Mai Atafo, a celebrity fashion designer and bespoke tailor, clocked 44 on November 15, 2021, and in this article, Legit.ng honours him by spotlighting some popular faces he has dressed.
Mai who is the brains behind Atafo - a multidisciplinary fashion brand that creates menswear, womenswear and bridal collections - has over the years been responsible for some buzzworthy ensembles.
Just like several other successful entrepreneurs, he initially didn't start out in fashion.
According to his bio displayed on the brand's official website:
"He worked in Market Research, Sales and distribution, Innovation, Projects and Brand management with British American Tobacco and Diageo where he left his role as Senior Brand Management to pursue his love for fashion."
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Today, he owns one of Nigeria's leading brands that almost every fashionista wants to rock.
When you think class, elegance, and panache, Atafo definitely comes to mind.
In this article, Legit.ng highlights ten celebrities who are fans of Atafo and have been spotted in suits by the brand.
Check them out below:
2. Mo Abudu
3. Stephanie Coker
4. Stan Nze
5. Nancy Isime
6. Yemi Alade
8. Alex Unusual
9. & 10. Banky W and Adesua Etomi
UK-based Nigerian designer
If you think we have a lot of Nigerian creatives in the country, wait until you find out just how many Nigerians in the diaspora are taking over the world one design at a time.
One of such talents is a UK-based fashion designer, Oluwagbemisola Okunlola, whose speciality in making stunning wedding dresses is slowly earning her a top spot in the fashion industry.
Oluwagbemisola under her fashion brand, Alonuko Bespoke, recently released their latest bridal range tagged 'The Freedom Collection'.
Celebrities in Xtrabrides Lagos
A lot of Nigerian celebrities in the country are very particular about their appearances. This is more common on social media where they have huge platforms consisting of die-hard fans who are often interested in their sense of style and latest achievements.
This is why a lot of them often go for the best designers to style them. As is the case with every season, one of the hottest and most sought-after clothing brand, Xtrabrides Lagos, seems to be on every celebrity's lips right now.
Although created to cater majorly to bridal needs, Xtrabrides Lagos has done pretty well in providing celebrities and other fashion enthusiasts with the right dresses to achieve their desired looks.