- Nigerian celebrity designer, Veekee James, on October 6, held a gala to empower upcoming fashion designers
- At the event, the best-dressed guest went home with a N300,000 cash price as her red ensemble was voted the best look
- The event, which saw several designers showcasing their designs, also saw the winner snagging a whopping N700,000
Veekee James is a top-tier Nigerian designer, not just for her impeccable designs, but also for her interest in helping other designers succeed.
The celebrity fashion designer recently hosted an empowerment gala which saw young and talented designers showcasing their talents via jaw-dropping designs.
Among the highlights of the event was the contest for the best-dressed guest. After several people turned up for the contest, it was down to two ladies - one in a red ensemble and the other in a green and black look.
The lady in red came up top, snagging the N300,000 cash price.
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Below is a closeup video of the winning dress (the first look):
Best designer wins N700k
Another lady who went home with a proud smile was fashion designer, Elizabeth Odogwu of @designs_by_lezie.
The Delta-based talent emerged as the best designer at the competition held during the show.
She won the cash prize of N700,000, much to the delight of many people.
Speaking in a chat with Legit.ng's Kumashe Yaakugh, she had this to say:
"I’m overwhelmed with unmeasurable joy and I owe everything to God for bringing me this far and this high. I believe this is a start of great and bigger opportunities for me and my brand and I can’t wait to explore what’s out there for me. This win has inspired me to keep pushing and I pray the grace of God continues to follow me in all my endeavors. Amen."
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BBNaija finale: Designer behind winner Phyna's N400k red dress shares interesting details
Sunday, October 2, 2022, will forever remain a memorable date for Phyna as she emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija 2022 (Level Up) edition.
For the creative director, Sandra Onyemezir, of the MrsSandraO clothing brand, it is yet another achievement under her belt as she got to dress the season's winner.
The season’s finale saw three ladies from the top six - Daniella, Chichi and Phyna - dressed in eye-catching designs by the celebrity brand. In what turned out to be a joyous moment, Phyna snagged the title of winner, looking fabulous - and in her element - in a stunning red number