It’s not uncommon for fashion designers to run out of ideas for their fashion brands, which is why it is advisable for them to engage applications and websites like Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and fashion blogs.
Top fashion designers always maintain an active presence on their social media pages, where their followers get to see their outfits, styling sessions and engage with their content. This proves to be very helpful for upcoming and experienced fashion designers.
We have compiled a list of top fashion designers in Nigeria to follow, people whose content and social media presence is commendable.
SomoBySomo is a women’s fashion brand which is owned by Sophia Ugbegua. The brand, since 2015 has catered for the fashion needs of women, ranging from dinner dresses to party dresses and red carpet looks. She has designed outfits for a whole range of celebrities like Sharon Ooja, Bisola Aiyeola, Idia Aisien, Bimbo Ademoye and many more. The fashion brand also dishes out various styles, fashion trainings and conferences on their Instagram page.
The women’s fashion brand House of Luminee or Anjy Luminee Couture, owned by Abiodun Folashade Tokunbo is one of the top fashion brands in Nigeria. Their outfits are always made to perfection, and have a glamorous look to them. The creative director always goes all out to create avant garden designs with a dash of magnificence for her clients. Her top clients include Mercy Aigbe, Sola Sobowale, Omoni Oboli and many others. House of Luminee strives to keep followers updated on her latest styles and fashion collections.
Toju Foyeh is an eponymous fashion label owned by Toju Foyeh. They specialize in women’s fashion, especially bridal dresses and evening wears. Toju Foyeh’s designs are always sparkly and chic. On her Instagram page, she dishes out fittings and styling tips, as well as takes on different fabrics. Her dresses have been worn by Osas Ighodaro, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Toke Makinwa, and a host of other celebrities.
Ohimai Atafo is the brain behind the successful men’s fashion brand, Mai Atafo. At Mai Atafo, they specialize in bespoke men’s suits and traditional outfits for men. Recently a sister fashion brand known as Weddings By Mai Atafo was set up to cater for bridal dresses needs, as well as evening dresses. His clients include Bankole Wellington, Omowunmi Akinnifesi, IK Osakioduwa and many more.
Yomi Makun is the creative Director of Yomi Casual Clothings which is a fashion brand with a keen interest in the African wax prints. They specialise in ready-to-wear, bespoke African outfits for men. The brand has styled lots of celebrities like Uti Nwachukwu, Ayo Makun and many more. He shares his outfits, design inspirations, and sketches on his Instagram along with fabric details.
And there you have it, some top fashion designers to follow on Instagram!