"Done Under 24 Hours": Stylist Mimi Okeren Shares Inspiration, Cost of Bobrisky's Winning Dress

"Done Under 24 Hours": Stylist Mimi Okeren Shares Inspiration, Cost of Bobrisky's Winning Dress

  • Celebrity stylist Mimi Okeren has opened up on how he felt styling a popular cross-dresser Bobrisky
  • Bob's outfit won the Best-Dressed Female award at actress Eniola Ajao's movie Ajakaju premiere, and it caused a buzz on social media
  • He also shared how much the dress cost Bobrisky and how he feels about the attention his attire is causing

Popular Nigerian fashion illustrator and stylist Mimi Okeren has opened up on what it cost him to make the black outfit a popular cross-dresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, aka Bobrisky.

Bobrisky's stylist Mimi Okeren shares how he made his outfit
Bobrisky's stylist Mimi Okeren reveals the price of his client's dress at a movie premiere. Image credit: mimiokeren1, bobrisky222
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In an interview with Legit.ng, he also spoke about how he felt when his client won the Best-Dressed Female at the Nollywood actress Eniola Ajao's Beast Of Two Worlds (Ajakaju) movie premiere.

Mimi reveals the cost of Bobrisky's attire

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The fashion illustrator noted that this particular outfit cost the cross-dresser N5 million to make. In his words:

""It is my first time styling Bobrisky and the first time became a hit. This is the most expensive outfit I have made for Bobrisky and it costs N5 million. I made the creative ideas. It was done on Saturday while the event was on Sunday. I made it under 24 hours, that's when Bob called me to style him for Eniola Ajao's movie premiere."

Speaking on the inspiration behind the outfit, he said:

"My love for black inspired the outfit."

Mimi speaks on Bobrisky's winning Best-Dressed controversies

The stylist also spoke about how he felt when Bobrisky won the best-dressed female at the event and the controversies that followed his winning. In his words:

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"It means art was created. It's simply art, and it is genderless. A whole lots were triggered, but they indicated that the dress and styling is amazing. The whole controversy puts more spotlight on my brand. Also, it is because I am a fashion stylist, I did what my client contacted me to do."

Mimi Okeren designs costumes using wood

Legit.ng earlier reported that Mimi Okeren created a unique costume using wood as part of the materials.

The costume showcases the illustrator's ability to think outside the box and transform ordinary materials into wearable art.

In a chat with Legit.ng, he explained the inspiration behind the eccentric wood design.

Source: Legit.ng

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Enenaite Blessing (Fashion Editor) Blessing Enenaite is a content writer, media enthusiast, and Lifestyle and Fashion Editor at Legit.ng with nine years of experience.

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Mimi Okeren (Fashion illustrator and stylist) As a stylist and fashion illustrator, Mimi taught in different fashion schools in Nigeria and got involved with most international designers like House of Maryjane, Veekee James, Prudential Styling, Toju Foyeh, Celafrique, Lakimmy Fashion Academy, Nikki Africana Fashion Institute, Wow Couture and so many more. Mimi offers physical and online training for students in fashion illustration, styling, art and designing.

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