When it comes to fashion and fads, the Nigerian entertainment industry is a reference point in Africa.
As hard as every one in the industry may try, there are some who blaze the trail. These ones always appear cute whenever you see them both on or off camera. These are the ones that set the pace for fans on where fashion in the country is facing at any point in time.
They dictate the next big thing in the country’s fashion landscape. Here are 10 of the very best of those fashion pace setters in our opinion.
Real name Olubankole Wellington is an award winning singer, songwriter and an upcoming music director. He is currently the Nigerian ambassador for Samsung electronics. Apart from being a leading dresser, the 35-year-old has also been widely hailed for his knack for punctuality.
2. Uti Nwachukwu
The 34-year-old who came to limelight after winning the Big Brother Africa 5 All stars is an excellent dresser. He adds new styles to already existing ones to create unique fads. He knows he is a trend setter in dressing and he acknowledges it. He also hails his team of designers whenever the chance comes up. He did that to day.
3. Richard Mofe Damijo
Veteran Nollywood star and fashionista Mofe Damijo, popularly known as RMD is a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria. He has amazing dress sense and his wardrobe crew has never malfunctioned. Paparazzi has never caught him unawares.
4. Sanni Danja
Next is Kannywood’s superstar, Sanni Danja. The multi award-winning Nigerian is a recording artist, songwriter and Movie Producer. He has acted, produced and directed over 600 Hausa films. He adapts Hausa cultural dressing to Indian contemporary fashion to build a unique fashion statement for himself.
5. Ali Baba
When it comes to dress sense, pioneer Nigerian comedian Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere popularly known as Ali Baba is no pushover. Though he dresses to insert elements of comedy, the 51-year-old doesn’t compromise in cuteness.
6. Teju Babyface
Real name, Gbadewonuola Olateju Oyelakin is a Nigerian political satirist, talk show host, television producer, stand-up comedian and actor. His baby face adds to the uniqueness of his dress sense.
7. O.C Ukeje
Real name, Okechukwu Ukeje, is Nigerian actor, model and musician. He came into prominence after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show.
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