2016 saw a lot of Nigerian celebrities and influencers embracing Nigerian fashion. Never before has there been such an appreciation of fashion made by Nigerian designers and we are confident this move will carry on well into 2017.


  1. Rita Dominic
  • This year, Rita Dominic’s style reached new heights. The actress formed a relationship with top fashion designer Lanre DaSilva Ajayi that led to some of the most memorable red carpet moments of 2016. She also donned eye catching looks by other Nigerian brands like Lisa Folawiyo, Wana Sambo amongst others.

  1. Toni Tones
  • It might have taken her a while to find her footing, but once she did, Toni Tones delivered fashion hit after hit in 2016.

  1. Adebayo Oke-Lawal
  • Always a style star, 2016 saw Adebayo Oke-Lawal continue to refine his personal style aesthetic in looks he showcased via his personal Instagram account.


  1. Toke Makinwa
  • Whether marred by scandal or celebrating the launch of her best-selling book, Toke Makinwa’s never faltered in 2016. The media personality remained a fixture on red carpets in looks by only the top designers in Nigeria.

  1. Denola Grey
  • After firmly establishing himself as Nigeria’s dapper male, Denola Grey experimented a lot more with his personal style in 2016. In the process of doing so, he created several trends that menswear enthusiasts picked up and ran with as soon as he wore them.

  1. Bolanle Olukanni
  • Bolinto was 2016! It was all about her style and watching the evolution of her style. As host of Project Fame, the young media darling won the hearts of many Nigerian fashion designers who clamoured to dress her throughout the year.

  1. Noble Igwe
  • A consistently stylish man, Noble Igwe’s style got consistently better in 2016. He stuck to his aesthetic of switching up traditional and English styles and also played a lot with prints and textures.

  1. Ozinna Anumudu
  • Since stepping into the limelight, Zina Anumudu’s personal style has always been her defining factor. In 2016, she proved she was beyond just a girl in nice clothes by starting her own styling business and establishing the site on which she retails pieces worn by her on her Instagram account to her legion of followers.

  1. Somkele Idhalama
  • In 2016, Somkele never made a wrong move on the red carpet. From private screenings to movie premieres, the Nollywood starlet proved her rank as one of the industry’s best dressed actresses.

  1. Akin Faminu
  • This young fashion blogger came into his own style in 2016. While his style has never been particularly daring, he sticks to traditional menswear styles and adds his own flare to the looks in ways that distinguished him as a fave menswear blogger for many in 2016.

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