Since starting out as an independent designer in 2010, Ejiro’s brand has
gone on to become a household name in the fashion scene. She has
participated at prestigious fashion shows including; Arise Fashion Week in
Johannnesbourg, South Africa, New York Fashion Week, Face of Africa and at
the MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week. She has styled an endless number of
Yomi Casual- the brand is run by Makun Omoniyi Olorunyomi. Yomi Casual is
known for his cut to fit urban wears. Yomi casual has dressed a lot of
celebrities in Nigeria including his very famous and equally successful
comedian brother; Ayo Makun popularly known as “AY”. Yomi has participated
at a number of fashion shows including; COSA Fashion Show and Port Harcourt
Fashion Week. The brand has since grown to greater heights since its
Kola Kudus- Kola Kudus first commenced business as a personal shopper in
2004. He got into designing in 2008. His work has been featured on the style
section of the New York Times and notable fashion magazines and blogs across
the globe. He has also participated as a designer in a number of fashion
shows including; Arise Fashion Week, Lagos Fashion and Design Week and at
the ECOWAS Fashion Week. He is an active executive of the Fashion Designers
Association of Nigeria (FADAN).
Tewa Onasanya- Tewa trained as a Pharmacologist at the University of
Portsmouth, England. She later got into publishing with the help of her
family and friends. She is the publisher of “Exquisite magamzine”. The
magazine discusses the style of the African woman. She is also the Founder
of the Exquisite Lady of The Year Award (Eloy). Tewa has been active in the
fight against breast and cervical cancer. She was featured recently on CNN.
Onome Atinuke- Onome studied Philosophy at the University of Lagos. She had
previously worked at an event company and at an Oil and Gas firm before
venturing into fashion. She left her jobs to found Ebonyworth; a Public
Relations company that seeks to promote young designers. She also runs a
modelling agency. Little wonder she was the 2013/2014 Executive Director of
the Nigerian Next Top Designer.
Be sure to join us at the Indoor Sports Hall, University of Lagos for fun
evenings of creative design and styles.
Event tickets are Available at www.naijaticketshop.com | www.afritickets.com
Headquarters: 1a, Cottage Drive, off durosimi etti, lekki phase 1, Lagos.
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