We all know that behind every well-dressed celebrity is a celebrity stylist who is working behind the scenes artistically to create the perfect looks. These stylists do a lot more than style celebrities, they introduce the world to novel styling, up-and-coming designers and they are the driving force behind some of the coolest fashion trends that we’ve gotten to see.
A celebrity stylist doesn’t just style their clients when there is a red carpet event or some huge social function. They also attend to the wardrobe needs of their celebrity clients even when they are off-duty. Since the celebrity’s lifestyle is always caught on camera, many celebrities also use their stylists for their casual looks. Many of the styles that we love are carefully planned out by someone whose main aim is to make the celebrity stand out enough to get the attention of fashion-forward on-lookers like us and to get the whole world’s attention on their clients.
A look at 5 top Nigerian celebrity stylists
Jeremiah *Swanky* Obodo
Swanky Jerry is arguably one of Nigeria’s top stylists. The award-winning stylist has styled celebrities from Tonto Dikeh to Juliet Ibrahim and many others. His impeccable style and understanding of body shapes and sizes is what makes him stand out as an industry top stylist.
Jane Micheal Ekanem
Jane Micheal is a well-known fashion stylist as well as a fashion entrepreneur. She is known for her work with Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage among others. However, the top stylist has definitely left a mark so much so that she was recently featured on CNN’s African voices as the stylist behind some of the hottest Nigerian celebrities.
Toyin *Tiannah Styling* Lawani
Simply put, Toyin Lawani is a business mogul. The fashion entrepreneur has worked with several artists and notable fashion companies. She most certainly has a lot of experience under her belt. Styling people from Florence Ita Giwa, Toke Makinwa to Eniola Badmos and many others.
Damilola *Ms Modish* Oke
Ms Modish has come a long way, the style consultant says that “fashion is a lifestyle for me” and we can clearly see how true that is. She has styled stars from Waje Iruobe to Bolanle Olukanni. She has also been involved in a lot of fashion brand collection shoots.
Tobenna *Harvella Styles*
Tobeena of Harvella styles is a celebrity stylist that rarely show her face but you know her through her work. With a list of hot celebrity names like Annie Idibia and Toke Makinwa under her styling belt, this pristine style star is definitely on our radar.
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