#ManCrushMonday Mai Atafo, the designer, the gentleman

Being more than just a top designer, Mai is a gentleman who has branded himself as an ideal breed of Nigerian gentlemen in the 21st century.

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Mai Atafo, the popular Nigerian designer known for his well tailored be-spoke suits is our man crush on this Monday.

Being more than just a top designer, Mai is a gentleman who has branded himself as an ideal breed of Nigerian gentlemen in the 21st century.

Mai who runs Mai Atafo Inspired (MAI) has created designs that are classics, clean and well cut.

He shot into the limelight after styling celebs on two seasons of the now rested dance reality show “Celebrity Takes Two”.

He has worked with top brands and celebrities since then. The celebs who have been seen wearing his trademark designs are Dakore Egbuson, Stephanie Okereke, Stella Damascus, Mercy Johnson, Gbenro Ajibade and Ramsey Nouah. Ex-Beauty Queens Omowunmi Akinnifesi, Munachi Abii, Adaeze Igwe. Banky W, D’Banj, 2face, M.I., Bez, Waje, Omawumi, JJ Okocha, Uti and Ebuka just to mention a few.

In 2010 he opened Mai Atafo Inspired Atelier at Suite B2a Falomo Shopping Centre, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Not resting on his laurels he launched Weddings By MAI in 2011.

Mai Atafo has also bagged numerous awards making him one of Nigeria's high profile designers.

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