Pulse List 2016 is a round up of outstanding bits in different categories and for the style influencers of the year, these ones went all out this year.
From pulling original and unique looks together, styling intricate pieces to form showstopping looks, for daring to take on trends and making it their own, mixing eclectic tastes with trends meets classic to showing off on the 'gram, influencing styles in the way of fashion, styling/accessorizing and creating 'aha' fashion moments, here's a list of the top influencers for 2016... and in that particular order.
1. Abisola Kola-Daisi
Abisola Kola-Daisi of ABI_KD is a luxury entrepreneur and style enthusiast. She owns luxury store; Florence H where she stocks top designer brands. Her love for luxury brands which she styles impeccably is obvious in her looks everytime. Whether she's classic in Stella McCartney or looking every inch goodness in Deola Sagoe she nails it effortless everytime.
When she's not best friends with Kelly Rowland, Malika Haqq, she's hanging out with Beyonce, sitting courtside with Drake while looking fabulous. She launched her lifestyle website recently.
2. Ranti Onayemi Blanchard
Ranti Onayemi Blanchard is a lady og great style. The fashion blogger and budding interior designer is loved for her eye for details. Her style is unconventional, unique and unpredictable. She can make a super size dress over sneakers look extraordinary. Her style cuts across chic, trendy, laidback, glam, comfort but her originality stands her out.
She comes with a refreshing look everytime and because her styling comes simple, sophisticated and original she is a style influencer in every way.
3. Folake Huntoon
There's never a style influencer list complete without Folake Huntoon of Style Pantry, the blogger, stylist and designer is loved for her out of the world styling and co-ordination, simple, demure and absolutely chic take on intricate pieces.
Easily one of the long standing influencers around, Huntoon as cemented her profile as a style influencer to reckon with anywhere in the world.
4. Noble Igwe
Noble Igwe is one style influencer and blogger that can never go wrong. This style enthusiast and blogger wear his face on his jackets,literally and styles pieces to the nines. A menswear blogger who isn't afraid to try out any look, colour and style.
He had a good year with menswear brands, styling and sporting even more skinny denims and matching short sets; a style feat only him can pull off!
5. Lisa Folawiyo
Lisa Folawiyo is chic goodness! This fashion designer wears pieces fab, her unique attention to styling is commendable and the fact that she doesn't take it seriously makes it even more fun.
Her eclectic, chic flirty, lush feminine styles singles her out as one for premium, jetsetting and fabulous lifestyle. She never disappoints.
6. Sharon Ojong
Sharon Ojong is fierce, chic and laidback all at the same time.
The TV producer and blogger particularly loves to stand out, she turns heads with her styling that comes neat, without fuss and unpredictable.
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7. Akin Faminu
Akin Faminu is the dapper menswear enthusiast who is all for details, perfectly tailored suit styling and accessorizing.
The medical doctor and blogger had an eventful year, dressed to the nines and influencing while at it this year.
8. Grace Alex/T2Pitchy
T2Pitchy is totally adorable and is there a piece she can't style fab? This blogger loves her thirft which she puts together stunning.
It's tricky because she's not about the usual glam for the 'gram but about original pieces and making them timeless.
9. Monica Awe Etuk
Monica Awe Etuk is yet another style influencer who made the 2016 list. This blogger lives and breathes fashion; always styled perfect.
Awe Etuk is not just another style enthusiast but one that commands respect with her attention to details and styling.
10. Jennifer Obayuwana
Jennifer Obayuwana is the Polo Avenue boss and a style connoisseur Her love for designer brands is evident in her everyday look (and her jet set life) usually detailed on the 'gram.
She loves statement pieces, accessories and puts them together impressive.