Mania Magazine's Godson Ukaegbu, Zaron Cosmetics' GM Mary Jane Ohobu, Stylist Teni Oluwo and Yetty Ogunnubi have been revealed as panelists for the maiden edition of Fashions Finest Africa's masterclass.
The first ever edition of the quarterly creative showcase set to hold on Sunday August 27th 2017 will see the panelists talk about the 'Creativity in the Business of Fashion' for the 'Renaissance' themed fashion event.
Fashions Finest Africa debuts in Nigeria as a quarterly event and as a platform that aims to discover untapped talents in the fashion industry. The event will discover talents, give exposure to as well as groom creatives in the various fields.
Creatives are not limited to fashion designers alone as the quarterly event encourages models, photographers, stylists, makeup artists and more to participate.
The panel session moderated by fashion publicist Yetty Ogunnubi will educate young creatives in different areas of the business of fashion after which a fashion showcase featuring four fashion brands Sally Bawa, SGTC Clothing, Nkadz and 1407 Style.
Meet the panelists:
1. Godson Ukaegbu
Godson Ukaegbu is a creative director and fashion editor, currently the Editor-in-chief of Style Mania Magazine, where he documents popular culture with integrity and creativity. He is a brilliant fashion commentator and stylist. He is also a creative director and writer.
2. Mary-Jane Minika Ohobu
Mary-Jane Minika Ohobu is currently the General Manager for Zaron Cosmetics, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing cosmetics brand, her role includes managing the everyday affair for the brand such as Public Relations, Marketing, Business development, artistry, operation, human resources and more. She is a graduate of Environmental protection and Resource Management from the University of Calabar. She has been a career woman for over 8years and her role in Zaron cosmetics has given her a lot of experience and opportunity to work with a large number of celebrities both internationally and locally, Hence why she would be able to give her input on the topic “creativity in the business of Fashion”.
3. Teni Oluwo of Style Territory
Teni Oluwo is a Creative fashion Stylist, Style Enthusiast and a Brand Strategist. She has worked as a Fashion Editor for Monalisa Magazine. She has also worked as the Producer and Fashion Stylist for "Trending” on Hip T.V, worked as the Style instructor at “Nigeria's Next Top Designer" in 2016, she volunteered as a fashion stylist at the 2014 and 2017 London Fashion Week, then she interviewed the Guinness World Record holder for the World's most expensive hair Cut and worked as a volunteer fashion for Style vs. Success initiative held in McKinney Texas.
Teni presently runs her Styling Company called 'Style Territory' through which she has styled celebrities like Ycee, Monalisa Chinda, Adaeze Yobo, Wofai, ADA Ehi, and much more. She believes that fashion is incomplete without an infusion of art and this is evident in her styling techniques. She also believes in Global Excellence and plans to achieve that, by constantly creating ideas that cannot be boxed into a corner.
4. Yetty Ogunnubi
Yetty is a fashion publicist and fashion designer. (Yetty D) as she is fondly called is a woman with many hats. From living as a London based fashion designer to laying roots in Lagos as a Fashion & lifestyle brand expert and a Pr Lady. Join her as she hosts the panel session.
Date: Sunday August 27th 2017
Location: The Guest House Ikoyi, Lagos