African Fashionistas: Yeye Nike Okundaye Honoured by TVC Presenters Who Dressed Like Her in Video

African Fashionistas: Yeye Nike Okundaye Honoured by TVC Presenters Who Dressed Like Her in Video

TVC's The View presenters left social media users in awe after they shared photos and videos of how they dressed the part for their African themed Christmas on the show.

The ladies which include Morayo Afolabi-Brown, Mariam Longe, Yeni Kuti and Obiagulu Ugboh, wowed their fans when they opted to appear on the show dressed as Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye.

Photos of TVC hosts dressed as Nike of Nike Art Gallery.
The media personalities channelled their inner Nike Davies-Okundaye. Photo credit: @nikeartgallery, @morayobrown
Source: Instagram

Davies-Okundaye, a popular Nigerian batik and Adire textile designer who owns the famous Nike Art Gallery, is known for her unique sense of style.

She is known for her elaborately styled geles to her boubou dresses down to her heavy use of jewellery, and the ladies of the Your View show came through with the looks!

Watch the video below:

Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through!

Read also

Twin moments: The Johnsons star Seun Osigbesan and daughter match outfits in adorable photos

Davies-Okundaye is certainly one woman to look up to.

Over the past twenty years, she has given workshops on traditional Nigerian textiles to audiences in the United States and Europe.

She had her first solo exhibition at the Goethe Institute, Lagos in 1968. She is the founder and director of four art centres that offer free training to over 150 young artists in visual, musical and performing arts, comprising more than 7,000 artworks.

Celebrity dress recreation

Popular Nigerian comedienne, Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha, who is better known as Warri Pikin, had rocked a gorgeous orange mini dress for her birthday photoshoot, and it got people gushing over with love.

Well, it didn't take long before a fan jumped on the look but in a different version.

The lady reminded many internet users about the importance of having a good designer in your corner as the dress recreation she got, in the end, was mindblowing.

Read also

BBNaija star Cee-C steals the show at Nancy Isime's birthday in metallic ensemble

Although she opted for a black version of the look, everything from the cut and fitting was perfect on the equally curvy babe!

Iya Rainbow in gorgeous look

Top Nigerian designer and celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani of Tiannah's Empire, recently took to her business page to share photos of Iya Rainbow's recent look and we can't help but fall in love.

For many people, it is hard to see Iya Rainbow in anything but an asooke with an elaborately styled gele and some chunky jewellery.

This is why her recent photos as shared by Lawani is buzzworthy. The Nollywood veteran had some of that Tiannah styling goodness and came out looking like the Duchess of a powerful land.


Online view pixel